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DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP
WAYNE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
60 CONKLIN HILL ROAD, DAMASCUS, PA 18415
Tel. 570-224-4410

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KEEP ALL FOUR-WHEELERS AND ATV'S OFF THE ROAD
IT IS ILLEGAL TO OPERATE THESE VEHICLES ON A PUBLIC ROAD. IF YOU SEE AN ILLEGAL VEHICLE ON THE ROAD, CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT (9-1-1) TO HELP US GET THESE ROLLING DISASTERS WAITING TO HAPPEN OFF OUR ROADS, AND KEEP CALLING UNTIL SOMETHING IS DONE ABOUT THIS.

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LOCAL EVENTS and SCHEDULED MEETINGS

NEW EPA RULES WILL STOP NEW LAND DEVELOPMENT - CLICK FOR EPA CLEAN WATER RULES (Read the Fact Sheets)

CLICK FOR SUMMARY OF RESTRICTIONS - Notice 4000 foot restriction from the Delaware River and 1500 feet from streams.

27 STATES HAVE FILED SUIT IN FEDERAL COURT TO STOP THE WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES RULE

SUPERVISORS FOR A DAY 2015 Click for Photos and Information 

DAMASCUS RECEIVES UDC AWARD

FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS
CLICK FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION


Wednesday, August 5 - Planning Commission Work Night 7:00 pm
Thursday, August 13 - Planning Commission Regular Meeting - 7:00 pm
Monday, August 17 - Supervisors Regular Meeting- 7:00 pm
OFFICE HOURS:
MONDAY THRU THURSDAY 7:OO AM TO 3:00 PM
FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. TO NOON


JEFF DEXTER RECEIVES OAKEN GAVEL AWARD

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY WEED
KILLER
 
PENNY SOCIAL AUGUST 29, 2015
Benefit Damascus Community Center


SEPTEMBER 26 YARD - CRAFT - MERCHANDISE SALE

DAMASCUS FOOD PANTRY SCRAPMETAL FUNDRAISER 2015 A SUCCESS
Thanks to everyone that participated, over $545 was raised.
STATE ROADS IN BAD CONDITION?
Call 1-800-FIX-ROAD
DEP NEWS - RADON IN THE HOME
DAMASCUS HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS
Musem open Saturdays 1-4 pm May 23 through October 24 
Monday, May 25 10:00 am Memorial Day Program
Tuesday, May 26 7:00 pm Historical Society Meeting
Tuesday, June 23 7:00 pm Historical Society Meeting and Program: "Our History and Culture Reflected through Toys"
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9-1-1 SPECIAL NEEDS PROJECT FORM
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EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED,
BUT THERE ARE NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

Welcome to Damascus Township

Thank you for visiting our Township!
Damascus Township is a zoned community located in Wayne County, in the northeastern corner of Pennsylvania. There are 29 miles of shoreline along the National Scenic and Recreational Delaware River. Contained in this website is a wealth of information about the township, its rich history, the businesses, the facilities and services available, the township officials, and the regulations, presented for easy access by the township residents and the general public.

Damascus Township is about a two hour drive from the New York City area. This is a unique community that offers an attractive rural setting within a few minutes of business, shopping and cultural areas. There are a number of small businesses in Damascus Township ready to serve your needs. As our community grows, there is more than adequate space and there are ample opportunities for business growth, as well. Our Planning Commission helps to maintain orderly development in our Township to preserve the heritage, safety, and beauty of our community.

Communities within our Township include Damascus, West Damascus, Abrahamsville, Fallsdale, Hilltown, Duck Harbor, Tyler Hill, Milanville, Galilee, Lookout, Skinners Falls, Rock Run, Atco, Boyds Mill, Calkins, Conklin Hill, and Girdland. Neighboring communities are Callicoon, Cochecton and Narrowsburg in New York State. Our Township, located between New York State's Catskills and the Poconos in Pennsylvania, near the Wayne County Seat, Honesdale, offers an abundance of wildlife, managed by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, hunting and fishing, managed by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and friendly neighbors. You are invited to browse through our website to learn All About Damascus Township!     More...



People say the #1 reason why they don't give blood
is because they were never asked.
CONSIDER YOURSELF ASKED!
Please give blood.



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USS New York
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We Remember
September 11th, 2001 Attacks
God Bless America




REGULARLY SCHEDULED TOWNSHIP MEETINGS

SUPERVISORS MEETINGS are held on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Damascus Township Municipal Building, 60 Conklin Hill Road, Damascus, PA. Please contact the Township Secretary in writing at least 5 working days prior to the meeting to be placed on the agenda.


PLANNING COMMISSION The Damascus Township Planning Commission holds regular meetings on the second Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm at the Damascus Township Municipal Building. Work meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at the Damascus Township Municipal Building, 60 Conklin Hill Road, Damascus, PA. Plans must be received at the Township Municipal Building at least 13 days prior to the regular meeting for discussion at the meeting. Click HERE for more information about the Planning Commission. Contact the Township Secretary to submit plans to the Planning Commission.


ZONING HEARING BOARD - First Tuesday of each month as needed at 7:00 p.m. at the Damascus Township Municipal Building, Conklin Hill Road, Damascus, PA. Hearing requests for appeals and variances must be made at least 3 weeks prior to the hearing date. Contact the Zoning Officer for application details. Click HERE for information about the Zoning Hearing Board.



PARK COMMISSION - 4th Thursday - 7:00 PM at the Damascus Township Municipal Building, Conklin Hill Road. Help improve our parks - Playground - Nature Trails - Etc. Your ideas and support are needed!



WAYNE COUNTY RECYCLING, DAMASCUS - Damascus Township Municipal Building from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, Second Saturday of every month. Call for details (570) 676-4976 or (570) 224-4410. For more information on recycling, you may visit the Wayne County Recycling website by clicking here.



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