Planning Department

November 30, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

Our office hours are 8:00am – 4:30pm, with limited staff. In order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 we encourage you to utilize the phone or email whenever possible. Please make appointments whenever possible for plan signature by calling 717.240.5362 or emailing

Face Masks are required in all Cumberland County Government Buildings. Remember to social distance when entering the building. Hand sanitizer stations are available in all buildings.

Who We Are

The Cumberland County Planning Department helps build strong urban, suburban, and rural communities by promoting responsible economic development, providing transportation choices, encouraging housing diversity, and conserving natural resources in partnership with our 33 municipal governments.

What We Do

The Cumberland County Planning Department executes a number of core activities in pursuit of its mission:

Latest News and Happenings

Looking for the Zoning District of a specific address in Cumberland County?  Click on the above link and type in the address.

Want to know which transportation projects are happening in the area in the next several years? Review the Harrisburg Area Transportation Study’s Transportation Improvement Plan and provide feedback on the projects and transportation needs important to you.

Draft 2019 Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs)

Know what development is going on in your area using the Cumberland County Subdivision and Land Development Viewer.

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