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

Affordably-priced Homes for Families in High Demand

Did you know that Chester County consistently has the highest median home sales price in the Commonwealth? As part of the county's A+ Homes initiative, CCPC released a new video highlighting the importance of affordably-priced housing in our communities, specifically for families. Check out the video to hear from a family residing at the Cambria Terrace community! Watch Video

Senior Living Homes in High Demand

Did you know that Chester County's population of those 65 and older anticipated to nearly double by 2045? As part of the county's A+ Homes initiative, CCPC released a new video highlighting the importance of aging-friendly housing in our communities. Check out the video to hear from current residents at the Eagleview Senior Apartments and learn more. Watch Video

Talking Housing with Phoenixillve's Mayor Urscheler

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

America250 PA, Chester County

Join us in preparing for and celebrating America's 250th birthday in 2026. Watch Video


Landscapes3 Success Stories

Each year, the Chester County Planning Commission tracks successes across the county that help implement the county's comprehensive plan, Landscapes3. Check out the videos for a snapshot of some of the county's recent highlights!

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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

Chester County Planning Commission — About Us

The Chester County Planning Commission is a professionally staffed planning organization that uses specialized knowledge and training, along with the latest techniques and technology, to plan for the future of Chester County. The Planning Commission focuses its activities on Landscapes3, Chester County's comprehensive plan, which seeks to balance preservation and growth across the county's landscapes through six goal areas: Preserve, Protect, Appreciate, Live, Prosper, and Connect. Watch Video

2015 Favorite Photos

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