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

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 788-0372

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



Washington Township is accepting Credit Card Payments

A service fee of 2.65% or $3.00 minimum will be charged.


Recycling Permit for 2021


Washington Township Administrative Offices are CLOSED

Due to the local increase of COVID-19 cases, our Administrative offices will be closed to the public effective at 8:00 AM Friday, November 20, 2020. Staff will be working either in the offices or remotely and will be available to assist you via phone, fax and email.

If necessary, meetings with staff will be conducted by appointment only.  All correspondence to the office or staff may be sent via mail, fax or placed in the drop box located at the front of the municipal building, next to the door.  Public meetings for now will continue to be held in person utilizing all Department of Health safety guidelines.  

Thank you for your cooperation in this crucial matter.

The Institute at Antietam Meadow

Transfer Station is Hiring

Transfer Station is Hiring for a 
Part-Time Assistant Transfer Station Operator


Pat O’Connor Nature Park

Washington Township Board of Supervisors recently acquired property at 8264 Lyons Road Waynesboro, PA 17268. This will be known as the Pat O’Connor Nature Park. This property was donated to the Washington Township from Pat O’Connor as a recreational area that could benefit and be enjoyed by the public Resolution 730 – Pat O’Connor Nature Park Rules and Regulations was passed on August 17, 2020 at a regular Supervisor’s Meeting which you can read by clicking the link below.

Washington Township would like to Thank Ms. O’Connor and her family for the contribution. This area will be a great addition to the many parks located in Washington Township, Franklin County, PA.

Changes in the “Single Stream” Recycling

Starting on November 2nd, 2020 the Recycling Center at the Washington Township Transfer Station will only be accepting “Single Stream” recyclable materials on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.  “Single Steam” recyclables will be dropped off up the hill behind the Recycling Buildings and placed in the yellow containers as they are now.

There will be further changes taking place starting on January 2nd, 2021 and will consist of the following:

  1. NO Single Stream Recyclables will be accepted from anyone except a resident of Washington Township.  Proof of residency consists of a valid PA driver’s license or PA Photo ID Card and valid vehicle registration. The vehicle must be registered to an address in Washington Township.
  2. Vehicles used for dropping off recyclables must display a Washington Township issued sticker. This can be purchased annually from the Township for $20 each and must be permanently attached to the vehicle.

The “Single Stream” Recycling is only available for residential recycling.  Cardboard, scrap metal and leaves will still be accepted from everyone on any given day of operation. NO CHANGES will be made to recycle items which we charge a fee for; such as brush, batteries, grass and tires.  These alterations are being made to try to control the cost of the ever changing Recycling Operation and will continue to allow Washington Township to offer this program to our residents.

Part – Time Police Officers


Possible Future Place for Washington Township Supervisor’s Office and Washington Township Police

The anticipated future site for the Washington Township Municipal Office and the Washington Township Police Department 

The Washington Township Board of Supervisors recently acquired property at 11898 Buchanan Trail East in anticipation of a new office building. This property was purchased from Alma Oyer. Thank you Ms. Oyer, for your generosity!

To read the article in the Record Herald


Washington Township Park Information

Park Information:  All of Washington Township Park bathrooms are  open and 
pavilion rentals as well as Rouzerville Community Center reservations are being taken. 
We are NOT sanitizing the play equipment, tables or benches.  Please remember social distancing 
when in the parks and at your event. Everyone is required to follow CDC and DOH guidelines.

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.