Welcome to Dickinson Township
Dickinson Township is located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Its history revolves around farms, the schools, churches, mills, stores, blacksmith shops and the businesses that supplied them as well as the industries of the mountains which developed the natural resources of wood, iron ore, sand, clay and phosphorous.
The Dickinson Township Office will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
SEPTIC SYSTEM/PUMPING INSPECTION REMINDER
The Dickinson Township staff will forward reminders at the end of September to residents requiring septic pumping. To avoid a rush on the contractors in the area, the community is reminded of the requirement for every owner of an individual sewage system to have septage or other solids removed from the treatment tank at least once every three years. Proof of pumping and/or inspection shall be provided by the owner of the individual system within 30 days of the date of service to the Township. For more information, forms, and a list of septic haulers, please see the Sewage Enforcement section of the website.
PROPOSED DRAFT ZONING ORDINANCE DISCUSSIONS BEGIN
In the beginning of 2016 the Board of Supervisors began their discussions on the proposed Zoning Map update. Once the proposed Map is developed The Board will continue to work on the proposed Zoning Ordinance updates. Listed below are links to the draft proposed zoning ordinance with comments from the task force. As the Board continues their discussions, these links will be updated with the revisions and the date they were revised. The Board of Supervisors will happily accept any written comments regarding the draft proposed zoning ordinance and Map. Please forward any comments to the Township Manager, Larry Barrick Jr., at
firstname.lastname@example.org. CDs of the draft ordinances are available at the Township office for $3.00 each. Paper copies are available for 0.25 cents per page ($80.50 for Zoning, $24.50 for Saldo)
To review the articles, select a link below:
Draft Zoning Article 4, Sections 400 through 422. Revision date 4.20.15
Article 4 Revised 8.14.15 Section 423 to END. Revision date 7.20.15
Draft Zoning Article 3.
Draft Zoning Article 2.
CD copies of the Comprehensive Plan are available at the Township building.