Electronic Submission of Documents for Review

Electronic Submission of Documents for Review

The Adams County Office of Planning and Development requires subdivision/ land development (SLD) plans submitted for review to be uploaded electronically. If you are submitting an SLD plan, Municipal Request For Review, or other document for review, we request that the Electronic Submission Guidelines below are followed.  If you have questions or need help, please call the office 717-337-9824.

We are located at:
Agricultural and Natural Resources Center
670 Old Harrisburg Rd, Suite 100
Gettysburg, PA 17325

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Submitting a Plan or Document


The Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC), Act 247, requires all proposals for subdivision and land development to be submitted to the Adams County Office of Planning & Development (ACOPD) for review prior to municipal action. 

  • The County prepares an advisory review during the 30-day period following receipt of a complete application. 
  • The review is forwarded to the municipality. 
  • Each municipality makes final approval on all proposals.


ACOPD Review Process


Please read and follow the Guidelines for Electronic Submission of SLD Plans and documents for review before submission. 

  • This document provides specific instructions on completing forms, file naming conventions, submitting documents, etc. 
  • Please do not email plans, documents or Request For Review forms to staff. 

Municipal Request For Review

Applications for subdivision and/ or land development require a Municipal Request for Review form. 

  • This form must be submitted by the municipality.
  • Click on the link below for the current RFR form.

Fees and Payment



  • A review fee is required for most subdivision and/ or land development applications. The 30-day review period does not begin until the correct fee is paid. 
  • The fees listed on the ACOPD Fee Schedule apply to subdivision and land development plans and sewer modules submitted to the ACOPD for review.

Confirmation of Cost

  • For assistance with the fee schedule and confirmation of a review fee, please Request A Fee before submitting payment. 
  • Incorrect payments that were not confirmed prior to submission may delay processing.  


A review fee is required for most subdivision and/ or land development applications. 

  • The 30-day review period does not begin until the correct fee is paid. 

Review fees may be paid:

  • Online: via e-Check, or credit/ debit card. 
  • At the Planning Office: cash, check, or credit/ debit card 
  • Mail: cash or check  

Pay Online

Click on the Allpaid link below. 

Select ‘4208 – SLD Plan Review’ as “Type of Service” and indicate the plan or module name in the “Notes” box. 

Please read Allpaid's Terms of Service before completing an online payment:

Allpaid Click to Pay Now Link

Electronic Submission Upload Folders

The 'Upload' links below are currently unavailable. 
We are aware of the issue and working on a resolution.

Please call the Office for assistance 717-337-9824

SLD Plan Files

Surveyors, Engineers, and/ or Applicants, click the Upload button to upload SLD Plan .pdfs. 

Municipal Files

Municipalities, click the Upload button to upload the Request For Review or other documents for review. 

Transportation Studies

The link for consultants and engineers to upload Transportation Impact Studies/ Analysis 


SLD Resources

Recording Requirements

Information about recording an approved plan with the Recorder of Deeds.

SLD Summary Dashboard

What has been submitted for review this year? Check out the Dashboard to find out how many plans, housing units, square footage, etc. have been proposed. 

Plan Submissions App

Locations and details of plans that have been submitted for review since 2012.