Membership is open to any person undertaking or having undertaken property activities within a Local Authority and those contracted to provide property services to Local Authorities.
Membership categories are:
Full Member: — Any person employed in a Local Authority. For the avoidance of doubt, this category includes business units and other organizations which are wholly owned by one or more local authorities;
Sponsor Member: A company who is a current, fully paid up sponsor of the Association;
Associate Member: An employee of Consultants, Contractors, and other Organisations that contract property services to Local Authorities, or have an input or influence over Local Authority property management;
Affiliate Member: Any person not meeting other membership criteria and employed by a government entity, state-owned organisation or armed forces who, in the opinion of the Executive, undertakes work of a similar nature to Members of the Local Authority Property Association
Life Member: Any person to whom the honour is bestowed at an Annual General Meeting on the recommendation of the Executive.
It is the responsibility of the member to inform LAPA and request termination, which will arise from any of the following circumstances:
- Member request to rescind membership
- Change of position with the local government sector and employment outside the areas of property consultancy / property management
- Change of position and employment outside the local government sector
- Change of position and employment with a private firm, whether within our outside the local authority property consultancy / property management sectors