Welcome to Berwick Township

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS: (click on the links below)

Subdivision & Land Development Ordinance (Land Development Definition Amendment)
Zoning Ordinance Amendment – buffer/screening language, personal use buildings, dimensional requirements and formatting changes.


As a follow up to the February discussion on the draft large animal ordinance, the Zoning Committee is currently reviewing everyone’s input from the February meeting. The next draft will likely be advertised for review in June, and a hearing with public comment will follow shortly thereafter. We will keep you posted on the progress.

Berwick Township is looking to add a full time Permit/Zoning & Code Enforcement Officer. This person is responsible for issuance of all required permits. Administer and enforce all ordinances. Issue compliance letters, citations, and orders. Be familiar with the PA Municipalities Planning Code (MPC), Township Zoning Ordinance, Comprehensive Plan, Subdivision & Land Development Ordinance and Stormwater Management Ordinance. Prepare monthly reports as required. This position is full time with flexible hours. Experience a plus, includes Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance (employer paid), 401K, vacation, sick and holidays. Please submit resume to office@berwicktwp.org. Applications and job description can be downloaded using the links below. EOE

Employment Application

Job Description Permit/Zoning & Code Enforcement Officer

Shelby L Jenkins Tax Collector

hours in the Township Bldg. vestibule are on the following

dates for Discount period


Thur. 20, Fri. 21, Wed. 26, Thur. 27, Fri. 28

5:30 pm to 7:30pm

Saturday April 22 8:00 am to 11:00 am

OR mail your payment to 90 B Municipal Road Hanover

OR utilize the drop box located in the Township Bld. vestibule during
regular office hours

Additional days of collection

March 15, April 12, May 17, June 14

From 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Collection at the Township BLDG

email berwicktaxcollector@gmail.com or call 717-870-9711
NOTE: No in person collections will be taken at 90 B Municipal Rd

Spotted Lanternfly

If you receive calls/questions regarding the Spotted Lanternfly, please provide this information to the caller:

To report Spotted Lanternfly sightings, call: 1-888-4BAD-FLY (1-888-422-3359), Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Online SLF Reporting: https://extension.psu.edu/have-you-seen-a-spotted-lanternfly

House/Mailbox Numbers

The house number of the dwelling address shall be displayed on the house and mailbox to facilitate prompt identification of your location by emergency personnel. (Ordinance No. 19)

2023 Approved Septic Haulers

2020 Fall Newsletter

2022 Pension Disclosure Statement

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday –  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Zoning/Permit Officer:
by appointment

Meeting Dates:
Board of Supervisors – 6 p.m., second Monday of each month

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