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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Summer 2022 Road Projects

Lancaster Township will be performing road maintenance starting Thursday, June 23rd in the following areas:

Swain Hill Road

Camp Run Road

High Acres

Liberty Road

Please exercise caution when driving along these roads.


ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) Resources

Lancaster Township is the recipient of two payments of $145,000 each from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF), a part of the American Rescue Plan Act.

The Township must spend the funds in accordance with the US Treasury’s Final Rule (see link below). The funds must be used for costs incurred on or after March 3, 2021 and must be obligated by December 31, 2024 and spent by December 31, 2026. For more information click on the links below: 

Final Rule issued by US Dept. of Treasury effective April 1, 2022

State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Overview


Township Public Meetings

Upcoming Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors Meetings

The next meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Lancaster Township will be the Regular Business Meeting, which will take place on Monday, June 20, 2022, at 6:00pm at the Community Center located at 113 Kings Alley, Harmony, PA.

The purpose of the monthly meeting is to address Township business and any other issues that may properly come before the Board of Supervisors. 

For a copy of the agenda or other documents, please go to our web site:

 All meetings are open to the public. 

Click on the following link to find the agenda for the June 20th meeting:

Monday, June 20, 2022, Agenda

Resolution 2022-15

Click on the following link to review the list of building permits that were issued in May, 2022:

May 2022 Building Permit List

Click on the following links to view the May Police Report and the May Public Works Report.

Paper copies of the agenda, Ordinances, Resolutions, and building permit list are available to the public at the township office and will also be made available to attendees of the meeting. 


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.

Office Schedule-

Lancaster Township administrative offices are open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The offices are closed Monday and Friday and office staff are available by appointment only.

The Police Department is staffed 24 hours per day and officers are available 7 days per week.