Planning Commission

The Erie County Planning Commission assists the Department of Planning and Community Development with the preparation of a comprehensive plan for the county, and also may make recommendations about zoning, subdivisions and land development. The commission consists of nine members and up to three alternates, all of whom serve four-year terms.

Commission Members

The commission may have up to 12 members. Of the 12 commissioners, seven represent each of the County Council districts and two represent the interests of municipalities located within the county. At least one but not more than three residents of Erie County serve as alternate members of the commission. All appointments are made by the County Executive with the advice and consent of County Council.


Regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month as listed below and begin at 6:00 p.m. The meetings are open to the public at the below locations or virtually at

2024 Meetings Dates


Thursday, April 11, 2024
Meeting Agenda and Materials
Planning Department
150 East Front Street, Suite 300
Erie, PA 16501
Thursday, June 13, 2024 Girard Borough Building
34 Main Street W
Girard, PA 16417
Thursday, August 8, 2024 Erie County Conservation District
1927 Wager Road
Erie, PA 16509
Thursday, October 10, 2024 First United Methodist Church
42 East High Street
Union City, PA 16438
Thursday, December 12, 2024 Millcreek Township Building
3608 West 26th Street
Erie, PA 16505

2023 Meetings Dates

Thursday, February 9, 2023 Planning Department, Meeting Minutes
Thursday, April 13, 2023 Fairview Township Building, Meeting Minutes
Thursday, June 8, 2023 Girard Borough Building – CANCELLED
Thursday, August 10, 2023 Erie County Conservation District, Meeting Minutes
Thursday, October 12, 2023 First United Methodist Church, Union City, Meeting Minutes
Thursday, December 14, 2023 Millcreek Township Building


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