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 Lancaster County, West Donegal Township comprises an area of 15.6 square miles in land size. For more information about the Township click here.

Shredding Event

West Donegal Township is partnering with East Donegal Township and Mount Joy Township to host a shredding event on Saturday, September 18th from 8 am to 12:00 noon at the West Donegal Township municipal building located at 1 Municipal Drive, Elizabethtown, PA.

This event is free of charge to all residents living in West Donegal Township, Mount Joy Township, and East Donegal Township. We will be limiting the amount of shredding to four boxes or bags of paper per property to be shredded.

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e are asking those who participate in the event to please bring donations of canned goods and boxed items (monetary donations also accepted) for the local food banks. Their greatest needs include canned meats, juice, canned/boxed pasta, jams/jellies, cereals, pancake mixes and syrup, and paper products. Baby food and formula will also be accepted. Please no perishable items. Donations should be non-expired, non-breakable, and all items should be in unopened containers. Glass, frozen food, fresh produce/meats or home-made food will not be accepted. Your help is truly appreciated by those in need in our community!

PUBLIC MEETING YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM

Here is the link to our YouTube channel where you can find the live stream for the Township's public meetings.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFhVjRk_OhOJA8XPz0vpg4A

Agendas for the meetings can be found here.

ROAD WORK NOTICE

Newville Road from Turnpike Road to North Perry Street is scheduled to have additional sanitary sewer piping installed, beginning on Monday, July 26, 2021. This section of roadway will be closed during business hours, Monday through Friday for the duration of the work. The road will be re-opened each evening for regular travel and access in the evening and overnight hours. The project duration is estimated at four weeks.

The posted detour will be via North Perry Street.

All dates and SCHEDULES are tentative, WEATHER DEPENDENT and subject to change.

Police, Fire, EMS and residents living on the closed section will be able to access all properties on the effected section of roadway.

If your daily travels take you through this area, please consider an alternate route.

ROAD WORK NOTICE

Stonemill Drive from Garber Road to Rutts Road is scheduled to have multiple stormwater pipe crossings replaced, beginning on July 14, 2021. This section of roadway will be closed during business hours, Monday through Friday for the duration of the work. The road will be re-opened each evening for regular travel and access in the evening and overnight hours. The project duration is estimated at two weeks.

All dates and SCHEDULES are tentative, WEATHER DEPENDENT and subject to change.

Police, Fire, EMS and residents living on the closed section will be able to access all properties on the effected section of roadway.