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

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THANK YOU! TO ALL THE PEOPLE WHO WORKED TIRELESSLY TO GET OUR ROADS OPEN DURING AND AFTER THE BLIZZARD! GREAT JOB!

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE MAY 29, 2017

HELP! YOUR HELP IS NEEDED. PLEASE! WHEN YOU DIAL 9-1-1, THE PEOPLE THAT COME TO HELP YOU ARE VOLUNTEERS - YOUR NEIGHBORS. WE NEED NEW VOLUNTEERS TO KEEP THESE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. CONSIDER THIS - WHAT IF YOU CALLED FOR HELP AND NO ONE CAME? WANT TO HELP? FIREFIGHTERS AND EMS PERSONEL - CALL THE TOWNSHIP BUILDING AND WE'LL HELP YOU GET STARTED!

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LOCAL EVENTS and SCHEDULED MEETINGS

PUBLIC HEARING FOR A LIQUOR LICENSE - MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017 AT 6:30 PM

FOR SEVERE WEATHER ALERTS AND WARNINGS, PLEASE PAY ATTENTION
TO LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS. THE EMERGENCY ALERT
E-MAIL AND TEXT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM IS TEMPORARILY OUT OF SERVICE.
 
RECYCLING: PLEASE CLEAN AND SORT RECYCLABLES
 
 
CAMPAIGN SIGNS MUST BE REMOVED - SIGNS STILL DISPLAYED ARE IN VIOLATION OF THE ZONING ORDINANCE

2017 PROPOSED BUDGET

DAMASCUS FOOD PANTRY SCRAP METAL DRIVE A SUCCESS! CLICK FOR INFORMATION

 
 
Thursday, March 9 - Planning Commission Regular Meeting - 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 11 - Recycling - 9:00 am to Noon
Monday, March 20 - Supervisors Regular Meeting - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, January 18 - Community Center Meeting - 7:00 pm 
Thursday, March 23 - Park Commission Meeting - 7:00 pm
Friday, March 31 - Planning Commission Submission Deadline for April
Wednesday, April 5 - Planning Commission Worknight as needed - 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 8 - Recycling - 9:00 am to Noon
Thursday, April 13 - Planning Commission Regular Meeting - 7:00 pm
Monday, April 17- Supervisors Regular Meeting - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, April 18 - Community Center Meeting - 7:00 pm 
Thursday, April 20 - Food Pantry - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Thursday, April 20 - Park Commission Meeting - 7:00 pm
Friday, April 28 - Planning Commission Submission Deadline for May
 

 
CONGRATULATIONS BOB DEXTER!
WWII VETERAN RECEIVES HIS HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

PARK COMMISSION - 4TH THURSDAY AT 7:00 PM
AT THE DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING. HELP IMPROVE OUR PARKS - PLAYGROUND - NATURE TRAILS - BALL FIELDS, ETC.
YOUR IDEAS AND SUPPORT ARE NEEDED!

** NEW ** PRIVATE INSURANCE COMPANY FLOOD INSURANCE COVERAGE NOW AVAILABLE

CLICK FOR PRIVATE FLOOD INSURANCE NEWS RELEASE

FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS
CLICK FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION

COMMUNITY EVENTS:

DAMASCUS HISTORICAL SOCIETY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

COMMUNITY CENTER REGULAR MEETINGS - 3rd TUESDAY AT 7:00 PM

PARK COMMISSION MEETING - 4th THURSDAY AT 7:00 PM

RECYCLING - 2nd SATURDAY AT 9:00 AM TO NOON

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

 
STATE ROADS IN BAD CONDITION?
Call 1-800-FIX-ROAD
**FREE** RECEIVE E-MAIL AND TEXT MESSAGES
EMERGENCIES, SEVERE WEATHER ALERTS, ETC.
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9-1-1 SPECIAL NEEDS PROJECT FORM
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needs with 9-1-1 in case of emergencies
OFFICE HOURS:
MONDAY THRU THURSDAY 7:OO AM TO 3:00 PM
FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. TO NOON

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED

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...



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is because they were never asked.
CONSIDER YOURSELF ASKED!
Please give blood.



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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 as needed 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 as needed. 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) 224-4410. For more information on recycling, you may visit the Wayne County Recycling website by clicking here.



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