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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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  • MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE ORDERS ALL NON-EMERGENCY VEHICLES OFF STREETS

    MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE ORDERS ALL NON-EMERGENCY VEHICLES OFF STREETS

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse has ordered all non-emergency vehicles off the streets of the City of Harrisburg until further notice to help Public Works crews and emergency responders to do their jobs unimpeded. The Mayor declared a disaster emergency in Harrisburg early Saturday after 14-16 inches struck the city overnight Friday, breaking the 24-hour record forRead more →

  • Mayor Papenfuse Declares Disaster Emergency for Harrisburg

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse has declared a disaster emergency in Harrisburg after 14-16 inches struck the city overnight Friday, breaking the 24-hour record for snowfall in the City. “We are clearly dealing with an historic event in our City,” said Mayor Papenfuse, “but I’m confident our emergency responders and Public Works staff are well prepared toRead more →

  • City of Harrisburg Maintained Snow Emergency Routes

    Mayor Papenfuse has declared a snow emergency effective Friday January 22nd at 7 pm. Residents are advised to obey all street signs and move cars from emergency snow routes. Locust Street Garage opens at 7 pm on Friday January 22nd for free parking until 6 am Monday January 25th. Below is a full list of the SnowRead more →

  • MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE ORDERS ALL NON-EMERGENCY VEHICLES OFF STREETS

    Jan. 22, 2016  HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse has ordered all non-emergency vehicles off the streets of the City of Harrisburg until further notice to help Public Works crews and emergency responders to do their jobs unimpeded. The Mayor declared a disaster emergency in Harrisburg early Saturday after 14-16 inches struck the city overnight Friday,Read 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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