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CHRISTMAS TREE DISPOSAL: Natural wood trees will be collected starting Tuesday, January 3rd through Friday, January 30th 2017. Please put your trees near the curb yet not in the street. Remove all decorations. Do not place trees in any sort of bag.
PARKING: All parking enforcement is being enforced as regularly scheduled. Street cleaning/sweeping parking restrictions are in effect.
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Welcome to HarrisburgPA.gov. This site is continually undergoing upgrades and is designed to grow from feedback and suggestions provided by our citizens. This site provides accurate and easy to use information on our city’s services and programs. We hope that you find it useful and helpful. Your ideas are welcome! Also, check out our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter @thecityofhbg!

Harrisburg is a town with a rich history that spans more than 200 years. As the capital of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, we attract thousands of people to our city to live, work and play. Our city is in the midst a great economic recovery.  There is a palpable optimism on our streets as new businesses open, new residents move in and Harrisburg regains its stature as one of the premiere capitals of our nation.

Our city is on the move. Our future will be even greater than our past!


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The City of Harrisburg is creating a new master plan for Reservoir Park, one of the City’s most scenic and prominent park sites. The eleven month process will examine ways to reinvigorate the park through site improvements and the creation of public / private partnerships.

The Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Program at the City of Harrisburg – Department of Building and Housing Development offers assistance to low and moderate- income families, as well as Rental Property Owners, in making their homes lead-safe for children. The Program has made over 800 homes lead-safe since April, 1995. Hundreds of young children now live in housing made lead safe through our program.

In February 2014, President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) initiative to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential. The initiative seeks to organize and capitalize on the commitment of community leaders in order to reach that goal.

The City of Harrisburg, in keeping with its ongoing efforts to serve all members of the community, is updating its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan and self-evaluation. The accessibility plan provides a comprehensive plan for access for individuals with disabilities to City facilities, parks, programs, services, activities and events.


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  • CITY OF HARRISBURG DBHD COMMUNITY MEETINGS

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse invites citizens to participate in the development of Harrisburg’s FY-2017 Annual Action Plan for funding housing and community development entitlement programs, which include: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program – $1,863,831 (estimated) HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program – $376,832 (estimated) Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program – $171,832 (estimated) The goal of these programs is toRead more →

  • THE CITY OF HARRISBURG WINS PREMIER PROJECT AWARD

    The City of Harrisburg recently was awarded a Premier Project Award for Infrastructure in recognition of its LED Street Lighting Program from Tri-County Regional Planning Commission during ceremonies at the Civic Club. “This is a well-earned commendation to City Engineer Wayne Martin and our Public Works team for a job well-done,” said Mayor Eric Papenfuse.Read more →

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE AND CHIEF CARTER TO PRESIDE OVER CEREMONIES TO PROMOTE AND INSTALL NEW POLICE OFFICERS

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas C. Carter will hold promotion and swearing-in ceremonies for 22 Harrisburg Police officers at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 at the Forum at 5th and Walnut Streets. “We are excited to be able to promote 12 Harrisburg police officers and swear in another 10 new officers,”Read more →

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: 4TH ST AT INTERSECTION WITH WALNUT

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name: Fourth Street (at intersection with Walnut) From: To: Date/Time: 1/11/17 11:15 to 1;30 Reason for Closure: NRG performing work in area Other Information: Southbound lane closed for about 2 hours.  Emergency access provided. If you have any questions regarding this street closure call: STREET CLOSURE LOCATIONRead more →

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