Play a part in planning Edmonton's growth and change
Join the Planning Academy!
What is the Planning Academy?
The City of Edmonton's Planning Academy offers a series of courses designed to provide a better understanding of the planning and development process in Edmonton.
The Program consists of core and elective courses. Participants can earn a Certificate of Participation by completing the three core courses and one elective course. Participants are welcome to take any course, in any order, whether or not it will lead to a certificate.
The City developed Planning Academy to help Edmontonians:
- better understand and participate in the planning process, and
- better understand the roles, rights and interests of all parties involved in the planning and development process.
The Planning Department will offer each course at least once a year and city staff will facilitate the courses. Courses vary in length from three to six hours and participants will receive a manual, instruction, and light refreshments. Sessions will consist of discussions and "real life" activities to increase participants' understanding.
What Courses can I Take?
There are 3 core courses: Land Use Planning: The Big Picture; Getting a Grip on Land Use Planning; and Come Plan with Us: Using Your Voice; and 3 elective courses: Transportation; Urban Design; and Transit Oriented Development.
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