Township Administration
340 Tri Hill Road, Suite A, York, PA  17403
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Friday, 7:30 am to 1:00 pm

Police Department
340 Tri Hill Road, Suite B, York, PA  17403
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm  (closed Noon to 12:30 for lunch)
Friday, 7:30 am to 1:00 pm
Spring Garden Township Police Department website

Municipal Real Estate Tax Collection
Collection dates at Spring Garden Township Office: April 4, 2022 (2pm to 4pm) and April 11, 2022 (2pm to 4pm)
York County Treasurer’s Office,  Tele: 717.771.9667
Treasurer – York County, Pennsylvania (

Spring Garden Township Property Owners
If you are a property owner in Spring Garden Township you may make Real Estate Tax (NOT school taxes) payments via one of the following methods:

Mail:         Use of the enclosed self-addressed return envelope.

Visit:         York County Treasurer’s Office, 28 E Market Street, York, PA 17401
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Credit Card:  
Select the following options:  1) State: Pennsylvania, 2) Jurisdiction: York County, 3) Transaction: Real Estate
Note: Only Spring Garden Township Real Estate tax payments can be paid with credit card.  Convenience fee will be applied.

REMEMBER, if you have a mortgage with escrow, send your tax bill to your mortgage company immediately.
A Service Fee of $50 will be charged on all RETURNED or STOP PAYMENT CHECKS
All payments accepted by the POSTMARK DATE on the envelope – NOT THE CHECK DATE.
No postdated checks or partial payments will be accepted.
Receipts for tax payments made by mail will be issued only when a self-addressed stamped envelope accompanies the tax payment.

Questions, Complaints, Where do I…?

Return Check Fee: $30 per instance
Garbage and Recycling – Penn Waste   2023 Refuse Bid Results Survey! We want to hear from you!!
Water bills – York Water Company
Sewer bills – payment collected by York Water Company
Gas service – Columbia Gas
Electric – Met-Ed
Street light/reporting unlit street light – Report Lighting Problem (
Cable TV, internet – Comcast
Internet (other) – Shentel

Subdivision and Land Development regulations provide for the harmonious development of the Township (refer to code 275).  The following applications for land development have been received:

June 7, 2022 Planning Commission
441 Country Club Road, 17403
651  S Richland Avenue, 17403

The full set of plans are available at the Township Office for review during business hours.
Click here for the Agenda.

The purpose of Zoning regulations (Code Chapter 310) is to promote, protect, and facilitate the following: coordinated/practical community development; proper density of population; adequate water and sewerage; adequate police protection, schools, parks and other public requirements; adequate light and air; adequate transportation, parking and loading space; and, the public health, safety and general welfare.

The following applications have been received:

July 19, 2022 6pm

350 N. Sherman St., Inch & Co.
1231 Brookway Dr., Meniru
1499 E. Philadelphia St. LLC

Refuse/Recycling Bid SURVEY – We want to hear from you!

Refuse/Recycling Contract Bid Results Survey We want to hear from our Spring Garden Township property owners! Click on the link to the survey regarding the Bid results for the Refuse and Recycling Contract. Your contact information will not be provided to any third party – it will be  used to verify your residency. Thank you!!!

Poison Hemlock and other Noxious Plants

Poison Hemlock and Noxious Weeds in Pennsylvania To learn more about Poison Hemlock and control methods, click here. Visit the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s “Noxious, Controlled, & Poisonous Plants” website to learn about the this plant and many others. To file “noxious weed complaint” with the PA Dept. of Agriculture, scroll to the bottom of the button labeled “Controlled Plant & Noxious Weed List”.

Rental License Applications Due

Dear property owner: With regard to Spring Garden Township’s rental registration program, this letter is to provide information on several important matters: Completed rental registration applications are due by January 31 of each year. Completed applications are to include current tenant names and move-in dates, property owner information, and point of contact information if the property owner resides more than 20-miles from the rental address.  Completed applications are to be accompanied by the per unit license fee. Need an application?  Visit: Don’t forget to provide your email address. Postal service has been wonky with delays as much as 1-month […]

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