Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Effective Monday, June 22, 2020

The Borough Office has now re-opened for physical visits during business hours, and the office staffis also available during business hours for phone calls 717-564-4770 and emails (through

Rentals/activities in the borough building or other facility have resumed, but may be with partial restrictions, please contact the Borough Secretary for details.    

If you feel sick (cough, fever and/or shortness of breath), we request that you do not enter the building.  Thank you, in advance, for your cooperation and understanding. 

Updates IN THE BOROUGH. . . 
LINKS to General Information on COVID-19. . . 
PROPERTY TAXES - No Penalties if paid by December 31, 2020

Please be advised, of a recent approval of  a Resolution that waives the penalties and extends the face period for real estate taxes for 2020 only, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  Real Estate Tax Payments made through Dec. 31, 2020, will be collected at the face rate, which is the payment amount that would normally be due in April or May.  The resolution extends the face period through the end of the year for payments received or postmarked by December 31, 2020 and waives the 5% and 10% penalties.  Payments that are submitted or postmarked after December 31, 2020, will incur the 10% penalty. 

Questions may be directed to Paxtang Borough Tax Collector Joe Spackman at 717-561-9839.


The Extension for Sidewalk Repair Deadline, previously May 31, is now July 31, 2020.

September 29, Letters/Final Violation Notices, have been mailed.



UC Service Center Statewide

Toll-Free Number 888-313-7284

TTY Services for Deaf and
Hard-of-Hearing Toll-Free 888-334-4046

Videophone Service for ASL Users-
Wednesdays, noon-4 p.m.
*Sign language is the ONLY means of communication provided at this number.717-704-8474



The BPL taxes and 2020 License fee has been extended to July 15, 2020 (previously April 15, 2020)

Thank you for your patience and cooperation of taking the recommended precautions to keep our community safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  


We are thankful for the Emergency Response teams, healthcare workers, grocery store attendants, and other essential personnel who continue to work to keep us as safe as possible as the virus continues to spread.