The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Planning and Development hereby announces a special meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 19 at 2 p.m. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this meeting will be held remotely on the Webex platform. The meeting agenda (PDF) has instructions as to how the public can participate.
What we do
As part of the Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) is a bridge between the public and the government.
We guide investment and growth in Philadelphia. The goal is to create neighborhoods that are well-connected, affordable, and desirable places to live and work.
As outlined in the City’s charter, PCPC oversees the:
- Physical development plan of the City, or the Comprehensive Plan.
- Zoning ordinances, maps, and amendments.
- Capital Program and Budget.
- Streets and land subdivisions.
- Recommendations to City Council related to zoning and development legislation.
The Comprehensive Plan is a policy document that focuses on land-based issues. Community groups, City Council members, and developers can use the plan as a road map for development in their areas.
The Comprehensive Plan Planning for Philadelphia's physical development and creating a road map to achieve that vision.
Citizens Planning Institute Citizens Planning Institute (CPI) is the education and outreach arm of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC).
Registered Community Organizations (RCOs) Ensuring that community members have a chance to learn about and give feedback on nearby developments that affect them.
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