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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Future of Manufacturing in Montgomery County

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This free event will be highlighted by a moderated panel discussion featuring various manufacturers in the county who will talk about the issues they experience and how municipalities can support manufacturing businesses.

This jointly sponsored event with ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

New Residential Agriculture Guidebook

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The guidebook, Suburban Homestead: A Primer on Best Management and Practices, defines residential agriculture as any noncommercial, small-scale farming for personal consumption that takes place on private residential property. We've noticed a trend toward...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Bike Montco Adopted!

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Bike Montco represents a new approach to bicycle planning in the Philadelphia region. It can be used as a tool to make communities safer and more attractive to bicyclists. The plan focuses on physical improvements on strategically selected roadway segment...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Latest Issue of Planning Perspectives

People touring Morris Road as part of the Bike Montco event

This issue also focuses on our latest reports on residential and nonresidential construction in the county, farmers’ markets in the county, our new digital 247 review process, an upcoming zoning course and an October 30 event focused on the future of manu...

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Planning
Posted on: July 19, 2018

New Residential and Nonresidential Construction Reports

Pie chart indicating 2017 nonresidential construction by type in Montgomery County

The reports show that the number of housing units built in 2017 (1,964 units) and the amount of square footage constructed in 2017 (over 1.6 million square feet) indicate a hot suburban real estate market. The housing report provides information on munici...

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Planning
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Town Center News

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This issue focuses on the trends of Millennials, Generation X, and baby boomers and what these trends mean to communities. It also highlights the 14 grants approved by the Montgomery County Commissioners for the 2018 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementatio...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Visit a farmers' market in Montgomery County!

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Farm fresh foods support a healthy lifestyle, and when you buy locally you help to support agriculture and the local economy. Click here for the 2018 list of farmer's markets in Montgomery County. The county supports agriculture through a farmland preserv...

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Planning
Posted on: February 7, 2018

2018 Planning Events & Courses

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The Planning Smarter Montco 2018 program offers the three popular courses in community planning, subdivision and land development review, and zoning that we sponsor annually. It also includes an MCPC meet-and-greet to share all of our resources and servic...

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