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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Township Public Meetings

Public Hearing notice for the Creation or Modification of an Agricultural Security Area

In accordance with the provisions of the “Agricultural Area Security Law” Act of June 30, 1981, P.L. 128, No. 43, (3 P.S. §§901-915) and all revisions to this statute, through Act 14 of 2001(the “Act”), NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held by the Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors on the18th day of October, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at 113 Kings Alley, Harmony, PA 16037.   

The purpose of the Hearing is to review the Creation or Modification of an Agricultural Security Area involving the proposals of the following owners, parcels, and acreage within Lancaster Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania.

Name(s) of Owner(s): Adam & Meredith Welle 

Address: 445 Whitestone Rd. Harmony, PA 16037

Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors Conditional Use Hearing

The Board of Supervisors of Lancaster Township will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, October 18, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. at the Lancaster Township Community Center, 113 Kings Alley, Harmony, PA 16037 for the purpose of informing the public and obtaining public comments and questions on a Conditional application filed by Andrew Metarko for a storage facility in the Mixed Use (MU) Zoning District at 508B Perry Highway (Parcels 200-4F98-46/4, 46/4AA, 46/4AB & 46/7).

Anyone wishing to speak for or against the approval of this Conditional Use should be present at the hearing.  A decision may be rendered immediately following the hearing at the regularly scheduled and advertised business meeting of the Board of supervisors. 

A copy of this application is available for examination at the Lancaster Township Administrative Office, 113 Kings Alley, Harmony, PA  16037 on Tuesday and Thursday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm each week.  The application can be provided electronically upon request by contacting


Interim Township Management Update

At its June 30 Special Meeting, the Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors received an interim management update from Strategic Solutions, LLC.  The Township is making strong strides forward in its operational efforts. 

View the Township’s progress here – Interim Management Update

Most Requested Resources

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.