Act 247 County Review
Application and Fee Schedule
Under the Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247) any proposed subdivision, land development proposal or ordinance revision, is to be submitted to the County Planning Commission for advisory review. View application and fee schedule.
Digital Submittal Process
Online submittals are required through the Chester County Self Service portal, or CSS, for all applications required for review under Act 247. A registered CSS account is required to complete the process. All documents related to the submittal should be PDFs and the Referral Application should be included. PDF copies of plan drawings must be flattened before uploading. Unflattened plans will be returned for correction.
- View the Chesco Self Service Webpage
- View How to Guides
(including how to register, create an account, and submit plans and ordinances)
Once your plan has been processed, an invoice will be generated. CSS account holders can access the online payment system 24/7 to enter payment information directly. Most major credit card brands are accepted with a processing fee. Payment by check (mail or in-person) or via credit card at the Planning Commission office also remains available. Please note: that the review process will not begin until the plan, completed Referral Application form, and payment have been received.
Act 537 Sewage Facility Review Application
Act 537 requires that Chester County review any proposed changes to a municipality's sewage facilities plan. CCPC conducts these reviews as part of its environmental planning. View application.
VPP Grant Manual
The VPP Municipal Planning Grant Manual contains the full requirements of the grant program. Learn more and view the application.