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Berks County Comprehensive Plan 2030 Update

The Berks County Planning Commission has updated the County Comprehensive Plan which was adopted by the Berks County Commissioners on January 23, 2020. For website purposes, the document has been broken down by chapter. Each chapter includes the maps. The maps are also provided individually.


Plan Components

Executive Summary​

Cover Page, Resolution, 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

Acknowledgements


Maps

01 Municipal Boundaries Map

02 Physiographic Provinces Map

03 Steep Slopes Map

04 Forested Areas Map

05 Geology Map

06 Agricultural Soils Map

07 Quarries Map

08 Water Resources Map

09 Housing Density Map

10 Planning Regions Map

11 Easements Map

12 Existing Land Use Map (not part of update)

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

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

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

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

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

18 Future Land Use Map

19 Hawk Mountain Region Future Land Use Map

20 Tulpehocken Region Future Land Use Map

21 Southern Highlands Region Future Land Use Map

22 Oley Hills Region Future Land Use Map

23 Metro Region Future Land Use Map

24 Economic Development Areas Map

25 Hawk Mountain Region Economic Development Areas Map

26 Tulpehocken Region Economic Development Areas Map

27 Southern Highlands Region Economic Development Areas Map

28 Oley Hills Region Economic Development Areas Map

29 Metro Region Economic Development Areas Map

30 Major Roads by Functional Class Map

31 BARTA Route Service Map

32 Railroads and Airports Map

33 School Districts Map

34 Municipal Waste Landfills Map

35 Public Sewer and Water Service Areas Map

36 Joint Comprehensive Planning Map​