Planning Commission's Demographer Available to Answer Data Questions

Have you ever wondered who to contact with questions about the Census and other data relevant to Chester County? If so, meet Chester County Planning Commission Senior Demographer Jake Michael.

Jake, who has an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification, became the Planning Commission’s demographer four years ago when his predecessor retired. Jake’s past experience gathering statistics about natural resources and animals was a valuable asset when he took over this role and started working on data collection from the U.S. Census Bureau.  Continue Reading →

Planning Commission Releases Phoenixville Region Multimodal Transportation Plan

The Chester County Planning Commission released the Phoenixville Region Multimodal Transportation Plan, which will serve as a guiding document for bicycle and pedestrian amenities in the Phoenixville region. The plan identifies potential capital improvements and programming initiatives to increase the safety and efficiency of the transportation network regardless of age, ability, or mode of travel. View the plan.

Planning Commission Welcomes New Community Planner

The Planning Commission welcomed a new employee in June: Community Planner Kate Clark.

Kate began working for the agency on June 25. As a community planner in the Planning Services Division, Kate will be working to implement Landscapes2 (and eventually Landscapes3) through direct assistance to municipalities. Through the Vision Partnership Program and other efforts, the Planning Services Division assists municipalities with comprehensive planning, regulatory updates, and special studies.  Continue Reading →