Economic Develop.

Economic Development

The Armstrong County Department of Economic Development provides staff to the Armstrong County Industrial Development Council (IDC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development corporation.  By providing tools such as financing, site selection, workforce development assistance and more, the IDC's goals are to improve Armstrong County’s business environment through retention and expansion of existing businesses and attraction of new investment. Click here for more Information.

Conservation Dist.

Conservation District

The Armstrong Conservation District works to restore degraded watersheds, promote sustainable farms, healthy forests, and growing vibrant and sustainable communities. The District will work with many private and public partners for the betterment of our natural resources and the citizens of Armstrong County. The District provides technical, administrative, and financial support through many programs such as the dirt, gravel, low volume roads program; the agricultural lands preservation program; the erosion and sediment pollution control program; the watershed protection and restoration program; and many other outreach efforts of the District



The Armstrong County Jail, which opened in August of 2003, has a capacity of 158 inmates. The facility grants a safe environment to the Armstrong County community by providing the care and control of the jail's residents.


Belmont Complex

For over 50 years, the Belmont Complex has been a recreational facility that draws over 40,000 residents and visitors alike to the arena, pool and banquet facilities yearly.

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License to Sell


License to Sell
License to Sell Firearms
Any local business looking to sell firearms, must purchase a License to Sell Firearms. The License has a fee of $57.00 and is good for a period of 3 years. You will receive a notice when your license is almost ready to expire.
You must complete the application for a Pennsylvania License to Sell Firearms and return it to the Sheriff's Office with $57.00 for the cost of the license. Checks should be made payable to “Armstrong County Sheriff's Office”.  Please include a copy of your Federal Firearms License and Sales Tax License. Your license will be mailed once completed.
License to Sell Firearms Application PDF
License to Sell Precious Metals
Any person who purchases or makes appraisals of precious metals and their alloys for resale to refiners, brokers, or the public, is required to purchase a precious license to sell precious metals. Precious metals—Items containing or being of gold, silver or platinum, including, but not limited to, jewelry and silver services. The term does not include coins, ingots, bullion or photographic film or articles containing less than 5% of gold, silver or platinum by weight.
The Cost of License to Sell Precious Metals is $50.00, which can be paid in cash or by check or money order made payable to “Armstrong County Sheriff”
For more information about precious metal licenses please visit the Pennsylvania Code website at:
Application for License to Sell Precious Metals PDF