Planning Commission

The Venango County Regional Planning Commission (VCRPC) works with communities to protect their natural environments and assists local municipalities in the day-to-day functions related to subdivision, land development, and grant applications.

Current Announcements

Front facade of the Courthouse Annex building, 1174 Elk Street in Franklin, PA.

The VCRPC Board Meeting scheduled for 6:30 pm on Tuesday, August 16th (9/20/2022) will be held at the Courthouse Annex (1147 Elk Street, Franklin) in Room 100. 

Click on this link to review previous meeting minutes and agendas.

Household Hazardous Waste Event 2022

The Venango County Community Recycling Center is hosting the 2022 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics collection events on July 30th and October 29th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Please register at or call 412-567-6566.

2022 HHW Flyer - Venango County

Venango County Infrastructure Bank Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Program is Open for Applications

The Venango County Commissioners are pleased to announce the opening of the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Venango County Infrastructure Bank (VCIB) Program, a reduced interest rate infrastructure loan program exclusively benefiting municipalities in Venango County in an effort to help mitigate the cost of your water, sewer, stormwater, road, bridge, and other critical facilities projects.

See the Infrastructure Bank page for more information. 

Need financial relief?

COVID-19 Rent/Mortgage/Utility (RMU) Program 

Funds are available for residents living in portions of Venango County outside of Franklin and Oil City limits. This program is designed to provide assistance to residents who have lost income as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic by offering up to three months of financial relief from rent, mortgage, and utility payments. Residents must have low-to-moderate income and be able to provide supplemental documentation. Please visit the community development page for more information.