Our Partners

The Center of Land Use is possible through the collaborative efforts of our partners and advisory board.

Funding support for the Center for Land Use from the U.S. Dept. of Education Housed within the Geography - Earth Science Department at Shippensburg University

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Contact Information

Dr. George Pomeroy Director
Center for Land Use Assoc. Professor

Geography - Earth Science Department
Shearer Hall 116
Shippensburg University 1871
Old Main Drive Shippensburg PA 17257
(717) 477-1776 - voice
(717) 477-4029 - fax
gmpome@ship.edu

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Planning Links

Useful Professional, Governmental, and Nonprofit Websites. For now these are only loosely sorted first into governmental, NGO, and private categories and then into local, state, regional, and national scale;  this is only intended as a useful selection of land use and community planning links and does not represent any endorsements by the Center for Land Use or Shippensburg University,  Please feel welcome to suggest links that do not appear. 

 

Resource Web Link
Local, State, or National
Type (private, public, etc.)
Topical Concern
Adams County Planning Commission local governmental - local planning
Cumberland County Planning Commission  local governmental - local planning
Franklin County Planning Commission local governmental - local planning
Fulton County Planning Commission  local governmental - local planning
Tri-County Planning Commission local quasi-governmental - local planning
       
Penna. General Assembly Pennsylvania governmental - state public officials
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Pennsylvania governmental - state public officials
Pennsylvania Senate Pennsylvania governmental - state public officials
State Representative Bruce Smith (92nd Dist., parts of Cumberland and York counties) local governmental - state public officials
State Representative Dick Lee Hess (78th Dist., includes Fulton Co.) local governmental - state public officials
State Representative Glen Grell (87th Dist., part of Cumberland County) local governmental - state public officials
State Representative Jerry Nailor (88th Dist., part of Cumberland County) local governmental - state public officials
State Representative Mark Keller (86th Dist., includes Perry and parts of Franklin counties) local governmental - state public officials
State Representative Rob Kauffman (89th Dist., includes parts of Cumberland and Franklin counties) local governmental - state public officials
State Representative Steven Nickol (193rd Dist., includes parts of Adams and York counties) local governmental - state public officials
State Representative William Gabig (199th Dist., parts of Cumberland County) local governmental - state public officials
State Senator Patricia Vance (31st Dist., includes Cumberland County) local governmental - state public officials
State Senator Terry Punt (33rd Dist., includes Franklin Co.) local governmental - state public officials
       
U.S. Representative Tim Holden local governmental -federal public officials
U.S. Representative Todd Platts local governmental -federal public officials
U.S. Representative William Shuster local governmental -federal public officials
U.S. Senator Arlen Specter Pennsylvania governmental -federal public officials
U.S. Senator Rick Santorum Pennsylvania governmental -federal public officials
       
Center for Rural Pennsylvania Pennsylvania governmental - state planning / engineering / environmental consulting
Governor's Center for Local Govt Services Pennsylvania governmental - state planning; community development
Penna. DCED Pennsylvania governmental - state environmental
Penna. DCNR Pennsylvania governmental - state environmental
Penna. DEP Pennsylvania governmental - state environmental
Penna. Emergency Management Association Pennsylvania governmental - state planning; environmental
PennDOT Pennsylvania governmental - state transportation
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Pennsylvania governmental - state historic preservation
       
Bureau of Economic Analysis national governmental - federal economic development
Bureau of the Census national governmental -federal economic; demographic
Federal Emergency Management Association national governmental - federal planning; environmental
HUD Office of Community Planning and Development  national governmental - federal community development
National Register of Historic Places national governmental - federal historic preservation
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) national governmental -federal environmental
U.S. Geological Survey (national site) national governmental -federal environmental
USDA Service Center - Adams County
local governmental agricultural
USDA Service Center - Cumberland County
local governmental agricultural
USDA Service Center - Franklin County
local governmental agricultural
USDA Service Center - Fulton County
local governmental agricultural
USDA Service Center - Perry County local governmental agricultural
USGS Water Resources of Pennsylvania (New Cumberland office) Pennsylvania governmental -federal environmental
       
Franklin County Area Development Corporation local quasi-governmental economic development
Susquehanna River Basin Commission regional quasi-governmental environmental
Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin regional quasi-governmental environmental
       
Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access Pennsylvania education GIS
Pennsylvania State Data Center Pennsylvania education informational
Penn State University's Department of Landscape Architecture Pennsylvania education planning
       
Conococheague Watershed Alliance local NGO environmental
Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authority local NGO planning / community
Juniata Valley Audubon Society local NGO environmental
       
10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania NGO environmental; community
CCAP - County Commissioners Association of Penna. Pennsylvania NGO general
GreenPittsburgh.Net Pennsylvania NGO environmental; community
Greenspace Alliance of Southeastern Penna. Pennsylvania NGO environmental
Penn Futures Pennsylvania NGO environmental
Penna. Mapping and Geographic Information Consortium Pennsylvania NGO GIS
Pennsylvania Audubon Society Pennsylvania NGO environmental
Pennsylvania Economy League (central div. office) Pennsylvania NGO community development
Pennsylvania Economy League (state office) Pennsylvania NGO community development
Pennsylvania Environmental Council Pennsylvania NGO environmental
Pennsylvania Land Trust Association Pennsylvania NGO environmental
Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities Pennsylvania NGO planning; community development
Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation (PPFA) Pennsylvania NGO environmental
Pennsylvania Planning Association Pennsylvania NGO planning
Preservation Pennsylvania Pennsylvania NGO historic preservation
PSAB - Penna. State Assoc. of Boroughs Pennsylvania NGO general
PSATS - Penna. State Assoc. of Township Supervisors Pennsylvania NGO general
       
Chesapeake Bay Foundation regional NGO environmental
       
Smart Growth Coalition of Westmoreland County regional NGO environmental
South Central Assembly for Effective Governance regional NGO community
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy regional NGO environmental
PA CleanWays Pennsylvania NGO planning / engineering / environmental consulting
       
American Farmland Trust national NGO planning; agricultural
American Planning Association (APA) national NGO planning
Appalachian Trail Conservancy national NGO environmental
CommunityViz / Placeways national NGO GIS
Conservation Fund, The national NGO environmental
Cyburbia - The Urban Planning Portal national NGO planning
Environmental Defense Fund national NGO environmental
Land Trusts Alliance national NGO environmental
National Assocation of Homebuilders national NGO development
National Audubon Society national NGO environmental
National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education national NGO planning
National Trust for Historic Preservation national NGO historic preservation
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy national NGO environmental
Scenic America national NGO environmental
Sierra Club national NGO environmental
Smart Growth Online national NGO planning
Smartgrowth America national NGO planning
The Nature Conservancy national NGO environmental
       
Maryland Planning Association Maryland NGO planning
Virginia Planning Association Virginia NGO planning
West Virginia Planning Association West Virginia NGO planning
New Jersey Planning Association New Jersey NGO planning
New York Planning Association New York NGO planning
       
Homebuilders Association of Franklin County local private / NGO development
Homebuilders Association of Metropolitan Harrisburg local private / NGO development
Pennsylvania Association of Realtors local / regional NGO development
Realtors Association of York and Adams County local private / NGO development
       
National Association of Realtors national private / NGO development
       
ESRI national private GIS
GIS.com national private GIS
       
Carl Bert and Associates Surveying and Engineering local private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
Dennis E. Black Engineering local private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
       
Benatec Associates Pennsylvania / regional private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
Brinjac Engineering Pennsylvania / regional private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
Delta Development Pennsylvania / regional private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
CHPlanning Pennsylvania / regional private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
EADS Group Pennsylvania / regional private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
General Code Pennsylvania / regional private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
Pashek and Associates Pennsylvania / regional private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
Rettew Pennsylvania / regional private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
       
Gannett Fleming national private planning / engineering / environmental consulting
Spotts, Stevens and McCoy national private planning / engineering / environmental consulting