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
2022 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
Conservation 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.
How We Protect
Resources for Woodlands & Tree Protection
CCPC launched a new webpage to assist in the protection of the county's trees and woodlands. Learn more.
How We Appreciate
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.
How We Live
Understanding 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.
Keep 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.
How We Prosper
2022 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.
Chester 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.
How We Connect
Chester 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.
Landscapes3 Vision and Map
New Rural Center Landscapes Design Guide Released
CCPC recently released a new Rural Center Landscapes Design Guide. Learn more.