2020 Census Video Announcment

The 2020 Census is arriving soon! This video, featuring Brian O'Leary, Executive Director of the Chester County Planning Commission, and Peter Urscheler, Mayor of Phoenixville, highlights a few key aspects of the upcoming census including its importance, ease of use, and confidentiality. Watch Video

Return on Environment - The Economic Value of Protected Open Space in Chester County, Pennsylvania

This video highlights the valuable economic, environmental, and public health benefits that open space preservation has provided to Chester County for the past three decades. Watch Video


Chester County's Comprehensive Plan

This short video explains the core planning principles and six goals guiding the implementation of Landscapes3, Chester County's Comprehensive Plan. Watch Video

videoPlanning Chester County

This four-part video series, created during the development of the Landscapes3 document, highlights the county's special qualities and the important role planning plays in protecting and enhancing how community members live, work, and connect.

Planning for Chester County's Future

This video, launched at the beginning of the Landscapes3 community input process, briefly summarizes the Landscapes planning program and its success in protecting and enhancing the distinct character of Chester County. Watch Video

videoChester Valley Trail - Extension to Downingtown

The Planning Commission is working towards determining a recommended alignment for extension of the Chester Valley Trail into the Borough of Downingtown and providing connections to the existing Struble and East Branch Brandywine Trail. Watch Video

2015 Favorite Photos

Every year staff takes photographs throughout the county. This video features examples from 2015. Watch Video