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Gaining public input and support is crucial for a successful planning process. Your involvement also advances plan implementation. We want to keep you engaged and  informed. The easiest way to keep up-to-date on community meetings and plan progress is to follow us on social media and sign-up for email updates.

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Summary of Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement began for Philadelphia2035 as a part of the Citywide Vision in 2010. Two series of public meetings were held across Philadelphia that year and attracted hundreds of participants. Community organizations, block captains, and elected officials were crucial to getting the word out about our first comprehensive planning effort in 60 years.

PCPC staff also convened stakeholder meetings with implementing agencies and key advisors, and presented to a variety of individual community and interest groups. On June 7, 2011 the Planning Commission adopted the Citywide Vision. On that same day, PCPC launched the first two of 18 District Plans.

Outreach for District Plans

Like the Citywide Vision civic engagement process, District Plans rely on community organizations, block captains, and elected officials to help us generate consensus and support for implementing plan recommendations. PCPC holds three public meetings for each District Plan. Additionally, every District Plan will have a steering committee that includes representatives of community organizations, city council offices, major land owners, key implementing agencies, and other stakeholders.

Information about public meetings and plan progress is announced through this website, facebook, twitter, email blasts, mailers to block captains, flyers distributed to community organizations, and announcements and presentations at Planning Commission meetings.

Announcements

Phila2035 Annual Implementation Calendar 2014

To track the implementation of Philadelphia2035 the PCPC has created this calendar highlighting the achievements of the past year.

2014 Calendar

Hard copies are still available at the Planning Commission offices; 1515 Arch Street, 13th Floor.

Citywide Vision is available for download

Click here to download the full plan (70mb PDF), or click here for the summary document (6mb).

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