MAP: Creating Great Communities For All

The Michigan Association of Planning (MAP) is a 501(c)3 organization, dedicated to promoting sound community planning that benefits the residents of Michigan.  

The Michigan Association of Planning exists to promote quality community planning through education, information and advocacy, statewide. 

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MAP and COVID-19

Following the announcement of the confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Michigan, and the State of Emergency declared by Governor Whitmer on March 11, the Michigan Association of Planning is developing protocols and strategies to protect the health and safety of our staff, our members, and our education program participants.  We are following guidance from local, state and federal public health agencies. Read more here. . . 

75th Anniversary Logo

MAP is celebrating its 75th anniversary!  Throughout 2020, look for special bulletins and events  commemorating this momentous occasion.  We've started off the celebration with a timeline of important events during the last 75 years.  

Thank you to our Corporate Members!

The MAP Corporate Membership provides an opportunity for members to further the association’s mission, and provides recognition to the corporate member who says: I want MAP to be more involved, I want MAP to have a louder voice. Click here to view MAP's current Corporate Members and learn how your company can join at this membership level. 





Why Planning is Still Important

10 Things Planners Can Do Now

Even when faced with dire emergencies like the pandemic the world is experiencing today, the work of government must continue.  In fact, it is more important than ever during these times, and planners can be leaders in implementing local emergency response efforts.  Read more . . .

MAP Workshops Come to You

Very soon, your community's planning officials will be able to "attend" MAP training programs remotely. Click here to learn more about the programs we offer.  Stay tuned for details on upcoming webinars.