Washington Township - 1779
Township CodeCalendar

13013 Welty Rd, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 788-0372

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



14th Annual Rouzerfest – August 17, 2019


Notice of Public Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing and Meeting Concerning Amendments to the Washington Township Zoning Ordinance and the Washington Township Comprehensive Plan.

Please take notice that the Township of Washington Board of Supervisors shall be holding a public hearing in accordance with the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code Act of 1968, P.L. 805, No. 247, as amended (53 P.S. 10101 et seq.). The purpose of the hearing shall be to gather public comment concerning proposed amendments to the Code of Washington Township and the Joint Comprehensive Plan of the Borough of Waynesboro and Washington Township on August 19, 2019, at approximately 7:30 p.m. at the Washington Township Offices, 13013 Welty Road, Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.  Immediately after the public hearing the Board shall consider enactment of the proposed amendments during a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board to be held at the same location.

Please take further notice that copies of the proposed amendments may be examined without charge or obtained for a charge not greater than the cost thereof from the Township Secretary at the Township office building or on the Township’s web page at www.washtwp-franklin.org.  If you are a person that requires accommodation to participate, please contact the Township office at 13013 Welty Road, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania 17268, or call 717-762-3128. 

Available documents: Ad for Hearing Proposed Ordinance Proposed Resolution Exhibit A

Metal Detecting in Washington Township

Effective as of July 15, 2019 Washington Township Board of Supervisors have ceased all Metal Detecting at all Township Parks including Battle of Monterey Pass.

All other issued permits prior to this date are no longer valid. Any questions, please contact the Washington Township Zoning Officer Vernon Ashway 717-762-3128

Closure on Marsh Road

Marsh Rd in Washington Twp. will be closed starting 7 am Monday, 7-15-2019 for 2 weeks, ending 7-26-2019.

The closure will be Marsh Rd. between Leitersburg Rd. and Irons Bridge Rd.


Soccer Shots Free Fun Day

Swearing In of New Police Officers

    On Tuesday July 2, 2019 Washington Township Police Department and members of the police department gathered at District Magistrate Annie Gomez-Shockey to witness the swearing in of 3 new Patrol Officers.

    Officer Andrew Weaver and Officer Brandon Rudy graduated from the Police Academy on Thursday June 27, 2019 and started as Full Time Officers on July 1. Officer Michael Brennan started working for Washington Township in late 2018 as a part time Patrol Officer. 

     If you see these Officers out and about, give a wave and please welcome them to our Community


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There will be ONE LANE TRAFFIC 
between Pennersville Road and the Military Access Rd.
until necessary repairs can be made. 
All traffic is allowed to use the road, we just ask that you 
alternate traffic and be courteous of on-coming vehicles.  
Thank you for your patience on this issue 
and we hope to have it resolved soon.


The Cenus Bureau is Hiring

For more information or help applying call 1-855-JOB-2020

Thank You to PFCU for the Donation to Pine Hill Park

On March 29, 2019 Patriot Federal Credit Union presented the 
Washington Township Supervisor's with a check for $25,000 to help
with the construction of bathrooms at Pine Hill Park. We as a
community are very grateful for the generous donation and know
that it will be a wonderful addition to the park.


Washington Township Parks & Rouzerville Community Center

Parks in Washington Township are ready for those wanting
to get out with family and friends and enjoy the great outdoors.

Red Run Park offers play grounds, pavilions for rent, lovely Red Run Lake 
and Red Run Express Train for kids. From  Spring to Fall, you can find various 
events offered including live bands almost every Sunday afternoon. 
Reservation Form 

 Pine Hill Recreation Area is a secluded park that offers ball fields, a playground for many hours of fun, pavilions for rent, and beautiful walking trails. At Pine Hill you will also find Dunlap Skate Park. Reservation Form

Rolando Park also known as the Old Lions Club Park is a serene park 
with a nice playground and lots of room to run and play. Pavilion for 
rent will be available May 2018 and projects are underway to make this 
park a gem to visit.
Reservation Form

Washington Township also offers the
Rouzerville Community
Center and Park
for rent. This is a large building great for family reunions 
special events, and parties for special occasions.   Reservation Form

If you are interested in renting any of the park pavilions or Rouzerville Community Center, forms can be found here on this website or feel free to call the Washington Township office during regular business hours between 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. (Government Holidays are observed) Payment is required before any reservation is put on our calendar.

IMPORTANT – Zoning Complaint Process Has Changed

Please be advised that our 
Zoning Complaint Process has changed.

Please CLICK HERE to see current process 
for filing a Zoning Complaint








Red Run Park Miniature Train

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to drive the train.

The Township is still in need of volunteer train engineers and conductors 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 Vern Ashway at the Township office at 717-762-3128. 
The Township will provide the needed training to operate the train.

Fire Police Needed

 Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue are in need of Fire Police. Anyone interested in becoming a Fire Police man or woman, Please contact the Blue Ridge Fire Department by visiting our Website, or calling the station at 717-794-2323

Watch the Blue Ridge Fire Department website for more information on public meetings to address any questions you may have.




Washington Township Boulevard

Please take a moment to view our video
of the Washington Township Boulevard.

Click Here to View Video – 2016

A Special Thank You To:
LLSinger Aerial Drone Photography

Pilot: Lawrence Singer, Sr.
Film Editor: Megan Singer