The offices of Planning, Zoning, and Engineering provide assistance to residents and developers on land use issues, which includes but is not limited to the planning and implementation of maintenance and capital improvement projects for municipal streets, provides assistance with grading permits, street opening permits, as well as, sanitary and stormwater management.  Check out our STORMWATER MANAGEMENT page for more information.

Staff within these offices also 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.


Blueprint Bethel Park

We are pleased to announce that our updated comprehensive plan, Blueprint Bethel Park, is nearing completion. The complications brought on by COVID-19 has made the rollout difficult, but we anticipate adoption pending the outcome of a public hearing in the near future. We appreciate our residents patience as staff works to ensure the accurate reflection of their sentiment in the final document.

A PDF of the most recent draft of the comprehensive plan may be found here.


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.

Important Planning & Zoning Applications and Forms

2020 Fee Schedule

ECode360 and Zoning Map

Planning Items:

2020 Planning Development Approval Meeting Dates

**Note – All applications are due by noon on the cut-off date.**

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting Agendas

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes

Zoning Items:

2020 Zoning Hearing Board Dates

Zoning Hearing Board Agendas