Planning Related Links

The Washington Chapter of APA provides these links for informational purposes; it does not endorse the content of the websites.


General Planning Related Sites

About Planning
Affordable Housing Design Advisor
American Planning Association (APA)
Association of Washington Cities (AWC)
City of Seattle Department of Construction & Inspections
City of Seattle Office of Planning & Development
Congress for the new Urbanism
Cyburbia
Housing Partnership
HUD User
KnowledgePlex
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington
Open Directory Project - Urban and regional Planning
Planetizen
Planning Association of Washington (PAW)
Planning Commissioners' Journal
Planning Institute of British Columbia
Planningprep
Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC)
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)
Urban Land Institute
Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC)
Washington Department of Commerce
Washington State Office of Regulatory Assistance
Washington State Legislature
Western Planner Online


GIS Sites

ESRI (for Arcview, ArcInfo, ArcGIS info)
GIS data depot
WAGDA, University of Washington
Washington Department of Natural Resources GIS Data Center
Washington State Geospatial Data Clearinghouse


Economic and Census Related

Economic Search
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
US Census


Environmental

Environmental Protection Agency
United States Geological Survey
Washington Department of Ecology
Washington State Department of Natural Resources 
World Environmental Web Sites