to the website of Allegheny Places, the official Allegheny County comprehensive plan.
Allegheny Places, adopted November 5, 2008, is Allegheny County’s first comprehensive land use plan.
What is a County Comprehensive Plan? Counties are required by state law to adopt a land use and growth management plan which establishes broad goals and criteria to guide municipalities in the preparation of their plans.
Allegheny Places meets the requirements of state law - but is so much more! Allegheny Places is a unique blueprint for a sustainable future envisioned by the citizens of the County, where:
On this website you will find detailed information about Allegheny Places. Municipalities and others are invited to explore the website's resources which include:
ACED’s Planning Division would be happy to meet with your municipality or organization to talk about Allegheny Places. Just give us a call at 412-350-1030.
The Ohio River Bike & Pedestrian Trail was awarded Transportation, Community and System Preservation (TCSP) funds from the Federal Highway Administration to complete engineering drawings & bid documents for a 2.5 mile trail between Coraopolis and Moon Township.
The Southwest Section of the APA/PA Chapter has a new website, including facebook and twitter pages: website; facebook; twitter
The Allegheny County Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance of 2012 was adopted on April 17, 2012. For more information and a pdf of the updated Ordinance, go to the Projects page.
Dr. Charles Martoni
William Russell Robinson
Jim Burn, Jr.
Barbara Daly Danko
Michael J. Finnerty
Amanda Green Hawkins
Robert J. Macey
John F. Palmiere
Select photography by Kevin Smay