Strategic Plan Requirements - Critical Questions for Prospective ICA Chapters



This document specifies the process and critical questions that need to be addressed by prospective ICA Chapter applicants in their Strategic Plan when applying to become an official ICA Chapter (or to renew this status after 3 years).


The Strategic Plan that includes the requirements outlined below serves as an application to become an official ICA Chapter.


Critical Questions for the Strategic Plan:

      Specify whether you’re applying for an MOU or Affiliate chapter (the ICA reserves the right to the final decision based on the provided information).

      Specify the name of the association or organization applying to become an ICA Chapter, and specify place and country of registration (headquarters).

      Add the details of at least two contact persons from the prospective ICA Chapter who can be reachable by the ICA (email and mobile number).

      Specify the geographical area, country, or other geographical entity that the prospective ICA Chapter will represent. 

      Briefly outline the current state of CPTED in the specified geographical area, country or other geographical entity.

      Briefly identify the governance structure of the prospective ICA Chapter.

      Describe membership requirements and membership structure of the prospective ICA Chapter.

      Attach any supporting documentation (bylaws, regulations, registration documents, etc.).

      Briefly identify the connection between the prospective ICA Chapter and the ICA, and the benefits your organization will bring to the ICA as its Chapter.

      Specify how you expect the ICA will support you.

      Outline intended actions for your prospective ICA Chapter for the next 3 years that will assist with the promotion and advancement of CPTED and the ICA in your chapter area (some short-term and some long-term actions). Also include a short description of opportunities and obstacles for achieving your intended actions. Provide some kind of timeline for this action plan (e.g. Gantt chart).

Please also include information about the author(s) of the Strategic Plan, date and place of document.


Once completed, email the Strategic Plan and accompanying documentation to office@cpted.net. The ICA will contact you should additional information be required.


Download PDF


ICA Mission Statement

To create safer environments and improve the quality of life through the use of CPTED principles and strategies