Welcome to the Alberta Professional Planners Institute

Welcome to the Alberta Professional Planners Institute

Our Mission:
We are the face of the planning profession within Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. We serve the public interest by providing regulation, advocacy, promotion and services for our members.

Our Vision:
Excellence in the planning profession.

Our Values: 

  • We value ethical practice.

  • We value diversity.

  • We value resilient communities that support the wellbeing of their residents.

  • We value the public interest and believe in public participation in planning.

  • We value a fair and democratic process.

  • We value environmental integrity and social and economic sustainability for the wellbeing of future generations.

  • We value continuous learning of members for the benefit of communities and the profession.


What's New!

2019 APPI Regional Compensation and Benefits Survey – Professional Planners Move Closer to Gender Pay Equity

The national, provincial and territorial planning institutes and associations released the results of the first comprehensive nation-wide compensation and benefits survey of Canadian professional planners on October 23, 2019.  Thank you to all professional planners who participated in the survey.
The survey had 1,850 respondents nationally, of which 229 were members of APPI, representing 12% of the survey participants. APPI’s regional report is now available, click here to download the 2019 APPI Compensation and Benefits Report and the Summary Report Infographic.


Have You Reported Your Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) Units Yet?

All regulated APPI members(Registered Professional Planners and Candidate members) are required to report their Learning Units (LU's)  for 2019, on or before December 31, 2019. Please log into the CIP website and your profile to complete your 2019 reporting prior to December 24th! The CIP and APPI offices will be closed from December 24, 2019 to January 2, 2020. Administration will not be available to assist you with your CPL logging during that time.

CPL reporting has been a regulatory requirement since 2013. Information on the CPL program and the process of reporting LU's is posted here:


APPI will NOT mail hard copy report cards for 2019, and CPL compliant and non compliant reminder letters will NOT be emailed to regulated members. This information is accessible in your CIP member profile.

Learning Opportunities - Planning Resources!

The Resources section of the APPI website contains links to many types of learning opportunities that qualify for structured (interactive) or unstructured (viewing pre-recorded sessions, reading planning related publications) CPL units.

Check out the new APPI YouTube Channel and the APPI Facebook page for recordings from the APPI 2019 Conference and other events. Viewing videos and podcasts qualify for unstructured learning units.