Award Winning Plan

National Recognition


National Comprehensive Plan Recognition

The Plano Tomorrow Plan received national recognition from the American Planning Association's Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places Recognition Program. Plano Tomorrow was one of eight comprehensive plans selected nationwide for the American Planning Association's new pilot program and is the first to receive recognition in Texas. The 2016 honored plans incorporate principles for creating livable, healthy communities in harmony with nature that have resilient economies, social equity, and strong regional ties.The Silver Level recognition was the highest level awarded this year to a community. For more information, view the APA's announcement.

​State Recognition

City of Plano

"We are proud to recognize the Plano Tomorrow Plan as an example of excellence in comprehensive planning." - David Rouse, FAICP, ASLA, American Planning Association

APA Texas Chapter Award
The Plano Tomorrow Plan received the American Planning Association's Texas Chapter Comprehensive Plan Award for 2016. The plan was chosen by the APA-Texas Chapter Awards Committee, which is made up of nine representatives from across the state. On November 4, 2016, the city received recognition for this award at the Texas APA Annual Conference held in San Antonio, TX. The awards program promotes the work of planners in Texas by recognized exemplary work in the state. The Planning Department also received the Texas Planning Excellence recognition for the third consecutive year.  
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