Adams County buildings - including the Government Center, Human Services Center, and Motor Vehicle locations - are now open Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Some departments are open by appointment only. Find modified office hours here.

CED Divisions

Community Development

Administers federally funded grant programs for Adams County and works collaboratively with non-profits. In addition, the county's Brownfields Program and Long Range Planning initiatives are also overseen by Community Development.

Development Services

This division provides land use, building, and engineering services for site development and improvements in unincorporated Adams County.

Economic Development

This division and its partners work together to ensure that the county's growth creates lasting economic value within the community.

One-Stop Customer Center

At the counter or on the phone, we provide general department information and help you start your permit process in one stop.