Public Works


West Hanover Township’s Public Works Department is comprised of the Public Works Director (appointed by the Board of Supervisors) and the professional staff of public works employees engaged in a variety of services to the township.

Services provided (but not limited to) include:

  • Maintaining/running the Compost Center
  • Snow Removal
  • Storm Water Management
  • Street/Right-of-Way Mowing & Trimming
  • Street Maintenance – Potholes & Patching
  • Street Sweeping
  • Street Paving

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Compost Facility

Address & Hours

402 N Fairville Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17112

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
8 am to 3 pm


A permit is required for use of the Compost Facility. 

  • Season Permits are $30 and additional stickers for second vehicles are $5. 
  • Day Permits are $10 and allow the use of the Compost Facility for one day.

Residents are required to show proof of residency to purchase a Permit. Permits may be purchased at the Township Municipal Building, 7171 Allentown Boulevard, Monday through Friday from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm. If you are unable to visit the Municipal Building during office hours, an application for a Compost Facility Permit can be mailed to you. Permit applications may be requested by calling the Township office at 717-652-4841.

Pay Online:

Online Compost Payment Form

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