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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.

The Township is looking to hire a full time road crew worker with a minimum of a Class B CDL drivers license. Heavy equipment experience is preferred.

ATTENTION: PennDOT and the PA Transportation Commission are seeking input for future road project planning. Please click on the following link to access a survey The survey will help guide them with future road construction planning.

IMPORTANT: In an Effort to assist the Cumberland County Emergency Services Department, the Township staff are collecting information on all “Home bound Residents”. The information will be used to assist in vaccine distribution for anyone restricted to their homes due to physical or mental limitations. Please contact the Township at (717) 486-7424 or email the Township Manager, Larry Barrick at

NOTICE: For the New Year (2021) the Township Office will remain open to the public. To limit exposure and maintain CDC guidelines; the front door will be open for entry and the side door will be used as an exit. Masks will be required, and hand sanitizer will be available. Marks have been placed on the floors to encourage social distancing while in the office. Please remember that there may be delays when accessing the office. The Board of Supervisors strongly recommend that any questions regarding Zoning, Trash, building permits etc. be handled via phone or emails. Residents are encouraged to mail in or drop off permit applications.

The Board of Supervisors appreciate your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times.

Upcoming Meetings/Events

April 14 - 2021 Planning Commission- Meeting
April 19 - 2021-Board-of-Supervisors- Meeting
April 26 - 2021 Park & Recreation- Meeting
April 27 - 2021 Municipal Authority- Meeting
April 28 - Zoning Hearing Board Hearing
May 3 - 2021-Board-of-Supervisors- Meeting
May 12 - 2021 Planning Commission- Meeting
May 17 - 2021-Board-of-Supervisors- Meeting
May 18 - Primary Election Day
May 24 - 2021 Park & Recreation- Meeting

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

2 Dunwoody Drive,
Carlisle PA, 17015

Holiday Closings

January 1 - New Year Day
February 15 - Presidents Day
April 2 - Good Friday
May 18 - Primary Election Day
May 31 - Memorial Day
July 5 - Independence Day
September 6 - Labor Day
November 2 - Election Day
November 11 - Veterans Day
November 25 - Thanksgiving Day
November 26 - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24 - Christmas Eve
December 27 - Christmas Holiday