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East Earl Township, Lancaster County Pennsylvania

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Address Numbering

An ordinance was recently enacted requiring the numbering of buildings using a uniform system.  All newly constructed buildings shall be numbered with 4" numbers; for existing buildings, 3" numbers are acceptable.  The primary purpose of this ordinance is to aid emergency services in locating properties for an emergency event.  For more specific details, refer to the ordinance by clicking on Zoning/Building Permits to the left, scrolling down to "Ordinance 189 Assignment of Building Numbers" and clicking on it.  A copy of the ordinance can be obtained at the Township Municipal Office.  Violating this ordinance may result in the penalties outlined in the ordinance.  Signs that meet the ordinance can be purchased from local fire companies, or visit your local hardware store.



View the proposed Amended and Restated Zoning Ordinance by clicking on "Zoning/Building Permits".  Toward the bottom of the page you can access  the ordinance by clicking on "2014 Amended and Restated East Earl Township Zoning Ordinance".  You can also access the "Comparison Ordinance 9/22/2014" which shows the changes made to the current ordinance.


East Earl Township

East Earl Township is a Township of the Second Class that was incorporated in 1851. It is governed by a three-member Board of Supervisors elected for staggered six-year terms. The Supervisors have the power to establish policies and regulations in order to maintain the health, safety and welfare of the residents. The Board of Supervisors appoints members to the various advisory and authority boards.

The East Earl Township Municipal Office is located on Route 322 – Division Highway. It is .7 of a mile east of the PA Route 23 and US Route 322 intersection in Blue Ball, PA.


Municipal building office hours

Business Office: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 12 noon Friday

Zoning Office: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 12 noon Friday

Water & Sewer (public): 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Tax Office: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday



2014 Water & Sewer Rates

Water and sewer rates for all customers of the Blue Ball Water and East Earl Sewer Authorities will increase according to the rate schedule below. This rate increase is effective Jan. 1, 2014 and will be reflected on your April 1, 2014 bill.

The sewer rate increase is necessary to fund the Authority’s projected $5 million share of the Earl Township mandated wastewater treatment plant’s upgrade, as part of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup program.

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East Earl Twp Office

4610 Division Highway
East Earl, PA 17519
Fax #: 717-355-0426

Secretary / Treasurer
717-354-5593 ex 22

Tax collector / Bookkeeper
717-354-5593 ex 21

Zoning / Code Enforcement
717-354-5593 ex 24

Zoning / Clerical Assistant
717-354-5593 ex 26

Water / Sewer
717-354-5593 ex 25

717-354-5593 ex 27

Road Foreman
717-354-5593 ex 34

Emergency Notification