West Virginia - Almost Heaven Welcome to APA West Virginia
WV APA is the West Virginia state chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) Our organization is comprised of professional and citizen planners who work to support responsible planning throughout the state. Membership is open to professional planners employed in planning or a related field, lay planners who serve on planning commissions or boards of zoning appeals, student members who are enrolled in a course of study in planning or a related field, and citizens interested in planning for their communities.
2024 Regular Session of the Legislature Policy and Advocacy Page Updated
First Day of Session Jan 10, 2024
Crossover Day Feb 28, 2024 – Last day to read bill in house of origin. Any bills not past third reading on this day and still is original house are officially dead.
Last Day of Session Mar 9, 2024 – Adjournment at midnight.
Bills which may affect planners updated 12:56pm 2/26/24 (word doc)
Those that are highlighted are ones which directly affect planners via changes to zoning ordinances or WV8A or our policy.
Monthly Newsletter August monthly newsletter is here!
This letter contains dates, times, and links to the committee meetings for those wanting to participate as well as updates from each committee to the chapter. Participating in the Membership, Legislative, or Professional Development committees of APA WV is another great way to give back and help with the success of the profession and our communities here in WV.
Please also note this newsletter has information NPC 2023 highlights, the WV Floodplain Conference update, WV state resiliency Office update, and professional development opportunities.
If you have something you’d like included in the monthly newsletter, please reach out to Shae Strait or Rickie Yeager.
Current job postings Job Opportunities
These are the current job postings:
Executive Director for WV TRAIL
Community Development Specialist/Grants Administrator for Belomar Regional Council in Wheeling, WV