Our work

The Department of Planning and Development works with residents, stakeholders, and businesses to shape the future of Philadelphia.

The way we work

We strive to promote equity, operate openly, and engage residents in our work. Each of the agencies in Planning and Development offers opportunity for residents to work with us. Community goals inform our strategies.


The goals we have

Well-planned communities. Housing for all income levels. Access to public art. Our unique history honored. Successful businesses and jobs for residents. In short, a city with vibrant, healthy neighborhoods.


The results we get

We’re delivering for Philadelphia. Our work:


The people who make it happen


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