Welcome to Hamilton Township


The Board of Supervisors Regular Board meeting will be held on
 September 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm.(Change is due to the Labor Day holiday)

Next Parks & Rec Committee Meeting – Tuesday, Sept. 13th @ 7:00 pm 

Next Planning Commission Meeting – Tuesday, August 16th @ 7:00 pm

Next Finance Committee Meeting – Tuesday, August 23rd @ 6:30 pm


ATTENTION:  Please check out the Township Newsletter page and read our newest Spring-Summer Newsletter!



From the County Recorder of Deeds & Records – All Township approved subdivision Plans must be recorded at the Recorder of Deeds & Records office within ninety (90) days of the date that the plans are signed by Township Supervisors.  Citizens need to be advised that if they are bringing documents to be recorded, they must be approved by the Board of Supervisors of their Township

 Penalty for Destroying Signs

Hamilton Township has a problem with our Street Signs being destroyed or stolen.  The Second Class Township Code states that if you are caught stealing or destroying township signs, the township can and will prosecute.  The Township Code can be viewed her, click on Penalty for Destroying Signs

   Volunteers Are Still Needed!!

The Township is in need of volunteers to serve on some of our committees and boards.  We need Two volunteers to serve on the East Berlin Area Community Center (EBACC) Board, One or more volunteers to serve on the Parks & Recreation Board;  One volunteer to serve on the Ag Security Board;   Please help out in your Township by serving on one of our Boards.  If you are interested in serving the Township on one of these committees or boards, please contact the Township Office at 717-259-7237

Recycling – click here:  2015 Recycling Booklet

SEPTIC SYSTEM INFORMATION –  Click here for flyerSeptic Flyer

 Tenant Notification

Hamilton Township Ordinance #53 requires all landlords to file annual reports listing all rental or rentable units, tenants, or occupiers.  The purpose of the ordinance is to correctly identify the actual residents within a dwelling unit, business unit, or parcel of real estate to enable the Township to more equitably and efficiently assess and levy taxes on taxable residents.   A copy of the ordinance is available at the Township Office.  The Tenant/Landlord Form is available under “Permits & Forms” on this web-site.  This form must be returned to the Township Secretary between Jan 1st and 15th of each year.  Changes throughout the year must be reported as well.  Thank you


The Right to Know Law requires that we post the following information:

Our Right to Know Officer is Stephanie A. Egger.  You may request information by filling out a Right to Know form, found under the Forms tab.  You may file a Right to Know requests in person, by e-mail, by facsimile or by mail.  If you have any questions please contact the Township Office.

Hamilton Township & the SPCA

Hamilton Township continues to collect items for the Adams County SPCA.   They are very grateful for your donations.  We are collecting items like sheets, towels, blankets, dog and cat food items, bleach and other various supplies.  Your continued support and donations are welcomed. The “Wish List” is posted on the Township Bulletin Board.

Photos were taken by Devon Brogan of Coxen Photography.  You can contact her for  further information at:  coxenphotography@gmail.com