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.




For those in the 10 mile EPZ around Three Mile Island, the PA Department of Health will once again hold public KI distribution in Dauphin County. Below is the date and locations.

August 24, 2017 from 1400-1900

Middletown Boro Building located at 60 W Emaus St, Middletown Hummelstown Fire Station located at 249-251 East Main St, Hummelstown

As always you may also get KI anytime from the PA Dept of Health office located in Kline Plaza in Harrisburg or by calling 877-PA-Health


CapCOG Surplus Equipment Auction -- July 19 at 9:00 A.M.






Over the next few weeks, you may see this strange looking vehicle driving around the Township.

The Township has contracted thru our engineering company to have TransMap do a complete roadway survey of all Township streets.

This will generate a report on the condition of all of our streets, to facilitate multi-year budget planning for repairs. This project will also generate a "layer" for the Township's GIS system, so that all future road improvements can been electronically tracked.


Thank you!







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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June 27

Zoning Hearing Board

1st hearing:  7 PM -- MRPI Fulling Mill L.P.

immediately following 1st hearing--  Phoenix Contact, Inc.


June 28

7 PM

Municipal Authority Meeting

July 4

Independence Day Holiday -- Twp. Offices Closed

July 5

7 PM

Board of Commissioners Workshop Meeting

July 8

8:30 P.M. 

Family Outdoor Movie Night

July 19

7 PM

Board of Commissioners Legislative Meeting

July 26

7 PM

Municipal Authority Meeting

July 27

7 PM

Planning Commission Meeting








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