The New York Planning Federation
Is a statewide, membership supported not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1937 to promote sound planning, land use and zoning practice in New York State which fosters orderly growth and development balanced with the protection of natural resources.
Is the only statewide organization that places its emphasis on training planning board and ZBA members. In addition to basic introductory sessions, we can also provide customized on-site programs dealing with issues of concern to your community.
Knows and understands the land use and zoning issues facing planning and zoning boards and can help provide them with valuable assistance and information.
Provides workshops and training programs at both regional and state-wide levels with topics and up-to-date information geared to both newcomers and experienced planners.
Partners with local, state and professional organizations to provide resources and forums for the exchange of experience and ideas.
Is the prime source for comprehensive, cost-effective education and certification programs for those involved in planning at the local, regional and statewide levels.
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