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.

Planning Commission Updates

Annual Report2022 Annual Report

CCPC saw another great year of successful Landscapes3 implementation in 2022, including a new Sustainability Division and various other initiatives. The 2022 Annual Report highlights some of these initiatives! 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

photoAmerica250PA 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

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.

photoKeep Chester County Beautiful

We are excited to share that Chester County is now an official affiliate of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful! The goal of Keep Chester County Beautiful is to expand capacity within the county for litter abatement, waste reduction, beautification, and environmental stewardship. Learn more.

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How We Prosper

Nonresidential Report2022 Non-residential Construction Report Released

CCPC's Senior Housing and Economic Planner recently presented the results of the 2022 Non-residential Construction Report. Learn more.

Econ ReportChester County Economy Report Released

Chester County released an Economy Report which can help guide economic planning and future growth. The report highlights the county's strengths and weaknesses, helping to guide the implementation of Landscapes3. Learn more.

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How We Connect

photoChester 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

photoNew Rural Center Landscapes Design Guide Released

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