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Comprehensive Planning; Zoning (General)

Tools for An Effective Planning Commissioner

posted on December 10th, 2013  |  Read more

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.

Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and Zoning Process

posted on November 21st, 2013  |  Read more

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 education, strategic planning, and zoning reform to achieve higher goals. As a best practice, this integrated process is fully transferable to other public planning organizations,