Philadelphia City Planning Commission plan reviews The City Planning Commission is part of the permit process for many types of development, and some permits require PCPC review and approval. Get a civic design review How to go through the civic design review (CDR) process for large development projects. Get a master plan review If you are proposing a new master plan district or amendments to a master plan, you need a master plan review. Get a subdivision plat review If you are subdividing new parcels that are not fronting on the existing public streets, you may need a subdivision plat review. Get a conceptual plan review A PCPC staff review for lot adjustments, building additions, or development projects of more than 5,000 sq. ft. of new building footprint. Request a plan consistency letter for a development proposal Get a letter from the Philadelphia City Planning Commission to assist you in your application for project funding. Get a site plan review Certain zoning permits require review by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission first. We accept walk-ins and appointments. Get a facade review Request a review for changes to the facade (or front) of a building or for new construction in Center City. Get a garage facade review How to request a facade review for a proposed parking garage. Get a public open space review How to get a review for a development that includes a public open space and may qualify for a floor area or height bonus. Get a preliminary zoning appeal review How to request a preliminary review before a zoning refusal or referral appeal to the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA). Get an affordable housing zoning bonus review How to apply for an affordable housing zoning bonus with the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC). Get a review for an NCO or NCA How to get a review to confirm that your building project meets its neighborhood’s design standards. Get a sky plane review How to request a review for a large building project located in the Center City commercial districts CMX-4 or CMX-5.