Office Information and Notices


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesdays (June - August only) – 8:00 a.m. – noon
**Closed for lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM**
Phone:  717-248-8151
Fax:       717-248-0063


Required Permits

Building Permits Required
Contact Bureau Veritas Office
75 Reserve Lane
Lewistown, PA 17044
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Phone:  717-242-0992
Fax:       717-242-4391


Required Permits

Zoning Permits Required
Contact Zoning Officer: Frances Varner
Monday - Friday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
(May vary due to scheduled Zoning Hearings)
Phone:  717-248-8151


Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given by the Mifflin County Planning and Development Department that the Mifflin County Commissioners will hold their first public hearing on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 9:00AM in the Mifflin County Courthouse, located at 20 North Wayne Street, Lewistown, PA 17004 on the second floor, in meeting room-A.

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Townships Today - Second Quarter 2019

Volunteer fire companies are on the verge of extinction, and now Pennsylvania is facing another public safety crisis.

This one involves emergency medical service agencies, whose numbers have shrunk dramatically from 2,000 in the late ’80s and early ’90s to between 900 and 1,000 today.

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Burning is permitted on Saturday mornings until noon; any other time requires a burn permit (obtained at the Township office). No burning on holidays or Sundays.

There is no charge for burn permits. Please call to activate permit with dates you intend to burn. Burn permits are good for 1 calendar year.

You may burn paper, cardboard, wood, and brush. No leaves, tires, plastic, or other debris.

Any questions, please contact the Township office.

Click here to learn more about safe debris buring.


Fair Housing

Click Here for Fair Housing Information in Derry Township

Click Here for literature regarding illegal fair housing practices, predatory lending reverse redlining and contact information in the event a person or family believes they have been discriminated against. The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is the state entity that reviews alleged fair housing and discriminatory lending practices.

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Kishacoquillas Park Tree Donation Program

Derry Township would like to offer individuals and businesses an opportunity to donate a tree for planting at Kishacoquillas Park. By donating a tree to this special program, you will be beautifying your Community Park while at the same time Celebrating Life ...

eventJune 27, 2017

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