Join now! The San Diego Section of the American Planning Association (SDAPA) encourages you to become a member at the National (APA) or State Chapter-Only (APA California) level. Either way, you will be a member of the San Diego chapter.

National Level

  • Subscription to Planning magazine
  • Discounts on Conference Registrations, Publications and Special Members-Only Local Networking Events
  • Ability to Apply for AICP Designation
  • Includes State Membership
  • Starts at $225
  • Join online:

State Chapter-Only Level


  • National Level Membership Available for $60
  • Includes State Membership
  • Ability to Remain a Student Member for up to Three Years (Whether or not you are still a Student)
  • Automatically Transition to New Professional Membership for Two Additional Years of Discounted Membership
  • Split your Payments into the Monthly Installment Plan, $5 a Month!
  • Join online:

Unemployed & Retired/Life Members

  • Special Rates are Available at the National Level
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APA offers the option of paying your membership dues in installments.  Fill out this form and APA will split your National dues into 12 monthly payments which can be charged to your credit card or debited from your bank account.

For more information, contact Stan Donn, AICP, SDAPA Membership Co-Director.

Rates subject to change.