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Knowledgebase : Growth Management
Penn State University Extension Service is offering a series of monthly webinars designed to help planners, elected officials and citizens better engage in land use decision-making processes. The webinars run from July through November. Topics include: J...
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has four regional planners available to support municipalities in local land use planning efforts. This flyer provides an overview of assistance offered, planning publications, grant...
The "Accommodating Growth within the Transportation & Natural Environments" tech sheet describes system controls that can be used to maintain adequate infrastructure and protect environmental resources by accommodating growth pressures in more compact are...
The "Transferable Development Rights" fact sheet explains how Transferable Development Rights (TDRs) can be an effective land use planning tool to unbundle and transfer development rights in order to direct growth to areas where a community wants to grow....
"Zoning: Planning Series #4" is an in-depth overview of Pennsylvania zoning law and authority, zoning options, and alternative approaches to zoning to preserve a community’s historic resources and reinforce its walkable and traditional neighborhood develo...