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The Utah Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Utah) is a non-profit organization of professionals, planning officials and citizen planners who serve Utah’s communities in many ways, at all levels of government, in the private sector, universities and colleges, and not-for-profit organizations. Membership is also represented by academics, students and retired professionals.

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An Answer to the Suburban Growth Dilemma

We all know the politics of planning are really tough, especially as we experience rapid growth. The most motivated voters in a city are those that are fighting to minimize change. These voters tend to be the most wealthy and the most likely to turn out anyway.  If a council accepts density that is in […]

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June 1, 2020
APA Statement on Righting the Wrongs of Racial Inequality

The American Planning Association is heartbroken over the brutal, senseless killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this week, and the immense pain inflicted on the black community, which continues to suffer from the insidious and blatant effects of structural racism nationwide. We are also profoundly saddened by the additional burdens being visited on our […]

May 26, 2020
APA UT Chapter Election Nominations

This year chapter members will participate in elections for APAUT Chapter President and Vice President. These positions are for a space of two years. Election to leadership is a great way to serve APA UT and the planning profession, expand your network, and meet new colleagues. Please enter information below if you are interested in […]

April 14, 2020
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Editorial: Are You Producing or Consuming APAUT?

Admittedly, when we’re all focused on germs, earthquakes, evaporating 401k accounts, and praying mightily that our Netflix keeps streaming … the issue of our investment in APA UT probably isn’t top-of-mind. However, professional planners should be the first to realize that the way to get where we want to be in the future is to […]

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