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The Central Ohio Section provides opportunities for its 300-plus members to participate in both social and professional development programs and activities throughout the year.  These include:

  • Monthly "Happy Hours" located at a different location each month
  • Tours of unique central Ohio developments
  • Educational Speaker Series with The Ohio State University and other civic organizations

The Section tries to provide something of interest to every planner in the greater Columbus area.  Section activities are open to APA members statewide and new program ideas are always welcome!


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Central Ohio P&Z Workshop | May 17


2019 Central Ohio P&Z Workshop

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2019 Central Ohio P&Z Workshop

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APA OH Announces Inaugural Great Places Awards

Four Awards Presented at OKI Conference

CINCINNATI, OH (October 3, 2018) – The Ohio Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Ohio) is pleased to announce winners of the inaugural Great Places in Ohio awards. The biennial awards program honors outstanding physical spaces throughout the state that planners have created and nurtured through careful planning and unbridled imagination. Because we plan, great places exist all across Ohio.

September 2019

September 12, 2019

Understanding the True Cost of Development thru Fiscal Impact Analysis

Dublin OH

October 2019

October 2-4, 2019

2019 State Planning Conference

Early Bird Registration to Aug 15

Cleveland | Downtown Hilton Hotel

Amanda Golden

Central Ohio Section Director
Managing Principal
Designing Local

Shannon Fergus

Assistant Director
Project Manager
Designing Local
Phone: 614-607-1557

Scott Ulrich

Programs Chair
Program Coordinator, Healthy Places
Columbus Public Health 
Phone: 614-645-5318

J.M. Rayburn

Planner I
City of Dublin
Phone: 614-410-4600

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