Planning Commission Meeting – September 20th

The North Newton Township Planning Commission will meet Monday, September 20th at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Park Community Hall, 528 Oakville Road, Shippensburg.

You’ll find the agenda by clicking here. Please join us for the meeting.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Code Enforcement & Zoning Officer

Code Enforcement & Zoning Officer

The Supervisors of North Newton Township are accepting applications for the position of Code Enforcement & Zoning Officer. This is a part-time position with potential to become full-time if combined with service to the Public Works Department as a CDL Laborer.

Duties include processing applications for land use permits, variances and conditional uses and working with the Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing Board and Board of Supervisors in enforcement of township ordinances.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, must possess keyboarding skills and experience with Microsoft Office, must hold a valid PA Driver’s License (CDL preferred) and be able to drive a vehicle and to walk on uneven ground at building sites. The successful applicant shall possess excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills. Relevant continuing educational courses will be required of this position.

A full job description and an application may be obtained by clicking the appropriate link below or by calling 717-776-7665.

Code Enforcement & Zoning Officer Job Description
Application for Employment

Applications will be received at:
North Newton Township
528 Oakville Road
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Fall Clean Up Day – October 2nd


Saturday, October 2, 2021
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Residents of North Newton Township
are invited to bring their bulky waste/non-hazardous items to the
North Newton Township Maintenance Facility
8 Red Shed Road, Shippensburg.

Scrap steel and appliances will be collected to benefit the
South Newton Township Volunteer Fire Company.

PCs, laptops, tablets, servers, flat screen monitors, cellphones
and telephones will be accepted for recycling.

NO TVs, tube monitors or other electronics, tires, hazardous material, household trash or business waste will be accepted.

The Township reserves the right to reject questionable items.

Food Stand provided by Oakville United Methodist Church.

NOTICE – 2022 Budget Meetings


The North Newton Township Board of Supervisors will hold public meetings to discuss and prepare the 2022 Budget on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 & Thursday, October 21, 2021.

Both meetings will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Park Community Hall, 528 Oakville Road, Shippensburg, PA. The Board reserves the right to conduct other business as may be presented.

Bonnie L. Myers
Township Secretary 

2021 Cumberland County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Days

Cumberland County Recycling Center
1001 Claremont Road
Carlisle, PA

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 11 AM – 5 PM
Saturday, June 5, 2021, 9 AM – 3 PM
Saturday, August 21, 2021, 9 AM – 3 PM
Thursday, October 28, 2021, 11 AM – 5 PM

Appointments required and a fee of $0.30/lb will be charged. Read on for more details…

Participants must sign up for an appointment in advance. Appointment slots are available in 15 minute increments and are limited to 15 customers per slot. All acceptable material will be weighed as is and each customer will be charged $0.30 per pound for disposal. Pre-registration will help control traffic flow and reduce congestion.

  • Each event will be limited to the number of registrants listed (360).
  • Appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Only one appointment per customer per year allowed.
  • Cumberland County residents only. 

Visit 2021-HHW-Disposal-Program to see:
– Acceptable Materials List
– Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
– Appointments: Schedule on-line or call (717) 240-6489

Feasibility Study Presentation of 04/21/21 Public Meeting

The North Newton Township Board of Supervisors held a public meeting on Wednesday, April 21st to share the progress of the Oakville Connector Path Feasibility Study. The study was conducted to research the viability of a path between the North Newton Township Park and the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail.

Please click here to view the presentation.

This project was financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, Environmental Stewardship Fund, under the administration of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation. The grant was awarded through the South Mountain Partnership, with management oversight of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.

North Newton Township is a partner of the South Mountain Partnership, an alliance of organizations working to preserve and enhance the cultural and natural assets of the South Mountain Landscape in Central Pennsylvania. To learn more about the Partnership, please visit

High Visibility Reflective Address Sign – $10

If you called 911, could emergency personnel
your home or business quickly?

In an emergency, locating the address as soon as possible is the first step in saving lives and property. Time wasted searching for the proper address is something many 911-callers can’t afford. Proper marking of a home street address is the responsibility of the homeowner, but we, along with our emergency service partners, know that many homes within North Newton Township do not have their address clearly marked.

Your purchase of a Reflective Address Sign will greatly improve the ability of all emergency service providers to quickly and accurately locate those that need help anytime, day or night.

To order a sign for your home or business,
please call the township office at (717) 776-7665.

Only $10

Internet Essentials from Comcast – Affordable internet for eligible households


Internet Essentials provides high-speed internet service for $9.95 a month plus tax, the option to purchase a desktop or laptop computer for $149.99, and access free digital literacy training in print, online, and in person.

Individuals may qualify* if they have at least one child who is eligible for the National School Lunch Program, or if they receive public assistance through such programs as housing assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, and others. Those wishing to apply can call 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) or visit

*Restrictions apply. Visit for restrictions and complete details.

Residents may dispose of trash FREE

North Newton Township residents have the opportunity to dispose of up to 5 30-gallon bags of trash FREE, per week, in addition to disposing of recyclables, by taking them to the Cumberland County Landfill during their normal operating hours (weekdays between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.). Stop by the scale house and present identification proving residency to obtain a landfill ID card.

For additional trash & recycling options, please click here.