to the website of Allegheny Places, the official Allegheny County comprehensive plan.
Allegheny Places, adopted in November 2008, is Allegheny County’s award winning comprehensive land use plan.
What is a County Comprehensive Plan? Counties are required by state law to adopt a land use and growth management plan which establishes broad goals and criteria to guide municipalities in the preparation of their plans.
Allegheny Places meets the requirements of state law - but is so much more! Allegheny Places is a unique blueprint for a sustainable future envisioned by the citizens of the County, where:
On this website you will find detailed information about Allegheny Places. Municipalities and others are invited to explore the website's resources which include:
ACED’s Planning Division would be happy to meet with your municipality or organization to talk about Allegheny Places. Just give us a call at 412-350-1030.
The APA/PPA Southwest Chapter will host the 2015 State Conference at the Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh. Volunteers are being recruited to serve on several conference planning subcommittees. Please contact Kay Pierce, Organizing Committee, for more information at 412-350-1030.
Allegheny County Council adopted the Transportation Element Update of the Allegheny Places Plan. Click here for the update.
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