Electronic Plan Submission & Recording Procedures

Submission of Plans


November 30, 2020 – 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 bhershey@ccpa.net

To submit a plan for review by the Cumberland County Planning Department, please submit the following:      

  1. Please include a completed Application for Plan Review.  Scanned applications are not accepted, paper copies will ONLY be accepted when accompanying payment.  The application must be completed electronically and emailed to planningreviews@ccpa.net.
  2. A Portable Document Format (PDF) file of the plan and supporting documentation must be emailed to planningreviews@ccpa.net.  The PDF should be landscape oriented, optimized and compressed to reduce file size.  Paper and/or scanned copies of the plan will NOT be accepted.
  3. A paper copy of the application and a check made payable to "Cumberland County Planning Department” should be mailed to: 310 Allen Road Suite 101, Carlisle, PA 17013.  Payment should reflect the amount shown on the Plan Review Calculators:

Recording of Plans

At the time of recording a final plan, the applicant should provide a CD to the County Planning office with a .dwg AutoCAD file that includes one sketch of all lots on the plan. The CD should be provided when the paper plans are brought to the County Planning Office for signing.

The CD should include only the data that is intended to be recorded.  At a minimum, the following information is requested on the CD:

  • Parcel boundaries
  • Lot lines
  • Building footprints
  • Road right-of-ways
  • Edge of pavement

For questions, call 717-240-5362

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