We are happy to announce municipal planning awards totaling $143,000 to six Chester County municipalities through the Vision Partnership Program (VPP) grants! The competitive grant process received seven applications covering eight municipalities, which requested almost $220,000 in county funds. Continue Reading →
The Chester County Planning Commission continues to advance the development of Landscapes3, the county’s next comprehensive plan, with the help of partners, stakeholders, and the public.
As part of this process, the Planning Commission has gathered experts’ opinions during stakeholder meetings about preservation, agriculture, housing, utilities and infrastructure, transportation, and economic development. The stakeholder meetings are wrapping up with one more about community health, which will take place from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. May 18 at the Chester County Intermediate Unit, 455 Boot Road, Downingtown. Continue Reading →
Chester County Planning Commission Assistant Director David Ward has always appreciated the uniqueness of communities. That passion started when he was young.
That’s why it’s fitting that he has worked for the Planning Commission — an organization that assists communities with future growth and preservation — for four decades. He celebrated his 40th anniversary with the agency on April 4. Continue Reading →
The Planning Commission seeks a Community Planner to assist in advancing smart growth principles at the municipal level throughout Chester County. The position, classified as a Planner III, provides professional planning services to local municipalities in the development of comprehensive plans and ordinances that advance the principles of Landscapes2, the county’s comprehensive plan. Continue Reading