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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Montgomery County Planning Commission Releases Return on Environment Study

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners has formally accepted a new county study, Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The study demonstrates how protected open space—...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Eighteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that eighteen projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Available! “2022 Implementation Update” for Montgomery County’s comprehensive plan

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) annually updates implementation activities by the county and outside partners aimed toward achieving the goals of Montco 2040: A Shared Vision. This past year (2021) proved to be a challenging year for staf...

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Planning
Posted on: January 28, 2022

NEW! Climate Change Potential Vulnerability Analysis Web Experience

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Climate Change Potential Vulnerability Analysis Web Experience

MCPC has developed a web experience to assist municipal officials, business, residents, and others in gaining a better understanding of climate change and its effects in Montgomery County. From...

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Planning
Posted on: January 7, 2022

NEW! Transit-Oriented Development Model Ordinance and Guidebook & NEW Web Experience

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The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) has developed a transit-oriented development (TOD) model ordinance and guidebook. The publication provides an engaging look at how every one of the 43 Regional Rail and 6 Norristown High Speed Line station ...

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Planning
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Montgomery County Seeks New Farmers to Preserve Their Farms for Future Generations

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission is accepting applications for the 2022 round of the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program. This program encourages farmers to learn about how they can apply fo...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Eight Municipal Projects Receive Montgomery County Transportation Program Grants

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners announced that eight projects across the county will receive Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for the 2021 selection cycle. These grants are part of the fourth ...
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2021 Press Releases