To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the York County Parks System, the YCPC has developed an interactive story map highlighting the establishment and growth of the York County Parks. Please click above to view this map.
Hot off the press! The 2018 York County Directory of Public Officials is now ready. Copies are available for purchase in our office or click on the image to view the directory on-line.
Just released: York County Environmental Resources Inventory. Click on the image to check out the environmental resources of York County and their impact on planning.
The York County Agricultural Lands Viewer is a mapping tool to locate protected lands enrolled in Municipal Agricultural Security Areas (ASA’s) and lands preserved by a public or private perpetual conservation easement.
Go York 2045 has been launched! Click for more information.
The York County Hazard Mitigation Plan is currently in the process of being updated. Click on the image to be directed to the latest information and news regarding the Plan Update.
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.
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)

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Jun 2018
The York County Planning Commission invites county residents, municipal officials, and businesses to...
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May 2018
The York County Planning Commission (YCPC) is seeking proposals from qualified firms for website red...
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Mar 2018
County Commissioners approve Three Year Project Plan for CDBG and ESG programs. On February 7, 2018,...

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 >>