The Library

A collection of handbooks, guidelines, reports, publications and other documents relating to local government and community services and programs.

The Library is the main repository for any and all informational materials from DCED, from tax forms and program guidelines to local government resources and industry profiles. Use the folders on the left to explore a particular category. If you are not able to find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact us.

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Wireless Telecommunications 2016
  1 files      279 downloads
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Township Supervisors Handbook
  1 files      808 downloads
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Township Commissioners Handbook
  1 files      2290 downloads
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Taxation Manual
  1 files      887 downloads
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Tax Collectors Manual
  1 files      3769 downloads
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Solicitor’s Handbook
  1 files      478 downloads
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Regional Police Services in Pennsylvania
  1 files      465 downloads
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Regional Offices Factsheet
  1 files      33 downloads
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Referendum Handbook
  1 files      688 downloads
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Purchasing Handbook
  1 files      711 downloads
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Public Works Manual
  1 files      371 downloads
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Planning Specifically for Agriculture
  1 files      355 downloads
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Planning Series 10: Reducing Land Use Barriers to Affordable Housing
  1 files      282 downloads
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Planning Series 09: The Zoning Officer
  1 files      444 downloads
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Planning Series 08: Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania
  1 files      567 downloads
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Planning Series 07: Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances
  1 files      867 downloads
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Planning Series 06: The Zoning Hearing Board
  1 files      676 downloads
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Planning Series 05: Technical Information on Floodplain Management
  1 files      319 downloads
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Planning Series 04: Zoning
  1 files      598 downloads
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Planning Series 03: The Comprehensive Plan in Pennsylvania
  1 files      446 downloads
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Planning Series 02: The Planning Commission in Pennsylvania
  1 files      573 downloads
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Planning Series 01: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
  1 files      428 downloads
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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)
  1 files      1475 downloads
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PA Books Fax Order Form
  1 files      14595 downloads
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Open Meetings: The Sunshine Act
  1 files      542 downloads
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Municipal Pension Handbook
  1 files      323 downloads
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Municipal Authorities in Pennsylvania
  1 files      614 downloads
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Model Hiring Manual For Pennsylvania Municipalities Pdf
  1 files      346 downloads
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Manufacturing Week Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Pdf
  1 files      226 downloads
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Manual for Municipal Secretaries
  1 files      504 downloads
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Manual for Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights and Real Property Taxpayer Programs (Act 50 of 1998)
  1 files      273 downloads
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Manual for County Commissioners
  1 files      279 downloads
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Manual for County Chief Clerks and Administrators
  1 files      280 downloads
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Local Government Regulation of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
  1 files      270 downloads
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Local Government Fact Sheet
  1 files      343 downloads
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Intergovernmental Cooperation Handbook
  1 files      308 downloads
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Home Rule Governance in Pennsylvania
  1 files      2226 downloads
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GCLGS Booklet 2015 – 2016
  1 files      4697 downloads
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Fiscal Management Handbook
  1 files      589 downloads
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Financial Monitoring Workbook 2011 Pdf
  1 files      374 downloads
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Elective Office in Local Government
  1 files      584 downloads
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Debt Management Handbook
  1 files      371 downloads
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DCED Chart of Accounts for Municipalities
  1 files      680 downloads
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Council of Governments Director’s Handbook 2016
  1 files      328 downloads
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City Government in Pennsylvania
  1 files      168 downloads
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Citizen’s Guide to Pennsylvania Local Government Pdf
  1 files      562 downloads
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Business Taxes 2016
  1 files      436 downloads
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Boundary Change Procedures
  1 files      515 downloads
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Borough Mayor’s Manual
  1 files      867 downloads
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Borough Council Handbook
  1 files      784 downloads
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Auditor’s Guide
  1 files      632 downloads
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Administering Police Services in Small Communities
  1 files      344 downloads
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Address Search Application Instructions Pdf
  1 files      36098 downloads
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Act 47: Municipalities Financial Recovery Act
  1 files      282 downloads
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