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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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  • Help Us. Help You. Give Your Input On Housing and Urban Development.

    The City of Harrisburg (the City) is in the process of applying for federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This survey is intended to be completed by residents of Harrisburg and business or property owners in Harrisburg.  By completing this survey, you will help to ensure that funds areRead more →

  • Allison Hill Small Business Meet & Greet

    Allison Hill Small Business Meet & Greet

    Please join the City of Harrisburg, Community First Fund and Tri County Community Action ALLISON HILL SMALL BUSINESS MEET AND GREET 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. TUESDAY, FEB. 17 1301 Derry Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room (use parking lot entrance) Refreshments will be served. Join us for a time of networking with local businesses, learnRead more →

  • CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION

    Street Name: RIVER ST From: STRAWBERRY ST To: MARKET ST Date and time from: 2/5/2015, THURSDAY, 8:00 AM (08:00) Date and time to: 2/5/2015, THURSDAY, 1:00 PM (13:00) Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: STREET WILL BE CLOSED FOR DRYWALL DELIVERY If you have any questions regarding this street closure please call the CityRead more →

  • CITY OF HARRISBURG DBHD COMMUNITY ENTITLEMENT PROGRAM INVITATION

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse invites citizens to participate in the development of Harrisburg’s FY-2015- FY2017 consolidated plan for funding housing and community development entitlement programs, which include: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program – $1,996,366 (estimated), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program – $481,295 (estimated), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program – $160,887 (estimated). The goal of these programs isRead 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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