Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code

The Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) is the Commonwealth's legal basis for Penn Township's ability to enact its Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision & Land Development Ordinance, Comprehensive Plan, and other planning elements.  The PA Department of Community and Economic Development has produced the following publications as user-friendly supplements to the law:
 
#1: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania 
 
#2: The Planning Commission  
 
#3: The Comprehensive Plan  
 
#4: Zoning 
 
#5: Technical Information on Floodplain Management  
 
#6: The Zoning Hearing Board  
 
#7: Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances  
 
#8: Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania  
 
#9: The Zoning Officer  

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