Municipal Outreach Program
The York County Economic Alliance in partnership with the York County Planning Commission seeks to work with York County’s diverse municipalities to support their economic and community development goals. A variety of economic development and planning services are available for little or no cost to all 72 municipalities in the county.
Learn more about our municipal outreach services.
York County Economic Development Plan
The York County Economic Development Plan was adopted by the York County Commissioners in 2009 as a component of the York County Comprehensive Plan, and serves a road map for economic and community development initiatives in York County over a period of 10 years.
Learn more about economic development planning efforts and view the complete economic development plan.
York County Planning Regions
York County is a growing county that is home to more than 430,000 residents. The industrial, cultural, and geographic diversity of York County presents both opportunities and challenges for economic development. The York County Economic Development Plan examines the five distinct regions listed below. Click on each region to learn more.
The York County Economic Alliance dedicates full time staff to serve the economic development needs of The Borough of Hanover and Penn Township, located in the southwestern region of York County. The Hanover area is home to a historic downtown, prime agricultural land, and a hearty industrial base. For more information on economic development initiatives in the Hanover region, please visit the Hanover Area Economic Development page.
The Partnership for Economic Development of York County (PEDYC), a 501(c)3 organization, acts as a fiscal sponsor for economic and community development projects in the County that support the goals of the York County Economic Development Plan. Fiscal sponsorship allows organizations to solicit tax-deductible donations and access grant funds requiring a 501(c)3 applicant.
For more information on fiscal sponsorship, please visit the PEDYC page.