The Library

A collection of handbooks, guidelines, reports, publications and other documents relating to local government and community services and programs.

The Library is the main repository for any and all informational materials from DCED, from tax forms and program guidelines to local government resources and industry profiles. Use the folders on the left to explore a particular category. If you are not able to find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact us.

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Wireless Telecommunications 2016
  1 files      171 downloads
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Township Supervisors Handbook
  1 files      610 downloads
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Township Commissioners Handbook
  1 files      319 downloads
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Taxation Manual
  1 files      652 downloads
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Tax Collectors Manual
  1 files      2685 downloads
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Solicitor’s Handbook
  1 files      316 downloads
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Regional Police Services in Pennsylvania
  1 files      283 downloads
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Referendum Handbook
  1 files      521 downloads
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Purchasing Handbook
  1 files      510 downloads
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Public Works Manual
  1 files      248 downloads
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Planning Specifically for Agriculture
  1 files      177 downloads
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Planning Series 10: Reducing Land Use Barriers to Affordable Housing
  1 files      170 downloads
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Planning Series 09: The Zoning Officer
  1 files      273 downloads
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Planning Series 08: Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania
  1 files      398 downloads
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Planning Series 07: Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances
  1 files      642 downloads
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Planning Series 06: The Zoning Hearing Board
  1 files      502 downloads
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Planning Series 05: Technical Information on Floodplain Management
  1 files      211 downloads
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Planning Series 04: Zoning
  1 files      424 downloads
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Planning Series 03: The Comprehensive Plan in Pennsylvania
  1 files      291 downloads
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Planning Series 02: The Planning Commission in Pennsylvania
  1 files      385 downloads
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Planning Series 01: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
  1 files      276 downloads
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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)
  1 files      1061 downloads
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PA Books Fax Order Form
  1 files      12038 downloads
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Open Meetings: The Sunshine Act
  1 files      401 downloads
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Municipal Pension Handbook
  1 files      198 downloads
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Municipal Authorities in Pennsylvania
  1 files      421 downloads
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Model Hiring Manual For Pennsylvania Municipalities Pdf
  1 files      235 downloads
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Manufacturing Week Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Pdf
  1 files      138 downloads
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Manual for Municipal Secretaries
  1 files      361 downloads
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Manual for Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights and Real Property Taxpayer Programs (Act 50 of 1998)
  1 files      159 downloads
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Manual for County Commissioners
  1 files      178 downloads
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Manual for County Chief Clerks and Administrators
  1 files      172 downloads
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Local Government Regulation of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
  1 files      161 downloads
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Local Government Fact Sheet
  1 files      176 downloads
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Intergovernmental Cooperation Handbook
  1 files      197 downloads
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Home Rule Governance in Pennsylvania
  1 files      288 downloads
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GCLGS Booklet 2015 – 2016
  1 files      3727 downloads
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Fiscal Management Handbook
  1 files      426 downloads
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Financial Monitoring Workbook 2011 Pdf
  1 files      253 downloads
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Elective Office in Local Government
  1 files      437 downloads
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Debt Management Handbook
  1 files      262 downloads
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DCED Chart of Accounts for Municipalities
  1 files      476 downloads
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Council of Governments Director’s Handbook 2016
  1 files      224 downloads
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City Government in Pennsylvania
  1 files      51 downloads
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Citizen’s Guide to Pennsylvania Local Government Pdf
  1 files      386 downloads
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Business Taxes 2016
  1 files      317 downloads
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Boundary Change Procedures
  1 files      353 downloads
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Borough Mayor’s Manual
  1 files      521 downloads
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Borough Council Handbook
  1 files      550 downloads
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Auditor’s Guide
  1 files      435 downloads
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Administering Police Services in Small Communities
  1 files      224 downloads
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Address Search Application Instructions Pdf
  1 files      23143 downloads
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Act 47: Municipalities Financial Recovery Act
  1 files      171 downloads
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