Mission: To establish a precise and detailed plan for the use of land in the City of Reading and is enacted to promote and to protect the public health, safety, morals, comfort, convenience, and general welfare of the people in accordance with the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, Act of 1968, P.L. 805, No. 247, as reenacted and amended, and to implement and foster the land development and use policies indicated in the adopted City of Reading Comprehensive Plan.

Meetings:  2nd Wednesday of the Month @ 5:30 in Council Chambers

Liaison:  Zoning Administrator, 610-655-6326; Steve Price, Solicitor

Bill No. 7, February 6, 1957, Bill 49, November 10, 1971, Bill No. 21-81, May 27, 1981 (increased number to 5). Bill 19, June 25, 2001

Term: One expiration per year January 1

Council 5 Members at least 1 but no more than 3 Alternates 5 Year Term
  Date Appointed Date Reappointed Term Expiration
Philip Rabena - chair 01/13/1987 05/14/2018 01/01/2023
Jeffrey Gattone 12/22/2008 05/14/2018 01/01/2023
Jared Barcz 09/09/2013 08/26/2019 01/01/2024
Thomas A. Fox 09/13/2004 01/14/2019 01/01/2024
William Harst 01/10/2011 07/27/2015 01/01/2020
Alternates:      
Matthew Griffith 02/14/2011   01/01/2016
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