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      225 downloads
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Township Supervisors Handbook
  1 files      709 downloads
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Township Commissioners Handbook
  1 files      413 downloads
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Taxation Manual
  1 files      776 downloads
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Tax Collectors Manual
  1 files      3253 downloads
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Solicitor’s Handbook
  1 files      395 downloads
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Regional Police Services in Pennsylvania
  1 files      361 downloads
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Referendum Handbook
  1 files      604 downloads
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Purchasing Handbook
  1 files      616 downloads
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Public Works Manual
  1 files      307 downloads
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Planning Specifically for Agriculture
  1 files      258 downloads
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Planning Series 10: Reducing Land Use Barriers to Affordable Housing
  1 files      228 downloads
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Planning Series 09: The Zoning Officer
  1 files      352 downloads
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Planning Series 08: Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania
  1 files      488 downloads
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Planning Series 07: Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances
  1 files      774 downloads
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Planning Series 06: The Zoning Hearing Board
  1 files      584 downloads
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Planning Series 05: Technical Information on Floodplain Management
  1 files      269 downloads
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Planning Series 04: Zoning
  1 files      518 downloads
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Planning Series 03: The Comprehensive Plan in Pennsylvania
  1 files      369 downloads
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Planning Series 02: The Planning Commission in Pennsylvania
  1 files      489 downloads
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Planning Series 01: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
  1 files      356 downloads
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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)
  1 files      1280 downloads
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PA Books Fax Order Form
  1 files      13409 downloads
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Open Meetings: The Sunshine Act
  1 files      464 downloads
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Municipal Pension Handbook
  1 files      247 downloads
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Municipal Authorities in Pennsylvania
  1 files      535 downloads
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Model Hiring Manual For Pennsylvania Municipalities Pdf
  1 files      291 downloads
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Manufacturing Week Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Pdf
  1 files      177 downloads
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Manual for Municipal Secretaries
  1 files      430 downloads
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Manual for Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights and Real Property Taxpayer Programs (Act 50 of 1998)
  1 files      212 downloads
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Manual for County Commissioners
  1 files      225 downloads
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Manual for County Chief Clerks and Administrators
  1 files      221 downloads
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Local Government Regulation of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
  1 files      211 downloads
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Local Government Fact Sheet
  1 files      258 downloads
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Intergovernmental Cooperation Handbook
  1 files      251 downloads
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Home Rule Governance in Pennsylvania
  1 files      339 downloads
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GCLGS Booklet 2015 – 2016
  1 files      4233 downloads
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Fiscal Management Handbook
  1 files      514 downloads
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Financial Monitoring Workbook 2011 Pdf
  1 files      307 downloads
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Elective Office in Local Government
  1 files      514 downloads
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Debt Management Handbook
  1 files      316 downloads
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DCED Chart of Accounts for Municipalities
  1 files      594 downloads
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Council of Governments Director’s Handbook 2016
  1 files      270 downloads
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City Government in Pennsylvania
  1 files      107 downloads
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Citizen’s Guide to Pennsylvania Local Government Pdf
  1 files      481 downloads
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Business Taxes 2016
  1 files      372 downloads
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Boundary Change Procedures
  1 files      418 downloads
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Borough Mayor’s Manual
  1 files      736 downloads
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Borough Council Handbook
  1 files      697 downloads
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Auditor’s Guide
  1 files      549 downloads
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Administering Police Services in Small Communities
  1 files      273 downloads
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Address Search Application Instructions Pdf
  1 files      28180 downloads
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Act 47: Municipalities Financial Recovery Act
  1 files      224 downloads
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