Welcome to the Nebraska Planning and Zoning Association (NPZA)

NPZA is a group of citizens committed to providing education, training, and assistance for the betterment of planning in your community. NPZA was formed more than 50 years ago by persons interested in issues related to planning and zoning. Our members include elected officials, members of city and county zoning and planning commissions, representatives of state agencies and professional planners. We welcome any individual, firm or organization with an interest in community and regional planning to join our organization.


Registration Open 2024

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March 6-8, 2024

Younes Conference Center North

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Become a Sponsor of the 2024 Nebraska Planning Conference!

Platinum Plus Level – $1000 – Sponsor is entitled to conference recognition; advertisement on NPZA website; a booth at the conference; a one-year NPZA membership; and two (3) conference registrations.

Platinum Level – $750 – Sponsor is entitled to conference recognition; advertisement on NPZA website; a booth at the conference; a one-year NPZA membership; and two (2) conference registrations.

Gold Level – $500 – Sponsor is entitled to conference recognition; advertisement on NPZA website; a booth at the conference, and one (1) conference registration.

Silver Level – $350 – Sponsor is entitled to conference recognition; and a booth at the conference.

Bronze Level – $250 – Sponsor is entitled to conference recognition; and advertisement on NPZA website.

*Attendees who use the free conference registrations will still need to register for the conference through the conference registration system.




Crowne Plaza Kearney

Address: 707 W Talmadge Rd, Kearney, NE 68845

Phone: (308) 238-7000

Price: $144.95 per night

Ask for the “NPZA Conference” or “Nebraska Planning Conference” room block. Hurry! The room block closes soon!

  • Pre-Conference Pub Crawl
    • Starting at McCues Taproom (Tuesday: 7:00pm – ?)
  • Hospitality Room
    • Bronze 1 (Wednesday: 6:30 PM – 11:45 PM)
  • Emerging Planners Group Networking Event
    • Thunderhead Brewing (Wednesday: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM)
  • Awards Banquet
    • Banquet Hall (Thursday: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM)
  • Hospitality Room
    • Bronze 1 (Thursday: 8:00 PM – 11:45 PM)
  • Cornhole Tournament Scholarship Fundraiser
    • Exhibitor Hall (Thursday: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM)



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