Administrative Office Hours: 

Monday thru Friday

8 AM - 4 PM

(717) 939-9377

***after hour sewer emergencies: (717) 558-6900

***citizens observing illicit discharge during normal office hours should contact the Township immediately at (717) 939-9377.  Observances after hours should be reported immediately by phoning (717) 558-6900.





New Thing Community, 2285 W. Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, is willing and able to provide overnight shelter for those in need on any night when the temperature is expected to be 40 degrees or below. Arrangements for this shelter can be made by contacting Pastor JoAnn Darrow at 717-512-4657.


Click here for Fall Leaf Collection Schedule 

PLEASE NOTE: Leaf collection has been extended to include Monday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 6




Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County, PA is seeking a qualified

applicant for Receptionist. This position reports directly to the Manager

and provides support to the public, staff, and Commissioners.

Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phone calls,

greeting visitors, preparing correspondence and reports, and other duties.

This is a customer-service based position which involves considerable

judgment and the ability to function with minimum direct supervision. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of experience in an office/administrative role. Send cover letter,

resume, three references, and salary requirements to:

Lower Swatara Township

Attn: Manager -- Confidential

1499 Spring Garden Drive

Middletown, PA 17057

Lower Swatara Township reserves the right to accept or reject applications. Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-free workplace

Employment Application





Richardson Road will be closed indefinitely starting Monday, April 25, 2016 due to a deficient bridge. The closure will be at the bridge over Laurel Run – Cross streets are Eisenhower Boulevard to the north and Brookside Drive to the south. All addresses will remain accessible up to the bridge but access to those addresses will now only be from a single direction.

Information will be forwarded when the bridge repairs or replacement are completed but this will be a long-term closure.


Effective Immediately - Highland Street in Lower Swatara Township is closed in both directions at the bridge/culvert over Laurel Run. The cross streets are Route 441 to the south and Keckler Road in Swatara Township to the north. The roadway is compromised to the point that it will not safely support vehicles. THIS WILL BE A LONG-TERM CLOSURE. All properties on this road will remain accessible from the north.



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December 7

7 PM

Board of Commissioners Workshop Mtg.

December 19

7 PM

Municipal Authority Mtg.

December 21

7 PM

Board of Commissioners Legislative Mtg.

December 22

7 PM

Planning Commission Mtg.

December 26

Christmas Holiday -- Township Offices Closed









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