Request for Proposals

Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Update

Derry Township, Dauphin County

Hershey, PA

Posted: 09/12/2013
Submittal Deadline: 10/17/2013


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The Derry Township Board of Supervisors is requesting proposals for services from a qualified planning consultant to complete a multiphase municipal planning project. Consultants may bid on one or all phases of the project.

Phase 1 consists of updating the 1991 Comprehensive Plan including the Future Land Use, Community Services and Facilities, Environmental, and Hazard Mitigation components. Consultants may visit the Township Comprehensive Plan website at to view the work that has already been completed by the Township.

Phase 2 consists of completing the transportation component of the Comprehensive Plan. The Township anticipates that this phase will be done concurrently with Phase 1 by a consultant that holds credentials or certifications in traffic planning and design.

Phase 3 of the project is to revise the Township Zoning Ordinance in order to implement the goals and objectives recommended in the Comprehensive Plan.

A full copy of the RFP has been provided, and may also be obtained on the Derry Township website at, under ‘Public Notices’, or by calling the Derry Township Community Development office at (717)533-2057, option 2, to arrange delivery of the packet of information.

Proposals are due no later than Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 4:00 PM, at the Township Community Development office located at 600 Clearwater Road, Hershey, PA, 17033. Late proposals and those that do not contain all required information described in the RFP will be rejected.

Questions about the RFP/Scope of Services may be submitted by e-mail to Charles Emerick, Director of Community Development at and copied to Brandon Williams, Assistant Director of Community Development at