Delaware County 2035

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Delaware County 2035 is the Comprehensive Plan for Delaware County, PA and provides a policy framework for land use decisions in the County.

Delaware County 2035 consists of a central, Land Use Policy Framework Plan and a number of related, interconnected, but more detailed component plans. Some of these component plans – addressing additional planning-related elements within the County – have already been developed, others are currently underway, and more will be developed in the future, but all will use the same framework and build off of the Land Use policies laid out in the Framework Plan.

Questions about Delaware County 2035? Contact the Planning Department at 610-891-5200 or Planning_Department@co.delaware.pa.us.

Component Plans

   Land Use Policy Framework Plan (2013)

   Open Space and Recreation Plan (2015)

   Economic Development Plan (2017)

   Transportation Plan (2017)

   Historic Preservation Plan (2018)

   Housing Plan (Under Development)

Implementation Metrics Report

The Implementation Metrics Report helps the County to track progress in implementing Delaware County 2035. Perhaps most importantly, it will help the County to determine the efforts that are working most effectively and which goals may need more focus or a different approach. It uses commonly available data that is tracked regionally or nationally and regularly updated; this allows the report to be updated regularly.

   View the 2017 Implementation Metrics Report



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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.


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