Yard Waste Collection Center
4/28/2014
Yard Waste Accepted April 4, 2014 through November 7, 2014

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Friday's 9AM -2 PM
Township residents are asked to stop in the township office prior to unloading.


Second Saturday each month: 9AM - 12 Noon
On Saturday, drive directly to the rear parking lot, continue past the salt shed and turn left to yard waste site.


Monday through Thursday by appointment only:
Call Township office at 362-3191.

The Yard Waste Center is funded by Washington Township Taxpayers and is intended only for township property owners to dispose of grass, flower and shrub clippings. Also accepted: Shrubs, leaves, and tree limbs up to 6 inches in diameter.

All bags and containers holding yard waste must be removed from township premises. Washington Township will not accept yard waste from commercial landscapers, mowers, or tree trimmers.


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

 
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.
 
On-Lot Sewage Disposal System Maintenance Program
2/20/2014
In January of this year, notice was mailed to all property owners designated by Washington Township to have their on lot sewage disposal system (septic system) pumped out during 2014. To determine the year a properties on lot sewage disposal system is designated to be pumped out, look at the address label on the township newsletter or your property tax notice. Match the middle number of the property parcel number with the scheduled list below. Example: 66-9-100 (designated for pumping in 2014)
The on lot sewage disposal pumping schedule is as follows:

2014 -9, 19, 20
2015 - 8, 11, 12, 18
2016 - 7,10
2017 -5, 13, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22
2018 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 6

A property owners responsibility is as follows:

(1) Contact a pumper/hauler to schedule your pumping by December 31, 2014.

(2) After your on lot sewage disposal system is pumped, the pumper/hauler fills out the Pumpers Report Form included with the notification mailed in January.

(3) White copy of Pumpers Report Form and a copy of the billing invoice are submitted to township office.

Call or e-mail the township if you need a Pumpers Report Form or ask your pumper/hauler as some of the pumper/haulers were supplied with forms.

A townhip property owner may choose any DEP certified pumper hauler of their choice.
For those property owner(s) who pump our their on lot sewage disposal system frequently, more than one pump out during each five year cycle, may continue to do so. Please be reminded to forward a Pumper's Report Form and Pumper's billing receipt to the township office. Doing so will ensure the last pump out does not go beyond the five year pumping cycle requirement.

Any questions pertaining to the on lot sewage disposal pumping requirement, call the township office at 362-3191 or contact any township supervisor.
 
NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES
1/20/2014
The Washington Township Board of Supervisors are currently looking for township residents interested in serving on the following township boards:
Zoning Hearing Board (Alternate Member)
Recreation Board Member
In order to be considered, a Board Vacancy Application must be submitted to the township. An application is available to print out on the township website. Click on Permits, Applications, Board Vacancy Application. Submit the completed application and/or resume or letter of interest to the township office. Call the Secretary at 362-3191 for more information.
 
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
 
ZONING/CODES ENFORCEMENT OFFICER VACANCY
3/12/2008
Washington Township is currently looking for a Zoning/Codes Enforcement Officer. The applicant should be knowledgeable of the administration and enforcement of zoning. This position is part time as needed. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to: Washington Township, 185 Manors Road, Elizabethville, PA 17023
 
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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