Open Space Committee

Regular Meetings
  • 7 p.m.
  • The 4th Wednesday of every quarter month
  • Township Building
    616 Germantown Pike
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444-1821


  • Stephan J. Kaufman, Chair
  • Christopher L. Lane, Vice Chair
  • James Mahoney
  • Stephen Malloy
  • Hugh Moulton
  • Beth Howard
  • Vacancy

Board of Supervisor Liaison

Additional Information


The Open Space Committee is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to provide advice to the township Planning Commission, Parks and Recreation, Environmental Advisory Board and the Board of Supervisors on matters regarding the acquisition, protection, conservation, management, promotion and use of open land property located within the township.

Open Space Plan

The Whitemarsh Township Open Space Committee began to prepare the Open Space Plan in August 2003. Montgomery county Open Space Board final approval was granted on November 28, 2006 by Resolution 2006-67 and following a Public Hearing, the Whitemarsh Township Board of Supervisors adopted the plan at their regularly scheduled public meeting on December 21, 2006 by Resolution 2006-60.

OSC - Open Space Preservation Report: 2006-2017

Whitemarsh Township Open Space Committee's complete Open Space Preservation Report: 2006-2017 is available online, using the link below. 
"Open Space Preservation Report: 2006-2017"

Recent News & Updates

December 3, 2020

PA State Rep. Mary Jo Daley Announces Highlands Mansion Preservation Through Recently Passed and Signed Legislation
Click Here to View Full Article

Benefits of Open Space: References

Montgomery County, PA - October 2022

Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Montgomery County, PA

“Trails, Parkland, and People 2015”

Chester County, PA

"Return on Environment: The Economic Value of Protected Open Space in Chester County, PA"

Contact Us

  1. Whitemarsh Township

    616 Germantown Pike
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

    Ph: 610-825-3535
    Fx: 610-825-9416


    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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