Comprehensive Plan Update

The Franklin County Planning Department seeks a solution-focused consultant with experience in comprehensive planning, community planning, civic engagement, and innovative problem-solving to assist the County with an update to the existing Comprehensive Plan: Franklin Forward: The Comprehensive Plan for Franklin County, PA. The Planning Department is to be integral in the development of the new Comprehensive Plan. The plan will be developed through a partnership between the Planning Department and the selected firm. The prospective firm should outline how planning still will be involved in the planning process and formation of the implementation strategies and structure of the plan.


In order to be considered, proposals must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) on Friday, July 2, 2021.


A voluntary pre-submission virtual meeting will be held at 11:30 A.M. (EST/local time), on Thursday, June 3, 2021 to address questions from any interested firms. All questions will be documented in written form and posted on the Planning Department website following the meeting.

The meeting can be accessed here or

Call-in :(US) +1 321-586-0736? PIN: ?728 996 281?#


While attendance at this meeting is not mandatory for those wishing to submit proposals, it is strongly encouraged and will be considered during proposal review and ranking.


Please review the "Request for Proposals" document for proposal submission requirements and additional information.



Request for Proposal.

Planning Department Fact Sheet

Request for Proposal Q&A

Comprehensive Plan Update