About Us Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association
The Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association (TAPA) is a professional organization of over 500 members representing city, county, and state planners and related professions across Tennessee. We provide professional development opportunities for our members to foster higher ethical standards in decision-making and accountability. This website contains numerous resources for our members including:
2021 Fall Conference Joint Tennessee/Georgia APA Fall Conference in Chattanooga
The 2021 Fall Conference will be an in-person event in Chattanooga from October 6th through the 8th. This conference will be jointly held between the Tennessee and Georgia Chapters of the American Planning Association and is expected to be the largest TAPA Conference in recent memory. Registration has opened and hotel information has been posted on the webpage below.
2021 TAPA Fall Confrence Sponsorship Opportunities Available at Fall Conference
Is your organization interested in reaching planners from across Georgia and Tennessee? Please consider becoming a Fall Joint Conference sponsor. GPA and TAPA joined together to offer a variety of sponsorship levels and benefits to highlight your firm or organization.
Request for Proposal RFP for Murfreesboro Sign Ordinance
The City of Murfreesboro, Tennessee is issuing a Request for Competitive Sealed Proposals (RFCSP) from qualified vendors for review and revision of the City of Murfreesboro Sign Ordinance. The City desires to establish a qualified sign ordinance consultant to work with Development Services and the Building and Codes Department to provide the City with an updated and effective Sign Ordinance. Consulting services sought include review, recommendation, and draft language preparation for completely revised Sign Ordinance. This RFP was issued on August 17th and responses are due by September 21st.
Recorded TAPA Presentations Webpage More Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand
Over the Spring and Summer months, several new recorded sessions have been added to the TAPA website to watch on your schedule. The following four sessions have been added since the virtual Spring Retreat:
1. Town Planning & Design with Equitable Outcomes from the Knoxville Section
2. Comprehensive Planning for Healthy Eating and Active Living, the TAPA Summer Webinar
3. June 23rd, 2021 Planning Commissioner Training from the State of Franklin Section
4. PC 332: How it Works and What it Means