The Long Range Transportation Plan 2017-2040 Draft is currently out for public comment. Please click on the image to visit our Public Participation Opportunities Page.
Subdivision / Land Development plans in York County are now available through an online web mapping application. To view, please click on the image to open this new application
The Heritage Preservation Plan has officially been adopted by the County Commissioners. Please click on the image above to view this newest component of the York County Comprehensive Plan.
The York County Planning Commission started compiling monthly reports on subdivision and land development plans that may be helpful to contractors. For more information, please click the image to view the latest reports.
New Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS) took effect for York County Municipalities on December 16, 2015. Please click the image to see if your property may be in the flood hazard area.
Sidewalk improvements in Wrightsville Borough. Click the image for more information about the York County Planning Commission's Community Development Block Grant Program
Bicyclists enjoying the newest section of the Heritage Rail Trail County Park. Please click on the image to learn more about our Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

Latest News View All News

Apr 2017
Please visit the Growth Trends - Earth Day 2017 to read about energy and recycling as it relates to ...
Mar 2016
Please click to view the Notice for information regarding the MBE/WME & Section 3 Businesses. &n...
Apr 2017
According to the latest Census estimate, York County's population is now 443,744.  For more inf...

Frequently Asked Questions View All FAQ's

  • What homeowner financial assistance is available?
    The Planning Commission administers a weatherization program, available to both owners and renters, which is designed to reduce heating and cooling costs for low-income persons. The program helps to reduce energy consumption of the dwelling through the installation of various energy conservation measures. The Planning Commission also administers a home improvement program, which is designed to help income eligible resident homeowners by providing financial and technical assistance to obtain nec... Read More >>
  • The municipal codes enforcement officer refuses to issue a permit for me to...
    Perhaps. A variance request may be appropriate, and may be submitted to the municipal Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) when a zoning regulation inflicts unnecessary hardship. The ZHB may grant the variance if the ZHB finds all of the following apply: there are unique physical conditions that prevent the property from being developed according to zoning Ordinance, the variance is necessary for reasonable use of the property, the hardship was not self-created, the character of the neighborhood will not ... Read More >>
  • I want to give ten (10) feet of my lot to my neighbor. Must I submit a subd...
    Yes, the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (PA MPC) defines a subdivision to include the division or re-division of a parcel into two or more lots, as well as other divisions of land, including changes in existing lot lines. The PA MPC definition is the standard in municipal ordinances, regardless of the size or configuration of the lot(s) involved. Read More >>