The offices of Planning and Zoning provide assistance to residents and developers on land use issues, manages project subdivision applications, land development applications, and zoning related issues. Pre-application conferences are required for all Subdivision and Land Development applications.  To schedule a pre-application conference, or if you have questions regarding the services provided by the Department of Planning/Zoning and Engineering, please email or call (412) 831-6800 x. 130 or 131.

The office of Planning/Zoning and Engineering is located in the Community Services Department on the second floor of the Bethel Park Municipal Building and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Kirsten Primm, Municipal Planner

412.831.6800 x104


Planning Items:

2022 Development Approval Mtg Dates

Important Planning & Zoning Applications and Forms

2020 Fee Schedule

ECode360 and Zoning Map

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting Agendas

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes


Zoning Items:



Zoning Hearing Board Agendas



Blueprint Bethel Park

The Municipality’s official long-range Comprehensive Plan, Blueprint Bethel Park, was adopted by Council at the July 27th, 2020 meeting.  This document represents the community’s effort to continue proactively charting a course for future stability and prosperity, providing a fact base to inform the location, timing and type of future development.  Additionally, it gives local leaders a clear sense of direction based upon robust community outreach.

The Bethel Park Council and Mayor, the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee and administration staff would like to thank all the community residents and businesses who participated and provided input on this comprehensive planning effort.  Project well done!

PDF copies of the entire Blueprint Bethel Park, the adopting Resolution No. R7-27-20 and an Executive Summary may be found here:

Resolution R7-27-20 Signed Comprehensive Plan
Blueprint Bethel Park April Edition
Blueprint Bethel Park Executive Summary


The Municipality 0f Bethel Park is an approved participant in the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County’s Vacant Property Recovery Program.  Click here for more details about this exciting program that assists with the acquisition of blighted, tax-delinquent properties.