New York Planning Federation

New York Planning Federation

Serving as a resource for the planning and zoning community since 1937

Sound Planning for New York State

We foster orderly growth and development balanced with the protection of natural resources.

Workshops and Training Programs

Welcome to the premier source for comprehensive, cost-effective education and training certification for those involved with planning at the local, regional and statewide levels. Join our collective network of partnerships, resources, forums, workshops, trainings and advocacy.

Benefits of Membership

NYPF members receive discounted rates on training, publications, and the annual conference, and the also receive our newsletter, “Planning News”.

The “members only” section of the website has training modules on SEQR, planning board and ZBA duties, site plan review, comprehensive planning, and other topics. These training modules help members fulfill their annual four-hour training requirement.  Learn More

News & Updates


Training Events

NYPF offers a variety of training events.

Job Board

Job Board

Job listings throughout New York State



Annoucements from NYPF