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Department of Planning and Development

Shaping the future of Philadelphia by planning and regulating change and growth in the City.

Department of Planning and Development

Housing for Equity: An Action Plan for Philadelphia identifies 34 strategies the City will adopt over the next ten years to support more, and better, housing opportunities.

What we do

The Department of Planning and Development makes sure Philadelphia has well-planned neighborhoods, with affordable housing options and access to public art. We oversee historic preservation to honor the City’s unique history; help developers move their projects forward; create citywide and neighborhood plans; and implement zoning.

Our department includes:

Other agencies have key roles, too. We also partner with:

Together these agencies are charting a vibrant future for our city.

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Address
1515 Arch St.
13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email planning.development@phila.gov
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