Welcome to West Donegal Township

Settled in 1719 and incorporated in 1838, West Donegal Township is named after County Donegal in Ireland. Located west and south of Elizabethtown, in northwest Lancaster County, West Donegal Township has approximately 9,000 residents and covers an area of 15.6 square miles. For more information about the Township click here.

Happening This Week and Beyond

The weekly deadline for the purchase of red tags for oversized item disposal is Thursday, March 30th. for items to be picked up with your regular trash during the week of April 3rd. Disposal of an oversized item requires a red tag which are $4 each and can only be purchased at the township office, Mon-Fri from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm each day.

The sale of yard waste bags will begin on Monday, March 27th. The first pick up of yard waste bags will be on April 3rd and 4th with pick up every other week thereafter until the end of November, 2023.

The Board of Supervisor's workshop originally scheduled for March 27th has been canceled due to lack of agenda.

The Zoning Hearing Board Meeting scheduled for April 5th has been canceled due to lack of agenda

The next meeting of the MESA Board will occur on April 5th at 7:00 pm in the Elizabethtown Borough Council Chambers.

Click here to view the complete Township Calendar.

EAWA's 5th Annual Rain Barrel Sale

EAWA's 5th Rain Barrel Sale is live now through Monday, May 1st, 2023 for residents in Elizabethtown Borough, Mount Joy Township and West Donegal Township. The price is $85.00. Details are on EAWA's website (www.etown-water.com) under "Special Announcements".  EAWA will have a rain barrel on display in their lobby. See flyer click: 2023 Rain Barrel Sale Flyer