About The NTRPDC

Welcome to the Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission (NTRPDC) website. We are the local development district serving the five-county Northern Tier region, encompassing the Pennsylvania counties of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga and Wyoming.

Our staff provides resources to help businesses and entrepreneurs, local governments and non-profits, and job seekers meet their challenges and succeed in Pennsylvania's Northern Tier.

Developing People, Developing Businesses, Strengthening Communities

Our Vision
"To be a leader in developing people, businesses and communities for a globally competitive region"

Our Mission
"To help businesses expand their markets, generate employment, improve the local economy, and plan for the future development of the Northern Tier Region"

Since 1970, the Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission has been providing resources to help our region succeed. Our board and staff are devoted to economic and workforce development across the five-county region.

Today's programs cover a wide range of services, including: business financing, export counseling, government contract assistance, internet and technology assistance, grant writing, transportation planning and workforce development.

Our sources of funds include:

  • US Department of Labor
  • US Department of Commerce
  • US Department of Defense
  • Appalachian Regional Commission
  • PA Department of Transportation
  • PA Department of Community and Economic Development
  • The Counties of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, and Wyoming