March 21, 2017

The Annual Conference is a great opportunity to start or advance your career in the planning field. Check out some of the great career development programming for planners in Roanoke. More information will be available through the full Conference Program.

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March 8, 2017

August Wallmeyer
President of August Wallmeyer Communications, Ltd

“Augie” is semi-retired and president of August Wallmeyer Communications, Ltd, a public relations/governmental affairs consulting firm that has represented a wide variety of clients in energy, fuels, was...

February 24, 2017

The 2017 Awards program is already a record breaking year, with nearly 25 nominations submitted to the awards committee. The awards program features new categories that recognize planning practitioners, citizens, innovative approaches to planning and other efforts that...

February 24, 2017

Planning Commissioners often have a lot to learn when they are first appointed. A general orientation to land use law, their basic duties, and the planning process itself can be overwhelming. Similarly, newer staff members may have a received a good education at a top-...

February 24, 2017

The 2017 Annual Conference offers a unique opportunity to explore downtown Roanoke and the surrounding communities. The Roanoke Valley is a living, breathing example of best practices in planning theory and practice. Register for one or more mobile tours, space is limi...

February 10, 2017

Editor's note: It’s 2017 and Annual Conference planning is well underway! Join us July 16-19, 2017 at Hotel Roanoke, and experience the beauty, culture and attractions of the Roanoke Valley.

The Roanoke Valley is located in the heart of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mounta...

January 27, 2017

At the 2016 Awards Ceremony at Wintergreen, the Chapter honored five great plans that are helping to make Virginia a Great Place to Live, Work, and Play! These plans represent some of the best work being done in the Commonwealth by some of the brightest minds in the bu...

November 16, 2016

The 2017 Conference Committee is excited to begin the initial steps of planning for the APA Virginia Chapter's 37th annual conference. Please visit and revisit the conference site, as the conference comes together and the Committee provides new information to you, are...

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