Planning & Municipal Development


The Planning and Municipal Development Department is responsible for ensuring that Norristown develops and grows in ways that are consistent with our vision of the kind of community we want to be:

  • Walkable and transit-oriented
  • Ample park and recreation amenities
  • Appropriately located retail, commercial and industrial development
  • Variety of homes for every taste, budget, and life-style

Comprehensive Plan

You can learn more about Norristown’s vision by reading our Comprehensive Plan  (PDF). The Comprehensive Plan explains the goals Norristown has set for itself to create a better community, one that is ready to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.