City of Lancaster Commitments to Racial Equity

Mayor Sorace was elected to build a stronger and more equitable Lancaster, block by block. The City of Lancaster has made these commitments to racial and social equity. Some of this work started more than 2 years ago and some is NEW. It is all connected to what has been asked of the City by demonstrators this summer.

UPMC Rezoning

The owners of 250 College Avenue will be bringing a rezoning petition to Lancaster City Council committee on August 3, followed by two public readings at full Council Meetings (dates yet to be determined will be posted on and LNP). The seller, UPMC, has reached agreement with a buyer and principal developer, Washington Place Equities (WPE) and HDC MidAtlantic, Lancaster’s largest local affordable housing developer, as a partner.

Local Control for Open Carry

Contact your state legislators and ask them to co-sponsor legislation that would allow municipalities like Lancaster to ban guns from City-owned properties.

Neighbor of the Month

Celebrating the citizens who make our neighborhoods better!

Ban the Sale of Consumer Fireworks in Pennsylvania

Contact your Lancaster County legislators and tell them you want to make our city safe from hazardous consumer grade fireworks that put our neighborhoods in danger.

Climate Action Plan

The City of Lancaster’s Municipal Operations Climate Action Plan affirms a renewed commitment to the future of Lancaster City.

Bridgeport Crossroads Transportation Survey

The Bridgeport Transportation and Land Use Study is a planning initiative with a goal to enhance walkability, transportation, transit choices and neighborhood character within the Bridgeport area of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The project is a collaboration between East Lampeter Township, West Lampeter Township, Lancaster Township and the City of Lancaster, with the support of the County of Lancaster and PennDOT. Take the survey today to share your ideas about how to improve Bridgeport as a place to live, work, play and shop.