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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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Recent News


  • CITY OF HARRISBURG PREPARING FOR POSSIBLE 12-18 INCHES OF SNOW THIS WEEKEND

      Jan. 21, 2016 HARRISBURG – The City of Harrisburg is preparing for a possible 12-18 inches of snow beginning Friday night, and residents are advised to pay close attention to weather updates this weekend. “Our Public Works crews are ready, and we are closely monitoring weather forecasts that indicate our City could be hit withRead more →

  • EAC Newsletter (January): Talkin’ Trash ‘n Recycling

    WHAT IS THE EAC? The City of Harrisburg has an Environmental Advisory Council or EAC. The purpose of the EAC is to provide environmental advice to the Administration and City Council, and to provide environmental information to the public. The EAC is only a few years old, and is in the process of developing proceduresRead more →

  • 2016 Fire Safety Tips

    January 19, 2016 Harrisburg, PA –The Harrisburg Bureau of Fire announced today fire safety tips that residents of Central PA can follow to keep themselves safe during frigid winter temperatures and the impending snow fall. “The Bureau of Fire is committed to keeping the residents of Harrisburg and the entire Harrisburg region safe from fire andRead more →

  • HARRISBURG BUSINESSES FILE PAYROLL TAX ONLINE

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 HARRISBURG – Harrisburg businesses can now file both the earned income tax and the local services tax withholdings online with Keystone Collections Group’s expanded services in Harrisburg “Most Harrisburg businesses already file their earned income taxes online with Keystone’s e-file,” said Joseph W. Lazzaro, Keystone’s vice president and general counsel. “Now businessesRead more →

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Upcoming Events

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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