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Share your thoughts on the West District Plan (draft) until March 30th.
Jul 19, 2018
The City Planning Commission has released the draft of the Philadelphia2035 Upper Northwest District Plan! You can download the draft plan and send comments by March 30, 2018 to the Plan Manager.
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Next Civic Design Review (CDR) Meeting August 7, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
The next Civic Design Review meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 18-029 of the One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.
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Next PCPC Monthly Commission meeting on August 21, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
The next City Planning Commission's meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 1 p.m. in Room 18-029, One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.

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Historic Preservation Task Force Meeting, July 19, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.
Jun 27, 2018

The Philadelphia Historic Preservation Task Force will hold a meeting on Thursday July 19, 2018 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029.

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Next Civic Design Review (CDR) Meeting July 10, 2018
Jun 14, 2018
The next Civic Design Review meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 18-029 of the One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.

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Next PCPC Monthly Commission meeting on July 17, 2018
Jun 14, 2018
The City Planning Commission's monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 1 p.m. in Room 18-029, One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.

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Upper Northwest District Plan Open House June 18th, 2018
Jun 07, 2018
Please join PCPC on Monday, June 18, 2018 at one of two identical open houses at Lovett Library and Park, 6945 Germantown Avenue.  These sessions will be the third and final public meetings for the Upper Northwest District.  

The Early Bird session runs from 3:30 to 5 p.m., with a raffle drawing at 5 p.m.  

The Night Owl session runs from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Enjoy Mt. Airy USA's Music Monday in the park after this session. 

Can't attend? Participate online instead. 

The Upper Northwest District Plan is one of 18 District Plans that will guide Philadelphia’s physical development. The plan will make recommendations for zoning changes, City-owned land and facilities, and public investments in Upper Northwest Philadelphia.
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3rd Registered Community Organization Training: June 21, 2018 @ 5:30pm
Jun 06, 2018
REGISTER FOR A TRAINING.

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission offers trainings about Registered Community Organizations. The trainings cover zoning, building and development, and RCO responsibilities. We encourage both those considering registering as a new RCO, as well as those involved with existing RCOs to attend. 

The trainings are identical. Please only attend one:

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 5:30PM: FULL 
Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 12:30PM: FULL 
NEW: Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 5:30PM 

Trainings held at 1515 Arch Street, 18th Floor, Room 18-029 (Planning Commission Conference Room).

If you have any questions, please contact RCO@phila.gov 

 




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Registered Community Organization Registration and Training
May 18, 2018
Registered Community Organization Registration
June 1 - June 30, 2018

The Philadelphia Zoning Code requires that neighbors are told when proposed developments in their neighborhood do not meet the property's zoning requirements. Zoning regulates what and where you can build. The code also states that nearby neighbors have an opportunity to provide input on the zoning decisions for such properties.  
 
Registered Community Organizations (RCOs) are told by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission when proposed developments want permission to not meet the property's zoning requirements. RCOs then hold public meetings in the community where neighbors can give feedback on these proposed developments.
The period to register as an RCO starts June 1st 2018, and ends June 30th 2018. 
 
All RCOs must re-register every two years. Applications will be on our website on June 1st, 2018, under "2018 RCO Registration." 
 
If you need the application mailed or emailed, or have questions, contact RCO@phila.gov. 

Registered Community Organization Training
June 6, 2018 5:30pm
June 11, 2018 12:30pm
1515 Arch Street, 18th Floor, Room 18-029
 
The Philadelphia City Planning Commission offers trainings about Registered Community Organizations. The trainings covers zoning, building and development, and RCO responsibilities. We encourage both those considering registering as a new RCO, as well as those involved with existing RCOs to attend. 
 
There are two training dates. The trainings are identical. Please only attend one:
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 5:30PM
Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 12:30PM

Both trainings are at 1515 Arch Street, 18th Floor, Room 18-029 (Planning Commission Conference Room).
 
REGISTER FOR A TRAINING
 
If you have any questions, please contact RCO@phila.gov. 
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Next PCPC Monthly Commission meeting on June 12, 2018
May 16, 2018
The City Planning Commission's monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1 p.m. in Room 18-029, One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.

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Wissahickon Gateway Improvement Plan Public Meeting May 23rd
May 10, 2018
Please join us for a public meeting on Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at Downs Hall Auditorium, Jefferson University's East Falls Campus, 3243 W. School House Lane.
  • View a presentation of draft plans for the area.
  • Comment on public investments and potential development.
For information about the Wissahickon Gateway Improvement Plan, contact Matt Wysong, (215) 683-4550.
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Next Civic Design Review (CDR) Meeting June 5, 2018
May 04, 2018
The next Civic Design Review meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 18-029 of the One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.

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Historic Preservation Task Force Meeting, May 17, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.
Apr 17, 2018
The Philadelphia Historic Preservation Task Force will hold a meeting on Thursday May 17, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Northeast High School, 1601 Cottman Avenue. 
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Next PCPC Monthly Commission meeting on May 15, 2018
Apr 17, 2018
The City Planning Commission's monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 1 p.m. in Room 18-029, One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.

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Next Civic Design Review (CDR) Meeting May 1, 2018
Apr 17, 2018
The next Civic Design Review meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 18-029 of the One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.
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New Requirement for Appeals to the Zoning Board
Apr 09, 2018
Beginning April 9, 2018, an applicant seeking a zoning variance or special exception must complete an online Project Information Form (PIF) prior to filing an appeal. The appeal of any denial must be accompanied by the PIF confirmation page. No appeals will be accepted without this information.
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Next PCPC Monthly Commission meeting on April 17, 2018
Mar 28, 2018
The City Planning Commission's monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 1 p.m. in Room 18-029, One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.
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Next Civic Design Review (CDR) Meeting April 3, 2018
Mar 23, 2018
The next Civic Design Review meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 18-029 of the One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.
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2nd Upper Northwest District Plan Meeting - Monday March 26th
Mar 15, 2018
Please join us for the second Upper Northwest District Plan meeting on Monday March 26th, at 6:30 p.m., at Germantown Friends School, Field House, 5445 Greene Street. 

This will be an open house format so please come as you like throughout the evening. We'll be there until 8 p.m.
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Share your thoughts on the West District Plan (draft) until March 30th.
Mar 06, 2018
The City Planning Commission has released the draft of the Philadelphia2035 West District Plan! You can download the draft plan and send comments by March 30, 2018 to the Plan Manager.

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