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PCPC releases draft plan for review and comment period

The DRAFT will be available at www.philaplanning.org on Tuesday, Feb 15.

            Comments can be sent by email to phila2035@phila.gov ; all comments will be reviewed by staff.

Details:           

  • The City’s last comprehensive plan was completed in 1960; it helped to transform Center City and Northeast Philadelphia.  A new plan is needed to take Philadelphia into the next era, and to ensure the City’s ability to compete for more business and provide a better quality of life in neighborhoods.
  • The new comprehensive plan focuses on the City over a 25-year timeframe and requires planning on two scales:  city and district.  There will be 18 district plans.
  • The Planning Commission has followed a civic visioning process that engaged citizens and experts for input over a one-year period.  The public is invited to comment on the draft plan.
  • The planning process is supported by grants from PA Dept. of Community and Economic Development and Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Contact:

           

Alan Urek, Director, Strategic Planning & Policy Division
Philadelphia City Planning Commission
voice:  215.683.4628, e-mail:  alan.urek@phila.gov

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