Planning Commission

This office is the advisory and research arm of county government. The Planning Commission is charged with the task of promoting orderly growth and development. The agency provides technical advice to municipal officials, promotes inter-governmental cooperation, and formulates as well as implements comprehensive growth plans for Somerset County. The agency administers the county’s interchange area zoning and land subdivision regulations.

Address

300 N. Center Ave
Suite 540
Somerset, PA 15501
Phone: (814) 445-1544
Fax: (814) 445-1575
Planning Commission



Links

Board Members
- Planning Board List
- Zoning Board List

Downloadable Documents
- Minor Land Development Package
- Airport Zoning Ordinance
- Airport Zoning Ordinance - Map
- Building Permit Enforcement Agencies
- Hazard Mitigation Program/Plan
- Rockwood Amtrak Train Station Feasibility Study
- Somerset Lake Park Executive Summary
- Somerset Lake Park Feasibility Study and Master Plan

Downloadable Documents (.zip files)
- Along the Great Allegheny Passage

Interchange Area Zoning Ordinance
- a) Zoning Intro
- b) Article I - IV
- c) Article V - VII
- d) Zoning Appendix
- e) Zoning Appendix Map

Municipal Contact Info
- Building Permit Enforcement Agencies
- Sewage Enforcement Officers

Pages of Interest
- Flight 93 National Memorial Corridor Study Final Plan
- Gas Well Information
- Somerset County Natural Heritage Inventory (Large pdf)
- Somerset County Natural Heritage Inventory (Section 1)
- Somerset County Natural Heritage Inventory (Section 2)
- Somerset County Natural Heritage Inventory (Section 3)
- Southern Alleghenies Greenways & Open Source Network Plan
- Stonycreek Watershed Stormwater Management Phase 2 Final Plan
- Subdivision Ordinance Regarding Commercial Wind Energy Facility

Rt 31 West Corridor
- Rt. 31 West Corridor Zoning Map Center Section
- Rt. 31 West Corridor Planning Study
- Rt. 31 West Corridor Zoning Map
- Rt. 31 West Corridor Zoning Map East Section
- Rt. 31 West Corridor Zoning Map West Section
- Rt. 31 West Ordinance Adoption
- Rt. 31 West Ordinance Fee Schedule
- Rt. 31 West Zoning Ordinance

Subdivision & Land Development Regulations
- Minor Land Development Package
- Somerset County Subdivision & Land Development Regulations - 4/6/2004
- Somerset County Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance - 8/13/2013

Websites
- Comprehensive Plan

Zoning Maps
- Zoning Maps
County Annex Office Building
300 North Center Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501
Somerset County Courthouse
111 East Union St.
Somerset, PA 15501