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.



NOTICE  TMI will conduct a full siren system test on Thursday,

June 1, 2017 at 12:15pm. During the test all 96 sirens in the 10 mile emergency planning zone will sound for a full 3 minutes.



Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County is seeking an individual to perform a variety of indoor and outdoor maintenance work in the township parks and jobs within the Public Works department. Must have a valid PA driver’s license and be able to operate power equipment and use hand tools. The position will run from mid-April through September as needed. Applications must be submitted to the Township Manager at Lower Swatara Township,

1499 Spring Garden Drive Middletown, PA 17057.





Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Public Safety Director.  This position is a civilian managerial position responsible for the administrative and operational functions for the Police Department, liaison to the Volunteer Fire Department and contracted EMS as well as the coordinator of all Emergency Preparedness functions for the Township.   Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree, ten years of experience in public safety including five years of supervisory/managerial experience.  Equivalent education and experience will be considered.  Must be a U.S. citizen with strong law enforcement experience including previous certification as a police officer, working knowledge of EMS, fire and emergency operations.


For a complete listing of the job description and responsibilities please click HERE


Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:


Frank E. Williamson, Jr.

Manager – Confidential

Lower Swatara Township

1499 Spring Garden Drive

Middletown, PA  17057


The position will remain open until filled.  First review deadline is Friday, June 23, 2017.


Lower Swatara Township reserves the right to accept or reject application.  Lower Swatara Township is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. 


                                    MARK YOUR CALENDARS!



 Middletown Borough is working on its woody waste access card system. If you have a woody waste card, it will no longer work until recoded.  The front desk at Middletown Borough Hall can take care of this in a matter of minutes.  Thank you!


Door to Door Solicitation


Spring is here and so are door to door solicitors.  Lower Swatara Township requires permits for all person selling goods and services.  There are some exceptions for not-for-profit organizations.

If you have someone come to your door, ask to see their LST issued permit.  If they don’t have one, close your door and call the police department at 558-6900.







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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May 25

7 PM

Planning Commission Meeting

May 29

Memorial Day Holiday -- Township Offices Closed

June 7

7 PM

Board of Commissioners Workshop Meeting

June 17

8:30 PM

Famiy Outdoor Movie Night (Shope Gardens Park)

June 21

7 PM

Board of Commissioners Legislative Meeting

June 22

7 PM

Planning Commission Meeting

June 28

7 PM

Municipal Authority Meeting









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