The above documents were available for review in hard copy at the following locations:
This Public Hearing Draft County-wide Act 167 Plan represents the collective outcome of 5 years of collaborative work with Chester County municipalities as well as individuals and stakeholder organizations who provided over 4,200 comments through 5 previous review cycles. All inputs, comments and concerns were closely evaluated and incorporated to best reflect the broad range of community and individual interests, circumstances, values, and priorities that exist within the municipalities across Chester County, and to meet the minimum requirements for approval by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP).
In accordance with the Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Act, 1978 (Act 167), the County-wide Act 167 Plan is being prepared by Chester County to comply with Act 167. Upon completion of the Public Hearing, the County-wide Act 167 Plan will be considered for adoption by the Chester County Board of Commissioners. In addition, in accordance with the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247), Watersheds and Landscapes2 will be amended to incorporate the County-wide Act 167 Stormwater Management Plan Addendum to Watersheds, An Integrated Water Resources Plan for Chester County, PA and Its Watersheds.
After adoption, the County-wide Act 167 Plan will be submitted to PADEP for their approval. Act 167 further requires that within 6 months following PADEP approval, all Chester County municipalities must adopt the ordinance requirements included in the Plan. A certificate of adoption is to be submitted by each municipality to PADEP.
45-Day Public Review Comment Response Document
Other Conveyances and System Design Standards
August 2012 Comments Documents:
Phase I County-wide Act 167 Plan (documents and supporting materials)