Lackawanna County Department of Planning and Economic Development is Closed to the Public


Due to the existing COVID-19 state of emergency, the Lackawanna County Government Center, including the Department of Planning and Economic Development, is CLOSED to the public.

The Planning Department does NOT have the capability to accept electronic copies of subdivision and land development plans or ordinances and amendments. The department cannot review electronic or paper copies of these documents remotely. At this time, the department will NOT be accepting any subdivision and land development plans for review in any form. The department also does NOT have the capability to remotely review any Commonwealth forms requiring county review i.e. Chapter 102, Act 67/68, etc., or issue any letters of support for any project applications. Upon re-opening of the Government Center, the department will resume normal operations.

Community Re-invest Requests for Reimbursement, Business Improvement Grant applications, and SBA Fee Waiver applications will only be accepted electronically while the Government Center is closed. The department asks that you please be patient; turnaround times may be longer due to the limited in-office time. Please make sure that all required information is submitted; otherwise, payments may be further delayed. Please email all requests and applications to:

[email protected] AND [email protected].

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