Planning Department

05/04/20 - COVID19 Process for Handling & Recording Plans in Cumberland County

04/27/20 - COVID19 Planning and Recycling Operation Changes

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, the Cumberland County Planning Department (CCPD) offices are closed to the public until further notice. While offices are closed to the public, staff continues to work from home ensuring that essential programs will continue to operate as described below.  Departmental staff will be monitoring phones, email, and the website from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and will respond to your inquiry within the day.

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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

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.

RFP - Phase III WIP Coordinator

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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