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    • IRMX zoning classification

PCPC approves IRMX revisions

On Tuesday, the Planning Commission voted to approve changes to the IRMX zoning category, which is meant to encourage the mixed-use redevelopment of former industrial properties. The category is new…

    • Central Northeast plan

Central Northeast: Lots of immigrants, transportation needs

The neighborhoods of Central Northeast Philadelphia have a growing population and twice as many immigrants as the city average, planner Michael Thompson told the Philadelphia City Planning Commission Tuesday during a…

    • Planning Commission amends, adopts new regulations

Planning Commission amends, adopts new regulations

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission adopted an amended set of regulations for implementing the new zoning during its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon. After a first draft of the regulations was adopted…

Planning Commission holds hearing on new regulations

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission held a public hearing Tuesday afternoon to gather testimony on its proposed new regulations for implementing the zoning code. The hearing was requested by several members…

    • Draft of new zoning regulations presented to Planning Commission

Draft of new zoning regulations presented to Planning Commission

In a special meeting of  the City Planning Commission at the Central Library Tuesday afternoon, deputy director of the PCPC Eva Gladstein presented a draft of amended regulations for the Commission…

Development Workshop Inc. requests hearing

The friction between the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and a group of commercial real estate developers has surfaced again.Craig Schelter, executive director of Development Workshop Inc., has filed a request…

    • PCPC gets overview of Central Delaware Master Plan

PCPC gets overview of Central Delaware Master Plan

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission seemed largely impressed by what it learned Tuesday about the in-the-works plan to revamp the Central Delaware waterfront – commission members even  gave the head of…

    • 1213 Walnut Street: before and after

UPDATE: clearing way for U3's "Fergie Tower"

The recent demolition of a building located at 1213 Walnut Street suggests that a proposed structure approved by the Planning Commission in 2009 may finally be moving ahead.The building, which…

    • Pedestrian and Bike Plan phases

Philadelphia gets its first pedestrian plan, which also updates city goals for bicycling.

From now on, Philadelphia streets will not be resurfaced without considering pedestrians and bicyclists.It's all part of Philadelphia's Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan – the first ever for pedestrians and an…

    • Philly to add 100K folks within 25 years, planners say

Philly to add 100K folks within 25 years, planners say

Twenty five years ago this month, Philadelphia hosted Live Aid at the dear, departed John F. Kennedy Stadium, a sprawling venue that could jam in 100,000 people without breaking a sweat. …

    • Development will be topic du jour at PCPC

Development will be topic du jour at PCPC

Tuesday's regular meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission will be dominated by development proposals and another major look at how Central Delaware River development will be regulated going forward. In…

    • PCPC April meeting

Central Delaware ‘POD’ rules vague, opponents say

The not uncommon three-way power struggle between the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, various neighborhood associations and a coalition of commercial real estate developers played out again Tuesday afternoon, when the Planning…

PCPC bike plan

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission, with the assistance of the Toole Design Group, is preparing a Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan for the City of Philadelphia. Improving pedestrian and bicycle safety and…

Revised "Plan of Development" regulations posted

Revised "Plan of Development" regulations were posted on the PCPC Web site last week (www.philaplanning.org) and are available for review and comment. The City Planning Commission will be considering…

    • Homewood Hilton in UCity

PCPC: All about arboretums, hotels, streets and 2035

March 16, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyThe Philadelphia City Planning Commission voted to approve a new historic district in Germantown, gave a nod to a new transit-oriented development…

    • Office of Sustainability Facebook profile photo

Jobs afoot at Planning, Sustainability

March 12, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyWhile most city departments continue to cut staff, a few rare jobs, being funded by outside sources, are being advertised by the…

Philadelphia City Planning Commission unanimously adopted the city’s new six-year capital program and budget

March 2, 2010 The Philadelphia City Planning Commission unanimously adopted the city’s new six-year capital program and budget in a special session on Tuesday, after an outline of the plan by…

    • Harris Sokoloff leads discussion

Developers face civic groups at final ‘Common Ground’ event

January 28, 2010By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyIn the end, there was the low-hanging fruit, and there were the gut-wrenchers.After about 10 hours of brainstorming over the course…

    • Harris Sokoloff leads a discussion

Civic groups show neighborhood colors at zoning event

January 24, 2010 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly“Since zoning principles are already established in Philadelphia, the problem before the new zoning commission is to extend their use to meet…

Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and Zoning Process

From the APA - PA Southest Section Blog: Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and Zoning Process The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) and Zoning Code Commission (ZCC) will carry out an “in­tegrated planning…

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