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The Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary organization, originally chartered in 1975, that is composed of professionals actively involved and interested in the responsible growth and development of Palm Beach County and the surrounding region. Membership in The Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Inc. includes public and private sector professionals in the fields of urban planning, water resources, transportation, education, local, regional and state planning, architecture, growth management and environmental law, engineering, landscape architecture, real estate, health and human services, and other related fields.  We work closely with the American Planning Association/American Institute of Certified Planners and other professional organizations to ensure that our education sessions qualify for certification and continuing education credits.

The goals and objectives of The Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Inc. are:

  • To provide a forum for discussion and professional interaction;
  • To provide for the development of new concepts, the exchange of ideas, and the dissemination of planning information;
  • To develop policy positions on vital matters affecting the quality of life in Palm Beach County; and
  • To encourage growth management practices within Palm Beach County that will enhance its social, physical and economic development.

The Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Inc. meets on a regular monthly basis and features a variety of topics that are both current and of interest to our members. Meeting formats vary and include presentations, panel discussions, field trips, tours, and/or a combination of formats depending on the topic. See below for a sampling of past programs.

The Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Inc. also has a designated member on the Palm Beach County Land Development Regulation Advisory Board (formerly known as the Citizens Task Force) that allows us to provide direct input into the County’s Unified Land Development Code revision process.



Our members represent a large number of governmental agencies,M non-profit organizations, and private companies. A listing of the agencies/firms represented within the PBCPC membership are:

  • Abacoa Development Company
  • Akerman Senterfitt
  • Atlantic Information Systems, Inc.
  • Barry University
  • Beril Kruger Planning & Zoning Consultants
  • Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency
  • Broward County
  • Cameron Investments, Inc.
  • Casey, Ciklin, Lubitz, Martens & O’Connell
  • Catanese Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions at FAU
  • Charles Putnam & Associates, Inc.
  • City of Boca Raton
  • City of Boynton Beach
  • City of Delray Beach
  • City of Lake Worth
  • City of Riviera Beach
  • City of West Palm Beach
  • Covelli Design Associates, Inc.
  • CWB Associates
  • David L. Carpenter and Associates
  • Envirodesign Associates, Inc.
  • Environment Design Group
  • Environmental Management & Engineering, LLC
  • Florida Power & Light Company
  • Floridians for Smarter Growth, Inc.
  • FPL Energy, LLC
  • Gannett Fleming, Inc.
  • Gentile, Holloway, O’Mahoney & Associates, Inc.
  • Glatting Jackson Kercher Anglin, Inc.
  • Global Mind
  • Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
  • Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A.
  • Gunster, Yoakley, Valdez-Fauli & Stewart, PA
  • Hanson Professional Services
  • Jon E. Schmidt & Associates, Inc.
  • Karl Corporation
  • Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
  • Lewis Stroud & Deutsch, P.L.
  • Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.
  • Linda Strutt Consulting, Inc.
  • Loxahatchee River Environmental Control District
  • Michael Miller Planning Assoc., Inc.
  • Miller Land Planning Consultants, Inc.
  • Northern Palm Beach County Improvement District
  • Palm Beach County
  • Palm Beach County Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Palm Beach County Planning, Zoning and Building
  • Palm Beach County Zoning Division
  • Perry & Taylor, P.A.
  • Place Planning & Design, Inc.
  • Pritchard Environmental, LLC
  • Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches, Inc.
  • Renaissance Planning Group
  • Richard W. Carlson, Jr., P.A.
  • Ruden, McClosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, P.A.
  • SBA Network Services, Inc.
  • Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County
  • South Florida Water Management District
  • Special District Services, Inc.
  • St. Lucie County Property Appraiser
  • StaffConnections, LLC
  • Terry L. Virta & Associates, Inc.
  • Thompson Consulting, Inc.
  • Town of Cloud Lake
  • Town of Lake Clarke Shores
  • Transcontinental Realty Network, Inc.
  • Urban Design Kilday Studios
  • US Navy – NAS Key West
  • Vicki E. Silver, AICP Grants & Implementation
  • Wallace Accounting & Tax Service
  • Wallace Civil Engineers, Inc.
  • Walter H. Keller, Inc.,
  • Walter H. Keller, Inc., Consulting Engineers & Planners
  • Wellington
  • Westgate/Belvedere Homes Community Redevelopment Agency
  • WGI
  • York Solutions, LLC