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Berks County Comprehensive Plan 2030 Draft Update

‚ÄčThe Berks County Planning Commission has prepared a draft update to our Berks County Comprehensive Plan 2030.  The entire document can be downloaded, but is a large file size.  For convenience, the document has been broken down by chapter.  Each chapter includes the maps.  However, the maps are also provided individually.  

In accordance with the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, Act 247, the draft plan was sent out for review on June 18, 2018 for the required 45 day review period. 

In addition, the Planning Commission held a public open house meeting for discussion, questions and comment on the draft Plan on July 16, 2018 at the County's Agricultural Center.

 

Full Document

Plan Components

Cover Page and Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Demographics

Chapter 3 - Environment

Chapter 4 - Energy Conservation

Chapter 5 - Historic and Cultural Resources

Chapter 6 - Housing

Chapter 7 - Land Use

Chapter 8 - Economy

Chapter 9 - Transportation

Chapter 10 - Community Facilities

Chapter 11 - Intergovernmental Cooperation/Participation

Chapter 12 - Plan Interrelationships

Chapter 13 - Public Participation and Adoption and Back Cover

Maps

01 - Municipal Boundaries

02 - Physiographic Provinces

03 - Steep Slopes

04 - Forested Areas

05 - Geology

06 - Agricultural Soils

07 - Quarries

08 - Water Resources

09 - Housing Density

10 - Planning Regions

11 - Easements

12 - Existing Land Use (not part of update)

13 - Hawk Mountain Region Existing Land Use (not part of update)

14 - Tulpehocken Region Existing Land Use (not part of update)

15 - Southern Highlands Region Existing Land Use (not part of update)

16 - Oley Hills Region Existing Land Use (not part of update)

17 - Metro Region Existing Land Use (not part of update)

18 - Future Land Use

19 - Hawk Mountain Region Future Land Use

20 - Tulpehocken Region Future Land Use

21 - Southern Highlands Region Future Land Use

22 - Oley Hill Region Future Land Use

23 - Metro Region Future Land Use

24 - Economic Development Areas

25 - Hawk Mountain Region Economic Development Areas

26 - Tulpehocken Region Economic Development Areas

27 - Southern Highlands Region Economic Development Areas

28 - Oley Hills Region Economic Development Areas

29 - Metro Region Economic Development Areas

30 - Major Roads by Functional Class

31 - BARTA Route Service

32 - Railroads and Airports

33 - School Districts

34 - Municipal Waste Landfills

35 - Public Sewer and Water Service Areas

36 - Joint Comprehensive Planning