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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning P
Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records Y
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Local taxes Y
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Lancaster County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania. Lancaster County, located in southeastern Pennsylvania, has an estimated population of 490,562. Lancaster is the county seat.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Pennsylvania county websites

The good

  • Budget and annual financial audit report posted.[1]
  • Commissioners are listed and extensive personal information is provided, but individual contact information is not.[2]
  • Commission meeting minutes and agendas are posted, and meeting webcasts are also available.[3]
  • Online public record information and forms are available.[4]
  • Current bids and proposals are posted online.[5]

The bad

  • No information on obtaining a building or zoning permit.

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