April 12, 2018
According to the calendar, spring has been here for a few weeks, but Lancaster City is only just starting to thaw out from winter! Read on for some waste disposal tips if the warmer temps have you itching to deep clean your house and spruce up your yard. Yard Waste Now’s the time to clear your yard for spring and summer! Yard waste collection Began earlier this month. Pickups will happen twice a month in April, May, September and October, and once a month in June, July and August. Yard waste includes tree trimmings, shrubbery and other organic landscape vegetation. This does NOT include trash... read more
April 12, 2018
The City of Lancaster Department of Public Works will be performing a thorough flushing of water distribution mains to promote maximum water quality. Flushing operations will begin on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Flushing will be done Sunday through Thursday from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am. Operations will allow for the cleaning of each main at least once during the designated flushing dates. Visit our website, Facebook and Twitter regularly for any schedule updates. Bookmark this page - we will regularly post what streets are scheduled to be flushed, and will confirm when they are flushed. Flushing may... read more
April 11, 2018
The CRIZ Authority will be holding a public hearing at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in the City Commission Meeting Room at City Hall to discuss the removal of some properties and businesses from the CRIZ and to provide the opportunity for public comment. The removal of these properties and businesses does not prevent them from being added back in to the CRIZ District at a later date. Click here for a list of the proposed properties to be removed.
April 11, 2018
DRINKING WATER WARNING BOIL YOUR WATER BEFORE USING BOIL WATER ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR: 2400, 2406, 2410, 2414, 2418, 2422, 2407, 2411, 2415, 2419 Helena Rd. 2414, 2502 Mayfair Dr. 100 Westbrook Dr. CUSTOMERS ARE ASKED TO BOIL THEIR DRINKING WATER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Hiervan el agua antes de usarla. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 10:45 AM, the City of Lancaster Water Department has issued a boil water advisory caused by broken main. This notice is for customers... read more
April 6, 2018
Monday, April 9 through Thursday, April 12, employees for PPL will be performing nighttime inspections of manholes in the streets in the downtown. This work is scheduled from 7:30 pm to 4:30 am. Periodic, short-term lane restrictions and minor parking restrictions should be expected. Work zones will have lighting and lit arrow boards for driver safety. This investigative work is the prelude to a large conductor replacement project scheduled from mid-May to late-July, due to several failures in the downtown network over the last two years. That larger reliability project will also be performed... read more
April 6, 2018
DRINKING WATER PROBLEM CORRECTED BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED: WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. As of Monday April 6, 2018 at 8:00 AM, the boil water advisory is lifted for customers residing at: Quaker Hills Rd. between Pilgrim Dr. and St. Regis Ln. Your water is safe to drink and we have lifted the boil water advisory. We are pleased to report the problem has been corrected and you are no longer required to boil your water. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for... read more
April 4, 2018
DRINKING WATER WARNING BOIL YOUR WATER BEFORE USING BOIL WATER ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR: Quaker Hills Rd. between Pilgram Dr. and St. Regis Ln. CUSTOMERS ARE ASKED TO BOIL THEIR DRINKING WATER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Hiervan el agua antes de usarla. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 the City of Lancaster Water Department has issued a boil water advisory caused by broken main. This notice is for customers residing at: Quaker Hills Rd. between Pilgram Dr. and St. Regis Ln. The... read more
March 27, 2018
Penn Waste will begin collection at 4:00 a.m. for the remainder of the week to allow them to get ahead of traffic and be able to collect all of the extra material from last week's cancellations. Please set your trash and recycling curbside the night prior to pickup. Thank you for your cooperation.
March 26, 2018
City Hall will be closed on Friday, March 30 for Good Friday. There will be no street cleaning on Friday, March 30. Trash and recycling collection will remain on a regular schedule. Reminder - Penn Waste will accept double the amount of trash allowed for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday customers this week due to last week's weather cancellations. Both the Lancaster City Visitor Center and the Recycling Drop-Off Center will be open regular hours on Friday, March 30. The Lancaster City Visitor Center will be closed on Sunday, April 1 for Easter.
March 22, 2018
UPDATE 3/23: Due to heavy snow accumulation on Wednesday, March 21, Wednesday and Thursday trash collection routes were cancelled this week. When multiple days are cancelled, Penn Waste cannot complete all routes by the end of the day Saturday, and by law are not permitted to operate on Sundays. Thus, the schedule changed from a one-day holiday delay back to regular collection for Friday customers, with Penn Waste accepting double the amount of trash allowed for Wednesday and Thursday customers next week. This disruption has created confusion for residents served by the Friday collection... read more