Guides focused on a variety of environmental planning topics, including conservation subdivision design and solar power.

photoConservation Subdivision Design Guide

This guide provides design and technical guidance on how to develop ordinances for developments that preserve natural resources and scenic views while creating high quality places for people to live.

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coverChester County Solar Power Guide

This guide provides guidance to the county's municipalities on regulating solar power facilities. The guide is focused on larger grid-scale solar facilities, but includes information on accessory use solar power. View Guide

cover50 Ways Your Community Can Protect Our Planet

In honor of recognizing Earth Day for the past 50 years, this booklet features 50 ways your community can help protect earth's resources and ensure a resilient environment that supports healthy living year-round. View Brochure