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      217 downloads
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Township Supervisors Handbook
  1 files      695 downloads
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Township Commissioners Handbook
  1 files      373 downloads
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Taxation Manual
  1 files      757 downloads
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Tax Collectors Manual
  1 files      3155 downloads
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Solicitor’s Handbook
  1 files      380 downloads
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Regional Police Services in Pennsylvania
  1 files      345 downloads
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Referendum Handbook
  1 files      590 downloads
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Purchasing Handbook
  1 files      597 downloads
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Public Works Manual
  1 files      295 downloads
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Planning Specifically for Agriculture
  1 files      228 downloads
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Planning Series 10: Reducing Land Use Barriers to Affordable Housing
  1 files      214 downloads
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Planning Series 09: The Zoning Officer
  1 files      338 downloads
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Planning Series 08: Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania
  1 files      473 downloads
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Planning Series 07: Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances
  1 files      757 downloads
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Planning Series 06: The Zoning Hearing Board
  1 files      565 downloads
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Planning Series 05: Technical Information on Floodplain Management
  1 files      258 downloads
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Planning Series 04: Zoning
  1 files      500 downloads
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Planning Series 03: The Comprehensive Plan in Pennsylvania
  1 files      358 downloads
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Planning Series 02: The Planning Commission in Pennsylvania
  1 files      476 downloads
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Planning Series 01: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
  1 files      341 downloads
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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)
  1 files      1241 downloads
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PA Books Fax Order Form
  1 files      13206 downloads
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Open Meetings: The Sunshine Act
  1 files      454 downloads
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Municipal Pension Handbook
  1 files      236 downloads
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Municipal Authorities in Pennsylvania
  1 files      513 downloads
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Model Hiring Manual For Pennsylvania Municipalities Pdf
  1 files      279 downloads
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Manufacturing Week Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Pdf
  1 files      166 downloads
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Manual for Municipal Secretaries
  1 files      413 downloads
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Manual for Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights and Real Property Taxpayer Programs (Act 50 of 1998)
  1 files      202 downloads
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Manual for County Commissioners
  1 files      215 downloads
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Manual for County Chief Clerks and Administrators
  1 files      212 downloads
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Local Government Regulation of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
  1 files      199 downloads
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Local Government Fact Sheet
  1 files      238 downloads
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Intergovernmental Cooperation Handbook
  1 files      239 downloads
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Home Rule Governance in Pennsylvania
  1 files      330 downloads
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GCLGS Booklet 2015 – 2016
  1 files      4149 downloads
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Fiscal Management Handbook
  1 files      497 downloads
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Financial Monitoring Workbook 2011 Pdf
  1 files      297 downloads
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Elective Office in Local Government
  1 files      498 downloads
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Debt Management Handbook
  1 files      304 downloads
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DCED Chart of Accounts for Municipalities
  1 files      570 downloads
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Council of Governments Director’s Handbook 2016
  1 files      262 downloads
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City Government in Pennsylvania
  1 files      98 downloads
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Citizen’s Guide to Pennsylvania Local Government Pdf
  1 files      459 downloads
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Business Taxes 2016
  1 files      360 downloads
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Boundary Change Procedures
  1 files      404 downloads
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Borough Mayor’s Manual
  1 files      719 downloads
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Borough Council Handbook
  1 files      675 downloads
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Auditor’s Guide
  1 files      531 downloads
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Administering Police Services in Small Communities
  1 files      262 downloads
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Address Search Application Instructions Pdf
  1 files      27222 downloads
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Act 47: Municipalities Financial Recovery Act
  1 files      214 downloads
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