A+ Homes Video Series

The A+ Homes initiative is an implementation effort under Landscapes3. A joint effort of the Planning Commission, Department of Community Development, and Housing Choices Committee, A+ Homes focuses on creating homes that are attractive, affordably-priced, adaptable, aging-friendly, and accessible. Every person needs and deserves a place to come home to — a place that provides them shelter and comfort, a place where they feel part of the community

A+ Homes

Learn about the A+ Homes initiative to provide attractive, affordably-priced, adaptable, aging-friendly, and accessible homes for all community members. Watch Video

Talking Housing with Phoenixillve's Mayor Urscheler — NEW!

Phoenixville has multiple initiatives underway to help ensure that homes in the Borough are affordable for all community members, much of which could be replicated in other communities. Learn more about their efforts in this video featuring Mayor Peter Urscheler. Watch Video


2020 Landscapes3 Success Stories — NEW!

Each year, the Chester County Planning Commission tracks a number of metrics and successes across the county that pertain to the six goals in the county's comprehensive plan, Landscapes3. Check out this video for a snapshot of some of the county's 2020 highlights! Watch Video

Chester County's Comprehensive Plan

This short video explains the core planning principles and six goals guiding the implementation of Landscapes3, Chester County's Comprehensive Plan. Watch Video

videoPlanning Chester County

This four-part video series, created during the development of the Landscapes3 document, highlights the county's special qualities and the important role planning plays in protecting and enhancing how community members live, work, and connect.

Planning for Chester County's Future

This video, launched at the beginning of the Landscapes3 community input process, briefly summarizes the Landscapes planning program and its success in protecting and enhancing the distinct character of Chester County. Watch Video

videoChester Valley Trail - Extension to Downingtown

The Planning Commission is working towards determining a recommended alignment for extension of the Chester Valley Trail into the Borough of Downingtown and providing connections to the existing Struble and East Branch Brandywine Trail. Watch Video

2020 Census Video Announcment

The 2020 Census is arriving soon! This video, featuring Brian O'Leary, Executive Director of the Chester County Planning Commission, and Peter Urscheler, Mayor of Phoenixville, highlights a few key aspects of the upcoming census including its importance, ease of use, and confidentiality. Watch Video

Return on Environment - The Economic Value of Protected Open Space in Chester County, Pennsylvania

This video highlights the valuable economic, environmental, and public health benefits that open space preservation has provided to Chester County for the past three decades. Watch Video

2015 Favorite Photos

Every year staff takes photographs throughout the county. This video features examples from 2015. Watch Video