Planning Directors Association of
What PDAOC Stands For.
The Planning Directors Association of Orange County is a not-for-profit organization consisting of the Community Development / Planning Directors within Orange County and their staff. The organization's goals are to train, educate, mentor, and grow the profession through regular events and activities.
The purpose of the Planning Directors Association of Orange County is to provide a forum where issues of mutual interest can be brought forth and discussed, where new concepts of planning can be presented, and where differing standards of development between jurisdictions can be reviewed and methods of agreement identified leading to a better coordination of planning objectives.
Activities include monthly luncheons, annual Planning Officials Forum, Planners Training Series, and other training and workshops sponsored with other planning, educational and related organizations. The Association also collaborates with other organizations to assist and provide educational scholarship opportunities for qualified undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in urban planning and related fields.