The York County Planning Commission provides a brief overview of the York Area Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Flooded Roadway Study in the above video. Please click on the image above to view the video.
The York County Planning Commission has released a video that provides a brief overview of the I-83 Traffic and Conditions (TAC) Report. Please click the image above to view this video.
We are happy to announce the launch of the York County GIS Open Data Portal. This allows anyone with internet capabilities to freely access and download current and up-to-date York County data. Click above to access the portal.
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 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.

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Jan 2019
All citizens of York County are invited to attend a Public Hearing to review and provide comment on ...
Jan 2019
The York County Planning Commission is a proud partner of an exciting planning endeavor. Dover Towns...
Nov 2018
The County must supplement the Consolidated Plan with an Annual Action Plan. The purpose of the Annu...

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 >>