Richard R. Lillie, FAICP Planning Excellence Recognition Program


Richard R. Lillie, FAICP Planning Excellence Recognition Program

The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association continues it’s program of recognizing planning excellence in municipalities throughout the State.  Evaluation criteria include the level of training of Planning Commissioners and professional staff, professional qualifications of the planning staff, breadth and currency of master plan components and completion of other planning related projects. The goals of the program include:

  • Increasing community awareness of the importance of planning,
  • Recognizing planning departments which meet certain professional requirements,
  • Recognizing planning efforts that have achieved community support,
  • Encouraging the funding of professional training for Planning Commissioners and staff, and
  • Aiding economic development and community image.



City of Allen City of Frisco City of Richardson
City of Bastrop City of Garland City of San Angelo
City of Benbrook City of Gunter City of Schertz
City of Bryan City of Irving City of Southlake
City of Buda City of League City City of Sugar Land
City of Burleson City of Lewisville City of Texarkana
City of Cedar Park Town of Little Elm City of Tyler
City of Celina City of Longview City of Waxahachie
City of College Station City of Mesquite
City of Colleyville City of Murphy
City of Corinth City of Pearland
City of Corpus Christi City of Pflugerville
Town of Flower Mound City of Plano


Stay Tuned for the 2022 Recognition Nomination Period