Planning Commisson

The Planning Commission play a vital role in planning and land use regulation in Swarthmore.  The Planning Commission advises Borough Council on the physical development of the community. They provide policy advice on land use regulations such as zoning and subdivision controls, and provide oversight of all subdivision and land development plans submitted to the Borough. The Planning Commission oversees and/or participates with other agencies in plans for recreation, open space, greenways, environmental protection, natural resources, agriculture, and forestry are prepared by planning commissions.  The Planning Commission also sits as the Accommodation Request Review Board to hear requests for variances from the Borough Zoning Code under the Fair Housing Act.

Planning Commission Members:
4-Year term expiring in December:
Meets 3rd Wednesday at 7:30pm

   
Chris DeBruyn ('24) Chair - chris@debruyngroup.com
Rex Brien ('23)
Elizabeth Jenkins ('24)
Donald Jones ('21)
James Levine ('23)
Steve Minton ('23)
Laura Poltronieri ('22)
Nancy Templeton ('22)
David Virgil ('21)

Doug Perry ('23) Alternate
Doug Harnsberger Alternate
    
    
Planning Commission Minutes:
2/17/2016
3/15/2016
6/15/2016

9/20/2017
10/18/2017

12/20/2017

1/18/2018

4/18/2018

7/18/2018
11/21/2018
3/20/2019
7/17/2019

8/19/2020
11/18/2020
1/20/2021
2/17/2021
3/17/2021
4/21/2021
6/16/21
7/21/21

Sitting as Accommodation Request Review Board 

8/23/2016
9/13/2016
9/13/16 Decision