The Planning Commission works closely with other county departments to provide services that promote the principles of Landscapes2. Through these partnerships, Smart Growth principles for growth and preservation are implemented.

Agricultural Development Council

The Ag Council raises awareness of the economic impact of the local farming industry and promotes excellence in farming. This outreach assists county farmers market their businesses, helps create an environment to attract new farmers, and informs residents and municipal officials about the importance of local agriculture. Partnerships involve:

Community Development

The Department of Community Development provides housing, neighborhood improvement, workforce development, and social services to citizens so that they can have the opportunity to successfully live and work in a safe, stable, and desirable community. Partnerships involve:

Facilities & Parks Department

The Facilities & Parks Department currently manages over 4,600 acres of dedicated public parkland, created to preserve natural, cultural and historical resources. Partnerships involve:

Health Department

The Health Department is to provide personal and environmental health services to residents and visitors so that they may grow, live and work in healthy and safe communities. Partnerships involve:

Open Space Preservation

The Department of Open Space Preservation helps keep farmers on the land, provide safe and accessible places for children and families to play, and protect the woods and wildlife that make Chester County special. Partnerships involve:

Water Resources Authority

The Chester County Water Resources Authority provides flood protection, reservoir water supplies, and water science, information and planning to the citizens of Chester County. Partnerships involve: