Planning & Land Use Office

The Planning and Land Use Office is responsible for enforcement and administration of the Lancaster County Zoning Ordinance, Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance and Wetlands Ordinance, and also handles enforcement of the Solid Waste Disposal Ordinance and Inoperable Vehicle Ordinance.

Other areas of responsibilty include the Comprehensive Plan and the Capital Improvements Program, both of which are reviewed and updated periodically to conform to the changing needs of Lancaster County and its citizens.

This office also provides administrative support for the Lancaster County Planning Commission, Wetlands Board and Board of Zoning Appeals.

Staff Includes:

  • Director - Don G. Gill
  • Zoning Officer - M.L. "Pete" Ransone
  • Environmental Codes Compliance Officer - Brian D. Barnes
  • Administrative Assistant - Crystal L. Whay