Indiana Chapter - American Planning Association

Comprehensive Planning


My Community, My Vision

Posted on July 19th, by Aletha Dunston, AICP in Ball State University, Comprehensive Planning. No Comments

Interview with Carmen Lethig, AICP, IHCDA Placemaking Manager

By: Aletha Dunston, AICP, APA-IN Central Representative

What are the goals of My Community, My Vision?

My Community, My Vision (MCMV) encourages high school students throughout Indiana to shape their community’s future …


Comprehensive Plan Standards – Share Your Opinion Now with APA!

Posted on July 28th, by Nate Nickel in APA Indiana, Comprehensive Planning. No Comments

By Nate Nickel

Should the American Planning Association (APA) develop a program to recognize communities that create and adopt Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places?

Please share your thoughts by completing a brief online survey, open now through August 14,


Stellar Communities Program Offers More Than Financial Benefits

Posted on April 6th, by Aletha Dunston, AICP in Comprehensive Planning. No Comments

Stellar Communities logo

Indiana’s Stellar Communities Program is a dream come true for planners. Although it has the opportunity to inspire millions of dollars in investment in your community – Stellar is more than a grant. Stellar is a designation bestowed upon two …


The City of Bloomington Works to Update Its Comprehensive Plan

Posted on February 10th, by Nate Nickel in Comprehensive Planning. No Comments

By: Nate Nickel

The City of Bloomington is currently working to update its 2002 Growth Policies Plan (GPP), which serves as Bloomington’s comprehensive plan. This update process, named “ImagineBloomington”, was initiated in 2011 by both the Plan Commission and City …