Serving the New Orleans Metropolitan Region

Planning Our Region’s Future

Our Focus Areas

Our Job

The NORPC is a group of local elected officials and citizen members appointed to represent you on regional issues, like the environment, transportation, and economic development.

We engage with the community and plan for the future.

Building the Road to a Better Region

The Regional Planning Commission is committed to the people of south Louisiana. By focusing on the key aspects of sustainable growth in the region, we help maintain a healthy environment and streamline transportation, while driving economic development.

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New Orleans Business District cityscape

Economic Development


Fiscal year 2024 Unified Planning Work Program available for public comment.

The draft Fiscal Year 2023 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) is now available for public review and comment. 

 The Regional Planning Commission will receive comments from the public on this draft document at its next monthly meeting on May 9, 2023 at 12:30 PM, held at the Regional Transportation Management Center, 10 Veterans Blvd., New Orleans, 70124. You may also provide comments in writing to jsappington at or at

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