The annual Spring Cleanup will be Saturday, May 7 from 8 am until 2 pm by the Township garage. IT WILL BE LIMITED TO RESIDENTS ONLY AND PROOF OF RESIDENCY WILL BE REQUIRED. EACH CARLOAD WILL BE CHARGED $15.00. SMALL PICKUP TRUCKS AND PULL BEHIND TRAILER LOADS WILL BE CHARGED $20.00 EACH. TRUCKS OVER 3/4 TON WILL BE CHARGED $50.00. BATTERIES WILL BE CHARGED $3.00 EACH AND ALL WHITE APPLIANCES $10.00 EACH. ALL FREON MUST BE REMOVED FROM REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, AIR CONDITIONERS AND DEHUMIDIFIERS OR THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. TIRES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE FOLLOWING CHARGES: $2.00 EACH FOR 13”, 14”, AND 15” TIRES, NO RIMS; $5.00 FOR 16” OR LARGER TIRES NO RIMS; $5.00 FOR TRUCK TIRES, NO RIMS, NO TRACTOR TRAILER TIRES WILL BE ACCEPTED; NOTE: TIRES MAY BE DISPOSED OF FREE AT BUTLER TWP. IN THE FALL. ITEMS NOT ALLOWED ARE ELECTRONIC DEVICES, ASBESTOS, SHINGLES, WOOD, PAINT CANS, PROPANE TANKS, HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE OR ANY HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.
ANYONE CAUGHT DUMPING ITEMS AT ANY OTHER TIME WILL BE PROSECUTED. AS IN THE PAST, ANYONE WISHING TO CLEAN UP ANY TOWNSHIP ROAD IS ASKED TO CALL THE TWP. GARAGE FOR BAGS. THEY CAN BE PLACED ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AND WILL BE PICKED UP BY THE ROAD CREW.
The recycling center is still closed. However, used motor oil will be accepted. Can be placed by the recycling building in sealed leak proof containers.
New company and contact for zoning permit applications:
Copy of zoning permit application is under forms and applications.
Barry Isett & Associates, 100 W Broad St., Suite 200, Hazleton, PA 18201, Ken Fenstermacher Cell Phone 570-764-4448.
The recycling center will be closed on August 8, 2020 and will remained closed until further notice while the program is being re-evaluated.
A large amount of trash, items that are not acceptable recycling materials and unclean recycling is an issue for the future of our recycling program. The unacceptable materials are costing the Township more money as we are paying for it to go to the landfill.
Due to restrictions by Governor Wolf the Dorrance Towship building will be locked during normal working hours, ring doorbell if someone is available they will come to the door. Face coverings will be required to enter the building and number of people allowed to enter will be restricted. If you have any questions or issues concerning Dorrance Township you can call 570-868-6394 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Thank you for your consideration for the health and welfare of our people. Stay Well!
Dorrance Township fire & Emergency Services is asking for volunteers in any capacity for help. They have their meetings the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm at the Dorrance Township fire hall. You can contact the Dorrance township municipal building for more information at 570-868-6394.