Planning Commisson

The Planning Commission play a pivotal role in planning and land use regulation in Swarthmore.  The 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


 James Levine ('23) - Chair - jlevine721@gmail.com    
 Chris DeBruyn ('24) 
 Rex Brien ('23)
 Doug Harnsberger ('24)
 Donald Jones ('25)
 Steve Minton ('23)
 Doug Perry ('23)
 Nancy Templeton ('26)
 David Virgil ('25) Vice-Chair
 
Alternate
John MacCallum - Alternate

Christopher Kenney - Alternate
    
    
 Planning Commission Minutes:
         2016
2/17/2016
3/15/2016
6/15/2016
                        2017

9/20/2017
10/18/2017

12/20/2017
                               2018

1/18/2018

4/18/2018

7/18/2018
11/21/2018
2019
3/20/2019
7/17/2019
                         2020
3/18/2020
8/19/2020
10/21/2020
11/18/2020
                         2021
1/20/2021
2/17/2021
3/17/2021
6/16/21
7/21/2021
9/22/2021
10/20/2021
11/17/2021
12/15/2021
                         2022

1/19/2022
2/16/2022
3/16/2022
4/20/2022
4/26/2022
5/18/2022
6/15/2022
7/20/2022
9/21/2022
10/19/2022
11/16/2022

12/15/2022

                        2023
 

Sitting as Accommodation Request Review Board 

8/23/2016
9/13/2016
9/13/16 Decision 
4/21/2021