Ephrata Township

Contact Information: 

Address:
265 Akron Rd,
Ephrata, PA 17522

Main: (717) 733-1044
Fax: (717) 738-4344

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 8:00am to 4:00pm

Website:
www.ephratatownship.org

 

General Information: 
Current Population 9400

 

Assessed Valuation $648,584,900
Municipal Road Miles 42.22
State Road Miles 25.08

 

Meeting Schedule & Locations: 

Board of Supervisors - 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 - 1st Tuesday - 7:00 P.M. and 3rd Tuesday - 7:00 A.M.

Planning Commission - 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 - 4th Tuesday - 7:00 P.M.

Zoning Hearing Board - 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 - 3rd Tuesday - 7:00 P.M.

Sewer Authority - 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 - Last Monday - 7:00 PM

 

Taxes & Fees: 
Munic Real Estate Millage (total) 1.37
School Real Estate Millage 19.60
Real Estate Transfer Tax (Munic. & School) 1.0%
Per Capita Tax $10.00
LST Tax (Munic. & School) $52.00
Munic. Earned Income Tax 1/2%
School Earned Income Tax 1/2%

 

Ordinances: 
Zoning Ordinances Yes
Comprehensive Plan Yes
Building Code Yes
Subdivision Ordinances Yes

 

Boards & Committees: 
Board of Supervisors

Clark R. Stauffer, Chairman - 733-1044

J. Tyler Zerbe, Vice Chairman & Treasurer - 733-1044

John L. Weber, Secretary - 733-1044

Township Staff

Manager and Zoning Officer:  Steve Sawyer 
Address: 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522
Phone: 717-733-1044
Email: ssawyer@ptd.net

Adminstrative Assistant:  Jennifer Carvell 
Address: 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522
Phone: 717-733-1044
Email: jcarvell@ptd.net

Township Solicitor:  Charles Sheidy
Address: 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522
Phone: 717-336-3015
Email: csheidy@dejazzd.com

Township Engineer:  Jim Caldwell - Rettew Associates
Address: 3020 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: 717-394-3721
Email: jcaldwell@rettew.com

Road Superintendent - Tom Huber  - 717-738-4336

Police Service - Ephrata Police Department, 124 South State Street, Ephrata, PA 17522 - 717-738-9200 - Emergency 911

Building Inspectors - Assoicated Building Inpections Inc. - 1248 W. Main Street, Suite 23, Ephrata, PA 17522 - 717-733-1654

Seage Enforcement Officer - Dale High - 717-371-4004

Planning Commission

Ephrata Township Planning Commisison - 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 - 717-733-1044

Chairman Louie Hurst

Vice Chairman Dale Garman

Leonard Martin

Marvin Sauder

LaMarr Stauffer

Steve Sawyer, Secretary

Zoning Hearing Board

Ephrata Township Zoning Hearing Board - 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 - 717-733-1044

Jack Echternach, Chairman

Scott Cover, Vice Chairman

Leon R. Martin

Donald Boll

Kevin Seibert

Tom Bollinger, Alternate

Gary Krafft, Solicitor

Steve Sawyer, Secretary

Board of Auditors

Ephrata Township Auditors - 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 - 717-733-1044

Marjorie Hornberger, Chairman

Paul Miley

Jay Snyder, Secretary

Sewer Authority

Ephrata Township Sewer Authority, 265 Akron Road, Ephrata, PA 17522 - 717-733-1044

Robert Hurst, Chairman

Leon Kurtz, Vice-Chairman

Aaron Groff

Rod Martin

Carl Haws

Steve Sawyer, Authority Adminstrator

Engineer:  Dan Becker, Becker Engineering - 115 Millersville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603 - 717-4975

Solicitor:  Charles Sheidy, 60 West Church Street, Denver, PA 17517 - 717-336-3015