Street (Road) Opening Permits

Application for (Lancaster) Township Highway Occupancy Permit: (click on the links below)

Street Opening Permit Application
Street Opening (ROW) Fee Schedule (revised 4/9/2018)
Road Degradation Schedule for ROW Fee Schedule (revised 8/19/2019)

  • Any work performed within the right-of-way of a township road requires submission of a “Street Opening Permit Application” (two copies), along with two copies of a sketch showing location and details of the proposed work.
  • Any work performed on a township road over, under, or within the limits of a limited access state highway, requires a state permit.
  • The prescribed permit fee shall accompany the application and sketch.
  • Ordinance 2015-04 (Street Opening ROW)

Contact Information:
Michael Hamlin, Superintendent
Public Works Department
Office: (717) 293-1733; Fax: (717) 291-6818

Robin VanLeer, 
Administrative Assistant to Public Works