Urban planner

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An urban planner is a practitioner who performs urban planning.

An urban planning engineer may focus on a specific area of practise and be called a city planner, town planner, regional planner, long-range planner, transportation planner, infrastructure planner, environmental planner, parks planner, physical planner, health planner, planning analyst, urban designer, community development director, or economic development specialist. ISOCARP, an international organisation of planning professionals, was founded in 1965 in the Netherlands and has 700 members in more than 80 countries.