What's New

The Chester County Planning Commission collects and shares publications, reports, maps, videos and other newsworthy information that supports the six goals and vision of Landscapes3, the county's comprehensive plan. The stories below are organized by the plan's six goal areas — Preserve, Protect, Appreciate, Live, Prosper, Connect — and the Vision.

Metrics and Success Stories2022 Success Stories and Metrics Released

The Chester County Planning Commission released the 2022 Landscapes3 Success Stories and Metrics, highlighting just a snapshot of the many positive initiatives that took place across Chester County this past year! Learn more.

How We Preserve

photoConservation Subdivision Design Guide

CCPC released a new Conservation Subdivision Design Guide to help municipalities develop effective ordinances that enable conservation subdivisions. Learn more and check out the guide.

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How We Protect

photoResources for Woodlands & Tree Protection

CCPC launched a new webpage to assist in the protection of the county's trees and woodlands. Learn more.

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How We Appreciate

Heritage Tourism PhotoDraft Heritage Tourism Plan

A strategic, multi-year plan to identify, interpret, and market heritage resources and stories found throughout the County. Learn more.

America250 LogoAmerica250PA Commission

In honor of the 250th anniversary of the United States in 2026, the county has formed the Chester County America250PA Commission to highlight the important role that Chester County played from before our nation was formed, through to today, and into the future. Learn more.

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How We Live

photo2022 Housing Report Released

As part of the ongoing implementation of Landscapes3, the Chester County Planning Commission collects and reports data on housing prices, housing affordability, and new housing units constructed across the county each year. Learn more.

photoUnderstanding Social Equity

CCPC launched a new webpage titled "Understanding Social Equity" that provides information and links for grant applicants and others seeking information about social equity. Learn more.

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How We Prosper

Economy Report2023 Economy Dashboard

The latest Economy Report shows that ChesCo has a strong economy which will help guide its future growth. Learn more.

Farm Guide PhotoChester County Farm Guide

Chester County Ag Council's latest Chester County Farm Guide highlights over 125 family-owned farms and markets, farm addresses, plus a chart showing what's currently in season. Learn more.

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How We Connect

connect 1Solar Resources

Chester County launched a new Walk. Ride. Drive. Safe campaign offering tips and rules to keep pedestrians and bicyclists safe — and drivers aware. Learn more.

connect 2Chester County Launches Walk. Ride. Drive. Safe Campaign

Chester County launched a new Walk. Ride. Drive. Safe campaign offering tips and rules to keep pedestrians and bicyclists safe — and drivers aware. Learn more.

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Landscapes3 Vision and Map

photoRural Landscapes Design Guide Released

CCPC recently released a new Rural Landscapes Design Guide. Learn more.

photoRural Center Landscapes Design Guide Released

CCPC recently released a new Rural Center Landscapes Design Guide. Learn more.