Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

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  • $1.27 million in Community Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects Awarded

     

    The Lehigh Valley Transportation Study (LVTS) on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 awarded the investment of $1.27 million in support of innovative regional and local Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) projects. Twenty-three (23) municipal application requests competed for an award with the collective ask totaling more than $9 million.

     

    <CLICK HERE FOR PDF OF PRESS RELEASE>

    <CLICK HERE FOR TAP PAGE>

     

  • Employment Opportunities

    Senior Environmental Engineer

    The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is growing the environmental engineering and planning, capacity and capabilities of our team. Specifically, LVPC is seeking an individual with interest in participating in stormwater management, and watershed-based, green-gray infrastructure, sustainability and greenways-blueways regional planning efforts.

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    GIS Planner/Senior GIS Planner-

    The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is growing the technological, geo-spatial and graphic capacity and capabilities of our team. Specifically, LVPC is seeking individuals with interest in participating in Geographic Information Systems-based regional planning efforts.

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  • LVPC Releases Housing Market Report

     

    In December 2015, the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) released the 2010-2014 Housing Market Report. The report is the continuation of two previous reports, titled Home Buying During Economic Uncertainty: Housing Sales in the Lehigh Valley, PA 2008-2012 and Housing in the Lehigh Valley published by the LVPC in 2014 and 2009, respectively. In addition, the 2014 Regional Housing Plan, a comprehensive look at housing opportunities in the Lehigh Valley, had a portion revisited through the lens of housing sales in the report. The Housing Market Report provides valuable information for municipal staff, elected officials, housing professionals and the general public on housing sales.

     

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  • Livable Landscapes Adopted

     

    The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC), in partnership with Northampton County, completed Livable Landscapes An Open Space Plan for Northampton County (Plan), which was adopted by the County on Thursday, January 7, 2016. The purpose of the Plan is to guide the conservation, restoration and enhancement of the County’s open space resources and create linkages between natural resources; outdoor recreational facilities; greenways and blueways; farmland; and historic, cultural and scenic resources.

     

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  • Return On Environment Outreach

     

    The Lehigh Valley Return on Environment (ROE) study was completed in 2014 with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Sustainable Communities grant program. The purpose for the study was to create conservation leverage, showing that through open space preservation, quality of life can be improved while saving tax dollars and growing the economy. The valuation of open space features will also help prioritize natural areas for conservation.

     

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  • FREIGHTLV

  • NEWSLV

    Past articles are available on our NEWSLV page.

  • PLANNING + PIZZA

    Housing Market Report

    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission has released the 2010-2014 Housing Market Report. This report is the continuation of two previous reports titled Home Buying during Economic Uncertainty: Housing Sales in the Lehigh Valley, PA 2008-2012 and Housing in the Lehigh Valley published by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) in 2014 and 2009, respectively. The data is provided at the region, county, municipal and school district levels for all five years.

     

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  • 2016 LTAP Training

     

    Engineering and Traffic Studies:

    February 25, 2016 - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

     

    Managing Utility Cuts:

    March 2, 2016, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.

     

    Click here for more information on LTAP courses.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact: Gabriel Hurtado, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission at 610-264-4544 or ghurtado@lvpc.org.

    LTAP Contact Information: 400 North Street, 6th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17120, phone: 800-FOR-LTAP (367-5827) Fax: (717) 783-9152 e-mail: ltap@state.pa.us

  • 2016 LVPC + LVTS Meeting Schedules

     

    Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Meetings

    Link to LVTS Meetings web page

    Link to printable PDF

     

    Lehigh Valley Transportation Study Meetings

    Link to LVTS Meetings web page

    Link to printable PDF

     

  • LVPC Newsletters

  • Pipeline Planning to Reduce Risks

     

    The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, Berks County Planning Commission, and Bucks County Planning Commission and Albright College’s Center for Excellence in Local Government worked with the League of Women Voters to provide pipeline planning information to our communities at Cedar Crest College in late September 2014.

     

    As follow-up, the League of Women Voters has prepared a resource reference document the LVPC Environment Committee would like to share with you.

     

    The LVPC is developing a resource center to provide accurate, objective information and support to the region’s municipalities as pipelines become a regular part of our lexicon.

     

    Please visit our Pipeline Resource Center for more information.

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

961 Marcon Boulevard - Suite 310

Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-4544

Toll Free: (888) 627-8808

Fax: (610) 264-2616