Borough of West Chester, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of West Chester 6-13-1973. Section 23-2 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 97.
Zoning — See Ch. 112.
  Editor's Note: In addition to the Borough Planning Commission, by Res. No. 19-60, adopted 11-9-1960, the Borough of West Chester, together with several surrounding townships, created the West Chester Regional Planning Commission, to furnish advice and service regarding matters of local and regional planning. Also, by Res. No. 21-1969, adopted 10-8-1969, the Borough Council appointed the Chester County representative on the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission as the borough representative in matters pertaining to transportation planning.
Pursuant to Act No. 247 of 1968, known as the "Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code," as amended, supplemented and in effect,[1] there is hereby created a Borough Planning Commission, which shall have all the powers and duties conferred upon it by law and other powers vested in it by law or ordinance.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 10101 et seq.
[Amended 5-10-1989 by Ord. No. 11-1989]
The Borough Planning Commission shall consist of seven (7) members. The members shall be appointed by the Council and shall serve without compensation, except that they shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in carrying out their Commission duties.
In addition to the powers and duties conferred upon said Commission by law, the Borough Planning Commission shall make an annual report to the Borough Council, showing its transactions and recommendations. Said report shall review in substance all transactions and recommendations made during the year, together with any new recommendations which the Commission might wish to include.