Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code

The Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) is the Commonwealth’s legal basis for Penn Township’s ability to enact its Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision & Land Development Ordinance, Comprehensive Plan, and other planning elements. The PA Department of Community and Economic Development has produced the following publications as user-friendly supplements to the law:

  1. Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
  2. The Planning Commission
  3. The Comprehensive Plan
  4. Zoning
  5. Technical Information on Floodplain Management
  6. The Zoning Hearing Board
  7. Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances
  8. Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania
  9. The Zoning Officer
  10. Planning for Agriculture