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Posted on: October 14, 2021

places2040 Planning Leadership Awards -- LCP Accepting Nominations

Lancaster County Planning is seeking nominations for the 2022 places2040 Planning Leadership Awards Program. 

Nomination Deadline is December 15, 2021, and Application Deadline is January 14, 2022.

 An application package can be found on the Lancaster County Planning Commission’s website at

 These awards are designed to recognize planning projects and individuals that demonstrate leadership and effectiveness in implementing places2040, the Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan. 

 Planning projects and individuals from the public, private, or nonprofit sectors are eligible for Leadership Awards. Award winners will be recognized at an event in the spring of 2022.

 Examples of planning projects include plans, programs, ordinances, and guidelines; conservation, preservation, and revitalization efforts; best practices; public involvement, outreach, and education; implementation efforts; built projects; and partnerships; etc. 

 Examples of individuals include members of planning commissions and committees, economic development organizations, heritage and resource conservation groups, community groups, and watershed associations, as well as citizen activists, neighborhood leaders, elected or appointed officials, community volunteers, educators, consultants, and business leaders, etc.

 For questions on the nomination and application process, please contact Mary L. Frey, Principal Planner, at 717-299-8333 or

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