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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.

NOTICE: The DTMA meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 25th has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.

UPDATE: The Mountain View Road Paving is complete, the road will be open for all traffic. There will be some residual shoulder work so please be cautious and courteous to the construction crews. Thank you for your patience during the project.

UPDATE: The Board of Supervisors developed the “DRAFT” proposed Zoning map and combined the proposed commercial uses into the Business Industrial Zone and the Mixed Use Zone. The Board will continue to work on the Zoning Ordinance updates at the first regularly scheduled meeting of every month. The Board will release a draft of the map and the Ordinances once they are further developed and ready for public input and review.


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.

CD copies of the Comprehensive Plan are available at the Township building.

Upcoming Meetings/Events

October 1 - 2018 Board-of-Supervisors-meeting
October 2 - 2018 Board-of-Supervisors-meeting
October 9 - 2018 Board-of-Supervisors-meeting
October 10 - 2018 Planning Commission Meeting
October 15 - 2018 Board-of-Supervisors-meeting
October 16 - 2018 Board-of-Supervisors-meeting
October 22 - 2018 Park & Recreation-Meeting
October 23 - 2018 Municipal Authority
October 31 - Trick or Treat Night

Dickinson Township

219 Mountain View Road
Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065
Ph. (717) 486-7424
Fax (717) 486-8412

Business Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00 am to 3:30 pm

PA State Police

1538 Commerce Avenue
Carlisle, PA 17015


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Holiday Closings

January 1 - New Year's Day
February 19 - Presidents Day
March 30 - Good Friday
May 15 - Primary Election Day
May 28 - Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
September 3 - Labor Day
November 6 - Election Day
November 12 - Veterans Day
November 22 - Thanksgiving Day
November 23 - Black Friday
December 24 - Christmas Eve
December 25 - Christmas Day