Planning Links


The New Jersey League of Municipalities home page is a valuable resource info on the hottest issues affecting municipal government in New Jersey. NJPO has been an affiliate organization of the League of Municipalities since 1939.

The New Jersey  Association of Planning & Zoning Administrators is an NJPO affiliate.  The Mission of the NJAPZA is to educate our members on the legal requirements of planning and zoning administration and public employment and thereby to promote a better understanding of the official duties and obligations of its members.

Two goals of The New Jersey County Planners Association are :
to exchange information on planning programs, studies, and experiences that are of mutual interest to all counties as well as encourage cooperation and collaboration with other agencies, associations, and groups, both public and private, having similar or related purposes.

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Full text of bills, the state Constitution, legislators' pictures, and biographies. Committee membership, legislative calendars, session digests, and district maps. There's even a kids' page and an online tour of the Statehouse.

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Our PlannersWeb site will provide you with articles and postings on a wide range of planning issues, as well as a focus on how citizen planners — especially members of planning commissions and boards — can work most effectively. Take a few minutes to browse through our Menu choices above and you’ll start to get a sense of the depth and diversity of information now at your fingertips.


The mission of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association is to promote sound planning as a process and a body of knowledge essential to improving the quality of life of the citizens of New Jersey and all stakeholders with an interest in the state.

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The main page for planning at Rutgers. Links to pages for the Center for Urban Policy Research, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, the Eagleton Institute of Politics, the Community Development Institute, the Center for Government Services and more.

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On Line New Jersey, the State's official website. The site includes bulletins from the Governor, information on the legislature and links to governmental agencies.


A page linking to some of DEP's many divisions and offices: Division of Water Quality; Division of Fish, Game and Wildlife; and the New Jersey Geological Survey.

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This page is located at the University of Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning. It is a superb collection of links to planning and architecture related pages. There are links for economic development agencies, historic preservation, building construction and technology, census information and more.

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The Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a national, nonprofit, land conservation organization that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, community gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to come.

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This is a compilation of American national, state, regional and local economic development planning agencies and programs.

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The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide responsible leadership in the use of land in order to enhance the total environment. ULI’s mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.

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New Jersey Future is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that brings together concerned citizens and leaders to promote responsible land-use policies. The organization employs original research, analysis and advocacy to build coalitions and drive land-use policies that help revitalize cities and towns, protect natural lands and farms, provide more transportation choices beyond cars, expand access to safe and affordable neighborhoods and fuel a prosperous economy.

Sustainable Jersey is a network and movement of municipalities, schools and school districts working collectively to bring about a sustainable New Jersey. Acting with state agencies, non-profit organizations, foundations, academia and industry, Sustainable Jersey researches best practices for what communities could and should do to contribute to a sustainable future. The program culminates in a prestigious certification award to municipalities and schools that have documented meeting a set of rigorous standards.