Welcome to West Donegal Township

Settled in 1719 and incorporated in 1838, West Donegal Township is named after County Donegal in Ireland. Located west and south of Elizabethtown, in northwest Lancaster County, West Donegal Township has approximately 9,000 residents and covers an area of 15.6 square miles. For more information about the Township click here.


The Township's proposed 2024 Budget can be found at our public documents website.

The Board of Supervisors voted to advertise this budget at their Workshop of October 25th and will vote on final approval at their Regular Meeting scheduled for December 11, 2023 at 7:00 pm in the township's public meeting room.

There will be no municipal property tax increase required in 2024 to adequately fund the proposed budget.

Happening This Week and Beyond

The weekly deadline for the purchase of red tags for oversized item disposal is Wednesday, November 22nd, for items to be picked up with your regular trash during the following week. Disposal of an oversized item requires a red tag which are $4 each and can only be purchased at the township office, Mon-Fri from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm each day

This week:

  • No events or meetings scheduled this week.

Next Week and beyond

  • The final Board of Supervisors meeting for 2023 will occur on Monday, December 11, 2023 at 7:00 pm in the township public meeting room.
  • The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for December 14th has been canceled for lack of agenda

Click here to view the complete Township Calendar.