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.
Allegheny County Council adopted the Transportation Element Update of the Allegheny Places Plan. Click here for the update.
Three new Allegheny Places Municipal Planning Grants awarded totaling $115,000. For more info, click here.
Select photography by Kevin Smay