Resource Library

Tools for An Effective Planning Commissioner

This video provides planning commissioners with an overview of what planning commissions do and where they fit in their city, borough, township or county government. The basic tools of comprehensive planning, subdivision and land development regulation, and zoning are described so commissioners can learn how they can effectively contribute to the quality of life in their municipalities.

Planning Commission University

2012 Annual Award Winner: Planning Excellence Award – Public Outreach   Planning Commission University was created by Cumberland County Planning Department to train local planning commission members, both rookies and   

Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and Zoning Process

2012 Annual Awards: Planning Excellence Award – Best Practice The Philadelphia City Planning Commission’s (PCPC’s) Integrated Planning and Zoning Process is an innovative approach to leveraging the synergy between citizen