Application Deadline Extended for Citizens Planning Institute

WHAT: Citizens Planning Institute, Philadelphia’s first educational program designed to engage citizens in the planning process, will be extending its application deadline from October 11th until October 15th. Those who are accepted into the Institute will attend sessions concerning planning, land use, zoning, and development.  The three-session course will educate participants, or “Citizen Planners,” about the role good planning and implementation play in helping to create communities of lasting value.

WHERE: To download an application, visit

& WHEN: Applicants are asked to return applications by 5:00pm on Friday, October 15th.

Classes will take place on November 4, 11, and 18 at Community College of Philadelphia at 18th and Callowhill Streets.

CONTACT: Donna Carney 215-683-4640  About Citizens Planning Institute  

The Citizens Planning Institute’s mission is to empower citizens to take a more effective and active role in shaping the future their neighborhoods and of Philadelphia, through a greater understand of city planning and the development process.

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