All administration of planning, zoning, and subdivision and land development in the Municipality shall be carried out by the Municipality.
Council shall adopt a Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance and Map, and Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance subject to the provisions of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)  as now or hereafter amended, supplemented, reenacted or supplied.
The Comprehensive Plan shall serve as a guide to all future Council action concerning land use and development regulations and expenditures for capital improvements.
Council shall appoint a Planning Commission which shall function as prescribed in Act 247.
Council shall adopt a building and plumbing code whose minimum standards shall be no lower than the Building Officials Code of America (BOCA) and its supplements.
Council shall require proposals for land subdivisions, rezoning, projects or other uses of land having or likely to have environmental impact to contain an environmental impact statement related to the proposed development, including but not limited to the effect of the proposed use on all public facilities, drainage systems, sanitary facilities, traffic flow, public safety, schools and recreation. Procedures for the environmental impact statement shall be included in the Administrative Code.