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PAW Land Use Boot Camps »

Submitted March 16th, 2015

The Land Use Boot Camps were created by the Planning Association of Washington for planning professionals, attorneys, elected and appointed local government officials, citizen activists, and anyone else seeking a comprehensive understanding of the legal fundamentals involved in local land use permitting and planning.  This year’s Boot Camps are scheduled for May 8 in Sammamish, and May 15 at Yakima.  The cost is $80 for PAW members, and $95 for non-members.

For more information on these events, please refer to the 2015 Land Use Boot Camps Agenda.  To register, please visit the Land Use Boot Camps registration page.

Watch for more updates at this website for upcoming Boot Camps in your area!

2015 PAW Conference: Call for Session Proposals »

Submitted March 13th, 2015

The Planning Association of Washington (PAW) invites you to submit a session proposal(s) for its 2015 conference to be held October 6-8, 2015 at the Campbell’s Resort in Chelan, Washington.  The theme for the event is “Celebrating Our Success; Building Our Future!”  The conference will feature a multitude of provocative sessions, inspiring mobile workshops, and unlimited networking opportunities.

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Announcing the Joint PAW-APA Planning Awards Program for 2015 »

Submitted March 10th, 2015

The Planning Association of Washington is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2015 Joint PAW-APA Planning Awards Program, now in its 29th year.  It also coincides with statewide efforts to recognize 25 years since passage of the Growth Management Act in 1990.

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