Lancaster Township

Contact Information: 

Main Address:

1240 Maple Ave,
Lancaster, PA 17603
(2 blocks south of Columbia Ave, off Abbeyville Rd)

Main: (717) 291-1213
Fax:   (717) 291-6818

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

Email:
wlaudien@twp.lancaster.pa.us

Legal Notices:
Lancaster Newspapers

Website:
www.twp.lancaster.pa.us or www.lancastertownship.org

Township Manager:  William M. Laudien

Asst. Twp. Mgr/Dir. Planning & Zoning:  Thomas P. Daniels

Public Works:

1357 Meadowcreek Lane
Lancaster, PA 17603
Office: (717) 293-1733
Fax:     (717) 391-9739

 

Superintendent:  Michael R. Hamlin
Asst. Superintendent:   Rob Eckenrode
Road Foreman:  Earl Groff

 

General Information: 
Current Population 16,149
Assessed Valuation $839,237,700

 

Municipal Road Miles 45.51
State Road Miles 10.37

 

Meeting Schedule & Locations: 

Location: Lancaster Township Municipal Building - 1240 Maple Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

(Meeting dates/times/location are subject to change. Changes will be posted on twp. website.)

Board of Supervisors: 2nd Monday, 7:00pm; Workshop at 6:00pm

Planning Commission: 3rd Tuesday, 7:00pm

Zoning Hearing Board: 4th Tuesday, 7:00pm

Building Code Board of Appeals: As necessary

 

Taxes & Fees: 
Munic Real Estate Millage (total) 1.2
School Real Estate Millage 25.9224
Real Estate Transfer Tax (Munic. & School) 1%
Per Capita Tax $0.00
LST Tax (Munic. & School) $10.00
Munic. Earned Income Tax 1.0%
School Earned Income Tax 0.5%

 

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

 

Boards & Committees: 
Board of Supervisors

Chair:  Kathy Wasong

Vice Chair:  Benjamin H. Bamford

Treasurer:  Thomas H. Schaller

Planning Commission

Title: Chair
Name:  Melissa A. Kelly
Address: 328 Perry Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Vice Chair
Name: Glenn Ebersole
Address: 1305 Wheatland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Secretary
Name: Angela Sowers
Address: 345 Perry Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Member
Name: Richard S. Hendricks
Address: 27 Bentley Ln, Lancaster, PA 17603
 
Title: Member
Name: Gary L. Jones
Address: 1127 Maple Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603
 
Title: Member
Name: Gordon B. Reed
Address: 42 S.Conestoga Dr, Lancaster, PA 17602
 
Title: Member
Name: Thomas J. Waters
Address: 1103 Wheatland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603
Zoning Hearing Board

Title: Chair
Name: John W. Metzger
Address: 25 Bentley Ln, Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Vice Chair
Name: Elizabeth W. Bamford
Address: 1070 Wheatland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Secretary
Name: Peggy D. Hall
Address: 1134 Columbia Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Alternate
Name: Joseph C. LoCurto
Address: 1881 Wilderness Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603

Building Code Board of Appeals

Title: Member
Name: Ron Comfort Jr.
Address: 130 Springhouse Rd., Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Member
Name: Patrick Egan
Address: Select Security, 241 N Plum St., Lancaster, PA 17602

Title: Member
Name: Terrie J. Finger
Address: 1005 Woods Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Member
Name: Vincent Kusy
Address: 1336 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Member
Name: Jonathan Owens
Address: 1630 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603

Board of Auditors

Title: Chair
Name: Theo Van TrichtKaren Mansfield
Address: 1206 Valley Road, Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Vice Chair
Name: Karen Mansfield
Address: 665 North Pier Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603

Title: Secretary
Name: Gail Groves Scott
Address: 1511 Quarry Lane, Lancaster, PA 17603

Police

Manheim Township Police Department (through contract)
1825 Municipal Drive
Lancaster, PA 17601
Admin. Ph: 717-569-6401

Police Chief: Neil J. Harkins

School District

School District of Lancaster

251 S. Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 299-2700

Three elementary schools (James Buchanan, Thomas H. Burrowes, and Elizabeth R. Martin) and one middle school (Wheatland) are located in the township.

Tax Collectors

Real Estate: (appointed)

Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office
150 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
PH: (717) 299-8222

School Taxes:

School District of Lancaster
Administrative Office
1020 Lehigh Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17602
PH: (717) 291-6134

Township Engineer/MS4 Coordinator

Name: Benton Webber
Address: 1240 Maple Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 293-1733 
Email: bwebber@twp.lancaster.pa.us

Township Solicitor

Name: Nikolaus & Hohenadel (Matthew J. Creme, Jr.)
Address: 212 North Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 299-3726

Emergency Management Director

Name: Michael F. Pickard 
Phone: (717) 767-6402

Sewer Authorities

Lancaster Area Sewer Authority (LASA) serves West end
130 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 299-4843

Suburban Lancaster Sewer Authority (SLSA) serves East end
P. O. Box 458, Lancaster, PA 17608-0458
(717) 560-1900

ON-LOT Sewage/Septic Only:

Sewage Enforcement:

Solanco Engineering Association (Mark A. Deimler)
103 Fite Way, Suite C
Quarryville, PA 17566
(717) 786-0355

Alternate Sewage Enforcement:

ARRO Consulting, Inc. (Bill McMullen)
108 West Airport Road
Lititiz, PA 17543
(570) 366-9534

Water Authority

Lancaster City Water Dept – Provides all Township public water service
120 North Duke St, Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 291-4820