Deadlines for November 2019 AICP Comprehensive Planning Exam

Applications window opens June 3, 2019
Early bird deadline June 10, 2019
Final application deadline June 27, 2019
Testing window Nov. 4-18, 2019

The exam’s updated content places greater emphasis on emerging trends and current practices in planning. As you prepare your exam application — and later, as you study — get help from AICP’s enhanced resources: the AICP Exam Guide, a revised exam content outline and reading list, a Criterion Response Checklist, and more.

AICP Exam Prep 3.0

APA’s newly updated AICP Exam Prep 3.0 Study guide is now available ($249) – APA Florida members  were involved with its preparation.  Henry Bittaker, APA Florida PDO,  is one of the “Faculty” that will be available for questions associated with the study guide.  Here’s what’s included with the newAPA AICP Exam Prep 3.0 Study Guide.

APA Florida 2015-16 CPC AICP Exam Prep Study Guide

The 2015-2016 AICP Exam Prep Study Guide on a flashdrive is available from the APA Florida Office in Tallahassee.

You can order a copy of the CPC AICP Study Guide directly from the APA Florida office in Tallahassee.  The cost is $18.95, including mailing costs, and can be paid for in one of two ways:

ONLINE PAYPAL – Use the following PayPal link to order and pay for your copy using a credit or debit card (the instructions are easy to follow). Click here to begin.  


BY CHECK – Mail a check for $18.95 payable to APA Florida to the Chapter Office at 2017 Delta Boulevard, Suite 201, Tallahassee, FL 32303.  Include your shipping address if different from the address shown on your check.  Also email Amanda Pickles ( to let her know that your payment is in the mail.  That way, if she is out of copies, she can request more copies from the National APA Office (they normally arrive in 3-4 days) so you should get your copy very quickly.

If you need more information about what the study manual contains, go here.

Treasure Coast AICP FTP Site & AICP Exam Study Links

Susan Coughanour, FAICP, and Henry Bittaker, AICP, run AICP STUDY GROUP sessions for the Treasure Coast Section.  These sessions are webcast live using GoToWebinar and the webcasts and other extensive study materials are made available on a ftp site.  Planners need to contact me at in order to obtain a password and instructions on how to access the free ftp site. The Treasure Coast Section also maintains the Treasure Coast Study links that have just been updated (June 2019). Click here to download.