The Library

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

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Act 47: Municipalities Financial Recovery Act
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Address Search Application Instructions Pdf
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Administering Police Services in Small Communities
  1 files      2159 downloads
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Auditor’s Guide
  1 files      3565 downloads
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Borough Council Handbook
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Borough Mayor’s Manual
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Boundary Change Procedures
  1 files      1648 downloads
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Citizen’s Guide to Pennsylvania Local Government Pdf
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City Government in Pennsylvania
  1 files      1602 downloads
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Civil Service Guide for PA Municipalities 2017
  1 files      2830 downloads
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Council of Governments Director’s Handbook 2016
  1 files      1469 downloads
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DCED Chart of Accounts for Municipalities
  1 files      3310 downloads
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Debt Management Handbook
  1 files      1920 downloads
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Elective Office in Local Government
  1 files      2503 downloads
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Financial Monitoring Workbook 2011 Pdf
  1 files      1549 downloads
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Fiscal Management Handbook
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GCLGS Booklet 2019
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Home Rule Governance in Pennsylvania
  1 files      4257 downloads
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Intergovernmental Cooperation Handbook
  1 files      1494 downloads
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Local Government Fact Sheet
  1 files      2565 downloads
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Local Government Regulation of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
  1 files      1141 downloads
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Manual for County Chief Clerks and Administrators
  1 files      1233 downloads
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Manual for County Commissioners
  1 files      1489 downloads
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Manual for Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights and Real Property Taxpayer Programs (Act 50 of 1998)
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Manual for Municipal Secretaries
  1 files      2600 downloads
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Municipal Authorities in Pennsylvania
  1 files      3685 downloads
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Municipal Pension Handbook
  1 files      1675 downloads
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Open Meetings: The Sunshine Act
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PA Books Fax Order Form
  1 files      35866 downloads
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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)
  1 files      7580 downloads
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Planning Series 01: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
  1 files      2136 downloads
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Planning Series 02: The Planning Commission in Pennsylvania
  1 files      2481 downloads
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Planning Series 03: The Comprehensive Plan in Pennsylvania
  1 files      2419 downloads
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Planning Series 04: Zoning
  1 files      2750 downloads
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Planning Series 05: Technical Information on Floodplain Management
  1 files      1525 downloads
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Planning Series 06: The Zoning Hearing Board
  1 files      3016 downloads
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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
  1 files      2342 downloads
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Planning Series 09: The Zoning Officer
  1 files      1983 downloads
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Planning Series 10: Reducing Land Use Barriers to Affordable Housing
  1 files      1436 downloads
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Planning Specifically for Agriculture
  1 files      1680 downloads
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Public Works Manual
  1 files      1541 downloads
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Purchasing Handbook
  1 files      3111 downloads
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Referendum Handbook
  1 files      2938 downloads
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Regional Offices Factsheet
  1 files      1409 downloads
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Regional Police Services in Pennsylvania
  1 files      2363 downloads
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Solicitor’s Handbook
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Tax Collectors Manual
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Taxation Manual
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Township Commissioners Handbook
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Township Supervisors Handbook
  1 files      4562 downloads
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Wireless Telecommunications 2016
  1 files      1544 downloads
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