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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Act 47: Municipalities Financial Recovery Act
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Address Search Application Instructions Pdf
  1 files      43966 downloads
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Administering Police Services in Small Communities
  1 files      527 downloads
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Auditor’s Guide
  1 files      816 downloads
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Borough Council Handbook
  1 files      1033 downloads
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Borough Mayor’s Manual
  1 files      1107 downloads
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Boundary Change Procedures
  1 files      649 downloads
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Business Taxes 2016
  1 files      567 downloads
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Citizen’s Guide to Pennsylvania Local Government Pdf
  1 files      742 downloads
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City Government in Pennsylvania
  1 files      327 downloads
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Civil Service Guide for PA Municipalities 2017
  1 files      667 downloads
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Council of Governments Director’s Handbook 2016
  1 files      452 downloads
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DCED Chart of Accounts for Municipalities
  1 files      861 downloads
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Debt Management Handbook
  1 files      502 downloads
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Elective Office in Local Government
  1 files      748 downloads
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Financial Monitoring Workbook 2011 Pdf
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Fiscal Management Handbook
  1 files      754 downloads
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GCLGS Booklet 2017
  1 files      5581 downloads
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Home Rule Governance in Pennsylvania
  1 files      2400 downloads
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Intergovernmental Cooperation Handbook
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Local Government Fact Sheet
  1 files      523 downloads
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Local Government Regulation of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
  1 files      402 downloads
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Manual for County Chief Clerks and Administrators
  1 files      389 downloads
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Manual for County Commissioners
  1 files      402 downloads
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Manual for Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights and Real Property Taxpayer Programs (Act 50 of 1998)
  1 files      396 downloads
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Manual for Municipal Secretaries
  1 files      681 downloads
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Manufacturing Week Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Pdf
  1 files      319 downloads
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Municipal Authorities in Pennsylvania
  1 files      824 downloads
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Municipal Pension Handbook
  1 files      476 downloads
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Open Meetings: The Sunshine Act
  1 files      730 downloads
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PA Books Fax Order Form
  1 files      16793 downloads
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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)
  1 files      1876 downloads
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Planning Series 01: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
  1 files      581 downloads
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Planning Series 02: The Planning Commission in Pennsylvania
  1 files      776 downloads
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Planning Series 03: The Comprehensive Plan in Pennsylvania
  1 files      633 downloads
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Planning Series 04: Zoning
  1 files      801 downloads
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Planning Series 05: Technical Information on Floodplain Management
  1 files      431 downloads
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Planning Series 06: The Zoning Hearing Board
  1 files      890 downloads
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Planning Series 07: Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances
  1 files      1084 downloads
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Planning Series 08: Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania
  1 files      780 downloads
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Planning Series 09: The Zoning Officer
  1 files      674 downloads
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Planning Series 10: Reducing Land Use Barriers to Affordable Housing
  1 files      389 downloads
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Planning Specifically for Agriculture
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Public Works Manual
  1 files      512 downloads
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Purchasing Handbook
  1 files      935 downloads
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Referendum Handbook
  1 files      915 downloads
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Regional Offices Factsheet
  1 files      224 downloads
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Regional Police Services in Pennsylvania
  1 files      626 downloads
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Solicitor’s Handbook
  1 files      691 downloads
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Tax Collectors Manual
  1 files      4881 downloads
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Taxation Manual
  1 files      1196 downloads
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Township Commissioners Handbook
  1 files      2448 downloads
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Township Supervisors Handbook
  1 files      1051 downloads
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Wireless Telecommunications 2016
  1 files      406 downloads
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