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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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)
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Planning Series 01: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
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Planning Series 02: The Planning Commission in Pennsylvania
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Planning Series 03: The Comprehensive Plan in Pennsylvania
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Planning Series 04: Zoning
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Planning Series 05: Technical Information on Floodplain Management
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Planning Series 06: The Zoning Hearing Board
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Planning Series 07: Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances
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Planning Series 08: Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania
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Planning Series 09: The Zoning Officer
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Planning Series 10: Reducing Land Use Barriers to Affordable Housing
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Planning Specifically for Agriculture
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Tip Sheet – Access Management – 2013
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Tip Sheet – Agricultural Zoning – 2013
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Tip Sheet – Official Map – 2013
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Tip Sheet – Overlay Zoning – 2013
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Tip Sheet – Subdivision & Land Development – 2013
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Tip Sheet – Traditional Neighborhood Development – 2013
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Tip Sheet – Transferable Development Rights – TDR – 2013
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Tip Sheet – Transportation Impact Fees – 2013
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Tip Sheet – Zoning Hearing Board Procedures – 2013
  1 files      336 downloads
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Tip Sheet – Zoning Ordinance Amendment Procedures – 2013
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