to the website of Allegheny Places, the official Allegheny County comprehensive plan.
Allegheny Places, adopted November 5, 2008, is Allegheny County’s first 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.
Let us know about plans and projects you are working on that implement a goal or objective of AlleghenyPlaces! Click here for more information.
A DRAFT of the proposed update to the Allegheny Places Transportation Plan is now available on the Projects page. Click here for more information.
Allegheny Places Municipal Planning Grant Program – Grants are available to municipalities to update comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, or subdivision and land development ordinances that are consistent with the County's Comp Plan, Allegheny Places. For more info, click here.
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Dr. Charles Martoni
William Russell Robinson
Jim Burn, Jr.
Barbara Daly Danko
Michael J. Finnerty
Amanda Green Hawkins
Robert J. Macey
John F. Palmiere
Select photography by Kevin Smay