Fort Indiantown Gap JLUS Adopted by Dauphin County and Lebanon County Boards of Commissioners

Following the public review and comment period for the Ft. Indiantown Gap (FTIG) JLUS, all public comments received were catalogued and addressed in the JLUS documents, as appropriate, to produce the Final JLUS and Background Report. The FTIG JLUS and Background Report were formally accepted by vote of the JLUS Executive Committee on March 4, 2015. The JLUS was presented to the Dauphin County and Lebanon County Boards of Commissioners and adopted by vote on April 8, 2015. Anyone wishing to view the JLUS and Background Report may be viewed in the Online Library under Resources.


Public Workshop #3 Held – Dauphin and Lebanon Counties, PA (November 12 and 13, 2014)

The final public workshop for the Fort Indiantown Gap JLUS was held in Dauphin County at the East Hanover Township Municipal Building, 8848 Jonestown Road, Grantville, PA on November 12, 2014 at 7:00 PM and in Lebanon County at the Union Township Municipal Building 3111 State Route 72, Jonestown, PA on November 13, 2014. During this workshop, the Public Draft JLUS was discussed and an overview of the JLUS and public comment process were provided to attendees. Following the presentation, the JLUS project development team discussed questions from attendees and facilitated an interactive dialogue. The Public Draft was released on November 3, 2014 on this website and hardcopies made available at the Annville Free Library, the Matthews Public Library (Fredericksburg), and Union Township and East Hanover Township offices. The public comment period ended on November 28, 2014. Attendees at the Workshop were encouraged to ask questions and provide comments on the Public Draft JLUS.

Click here to download the Dauphin County Public Workshop #3 PowerPoint

Click here to download the Lebanon County Public Workshop #3 PowerPoint


Fort Indiantown Gap JLUS - Public Draft

The links below provide access to the Public Draft documents that make up the Fort Indiantown Gap JLUS. These documents are being released for public review and comment as part of a review period that will end on November 28, 2014.

The contact person for this project is Julie Cheyney with the Lebanon County Planning Department. Comments may be mailed to Ms. Cheyney at 400 S 8th Street, Room 206, Lebanon, PA 17042 or emailed to her (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for email) no later than 11:59 pm on November 28, 2014. Comments may also be sent via FAX at 717-228-4453 by the same time and date noted.

In order to develop a plan that is responsive to local needs, input from the community is critical. You are encouraged to join us at the Public Workshops listed below to provide your questions, comments, or concerns on the Public Draft JLUS.

Click here to download the JLUS Report
This is the main JLUS document, and provides a summary of key findings, areas affected, and recommended strategies.

Click here to download the JLUS Background Report
This document provides detailed information on existing conditions and compatibility issues, and is a supporting document to the main JLUS Report.

Click here to download the Comment Sheet
This file (provided in Microsoft Word) can be used to submit comments on the Public Draft JLUS and Background Report.



Welcome to the Fort Indiantown Gap (FTIG) Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) website. As this project evolves, this website will be your primary source for access to all materials related to the project. Just use the menus located at the top of the page to obtain the information you need.  The menus provide access to the following information:

Project Overview. This menu will give you access to background information on this project. Look here for frequently asked questions, a map of the Study Area, and the current Project Schedule.

Public Participation. Public input will be a major component in the success of this project. Your input is critical in this planning process and the success of this project. The Public Participation section of this website will be updated regularly to include information about the committees working on this project and guide you to upcoming public workshops.

Resources. Need a copy of a file? This is the menu to look under. All materials prepared for workshops, newsletters, and draft and final documents will be posted here for your review.

Contact Us. Sometimes you cannot make it to a meeting, but you have comments to provide. Use this menu to learn how to contact the Project Manager and provide your input.