Benefits of Joining

The Benefits of Joining the NYPF

The Benefits of Membership in NYPF (see below for membership forms)
The New York Planning Federation provides training, educational and informational services to a broad range of members, enabling them to better assist themselves and their municipalities with community development and land use decisions.

Members receive free or discounted access to a wide range of workshops and seminars. Members also receive discounts on numerous publications distributed by NYPF.

Each year, more than 300 people attend our Annual Conference, a three-day statewide training school offered every spring. Nearly three dozen courses provide in-depth information on basic and advanced planning and zoning topics, as well as issues concerning Main Streets, environmental and agriculture matters, and important recent court decisions.

Enrollment is open to:

  • Municipalities and counties, including Planning and Zoning Boards, elected officials, staff and consultants, and zoning enforcement officers
  • Business and consultants, including planners, attorneys, developers and builders, engineers, architects/landscape architects, real estate professionals
  • Economic development and planning agencies
  • Universities and educational institutions
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Concerned citizens

Our current membership includes more than 10,000 individuals representing more than 500 municipalities and 200 organizations across New York State.

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