National Planning Award of Excellence

APA Award of Excellence

On April 14, 2013, at the County Planning Division’s Annual Business Meeting, conducted at the American Planning Association (APA) National Conference in Chicago, the County Planning Division in conjunction with the National Association of County Planners presented their 2013 Project Awards.

We are very proud to announce receipt of an Award of Excellence in the Best Practices Category to the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission, Florida, for the  Guide to Creating & Updating Community Plans in Unincorporated Hillsborough County. The Guide, produced in conjunction with community stakeholders and Vrana Consulting, Inc., crystallizes the rational, roles, process, and structure of newly created community plans and plan updates in urban, suburban and rural contexts.  Planning staff and community use of the Guide is intended to enhance the effectiveness of community plans in shaping… distinct, vibrant and lasting communities.