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Draft West District Plan Public Comment Deadline is March 30

City Planning has released the draft of the Philadelphia2035 West District Plan[PDF]!

Watch a short video about the plan, download the draft[PDF] and send comments by March 30th, 2018 to Brian Wenrich, the Plan Manager:

The draft plan addresses topics like:

  • Housing and seniors aging in place

  • Neighborhood businesses & shopping areas

  • Industry and jobs

  • Zoning (regulates what and where you can build)

  • Transportation and traffic safety

  • Rec centers and parks

  • Public space and beautification

  • Protecting historic buildings

  • and more!

What's a Plan?

A city plan uses community input, research, and surveying, to guide how to improve housing, neighborhoods, jobs, shopping options, transportation, and public space.

Plans also identify how to turn the ideas in the plan into action. Once completed, City Planning works with other city departments, partners, and community groups to make the plan happen.

Learn more about the Philadelphia2035 plan and the West District.

What's Next?

The final version of the plan will be presented for adoption at a City Planning Commission meeting. Open to the public!

Once the plan is adopted by the City Planning Commission, our staff will start working on making it happen, in partnership with community organizations, West District residents, fellow City departments, and other partners.

Thank you to all the organizations and residents who participated in shaping the plan!

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