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This is a designation passed by resolution by the Board of the Venango County Commissioners recognizing a single entity as the lead agency for Economic Development in Venango County. While there are many great organizations here in Venango committed to advancing the economic growth of our county, the Commissioners have designated the Venango County Economic Development Authority as the lead.
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Building in Venango County is a streamlined process, please contact Ashley Smith, the Land Use Planner in the County Planning Department, for more information.
The Venango County Economic Development Authority is co-located with the County Planning Department on the first floor of the Venango County Courthouse, across from the Sheriff’s Office. We are located at 1168 Liberty Street, Franklin, Pa., 16323. You can access the courthouse through the Elk Street entrance in the back of the building.
While there is no designated parking for Authority visitors, you can park in any number of the many available metered and unmetered parking spaces that surround the courthouse. Just be sure not to park in the numbered lot located behind the Courthouse Annex as those spots are reserved for county employees.