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Brownsville Borough
Fayette County > Planning and Zoning


General Character:

·      Brownsville Borough is located in the northwest portion of Fayette County, approximately 13 miles north of Uniontown on Rt. 40.  The Borough has a unique mixture of residential, commercial, industrial and highway commercial uses. The majority of this development lies along the Rt. 40 corridor and the River, where the historical significance of these transportation routes can be seen in the built environment of Brownsville.

Key Attributes:

·      River access point

·      Many historic structures

Existing Built Area:

·     The majority of the Borough is currently built out.

·      65% of Borough land area

Future Growth Areas:

·      Growth will primarily occur as in-fill into the existing fabric or renovations.

Rural Conservation:

·      22% of Borough land area

Commercial Conservation:

·      4% of Borough land area

Resource Preservation:

·      9% of Borough land area

Land Reclamation:

·      .01% of Borough land area