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The Delaware County Planning Department’s mission is to promote the sound development and redevelopment of the County through the application of contemporary planning principles and smart growth concepts, while maintaining and enhancing the cultural, economic, and environmental livability of the County. The future of Delaware County and our municipalities is critically important, and we hope to provide resources to support a bright future. Stay up to date with the latest planning news and funding opportunities in Delaware County by subscribing to our periodic email alerts here.

We are guided in this mission by Delaware County 2035, the County’s Comprehensive Plan. The Delaware County Planning Department conducts programs and initiatives to assist municipalities with sound planning practices. Delaware County Planning Department staff also support the Delaware County Planning Commission by managing the development review process and presenting their reviews to the Delaware County Planning Commission at its monthly meetings, where official recommendations are made.

COUnty planning news and events

Green Ways Grant Round 2 -- Application in Review Period Through October 20

Register Now for the Heritage Commission’s Annual Seminar on October 23rd

2020 Census Redistricting Data Released

Register Now for Available Online PMPEI Training Sessions


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NEW! Darby Borough Brownfields Inventory Complete

Current Projects

Rose Tree County Park Playground Project

Delco Return on Environment Study

Chester Pike Corridor Plan

Delaware County Transportation Improvements Inventory

Newtown Township Zoning Task Force

West Chester Pike Coalition


November 5, 2021 - Multimodal Transportation Fund (PennDOT)

Rolling Application - Blighted Property Demolition Fund

Rolling Application - Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program in Pennsylvania

Funding Assistance

Grant Support Letter

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

About Delaware County

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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