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January 8, 2016



To keep you updated on activities and current events, the York County Planning Commission has created E-Alerts.  These E-Alerts are just another way to keep you connected with what is taking place in and around your community.  Please explore the articles below or visit the links to the left for other helpful information.


York County Planning Commission

Meeting Date Change 

In 2016 The York County Planning Commission will be changing their meeting dates to the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm they will now be held at the York County 911 Center, 120 Davies Drive, York, PA  17402.  The meeting dates are as follows:
January 19, 2016               July 19, 2016
February 16, 2016             August 16, 2016
March 15, 2016                 September 20, 2016
April 19, 2016                   October 18, 2016
May 17, 2016                    November 15, 2016
June 21, 2016                   December 20, 2016 (**6pm)
Local officials responsible for administering their floodplain management ordinance will have the opportunity to participate in a flood-damage reduction course Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program at FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI) on March 7-10, 2016. The course focuses on the National Flood Insurance Program, concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.
Participants will learn basic floodplain management practices necessary to begin their career and to manage a locally based floodplain management program. The practices will include providing outreach to citizens and officials in helping them make decisions about flood hazards. Prerequisites include Elevation Certificate for Surveyors, an interactive web-based course, and two online tutorials:  Flood Insurance Rate Map and Federal Insurance Studies.  
Floodplain management administrators, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public works officials with limited floodplain management experience are encouraged to apply by completing a FEMA Form 119-25-1 no later than January 22, 2016.  State, territory, and local applicants must send their applications through their State Training Officer. Regional FEMA staff must send their applications through their Regional Training Manager. Tribal applicants can apply directly.  Mail applications to NETC Admissions Office (Room I-216), National Emergency Training Center, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8998, or fax to (301) 447-1658.  Send specific questions about the course to Robert Perry at
EMI will conduct the course again during the weeks of June 27 and September 12, 2016.

The Flood Insurance Rate Maps for York County, PA have been revised.  Just a reminder that on December 16, 2015 the new maps became the official maps that are used to determine if a property is within a flood hazard area and the updated municipal flood plain ordinances are in effect . To visualize the new (2015) and old (2009) flood hazard zones, please visit the Flood Mapping Application.  If you have additional questions please contact the York County Planning Commission.
A new LTAP training course has been scheduled within your county. If interested, please visit the LTAP website and register for this class. If you have any questions, please contact your LTAP Administrator via the LTAP website and your question will be answered as quickly as possible.  For class descriptions, please visit the LTAP website.  Have a great day!
                                AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)/C1 (RS-S12-C1)
                                2/23/2016 - 2/23/2016
                                8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
                                PENN TOWNSHIP (YORK COUNTY)
                                976 WILSON AVENUE
                                HANOVER, PA 17331

We will continue to send out periodic updates to keep you updated and connected with what is happening in and around York County.  Please continue to visit our website for the latest news.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Felicia S. Dell
York County Planning Commission

York County Planning Commission | (717) 771-9870 | |
28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401-1580