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Erie County Planning Commission


The Erie County Planning Commission (ECPC) is a 46-member advisory board, comprised of representatives from every municipality within Erie County, and from the County of Erie. The ECPC annually elects a Chairman, Vice-Chairman and nine-member Executive Board. The Director of the Erie County Department of Planning (ECDP) serves as Secretary to the ECPC and Executive Board.



ECPC duties include: Review, recommend and assist the ECDP, as requested, with the preparation and maintenance of the Comprehensive Plan for the development of Erie County as well as its presentation, from time to time, to the governing body for consideration; Review, recommend and assist the ECDP, as requested, with the preparation and maintenance of subdivision and land development regulations for Erie County; Promote public interest and involvement in, and understanding of, the Erie County Comprehensive Plan and planning; Assist ECDP, as requested, with the study and evaluation of local and regional planning issues; Assist in the review and evaluation of information regarding various planning-related issues and review reports and/or recommendations pursuant thereto; Become familiar with and participate in, as requested, various programs administered by the ECDP.



The ECPC holds monthly meetings at 6:00 PM on the second Thursday of the month. Meetings are held in the Admiral Room at the Raymond M. Blasco Memorial Library, 160 East Front Street, Erie PA unless otherwise advertised. All meetings are open to the public, and all interested parties are welcome and encouraged to attend.


2017 ECPC Meeting Dates Notice


2016 Meeting Minutes

Erie County Courthouse - 140 West Sixth Street, Erie, PA 16501 - (814) 451-6000 - TDD Phone: (814) 451-6237 - Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
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