Comprehensive Plan

Landscapes3 Information

When completed at the end of 2018, Landscapes3 will be Chester County's new comprehensive plan.

Commissioners Message

County CommissionersThe Board of County Commissioners calls on all Chester County residents to participate in the update of Landscapes2, the Chester County comprehensive plan. Learn More

Planning Chester County

Planning Chester County is the first segment of a four-part video series that highlights what makes Chester County special and the need to protect and enhance these qualities through planning. Watch Video

videosMore details on the aspects of Chester County that affect how community members live, work, and connect are addressed in individual videos:

  • Planning Chester County: Work Watch Video
  • Planning Chester County: Live coming soon
  • Planning Chester County: Connect coming soon

Background Information for Landscapes3

Chester County is expected to continue growing significantly over the upcoming decades. This and other trends will greatly influence Landscapes3.

Landscapes3 Draft Plan Elements

logoAs Landscapes3 is developed, different elements of the plan will become available over time and be posted here.

  • Vision for the County (Draft coming Fall, 2017)
  • Goals and Objectives (Draft coming Fall, 2017)
  • Landscapes Map (Draft coming Fall, 2017)
  • Plan Implementation (Draft coming Spring, 2018)
  • Full Draft Plan (Coming Fall, 2018)

How to Get Involved

Public input is critical for the development of a good comprehensive plan. Here's how you can get involved:

Landscapes2 is Chester County's current comprehensive plan, which will be replaced by Landscapes3. Learn More

Landscapes2 Plan and Supporting Documents

The Landscapes2 Plan, Livable Landscapes Map, and Associated Plans provide guidance for planning in the county. View Documents

Landscapes and Landscapes2 Accomplishments

Over the past 20 years, Landscapes and Landscapes2 have done much to address sprawl, open space preservation, urban center revitalization, trail development, and transportation needs. Learn More