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Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania (Planning Series #1)

2001
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.
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MPC excerpt: Official Map

Organizations/Sources: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Article IV of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, which authorizes municipal use of the official map
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MPC Quick Guide: Official Map

A one-page summary of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code provisions concerning the official map.
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Official Map - Bushkill Township

2005
Organizations/Sources: Bushkill Township, Northampton County
Official map and official map ordinance for Bushkill Township, which is located along the Kittatinny Ridge in Northampton County.
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Official Map - Chestnuthill Township

2010
Organizations/Sources: Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County
Official map and official map ordinance for Chestnuthill Township, which is in Monroe County.
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Oct 01, 2015
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Official Map - East Bradford Township

2010
Official map and official map ordinance for East Bradford Township, which is in Chester County.
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Oct 01, 2015
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Official Map - Exeter Township

2005
Organizations/Sources: Exeter Township, Berks County, PA
Official map and the ordinance that enacted and incorporated the official map into Exeter Township’s zoning laws.
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Official Map: Frequently Asked Questions - College Twp.

2011
Organizations/Sources: College Twp., Centre County, PA
Official Map of College Township in Centre County and an information sheet on answers to the most frequently asked questions concerning official maps.
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Official Map Ordinance - Shrewsbury Township

2004
Organizations/Sources: Shrewsbury Twp., York, County, PA
The ordinance that established the official map for Shrewsbury Township, York County.
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Official Map - Upper Bern Township

2008
Organizations/Sources: Upper Bern Township, Chester County
Official Map for Upper Bern Township, which is located along the Kittatinny Ridge in Berks County.
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Official Map - Uwchlan Township

2009
Organizations/Sources: Uwchlan Township, Chester County
Official map and official map ordinance for Uwchlan Township, which is in Chester County.
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Planning Bulletin #48, Official Map, Chester County Planning Commission

1994
Organizations/Sources: 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.
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Report #4: The Official Map

2006
Organizations/Sources: Delaware County Planning Department
An overview of official maps.
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The Official Map: A Handbook for Preserving and Providing Public Lands & Facilities

2011
The official map is a powerful planning tool for ensuring that land will be available where it is needed for roads, trails, parks, riparian buffers and other potential public infrastructure. The official map is authorized by the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code. This handbook is a guide for county and municipal leaders and planners who seek practical guidance in more effectively implementing land use plans.
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