Planning councils and institutes:
The Council for Town and Regional Planners (SACPLAN)
The official council that regulates the Urban Planning profession in South Africa
The South African Planning Institute (SAPI)
SAPI is a voluntary organisation that promotes the Urban Planning profession in South Africa.
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
The official council that regulates the Urban Planning profession in the United Kingdom
International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISoCaRP)
An association of international professional urban planners
Spheres of government where planners are employed:
South African Government online
National Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
National Department of Human Settlements
Department of Public Works
National Department Rural Development and Land Reform
Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality
City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality
Resource and knowledge centres:
The South African Cities Network (SACN)
An established network of South African cities and partners that encourages the exchange of information, experience and best practices on urban development and city management.
The International Urban Development Association (INTA)
An international network that encourages the exchange of information, best practices and experience on urban development and renewal.
The Urban Land Institute (ULI)
The European Urban Knowledge Network (EUKN)