Perry County Planning Commission
Standing from left to right: Robert E. Shaffer, Sr., James H. Turner, Thomas A. Graupensperger and Terry Meek
Seated from left to right are: Harry Stambaugh, David F. Rice, Logan Bower and Danny Kirk
Established in 1966, the Perry County Planning Commission (PCPC) was created to be the principle planning board for the County. The Commission presently consists of nine (9) members appointed by the
Since the original enactment of the Perry County Subdivision Regulations in April of 1968, the PCPC has developed, administered, and enforced these regulations. On September 24, 1990 the Perry County Board of Commissioners adopted the current Perry County Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance. In following, the
Blain Borough, Jackson Township, Landisburg Borough, Millerstown Borough, New Buffalo Borough, Northeast Madison Township, Southwest Madison Township, and Toboyne Township.
On February 26, 2007 the
The PCPC prepares and reviews comprehensive plans, reviews and/or approves municipal subdivision and land development plans, reviews Act 537 sewage facilities plans, reviews sewage facilities planning modules, reviews amendments to ordinances (subdivision and land development, and zoning), offers intergovernmental reviews, participates in the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission's (TCRPC) Local Planning Assistance (LPA) program, offers periodic planning education/training opportunities, and lastly reviews requests for letters of support for projects consistent with the Perry County Comprehensive Plan.
The PCPC also administers the Community Development Block Grant Program and holds public meetings and public hearings as necessary. As part of this process the PCPC performs an environmental review of each applicable project.
The PCPC was established by the Perry County Board of Commissioners in 1966. The same year, the County joined with Cumberland and Dauphin County to create the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission.
The PCPC functions independently to fulfill its obligations under the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code as authorized by the Perry County Board of Commissioners. The PCPC's bylaws were updated as recently as 2010.
The PCPC meets on a monthly basis, the third Wednesday at 7:00 pm. in the Veterans Memorial Building, 25 West Main Street, New Bloomfield, PA.