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Lancaster County Planning Director Penelope G. Karagounis and Brian Jenest, a landscape architect and land planner with ColeJenest & Stone, present the proposed Highway Corridor Overlay District ordinance to Lancaster County Council at its April 14 meeting.
Preserving the gateways: Council gives highway corridor overlay initial OK

Imagine walking along a well-manicured sidewalk on U.S. 521 in the Panhandle, with uniform brick buildings set back from the road and surrounded by rows of trees.
Those are just some of the landscaping designs and visual characteristics members of the county’s planning department are hoping to see with the implementation of a proposed Highway Corridor Overlay District.