Plan Regionally, Implement Locally

10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania played a lead role in advocating for Acts 67 and 68 of 2000, the legislation that authorized multi-municipal planning - Pennsylvania's unique approach to regional land use management.  In a continuing effort to advance sound land use policies, 10,000 Friends has produced a new report entitled Plan Regionally, Implement Locally, An Evaluation of Multi-municipal Planning and Implementation in Pennsylvania

The summary and full report are available below.  The case studies have been extracted for your convenience.

Plan Regionally Implement Locally Summary774.07 KB
Plan Regionally, Implement Locally Full Report1.34 MB
1. Twin Rivers Council of Governments Comprehensive Plan (Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties)937.95 KB
2. Northeast Upper Beaver Valley Comprehensive Plan (Beaver County)255.02 KB
3. Edinboro-Franklin-Washington Multi-Municipal Comprehensive Plan (Erie County)132.8 KB
4. Wolf Creek / Slippery Rock Creek Council of Governments Multi-Municipal Comprehensive Plan (Mercer County)241.44 KB
5. Penns Valley Region Comprehensive Plan (Centre County)411.04 KB
6. Greater Williamsport Alliance Multi-Municipal Plan (Lycoming County)196 KB
7. Moving Fulton Forward:A Multi-Municipal Plan for Fulton County274.74 KB
8. Lower Dauphin Area Regional Comprehensive Plan (Dauphin County)227.51 KB
9. Nazareth Area … 2030 (Northampton County)458.89 KB
10. Northern Tier Coalition Multi-Municipal Comprehensive Plan (Susquehanna County).252.84 KB
11. Phoenixville Region Comprehensive Plan (Chester County)307.78 KB
12. Pottstown Metropolitan Area Regional Comprehensive Plan (Montgomery and Chester Counties).290.57 KB
13. Growing Together:A Comprehensive Plan for Central Lancaster County256.33 KB
14. Exeter-Amity-St.Lawrence Comprehensive Plan (Berks County)528.98 KB