Welcome to the Alberta Professional Planners Institute

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.

APPI's Values

  • We value ethical practice.

  • We value diversity.

  • We value resilient communities and 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.


APPI Reaches Milestone of 1000 Members

APPI now has 1000+ members!  As a self-regulated profession committed to the public interest, APPI’s thriving and growing membership raises the profile of planning and benefits APPI members and the communities in which we all work and live.


APPI – “A community of excellence supporting excellent communities.”

What's New!

2018 APPI and CIP Member Renewal Invoices

The 2018 member renewal invoices will be issued via email in early December 2017.  Those invoices will include the 2018 APPI fees, CIP fees, and the Professional Liability Insurance premium (for Candidate and RPP Members). Click here for more information.

APPI 2018 Professional Liability Insurance Program

APPI is pleased to announce that BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd (BMS Group) is the Institute’s new and exclusive insurance broker for all regulated members’ Professional Liability Insurance (PLI), effective January 1, 2018.  Click here for more information.

New APPI Affinity Program Now Available  

APPI is pleased to announce our new customized APPI Affinity Program.  The program offers significant value and savings to members on a wide range of products and services.  For more information on the program and to voluntarily register click here.


WTPD Recordings of the sessions are available via the CIP website.

CIP hosted the WTPD Online Conference this year. The online presentations showcasing innovative planning practices from Canada and around the world, are now available for viewing, however, you must register.