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National and Missouri Chapter Membership

To apply for National and Missouri Chapter membership, please fill out a member application at Once the National APA has approved your application, it will be forwarded to the Missouri Chapter. Any member of National whose address of record is in Missouri is a full Chapter member. 

Missouri has three sections- Kansas City, St. Louis Metro, and Ozark Mountain. Any Chapter member whose address of record is within the boundaries of one of the three sections is automatically a section member.

Additional Membership Options

Chapter Affiliate Member

Chapter affiliate membership is open to any non American Planning Association member who wishes to affiliate with the Missouri Chapter. Chapter Affiliates will receive all Chapter services, but are not eligible to hold elective office at the Chapter level. An annual Chapter Affiliate membership is $45. For information on becoming a Chapter Affiliate member, email

Honorary Chapter Members

The Missouri Chapter may elect Honorary Chapter Members who are not members of the American Planning Association. Honorary Members may be elected by the Chapter Board of Directors because of their distinguished public service and contribution to planning in Missouri, and are not otherwise eligible for membership in the Missouri Chapter. For more information or to submit a suggestion, email

Section-Only Members

Each of the Missouri Chapter Sections - Kansas City, St. Louis Metro, Ozark Mountain - may permit any person to become a member of a local Section, provided that they pay dues that are at least equal to the minimum chapter member rebate amount received by the Section from the Missouri Chapter. For information on becoming a Section-Only Member visit the section specific pages: Kansas City, St. Louis Metro, Ozark Mountain. 

Questions about membership options?