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Please don't miss important information. 
To add your cell phone, VOIP, or other phone number(s) to the Paxtang Borough Alert/automated call system, please contact the borough office.  717-564-4770 or


EVACUATION for Paxtang Residents: Take I-83 North to I-81 South to Shippensburg University



DO NOT sweep or blow grass clippings into the street.

DO NOT leave piles of mulch laying on the street without a tarp to contain it. 

DO NOT wash your car on the street or driveway and send the soaps or chemicals into the storm drains.


Responsible Pet Ownership 

 - Borough Domestic Animal Ordinance 

-Clean up after your dog

-Keep dog on leash when off your property.

-Register your dog 

-Libre's Law Animal Directory: resources for lost or stray cats & dogs

Property Maintenance is a vital part of keeping our community happy and healthy.  Click here:
   Resident Reference Guide

Click below for information regarding COVID 19 and associated changes in services and deadlines:

 Learn more about the Upcoming I-83 Project:

The 29th Street bridge will begin the project in our Borough. 

2020 Council and Mayor
2020 Council and Mayor

Former Fire Chief Tinari, Acting Fire Chief Skinner
Former Fire Chief Tinari, Acting Fire Chief Skinner

Paxtang in Pictures
Paxtang in Pictures

One of our Eateries - City Line Diner

2020 Council and Mayor
2020 Council and Mayor




WEDNESDAY, May 19, 2020

7:00 p.m.

Paxtang Borough Building




Borough Events:
Tues. June 1 2021
7:00 p.m.
Paxtang Borough Building
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Arbor Day Art and Imagination Contest 

Thank you to ALL participants in our 2021 Arbor Day Art and Imagination Contest, sponsored by the Paxtang Shade Tree Commission.

Paxtang is a Tree City that celebrates Arbor Day, a day to appreciate our trees.  Trees give shade and coolness in the summer; they clean the air and help provide a pleasant living environment for all of us.

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Keirialy M., 1st Place

Giarcario G., Design and Originality

Jessica H., Design and Workmanship

John M., Concept and Imagination

Dayhana V., Concept and Imagination

Click here to see the artwork of the winners!

Additional ideas for celebrating Arbor Day can be found at the Arbor Day website

TRASH/RECYCLING SERVICE -- THURSDAY is the new weekly curbside trash/recycling collection.  

For missed pickup, please contact our Trash and Recycling Department directly at (717) 695-9716 or

LINK: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)    

What to do with Yard Waste and Grass Clippings

A helpful tip to share:  
To better serve our residents, you may consider placing your house number on the rear of your property  (on your home, fence, or garage).    This is helpful for emergency services but also our Public Works and Trash/Recycling Service as well.

ALERT: Paxtang Borough has implemented a new automated phone call system to communicate important information to residents and property owners.  We will test our system this week with a message.  If you do not receive a phone call and would like us to add your number, please contact the borough office.   For any changes, removal or additions of alternate phone numbers, to our Automated phone call list, please contact us the Borough office with your request by email or phone.  Thank you! 


The Borough Office is currently open for physical visits during business hours, and the office staff is also available during business hours for phone calls

717-564-4770 and emails (through

If you feel sick (cough, fever and/or shortness of breath), we request that you do not enter the building.   

Rentals for the Pavilion have resumed, but rentals of the Gym are temporarily suspended, please contact the Borough Secretary for details.