Orange Section Awards


Submit by Friday, April 5, 2019

The APA Orange Section is excited to announce that the Call for Nominations period for the 2019 APA Orange County Planning Awards is now open. We need your help in identifying and nominating outstanding planning projects, activities, and individuals in the Orange County region. The local level of the awards program, run by the APA Orange Section, will accept nominations until Friday, April 5, 2019, in several categories including awards for planners, elected officials and planning schools within Orange County. The APA Orange County Planning Award winners will be invited to proceed to the statewide competition and the California Chapter winners will compete for the National APA Awards.

All nominations must be submitted electronically via the Google Form found here. Please read the instructions very carefully so your nomination is properly filed.

Information regarding eligibility requirements, award categories and evaluation criteria can be downloaded here.

If you have questions regarding nominations, please contact Laurel Reimer at Best of luck!


Interested in sponsoring our upcoming 2019 OC APA Awards? Benefits include tickets to the awards event and your logo featured at the event on our website and social media sites.




Contact Sabrina Alonso for more information. Click here for the Sponsorship Application.



We are looking for two more fabulous planning professionals to serve on our awards jury. Juror tasks include reviewing all submitted award nominations, attending a juror dinner to vote on the winning nominations, and attending the awards ceremony. In addition to a free dinner and ticket to the ceremony, you will receive a beautiful trophy and lavish praise from the entire Orange County planning community.

For more information, please contact Laurel Reimer at

Awards Archive

2018 Awards
2016 Awards
2016 Slideshow
2015 Awards
2014 Awards
2013 Slideshow
2012 Slideshow
CA Chapter Award Site