Chester County issues draft of new community development plan

The Chester County Department of Community Development (DCD) has a draft version of the Consolidated Plan (2018-2022) and 2018 Action Plan available for public review and comment from May 18, 2018 through June 18, 2018. The plans may also be accessed at three locations:

• Department of Community Development in the Government Services Center located at 601 Westtown Road, Suite 365, West Chester, PA 19380
• Chester County Library located at 400 Exton Square Parkway, Exton, PA 19341
• Coatesville City Hall located at 545 E. Lincoln Highway, 3rd floor, Coatesville, PA 19320

There will be a public hearing on Monday June 4, 2018 at the Chester County Government Services Center located at 601 Westtown Road, West Chester,PA 19380, Room 149. The purpose of the public hearing is to provide citizens with an opportunity to comment on the proposed Consolidated Plan (2018-2022) and the 2018 Action Plan.  Comments will be accepted until Monday, June 18, 2018. Written comments should be addressed to Patrick Bokovitz, Director of the Chester County Department of Community Development, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 365, P.O. Box 2747, West Chester, PA 19380-0990 or e-mailed here.

The Consolidated Plan is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and presents the strategy for addressing housing and community development needs in Chester County. The Action Plan sets forth specific activities proposed in 2018 that address affordable housing, homeless assistance, municipal infrastructure, and economic and community development.

View the plan here.