Get connected & Stay informed!

There are a number of ways township residents can get the information they are looking for:

  1. The township website,
  2. The township newsletter (mailed out in mid-March & mid-September). The most current & past issues are available on the township website,
  3. AND, Social Media Sites (see below)
  •  NEXTDOOR is a private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It’s the easiest way for you and your neighbors to connect online. And it’s free!  Nextdoor’s mission is to use the power of technology to build stronger and safer neighborhoods. Click on this link to find your neighborhood and GET CONNECTED! Lancaster Township Municipality is a member of Nextdoor.
  • For trash & recyclingthe three tools below provide an easy way to get instantinformation and updates directly from Penn Waste on route changes due to holidays or weather-related emergencies:
  1.  Sign-up for E-news at
  2.  Like the Penn Waste Facebook page—
  3.  Follow Penn Waste on Twitter—
  1.  Sign-up for E-Alerts at
  2.  Like the City of Lancaster Facebook page—
  3.  Follow the City of Lancaster on Twitter—
  4. You can also call the Water Quality Lab at (717) 291-4818, or the Water Bureau emergency number at (717) 291-4816