CONTACT INFORMATION
11/18/2020
TO CONTACT WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP USE THE EMAIL ADDRESS OF washingtontownship@wtwp.org. or phone 717.362.3191. You cannot contact the township office through this website using the CONTACT US.
 
On-Lot Disposal Sewage System Maintenance Program
8/31/2020
As mandated by DEP, Washington Township is responsible to oversee that every on lot sewage disposal system located in Washington Township is pumped out at least one time every five (5) years, by a certified/pumper hauler. Information regarding the mandated pumping requirement can be reviewed on the township website. Washington Township Code of Ordinances (Chapter 18, Part 4, On Lot Subsurface Sewage Disposal Facilities,18-407 Maintenance).

Property owner responsibility.

Contact a DEP certified pumper/hauler to schedule the pump out of the on lot sewage disposal system.

After the pump out is completed, provide the township with a copy of the pumping receipt (bill). Ask the pumper/hauler to include a statement on the pumping receipt (bill) verifying that the baffles of the on lot sewage disposal system (if applicable) have been inspected and found to be in good working order.

The pumping receipt (bill) may be mailed or hand delivered to the township office, deposited in the silver drop box located at the front entrance of the township building, or e-mail a copy to Washingtontownship@wtwp.org by December 31.

Questions pertaining to the mandated pumping, contact the township office at 717.362.3191 or e-mail
washingtontownship@wtwp.org.
 
Electronics Collection Site
8/1/2020
Dauphin County Solid Waste Management and Recycling accepts electronics at their Recycling Center located at 1625 South Cameron Street, Harrisburg. Hours/Days of operation: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Closed Holidays. A complete list of items accepted can be viewed at www.dauphincounty.org click on, Solid Waste Management and Recycling. The Recycling Center can also be contacted by calling 717-982-6772. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the County is not picking up electronics at their remote sites of which includes the Upper Paxton Township Municipal Building until further notice.
 
YARD WASTE COLLECTION CENTER GUIDELINES/HOURS OF OPERATION
6/10/2020
THE YARD WASTE COLLECTION CENTER IS AVAILABLE TO ALL RESIDENTS FOR THE DISPOSAL OF YARD WASTE GENERATED FROM THE PROPERTY THEY RESIDE ON IN WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP.

Washington Township DOES NOT accept yard waste from commercial landscapers, mowers, tree trimmers or contractors.

YARD WASTE ACCEPTED FOR DISPOSAL: Grass; Flower & Shrub Clippings; Shrubs; Leaves; Tree Limbs up to 6 inches in diameter. Christmas Trees are accepted as long as all tinsel and decorations are removed from the tree.

HOURS OF OPERATION:

MONDAY thru FRIDAY: 9AM - 4PM.

SATURDAY: Second and Fourth Saturday each month: 9AM - Noon.

CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS: New Years Day; Good Friday; Memorial Day; July 4th; Labor Day; Columbus Day; Veterans Day; Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after; Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day .

All bags and containers holding yard waste must be removed from township premises.

Township personnel have the right to reject yard waste not acceptable for disposal.

 
Board Vacancies
1/10/2020
The Township Supervisors are looking for township residents to appoint to the following boards:


Alternate Zoning Hearing Member (term expires Dec 2022)

Recreation (term expires Dec 2021)

Township residents interested in serving on any of these boards can apply by printing a Board Vacancy Application available on the township website. Click on Permits, Applications, Board Vacancy Application, or you can contact the township office to obtain an application. Any questions, residents are encouraged to contact the township office or any township supervisor.
 
Keystone Collections Group (Local Earned Income Tax)
3/18/2015
Keystone Collections Group has a phone line dedicated exclusively to taxpayer inquiries. If you have any questions regarding local tax filing, call Keystone's Taxpayer Hotline at 1-888-328-0565. Keystone also accepts online inquiries 24/7. Visit their website at www.KeystoneCollects.com 'Contact Us'.
 
EAA-Sewer/Water Rules, Rates and Regulations
2/26/2014
To view the Elizabethville Area Sewer/Water Rules, Rates and Regulations, click on Twp Info; Scroll down and click on Miscellaneous.
 
2010 CENSUS FIGURES
3/22/2011
Washington Township's population count has increased by 221 since the 2000 census count was conducted. To review the census count of all municipalities and boroughs in Dauphin County go to Twp Info.; Miscellaneous; 2010 Census Count
 
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
3/12/2008
What can you do with your household hazardous waste. Dauphin County is offering free (one time a year) to Dauphin County residents a curbside program to dispose of hazardous waste. To schedule a free curbside pickup just call 1-800-449-7587.
 
 
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