Subdivision & Land Developments

State laws, including the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247) and the Sewage Facilities Planning Act (Act 537), require that county planning commissions review plans of proposed development and sewage facilities.

Review Type2019 Number of Reviews2018 Number of ReviewsDifferenceChange
Major12011554%
Minor5556−1−2%
Sketch2024−4−20%
Municipal9296−4−4%
Total287291−4−1%

Online Procedure

As a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and to ensure the timely review of subdivision and land development applications, the Bucks County Planning Commission has adopted a new electronic submission procedure effective immediately, until further notice.


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