Outdoor Burning / Enforcement


Outdoor burning is prohibited in Lower Paxton Township.  Burning of refuse and recyclable items, including leaf waste, is a violation of PA DEP Act 101 and Lower Paxton Township Ordinance 06-01.


The Codes Enforcement Officer is authorized to investigate all complaints made concerning the failure to comply with the provisions of Ordinance Nos. 931 and 935, which govern all aspects of recycling and solid waste collection in Lower Paxton Township.

From the time of placement at the curb, all containers of recyclable materials become the property of Waste Management.  It shall be a violation of Township ordinances and regulations for any person(s) not authorized by the Township to collect, pick-up, transport, or dispose of or cause to be collected or picked-up, any such recyclable material.


Frequently Called Numbers

Main Switchboard
Police Administration
Public Works Department - Jeff Kline
Sewer Department - William Weaver
Parks and Recreation - Terry Bauknight
Supervisor's Voice-Mail
Communications Department - Leigh Ann M. Urban

Office Hours

Municipal Center (Administration, Community Development, & Sewer)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Police Department Records Office
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Public Works Department
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sanitary Sewer Operations
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Friendship Center and the Parks and Recreation Department
Monday to Thursday -  5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday - 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday - 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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