Keystone Employment & Economic Plan

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Pottstown Borough and West Pottsgrove Township recently adopted the Keystone Employment & Economic Plan (KEEP) Specific Plan. Upon adoption, this plan became the first Specific Plan in the state of Pennsylvania (as provided for by the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC), PA Act 247). The KEEP Specific Plan establishes a vision for economic development, revitalization, and infrastructure improvements of the Keystone Boulevard area, generally bounded by PA 100 on the east, Grosstown Road on the west, the Norfolk Southern Railroad on the north, and U.S. 422 and the Schuylkill River on the south. The plan was adopted by Pottstown Borough on January 14, 2019 and by West Pottsgrove Township on February 6, 2019.