The Sacramento Valley Section of the American Planning Association (APA) constitutes an organization of professional planners, planning commissioners, students, and those in related professions who support the planning process. Our resources and services are dedicated to:
Communication. Increasing awareness and involvement in community issues and the planning process, for both our membership and our community.
Education. Providing and contributing to public forums for teaching, exchanging information, and lending our professional experience regarding planning issues.
Advocacy. Implementing decision-making processes, based on sound planning and community development principles, to effectively resolve land use, natural resource, and development issues.
Professionalism. Training and guiding members according to the national APA standards of professional integrity and promoting membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).