Welcome to Carroll Township’s home on the web. We hope you’ll find our  website both informative and easy to navigate.  Meeting Agendas and Minutes are available.  Zoning Hearing Board Notices will be posted monthly.  Various Applications and Forms are available for printing under Resources.  Updating will occur routinely and Township Ordinances are available on line.  Thank you and enjoy your visit.

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Carroll Township, York County, is requesting letters of interest for the following Boards in Carroll Township:  Zoning Hearing Board, Auditors, Logan Park Authority, and the Planning Commission. These positions have various times for the terms of appointment. The Zoning Hearing Board (2 position available Member and Alternate Member) – three-year term, Elected Auditors (2 positions available) two-year term each, Logan Park Authority (1 position available) – five-year term, and Planning Commission (1 position available) – four-year term. The applicants must be residents of Carroll Township. Applicants must submit a written letter of interest to Carroll Township, 555 Chestnut Grove Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019 no later than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20, 2023.

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Transportation Committee Meeting

The Transportation Committee Meeting will be Friday, December 8, 2023, at 10:15 AM. Discussion regarding NYSD traffic plan / scope of study. Meeting is open to the public and is held at the Carroll Township Municipal Building.

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December Planning Commission Meeting-Cancelled

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Carroll Township & Dillsburg Borough seek Planner RFP’s for Comprehensive Plan Update

Request for proposals are being sough for professional services related to updating the current Northern York County Region Comprehensive Plan.  Proposals will be accepted until 3:00 PM on January 12th 2024.  The complete RFP can be found here: Link to RFP. Advertisement.

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Comp Plan Meetings Cancelled for December 2023

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Christmas Magic

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Conditional Use Hearings:

December 14, 2023 – Conditional Use Hearing for SDKM Dillsburg Land, LLC-Logistics Center for Lot #1 of Northern Business Park. This purposed project consists of two warehouse buildings totaling 641,792 square feet. This is located along Route 15 between Golf Course Road and Glenwood Road. The Conditional Use Hearing Application 2023-04 will be held at the Carroll Township Municipal Building starting at 6:00 PM. Site Plan 2023-004. Continued from November 15th Hearing. Exhibits.

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Comprehensive Plan Update

Carroll Township has stated the process of updating the Northern York County Region Comprehensive Plan.  A committee has been formed and the Township will be looking to hire a planner to assist with the project.  This update will be discussed at multiple public Committee meetings and also at the Planning Commission and Board level.  Public input is always encouraged and welcomed.  Here is a link to the current Northern York County Region Comprehensive Policy and Action Plan

There was an amendment to the Comp Plan completed in 2021.  The amendment and map.

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Drought Watch Lifted for Six Counties, Drought Persists in 15 Others 

The state Department of Environmental Protection announced that it is lifting a drought watch for Berks, Chester, Clarion, Fayette, Lehigh, and Venango counties.  

The drought watch remains in place for the following counties: Adams, Bucks, Cameron, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montgomery, Northampton, and Perry Counties. 

Clinton County will return to drought watch. York County will continue in drought warning to support the efforts of water suppliers and their customers to conserve water.   While not required, residents and non-farm businesses in drought watch counties are encouraged to voluntarily conserve water by reducing their nonessential water use.

Ways to Conserve Water at Home: here are many ways to conserve water at home, including: 

  • Run the dishwasher and washing machine less often, and only with full loads.
  • Shorten the time you let the water run to warm up before showering, and take shorter showers. The shower and toilet are the two biggest indoor water guzzlers.
  • Check for and repair household leaks. For example, a leaking toilet can waste up to 200 gallons of water daily.
  • Install low-flow plumbing fixtures and aerators on faucets.
  • Replace older appliances with high-efficiency, front-loading models that use about 30% less water and 40-50% less energy.

Find more tips at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

How DEP Determines Drought Conditions

To determine drought conditions, DEP assesses information from public water suppliers and data on four indicators: precipitation, surface water (stream and river) flow, groundwater level, and soil moisture.  The DEP Drought Coordinator monitors the indicators in close partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which maintains gauges in streams and wells in many locations across Pennsylvania. There are normal ranges for all four indicators. DEP makes drought status recommendations after assessing departures from these ranges for all indicators for periods of 3-12 months. For a map that’s updated daily to show the status of all four indicators for each county, see the USGS Pennsylvania drought condition monitoring website. DEP shares these data and its recommendations with the state and federal agencies and other organizations that make up the Commonwealth Drought Task Force. Declarations are determined by DEP, with the concurrence of the task force. For more information on how DEP monitors conditions and makes drought status declarations, see the drought management fact sheet

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Proposed Future Improvements to Route 15 and Route 74 Corridors

In the following links you will find Transportation improvement alternatives that have been proposed through the years of planning.   The Township invites public participation in reviewing the alternatives.  Any and all input would be appreciated and is a valuable asset considered when developing future transportation improvements.  Click here to view 2001-2023 Alternatives for meeting.

Carroll Township is currently in the preliminary planning stages for major traffic improvements to the Route 15 and Route 74 corridors.  The Township has been working with PennDOT and York County Planning on the proposed future improvements.  Exhibits have been prepared for the concepts and are being incorporated into the Official Map.  The process of amending the current Official Map will involve public meetings and a public hearing.  Public input is always welcomed and encouraged at these meetings.  A link to the proposed traffic improvement concept exhibits can be found here.  

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