Smart Growth

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  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, the week preceding the 3rd Wednesday of the month
  • Council Chambers
    401 E. Gay St.
    West Chester, PA 19380
Meetings are held in the Municipal Building unless otherwise noted.


  • Diane LeBold
  • Bill Scott
  • Michael Galey


  • To check out our committee's agenda click here.

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Smart Growth Committee is to recommend to Borough Council actions for the Council to take which:

  • Encourage beneficial town growth in many of the areas in which the town and its residents are, or may become, engaged.
  • Discourage/prohibit that growth which detracts, or may detract, from the town's positive development.
  • Preserve the town's historic character and integrity.
  • Respect the individual rights of the town's residents and property owners.
  • Encourage sustainable and environmentally friendly growth.
The mission will involve, but not be limited to, the areas of:

  • Municipal planning, multi-municipal planning, zoning, transportation, business and commercial development, cultural vitality, recreation areas and open/green space availability.