Agriculture, Development & Planning

  1. Agricultural Land Preservation Board

    The purpose of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program is to protect viable agricultural lands by acquiring agricultural conservation easements that prevent the development or improvements of land for any purpose other than agricultural production.

  2. Conservation District

    Conservation District is responsible for administering soil and water conservation programs in Cumberland County.

  3. Housing & Redevelopment Authority

    The Housing and Redevelopment Authorities of the County of Cumberland were formed in 1975 to expand affordable housing opportunities and to provide support to municipalities in undertaking community development projects.

  4. Penn State Cooperative Extension

    Penn State Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County gives local residents easy access to the resources and expertise of the Pennsylvania State University.

  5. Planning

    Responsibilities of the Planning Department include, Municipal Zoning Maps, Open Space, Greenways and Parks.