The guide starts by identifying goals that should be at the forefront of neighborhood planning processes. The pages that follow concisely outline the ideas these plans will cover, as well as the public agencies that will partner with the community to address them.
An overview that explains the basic process and more detailed guidance for the entire planning process.
Resources and templates to support planning teams throughout the process. The information in these resources provide more detail for items in The Planning Process Phases.
The Department of City Planning (DCP) establishes and sustains an orderly and consistent approach to land use in the City of Pittsburgh that incorporates sustainability, city design, resilience, equity, and opportunity into ongoing practice and long-range planning. To achieve this end, DCP works with communities, civic institutions, and non-profits as well as public departments, agencies, and authorities to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of City policy. The overriding goal is to sustain and enhance a thriving city of neighborhoods for people who live, work, learn, and visit here.
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