Comprehensive Planning Division

​The Comprehensive Planning staff is responsible for long-range planning activities for the County.  These activities include the preparation and update of the County Comprehensive Plan and the preparation of individual community and corridor plans.

The Division is also responsible for various functional planning areas including solid waste management, historic preservation, zoning review and enforcement, and transportation planning.  The planning staff also coordinates with the County's 34 municipalities, which have their own planning and zoning authority.

  • Long Range Planning
  • Economic Visioning
  • Zoning Administration
  • Community Assistance
  • Advisory Reviews

Contact Information:

Andrew Merkel
Assistant Director

Office of Planning & Development
670 Old Harrisburg Rd.​
Suite 1010
Gettysburg, PA 17325​
Phone:​ (717) 337-9824​
Fax:​ (717) 334-0786​