Welcome to Halifax Township!

The Halifax Township Supervisors and Employees would like to say "Hello" and "Welcome to Halifax!" This website is designed to be your portal to information about Halifax Township's Government, Events and History. We have also provided a section with links to several other useful sites.

Township News

Meeting Notice

Until further notice, the Halifax Township Planning Commission meetings and the Halifax Township Board of Supervisors meetings will be conducted by both via telephone conference and "live" at the Township Building. Members of the public may attend the meetings either way, but the Township Building has maximum capacity of 18 persons with social distancing, so participation by telephone is encouraged and consistent with guidance issued by the PA Department of Health, particularly for those "at risk" persons. If you choose to attend by telephone conference, please call the Township office at 717-896-3035 or email halifaxtownship@comcast.net no later than 3:00 pm the day of the meeting in order to receive required telephone access code to the meeting (each meeting will have a unique code).

Wendy M. Wentzel

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Dates for cleanup will be Friday, September 18th from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, September 19th from 6 a.m. to 12 noon. Please bring any of your undesirables, excluding household trash, to the Halifax Township's Municipal Building located at 102 Fisher Street.

Guidelines are:
  • No contractors, businesses, commercial users or dump truck loads.
  • Must be a resident of Halifax Township or Halifax Borough. No exceptions! Identification will be checked!!!

Examples of bulk items accepted are:
  • Metal
  • Furniture
  • Gas grills (no propane tanks)

A disposal fee will be charged for tires: passenger tires - $3 each (larger tires will have an additional charge) and tires on wheels - $6 each.

Unacceptable items:
burn barrels, household weekly trash, paint, propane tanks, chemicals, liquid waste, antifreeze, ammunition, explosives, demolition waste, yard waste and household hazardous waste

Dauphin County residents may dispose of household hazardous waste by calling 1-800-449-7587.

No liquids of any kind will be accepted (except for used oil)

Absolutely no appliances containing Freon! (Examples: dehumidifiers or air conditioners). You must have a certificate showing that the Freon was reclaimed.

NO ELECTRONICS WILL BE ACCEPTED!! They may be taken to Upper Paxton Township the 2nd Saturday of each month.

We reserve the right to reject any item.

Electronics Recycling for Township Residents

Important Recycyling Information - Click Here

Residents of Halifax Township may take their electronics recyclables to the Upper Dauphin County Electronics Recycling Event which is located at the Upper Paxton Township Building every 2nd Saturday of each month from 9:00 am until noon.

Location: 506 Berrysburg Road (Route 25 heading towards Berrysburg)