News & Announcements

Lancaster Township’s 2024 Budget

Lancaster Township’s 2024 Budget is available for review at the Municipal Buidling at 113 Kings Alley. The budget will be available during normal business hours; Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 8:30 to 4:30.

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Zone

PDA announced on Friday that Butler County had been added to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone. Read PDA Press Release

An SLF permit is required for all businesses, agencies and organizations, agricultural and non-agricultural, working within the quarantine, which move regulated articles, such as products, vehicles and other conveyances, within or from the quarantine. A permit is also required to move regulated articles into any part of PA from areas with established SLF populations


Bauder Park Playground Renovations

The playground at Bauder Park is currently closed for renovations funded by a Grant from Butler County Park and Recreation Local Park Renovation Program.


Broadband in the Township

Step One for Better Broadband Connectivity in PA  With the latest influx of funding, The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is collecting broadband information from consumers to create updated maps that display fixed and mobile broadband availability, as well as lack of access. Township officials and their residents are encouraged to participate and tell the FCC about their access or lack of access. These maps will drive broadband funding.   Consumers can share their broadband experience by filling out a short form [Submit a request – FCC Complaints] detailing their lack of connectivity and uploading supporting documents. If you have trouble filling out the webform, you can call 888-225-5322.

For those with service, The FCC has a Speed Test app available that can be downloaded and run to demonstrate actual broadband speeds for both mobile and in-home broadband networks. In addition to showing your network performance test results, the app also provides the test results to the FCC as part of its Measuring Broadband America Program. Broadband Data Collection Consumer Information | Federal Communications Commission (

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: