Pioneer Valley
Planning Commission

Eric Carle Museum, Amherst, MA
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Vision and Mission

The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) is the legally designated regional planning agency for the Pioneer Valley region in Western Massachusetts. PVPC was organized in 1962 under Massachusetts enabling legislation to serve a planning district comprising 43 member cities and towns and more than 600,000 residents.

Our Mission is to preserve and enhance the quality of life for its individual member communities and for the region as a whole by:

In support of this mission, PVPC's principal responsibilites include:

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