The Planning Commission consists of seven members appointed by Council. They serve 4-year overlapping terms. The Planning Commission has the responsibility to review all proposed subdivision plans and land development plans to make recommendations to Borough Council.
The Planning Commission shall, at the request of Council, prepare a comprehensive development plan for the Borough and present it to Council for consideration. Final approval or acceptance of the plan is determined by Council.
When requested by Council, the Commission is responsible for making recommendations concerning zoning in the Borough; preparing long-range capital improvement programs; promoting public interest in, and understanding of, the comprehensive plan and planning in general, plus numerous other matters. The Planning Commission meetings are scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM in the Municipal Building, provided that there is business to conduct.