Pennyrile Area Development District
A Regional Planning & Development Agency
Community Planning
​The Pennyrile Area Development District assists local Planning Commissions, Economic Development agencies, local governments and others in developing a broad range of studies and plans that target different community and economic development projects. These studies and plans range from Comprehensive Plans that guide the future land uses of a community to Industrial site studies.

Overview of Recent Studies:

  • Comprehensive Plans for Planning Commission
  • Zoning Ordinances
  • Zoning Maps
  • Subdivision Regulations
  • Industrial Site Analysis for Properties with Potential Rail Service Access 
  • Commercial Site Analysis
  • City Boundary Analysis: Recommendations and technical support to correct past annexation problems and issues.
  • Corridor and Gateway Studies
  • Planning Commissioner Training Workshops: Train Planning Commission members about various community development issues and review procedures.
The PADD staff can tailor a plan or study to take advantage of a community’s opportunities and serve as a guide to decision making for various development strategies.  Craig Morris is our Regional Planning Coordinator.

Overview of Recent Projects:




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