Carbon County Office of Planning & Development (OPAD)

Administers Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for County and Five Entitlement Communities - Borough's of Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Mahoning Township, Palmerton, and Franklin Township. Administers County-Wide Housing Rehabilitation Program. County Coordinator for Recycling & Solid Waste. Administers County Farmland Preservation Program. Provides technical support to County Planning Commission - Reviews all Sub-division and Land Development Plans in County. Source for Various Information and Data Relative to Carbon County.

Additional Information:

County Planning Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of Each Month - 2:00 pm at Carbon County Emergency Service Building, 1264 Emergency Lane, Nesquehoning, PA 18240 Plans to be reviewed must be submitted to OPAD at least 10 days prior to the meeting.

Any bid package pick up and sub division/land development plan drop off/pick up will be by appointment only by calling 570-325-3671.

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Contact Carbon County Planning & Development

Office Location

76 Susquehanna Street, 1st Floor
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-0210

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 210
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-0210

Phone (570) 325-3671
Fax (570) 325-3303
Office Hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Director David Bodnar