Planning for Livable Communities

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Planning Projects

Preparation of comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, subdivision administration and ordinances, recreation planning, community facility planning, environmental assessments, grant writing and administration for a variety of programs.

Zoning Regulations

Zoning can regulate the use of land; size, height, bulk, erection, removal and use of structures; areas and dimensions of lots, yards, open spaces & separation distances between structures; density of population and intensity of use; and protection of natural resources and agricultural land.

Community Development

The Community Development Block Grant program is an important funding tool for implementing community plans. Municipalities can regularly apply for funding for qualifying activities and projects. The Mercer County Regional Planning Commission is available to help Mercer County communities apply for funding from this program.

Public Notices

Employment Opportunity: Executive Director  (Click Here)

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Hearing Notice – City of Farrell 

Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing Notice- Grove City/Mercer County

Bekanntmachung Der Öffentlichen Anhörung – Grove City/Mercer County (German)  

MCRPC Monthly Meeting Information

 

Meeting/Info Notice(s): Updated 04-02-2024

April MCRPC Monthly Meeting

The next MCRPC regularly scheduled monthly meeting will be April 23, 2024 at 7:30 pm.

This meeting will be in person and virtual.  The meeting agenda will be posted below and on the doors of the MCRPC office once available.  Please remember that depending on your individual phone plan that there may be a cost when calling in to attend the virtual meeting.  In addition to the virtual meeting the public can make comments on agenda items via email to dgracenin@mcrpc.com, or via regular mail sent to 2491 Highland Rd.. Hermitage, PA  16148.

Tue, April 23, 2024 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM (EST) 

February 27, 2024 Agenda

Minutes January 23, 2024

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Access Code: 874-614-669

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April Finance and Personnel Committee Meeting

The MCRPC Finance and Personnel Committee will hold their next regularly scheduled monthly meeting April 23, 2024 at 6:00 pm.

This meeting will be in person and virtual.  The meeting agenda will be posted below and on the doors of the MCRPC office once available.  Please remember that depending on your individual phone plan that there may be a cost when calling in to attend the virtual meeting.  In addition to the virtual meeting the public can make comments on agenda items via email to dgracenin@mcrpc.com, or via regular mail sent to 2491 Highland Rd.. Hermitage, PA  16148.

April 23, 2024 Agenda

Tue, April 23, 2024 6:00 PM (EST)

Personnel-Finance Committee Mtg. Room

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Access Code: 710-788-989
United States: +1 (312) 757-3121

MPO Coordinating Committee Mtg. March 12, 2024 at 10:30am.

The March 12, 2024 MPO Coordinating Committee meeting will be held at 10:30am virtually via GotoMeeting and in person.

Those wishing to attend can join the meeting from a computer, tablet or smartphone at:  https://meet.goto.com/721015909 or join in using a phone by dialing +1 (872) 240-3412 entering in the access code 721-015-909
Please be aware that there may be phone charges if calling into the meeting.  Check with you phone company to see if charges apply.

SVATS MPO Coordinating Committee Meeting
Tuesday March 12, 2024 -10:30am (Hybrid Meeting)

March 12, 2024 Agenda/Meeting Packet 

TIP Modifications

Additional Meeting Information

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Zoning & Subdivision Committee Mtg. Info –

April 16, 2024 Z&S Mtg.  

MCRPC Zoning & Subdivision Mtg.
The next meeting is scheduled for Tue, April 16, 2024 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM (EST) 

The next MCRPC Zoning & Subdivision Committee meeting will be in-person and virtual on April 16, 2024 from 7:30 PM to 9:00PM. The meeting agenda will be posted below and on the doors of the MCRPC office once available. Please remember that depending on your individual phone plan that there may be a cost when calling in to attend the virtual meeting.  In addition to the meeting the public can make comments on agenda items via email to dgracenin@mcrpc.com, or via regular mail sent to 2491 Highland Rd, Hermitage, PA  16148

Meeting Information/material can be found by clicking here

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United States: +1 (872) 240-3412

Access Code: 674-536-501

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MCRPC News & Mtg. Information

Our mission is rooted in the Municipalities Planning Code. We assist our 39 member municipalities to undertake and implement a variety of community and economic development plans/projects each year. Our 7 member staff is available to help you with all your municipal planning needs.

The Mercer County Regional Planning Commission originated in 1952 with seven municipal members. Today MCRPC has 39 member municipalities with 87 individual board seats including Mercer County.

Our mission is rooted in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code. Our membership is made up of planning and elected officials and citizens at large.

Our services include, but are not limited to, preparation of comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, subdivision administration and ordinances, recreation planning, community facility planning, environmental assessments, grant writing and administration for a variety of programs including Communities of Opportunities, Community Revitalization Program, CDBG, PennVest, HOME, etc. We also serve as the staff of the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation and the Redevelopment Authority of Mercer County. Our full commission meetings are open to the public and are held each month on the 4th Tuesday at 7: 30 p.m. September through May. (December meeting is held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.)

Rooted in our Community

MCRPC is organized as a joint municipal planning commission in accord with Article XI of the Planning Code as existed prior to the amendments of Act 67 of 2000.

PA Municipalities Planning Code Act 247