Director of Planning and Municipal Development
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
- Use Registration Form
- 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan
- 2010-2014 Consolidated Plan
- 2015 Outdoor Dining Permit Application
- 2012/13 Historic Facade Grant Program Package
- Dekalb Street Two Way Presentation
- Fair Housing Law Flyer
- Open Space Plan (05)
- Zoning Fee Schedule
- Zoning process flowchart
- Signage Ordinance
- Downtown Norristown is Next
- 2016 JAG Application
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.
You can learn more about Norristown’s vision by reading our Comprehensive Plan. 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.
Municipality of Norristown Zoning
Please use the Use Registration Form HERE for any changes in Zoning (Buying and Leasing Commercial Real Estate; Buying and Selling Multi-Family Residential Real Estate; Signs; Fences; Patio's, Decks, Sheds, etc.) If you have any questions regarding zoning, please call our office at 610-270-0451.
Municipality of Norristown Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (SALDO)
Subdivision and Land Developers
This includes working with developers, investors, residents and others to review and approve plans for new construction in Norristown.
Norristown is divided into areas (or zones). Certain activities or uses (e.g., hospitals, manufacturing, retail, multifamily housing and others) are allowed in certain zones in Norristown but not others. The Planning and Municipal Development Department is responsible for ensuring that the uses in each zone are allowed by ordinance.
Grants and Administration
Each year the Municipality receives over $2 Million in federal, state and county grants. The Planning and Municipal Development Department develops projects and programs using these funds, including the owner-occupied housing rehabilitation program and the first-time home buyer assistance program.
The Planning and Municipal Development Department, in cooperation with federal, state, county government and other agencies and organizations, helps develop and guide important strategic initiatives intended to have a major impact on Norristown.
Planning and Municipal Development
- Zoning Fee Schedule
- Zoning Hearing Board Meeting Dates
- Planning Commssion Meeting Dates
Municipality of Norristown
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