APA Ohio presents planning awards at a luncheon ceremony held during the biannual APA Ohio state planning conference. The APA Ohio Awards Committee is responsible for facilitating these awards and is chaired by Joyce Braverman. In addition to promoting the awards program, the committee also runs the FAICP nominations process.
2015 Planning Awards
To view the list of award recipients in 2015, click here.
2013 Planning Awards
To view the list of award recipients in 2013, click here.
Nominations may be made and awards may be given in the following categories:
Comprehensive Planning – Large Jurisdiction: to a plan of unusually high merit completed by, for, or within an Ohio jurisdiction with a Census population of 100,000 or more after August 1, 2013.
Comprehensive Planning – Small Jurisdiction: to a plan of unusually high merit completed by, for, or within an Ohio jurisdiction with a Census population of less than 100,000 after August 1, 2013.
Focused Planning Project: to a planning project within the state of Ohio of unusually high merit dealing with a specific subject, e.g. economic development, environment, housing, preservation, transportation, urban design, etc.
Focused Built Project: to an existing built project of unusually high merit contributing to an improved quality of life.
Outstanding Planner: to a professional planner for outstanding achievement and sustained contribution to the profession through distinguished service.
The Allor Award: to a citizen for outstanding achievement and contribution in promoting the principles of planning and the planning process through distinguished service. The award honors Professor David J. Allor for his contributions in promoting citizen planning and education.
Outstanding Community Planning: to an Ohio community, jurisdiction, organization or agency that should be recognized for excellence and continued effort in utilizing the principles of planning and the planning process. The nomination should demonstrate sustained efforts for a minimum of 4 years.
Planning Student(s): to a student or group of students in an undergraduate or graduate planning curriculum who should be recognized, individually or collectively, for excellence on a particular scholarly or community service project.