The Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Colorado) is the state affiliate of the American Planning Association. APA Colorado is an organization of professionally practicing planners, officials, and citizens providing vision and leadership for the future development of Colorado communities. The association serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas, as a network in support of planning professionals, and as a bridge to build cooperation among planners, allied professionals, and the public through education and awareness.

We are a member organization of professional planners and planning officials who serve Colorado’s communities in many ways, at all levels of government, the private sector, and non-profit organizations.

The 1500+ membership is divided into Areas and served by an Executive Board. Elections are held every year for approximately half the Board.

You can join APA Colorado through APA National or with a Chapter Only Membership.


These organizations help further the mission and vision of our Chapter. Support them as they support us.


we value the opportunity to collaborate with similar organizations and associations to expand opportunities and services to our members. Currently, we have formal partnership agreements with several organizations.