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Zoning Map
 Official Zoning Map of Jim Thorpe Pa

Timing Provisions for Zoning Actions
 Short notebook from the PMC describing timing provisions for zoning actions

Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code
 PA State planning and zoning regulations that define how local zoning and planning codes are applied and structured


Quick Guide to the Municipal Planning Code

 PA State quick guide to the Municipal Planning Code
Recent Amendments to the MPC
 2003 Document that lists amendments to the PA Municipal Planning Code
Zoning Officer Guideline
PA State handbook reviewing the roll and duties of the Borough Zoning Officer 

Zoning Hearing Board Handbook
PA State handbook that describes the role and conduct of local Zoning Hearing Boards
Special Exceptions and Variance Handbook
 PA State handbook that explaines Zoning Special Exceptions and Variances
PA Zoning Handbook
 PA State Handbook that describes the roll and operation of land Zoning in local comunities

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Hidden Treasures in the Jim Thorpe Area

Carbon County Environmental Center

Great trails for hiking and bird watching. Environmental activities at the center. Outside picnic area. Located two miles past Mauch Chunk Lake Park on the left.

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Switchback Trail from Jim Thorpe to Mauch Chunk Lake

Wonderful biking and hiking trail from downtown Jim thorpe. Pick up the trail at the top of Hill Rd behind the Opera House. Follow it for 3.5 miles to the lake. Coast all the way back on the 4% grade. Outside picnic areas at the Lake.

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