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 Bastrop City of Frisco City of Richardson
City of Benbrook City of Hutto City of Rockport
City of Brenham City of Irving City of Sachse
City of Bryan City of Leander City of San Angelo
City of Buda City of League City City of Schertz
City of Burleson City of Lewisville City of Southlake
City of Celina Town of Little Elm City of Sugar Land
City of College Station City of Longview City of Texarkana
City of Colleyville City of McKinney City of Tyler
City of Corinth City of Mesquite City of Waxahachie
City of Farmer's Branch City of North Richland Hills City of West Lake Hills
Town of Flower Mound City of Pflugerville
City of Plano


Apply Here for 2020 Recognition