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The next Planning Commission meeting is being held on April 19, at 7:00 p.m. If you are interested in a specific topic, please visit the Boards and Committees page for more information.

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The next YAMPO meeting is being held on April 28, at 9:00 am.  Please visit the  Boards and Committees page for more information.


May 6, 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.

The 2016 Directory of Public Officials is now on our website.  Please click here to view the directory.
Efforts related to implementation of the York County 2013 Hazard Mitigation Plan from April 2015 through March 2016 include the following:
- Assistance to Dover Township regarding grants to address Pine Road flooding and Chanceford Township to address generator needs;
- Providing Informational training session for Municipal EMA Coordinators regarding York County 2013 Hazard Mitigation Plan on 4/1 and 4/18;
- Coordinating with York County EMA to arrange tour of 911 facilities for York County Planning Commission Board Members and staff;
- Participating in America's Preparathon and National Preparedness Month by posting related information on YCPC website and Facebook account;
- Distributing information regarding FEMA mobile notification app;
- Hosting and providing information/presentation for FEMA Resilience meeting in August;
- Conducting Planning and NEPA reviews for 12 projects regarding applicability of York County Hazard Mitigation Plan;
- Continued participation on the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and as part of the Tier II Plan Review Committee;
-  Staying informed and providing information on Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) updates, including information outreach and follow-up with municipalities to determine adoption status, searchable web based mapping of proposed/adopted changes, information outreach on changes in flood insurance due to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, and on-going presentations to first time home buyers and realtors regarding this information;
-  Attendance and participation in several educational workshops and webinars, including Basic Leadership Training, The Role of Hazard Mitigation in Post-Disaster Recovery, Building Resilient Communities through Hazard Mitigation, On-the Map Emergency Management, Certified Floodplain Management Course, Hazard Planning and Resilience: the Elected Officials Perspective, State Hazard Mitigation Plan Review Webex, Preparing Individuals Disproportionately Impacted by Disasters, Organizing a High Water Mark Campaign for Your Community, Hazard Mitigation Plan Implementation, Climate Resilient Mitigation Activities, Adapting Urban Vacant Land to Mitigate Hazards, and Pipeline Safety Training;
- Presentation to York Mayor's Association on York County Hazard Mitigation Planning and the role of the Mayor in Hazard Mitigation;
- Continued work on Flooded Road Study for York County to inventory and evaluate roadways which are susceptible to flooding for potential use in prioritizing transportation improvements;
- Reviewing and commenting on different projects that may be affected by identified hazards;
- Staying abreast of proposed pipeline and electrical transmission lines and meeting with representatives from these companies to address any concerns;
-  Continued education and outreach to municipalities regarding available grants and training, as well as any changes to hazard mitigation laws or related hazard mitigation information;
- Organizing and hosting floodplain administrator training held March 2016; and
- Providing information outreach on hazard mitigation topics through YCPC Facebook page, E-Alert, and website.
The York County Planning Commission (YCPC) is offering a training session targeting municipal officials and planning commissioners on May 24. This session will be held at the 911 Call Center, 120 Davies Drive, York, starting at 6:30 PM. The purpose of the session is to inform attendees on the function and responsibilities of the various departments of the YCPC, as well as technical assistance available to municipalities.  Presentations by each department head will be provided. A subdivision plan review exercise will conclude the session.
Please e-mail or call 717-771-9870 with a list of interested participants by Monday, May 16.

LTAP Classes Survey
Please see the attached LTAP Training Needs Survey (click here).  If you are interested in taking any classes or hosting a class or classes, please fill the survey out and return it to Barb Forry at no later than June 3, 2016.

Please click on the following link for course descriptions.

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

York County Planning Commission | 28 East Market Street | York | PA | 17401-1580