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New Climate Action Plan Adopted by Chester County Commissioners

October 14, 2021

The Chester County Board of Commissioners recently adopted the county's new Climate Action Plan with a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by the year 2050. These efforts, and more, stemmed from various public outreach methods in addition to the county's original Greenhouse Gas Report from 2010. Learn more.

Join us for the 2021 Housing Forum

October 12, 2021

We are hosing the 2021 Housing Forum,"What's our type? Missing Middle typologies to meet housing needs" on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm at the Exton Library, and via Zoom. Presentations will focus on local Missing Middle typologies and approaches for municipalities to encourage Missing Middle Housing. This forum provides a great opportunity for those who are interested in learning more about the county's housing planning activities, and is open to all municipal staff, partners, and anyone else that would like to attend. Learn more and register.

Join us for the Fall Urban Centers Forum

October 11, 2021

Chester County's Urban Centers include the 15 boroughs throughout the county as well as the City of Coatesville. Each of these urban centers serves as a civic, economic, and population center with a traditional town character and identity of its own. To support the county's 16 Urban Centers, the Chester County Planning Commission and Chester County Department of Community Development host an annual Urban Centers Forum to present topics and information relevant to our Urban Centers while offering potential solutions and opportunities for discussion and networking. This year, the Fall Urban Centers Forum, "Great Green, Growing Small Towns," will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. Learn more.

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