New York Planning Federation

Promoting sound planning, land use and zoning practices in New York State 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, work- shops, 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

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