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Organization: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
This report on fundamental local planning and land use controls in Pennsylvania summarizes what exists now and what can be done under the current Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC). It also briefly explains how to develop an official map in your municipality.
Organization: Governor's Center for Local Government Services
A one-page summary of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code provisions concerning the official map.
Organization: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Article IV of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, which authorizes municipal use of the official map
Official map and official map ordinance for East Bradford Township, which is in Chester County.
Organization: Bushkill Township
Official map and official map ordinance for Bushkill Township, which is located along the Kittatinny Ridge in Northampton County.
Official map and official map ordinance for Chestnuthill Township, which is in Monroe County.
Organization: Upper Bern Township
Official Map for Upper Bern Township, which is located along the Kittatinny Ridge in Berks County.
Official map and official map ordinance for Uwchlan Township, which is in Chester County.
Organization: Exeter Township, Berks County, PA
The ordinance that enacted and incorporated the official map into Exeter Township’s zoning laws.
Organization: Shrewsbury Twp., York, County, PA
The ordinance that established the official map for Shrewsbury Township
Organization: College Twp., Centre County, PA
Answers to the most frequently asked questions concerning official maps.
Organization: Chester County Planning Commission
Proactive planning measures must be considered if municipalities are to ensure the preservation of important community resources. The official map is a valuable but underused planning tool that few municipalities have considered as an option to address land use issues. The Chester County Planning Commission encourages a wider use of the official map and provides municipalities with information on how and why an official map is
of value in municipal planning.
Organization: Delaware County Planning Department
An overview of official maps.
Organization: Pennsylvania Land Trust Association, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development
This handbook is intended as a resource for Pennsylvania’s county and municipal leaders and professional planners who seek practical guidance in more effectively implementing the land use and transportation recommendations from their comprehensive plan efforts by adopting an official map.