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Berks County Planning Commission and County Commissioners Tour the Nature Place August 15, 2021

BCPC Staff joined the Berks County Commissioners for a tour of the new Rookery located on the second floor of The Nature Place at the headquarters of Berks Nature. Executive Director Kim Murphy and Senior Ecologist Larry Lloyd led the tour of the facility and gave the history and importance of The Nature Place at Angelica Park which sits among nearly 100 acres in Reading’s Angelica Creek Park.

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Berks County Planning Commission August 10, 2022 Virtual Public Meeting Notice

The Berks County Planning Commission meeting schedule for Wednesday, August 10, 2022 beginning at 3:00 PM will be a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams/YouTube.  Information on how to participate in this meeting and provide comments, as well as meeting materials can be found by clicking here​.
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IMAGINE Berks Strategic Economic Development Plan - August 2nd, 2022

Today The County of Berks and the PA Board of Commissioners adopted the IMAGINE Berks Strategic Economic Development Plan. AND, they have already started implementing! Special thanks to the talented and committed Project Team:
Ken Pick, Jeremy Zaborowski, David N. Hunter, Sr. AICP, Ashley Showers, Derek Harris.

Check out the website for updates and Dashboard www.IMAGINEBerks.org
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Cancelled! - Reading Area Transportation Study August 4, ​2022 Technical Committee Meeting

The Reading Area Transportation Study Technical Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2022 has been cancelled.  The next scheduled meeting of the Technical Committee is Thursday, September 1, 2022 beginning at 1:30 PM.  An agenda and meeting materials will be available prior to that time.


Contact Information

Berks County
Planning Commission
Berks County Services Center
14th Floor
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601

Phone: 610-478-6300
Fax: 610-478-6316
Hours:  Monday thru Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.





If you have business with the Planning Commission, please contact our office to schedule an appointment at 610-478-6300.​