Lancaster Township of Butler County Pennsylvania

Lancaster Township is a rural, yet growing residential community located in southwestern Butler County, Pennsylvania encompassing nearly 14,000 acres.

While settled by pioneer settlers in 1796, Lancaster Township was not officially founded and incorporated until 1854. The municipality is comprised of approximately 37 square miles of land situated along the Route 19 (Perry Highway) corridor. The 2010 Census projected a population of 2,532.

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NOTICE – Board of Supervisors Meeting Date Change

The Board of Supervisors of Lancaster Township has cancelled its regularly scheduled meeting, as well as its Special Meeting Work Session, which would have been held on Monday, June 21, 2021.

Instead, it will hold a special meeting on June 30, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Center next to the municipal building at 113 Kings Alley, Harmony, PA 16037. The meeting will be in-person only and will not be available via Zoom.

At the meeting, the Board of Supervisors will address all business that had been planned for the June 21, 2021 regular meeting, will receive an update from the interim management team, and will take action on any other items properly before the Board of Supervisors.

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Drug Drop Box Available

The Lancaster Township Police Department recently installed a drug drop box in the Municipal Building lobby creating a convenient place for anyone to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs. Did you know that 8 of 10 teens who misuse prescription drugs get them from friends or relatives? KidCents and The Rite Aid Foundation are committed to supporting a safe environment for children in our communities by helping to reduce the misuse of medications by adolescents and accidental childhood poisonings. Please utilize our new drop box to dispose of prescription medications, over-the-counter medications and vitamins during regular business hours.

Butler County Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection

Environmental Coordination Services & Recycling (ECS&R) at 129 Ash Stop Road, Evans City, PA 16033, is a valuable resource for all your recycling and proper disposal of various household waste items. Please call ECS&R at 1-866-815-0016 if you have any questions. You can also register on-line at under the Collection Events tab.