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On this page you'll find links to relevant websites, events and documents related to these kinds of topics:

Participatory Asset Mapping Guide - a guide to mapping the positive institutions and elements of your community that already exist that can be built upon.

Intro to Planning in Philadelphia - a guide created by Citizens Planning Institute that each participant reads before starting the CPI course.

Plans by PCPC - here you'll find links to District Plans, Pedestrian & Bicycle Plan, Central Delaware Master Plan, Lower Schuylkill Master Plan, Community Plans and more.

Philadelphia2035 - Planning Commission website about “Philadelphia2035: the Comprehensive Plan” and the status of the 18 District Plans.

Skill Building

Community Heart & Soul Field Guide - A primer on the Community Heart & Soul approach to building stronger communities promoted by the Orton Foundation

Jobs & Businesses

Business Services Portal - Provides all the information you need from the City to start or grow your business. Allows business owners to apply for licenses, pay taxes, and conduct other business with the City.

Real Estate

Buy city-owned vacant property - Philadelphia Land Bank assists those interested in buying city-owned property.

Buy a property through Sheriff's Sale - Lists several pages that can help you further understand how to buy a property at Sheriff Sales.