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A Message From the Mayor

Welcome to the new 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 poised for a great economic recovery, and there is a palpable optimism on our streets as we look forward to the next four years under new administration.

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


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  • 2015 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

    The City of Harrisburg endeavors to be a community balancing the preservation of our historic buildings, strong neighborhoods, and environmental assets with an accommodation for social, cultural, and economic growth and development that improves the quality of life for residents, businesses, commuters, and visitors by adopting a new Comprehensive Plan.

  • CITY HALL BEAUTIFUL FUND

    The City Hall Beautiful Fund overseen by the Foundation For Enhancing Communities is a fully tax deductible fund aimed at enhancing the interior and exterior of the MLK Gov’t Center.

    Businesses or individuals interested in donating to the fund can make a tax deductible donation by  sending a check to: The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, 200 North Third Street, P. O. Box 678, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678.

    Inquiries can be sent to info@harrisburgpa.gov

  • PROTECT HARRISBURG

    The City of Harrisburg asks for your financial support in establishing a fund to defend our common sense gun ordinances against the NRA. They prohibit discharging a weapon within the City limits except in cases of self-defense, carrying a firearm in a City park or playground, selling firearms during a declared state of emergency, possessing a weapon in public as an unsupervised child, and failing to report a gun lost or stolen.


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  • NOTICE OF HEARING: City of Harrisburg License and Tax Appeal Board

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the License and Tax Appeal Board will meet to conduct a hearing on February 16th, 2016, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the City Council Chamber, 1st Fl, City Gov’t Center, 10 N Second Street,  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17101 regarding the following matters:  Appeal of License Non-Renewal and related requests of 1400Read more →

  • TRASH COLLECTION RESUMES MONDAY IN HARRISBURG

    Jan. 29, 2016 HARRISBURG – Trash collection will resume Monday in Harrisburg, and people will be allowed to put out extra trash accumulated during the snowstorm and its aftermath. Public Works crews are working Friday to clear alleyways, permitting resumption of regularly scheduled trash collections. Businesses and multi-family residences should ensure snow is cleared from aroundRead more →

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: SOUTH ST. FROM 3RD ST. TO 2ND ST.

    Street Name: South Street From: 3rd St To: 2nd St Date/Time from: now till further notice Date/Time to: Type of Closure: emeregency full closure Closure Info: spandrel wall was hit.  Emergency repairs called in. Detour Info: Comments: If you have any questions regarding this street closure please call the City Engineer at 717-255-3091.   Thank you.Read more →

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: MARKET ST FROM S 3RD TO N 4TH

    Street Name: MARKET ST From: S 3RD ST To: N 4TH ST Date from: 1/29/2016, FRIDAY Time from: 8:00:00 PM Date to: 1/30/2016, SATURDAY Time to: 4:00:00 AM Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: Complete closure for night work Detour Info: NONE REQUIRED AT THIS TIME Comments: Maintenance crew replacing escalators / crane liftRead more →

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february

11feb6:00 pm- 7:00 pmCity Council Meeting (Legislative Session)
16feb5:30 pmDBHD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ENTITLEMENT PROGRAM COMMUNITY MEETING II
18feb9:00 am- 10:30 amEnvironmental Advisory Council Meeting
22feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmCommunity Forum: City Environmental Issues and ProjectsEnvironmental Advisory Council
22feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmHarrisburg Zoning Hearing Board MeetingSpecial Session

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