Planning Commission

Appointed by the Borough Council and composed of five members.

Term of Office:
The term of the members of the Commission shall be four years.

Meeting Time and Place:
All meetings shall be held at the call of the chairperson. Meetings are held at the Municipal Building.

Department Liaison:
Code Enforcement Department

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the comprehensive plan for the development of the Borough as set forth in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.
  • Prepare and present to Council a zoning ordinance and make recommendations to Council on proposed amendments to it as set forth in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.
  • Review all subdivision and land development plans and submit recommendations to Council.
  • Do such acts or make such studies as may be necessary to fulfill the duties and obligations as imposed by the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.
  • Make recommendations to Council concerning land development policies and their implementation.
  • Promote public interest in and understanding of the comprehensive plan and planning.
  • Make recommendations to governmental, civic and private agencies and individuals as to the effectiveness of the proposals of such agencies and individuals.
  • Promote environmental preservation in the Borough.
  • Hold public hearings and may hold public hearings on matters before the Commission.

Established by:
Code of the Borough of Marcus Hook, Chapter 34, adopted September 21, 1977.

For further information:

Marcus Hook Borough Manager
1111 Market Street, Marcus Hook, PA 19061

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