Washington Township - 1779
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13013 Welty Rd, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 762-1775

Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm



President’s Day Holiday Schedule – 2/15/2016

PRESIDENT’S DAY HOLIDAY – Monday, February 15, 2016

The Washington Township Administrative Office and the Police Department Administrative Office will be CLOSED ALL DAY – Monday, February 15, 2016. Both offices will reopen 8:00 AM on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

The Washington Township Transfer Station and Recycling Center will be OPEN on Monday for normal business. The Transfer Station opens at 8:00 AM and closes at 4:15 PM.

Zoning Code Text Amendments

The Township is currently considering a number of text amendments to the Zoning Code of the Township.

Complete copies of the two draft ordinances can be read by clicking on the “Online Documents” tab (on the left), then Ordinances and then Pending Ordinances.

The Washington Township Planning Commission will take comments on the proposed changes at their March 14th meeting starting at 7:00 PM.

If you are unable to attend the meeting written comments will be accepted at the Township Office at 13013 Welty Rd. until the close of business on March 14th.

If you have questions, please contact the Township Planner, Clint Rock at 762-3128.

Earned Income Tax

Washington Township residents are required to pay a Local Earned Income Tax and a Net Profit Tax each year. The tax rate is 1% of the earnings and is shared equally between the Waynesboro Area School District and the Township.

If you work in Maryland, West Virginia or are self employed this tax may not be withheld from your earnings. If this is the case, you are required to pay quarterly estimated payments to the Franklin County Area Tax Bureau.

The Tax Bureau is located at 443 Stanley Avenue in Chambersburg and their  phone number is
717-263-5141 if you have any questions or if you need the tax forms mailed to you. Click on the website link www.fcatb.org for more information.

In order to avoid interest and penalty charges added to your tax liability please contact the tax bureau as soon as possible to determine how best to resolve your tax situation.

Thank you Congressman Bill Shuster

The Washington Township Supervisors would like to thank Congressman Shuster and his staff for taking time out of their busy schedule on Saturday, January 30, 2016 to meet with Stewart McCleaf, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and Mike Christopher, Township Manager to discuss transportation and economic development issues affecting Washington Township residents.

We hope with your help that these issues can be resolved with a very positive effect on Washington Township.

Thank you again for meeting with us!

Outstanding Conservation Practices

The Washington Township Supervisors presented to Whitehall Farm a Certificate acknowledging their Outstanding Conservation Practices and being selected as 
Franklin County Conservation Farmer of 2015.

2016-01-18 Cert Apprec Whitehall Farm

2016-01-18 Certificate Whitehall Farm


EFFECTIVE 12/30/2015

TV’s will ONLY be
Washington Township Residents!
LIMIT – 1 TV per vehicle.

Please be prepared to show your DRIVER’S LICENSE for proof of residency.

AC&T and Exxon Mobil Donation

AC&T and Exxon Mobil donated $2,000 for the 9/11 Tribute and
the Battle of Monterey Pass. The check was presented the Supervisors at their
regular meeting of December 21, 2015.

2015-12-21 AC&T Donations

In front: Hope Henicle and Laurie Cason representatives of AC&T holding the check.
Rear – Left to Right:  Stewart McCleaf – Chairman of the Board, Elaine Gladhill , Barbara McCracken,
William Conrad and Chad Reichard – Supervisors.

2016 Final Budget

The Board of Supervisors at their regular meeting of December 21, 2015 will adopt the Final 2016 Budget. A copy of the 2016 Final Summary Budget is available by

All meetings are held at the Washington Township Meeting Room located at 13013 Welty Rd., Waynesboro, PA 17268. 

Transfer Station changes as of November 12th

2015-10 RC & TS Traffic Pattern Map

Thank you for your patience as we work on changes that will better serve the community.

In an effort to help with the traffic flow at the Washington Township
Transfer Station please see the NEW UPDATED MAP.

See the NEW Transfer
Station Traffic Pattern Map →

The Recycling Center has changed to

Effective October 24th –
ALL Residential Recyclable Items will be dropped at the Transfer Station as follows:
Place your recyclable items in one of the yellow dumpsters market “Recycling Here” located before the scales. If you are not planning to enter the scales please stay in the left lane and use the yellow recycling container to your left. If you are NOT planning to use the scales please use the right lane and the containers to the right. You may continue straight to either the Bag Drop container or go right to both the Scrap Metal and Bag Drop containers or simply go straight to exit the station. All vehicles bringing brush, leaves and grass clippings will now use the right lane. There is NO CHARGE for the recycling service for residential customers. Please see the BLUE Tab to the left and go to the Recycling Page for a list of accepted recyclable items. 

Peddling and Soliciting in the Township

Peddling and Soliciting within Washington TownshipDoor-Knock
REQUIRES a permit issued by the Washington 
Police Department and signed by the Secretary of the
Board of Supervisors of Washington 

Click on the BLUE Departments Tab then go to the
right to the Police Department tab for additional
peddling information…

9/11 Tribute – Twin Towers Dedication

Please see the 9/11 Tribute page for photos of the Twin Towers Dedication.


2014-07 RR TrainRed Run Park Miniature Train
to drive the train.

     The Township is still in need of volunteer train engineers and assistants to keep the Red Run Express running on weekends at Red Run Park. The Township will assist and pay for your child abuse history clearance and criminal record check.
     If you are interested in making young folks happy by providing free train rides for them, please contact the Township office at 717-762-3128. The Township will provide the needed training to operate the train.