The County Planning Department is responsible for a wide array of County functions including subdivision, land development, and sewage module reviews, mapping, County planning efforts, transportation, agricultural conservation easements and administering the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.   The County Planning Department meets with the Planning Commission during monthly public meetings to discuss current activities in the above-mentioned categories.

Planning Commission Staff

Don Schwartz, Director

Rick Suder, Senior Planner
Terry Stacey, CDBG Administrator
Rachel Papuga, GIS/Planning Specialist
Sabrina Appel-McMillen, GIS Specialist/Mapper

Phone: (814) 623-4827

Fax: (814) 623-6455

Get to Know Your Planning Commission:
2019 Officers
Wayne Koontz, Chair
Susan Ramirez, Vice-Chair
Pandora Wertz, Secretary
VACANT, Treasurer

 Name  Community Area  Term Expires:
 Pandora Wertz  #1  December 31, 2021
 VACANT  #5  December 31, 2021
 VACANT  #8  December 31, 2021
 Kimberley Leydig  #7  December 31, 2022
 Wayne Koontz  #4  December 31, 2022
 Susan Ramirez  #2  December 31, 2022
 VACANT  #9  December 31, 2023
 Ernest Fuller  #3  December 31, 2023
 VACANT  #6  December 31, 2023

*Community Area Map