Photo courtesy of Natural Light Films
Soldiers & Sailors monument in Penn Square
North Queen Street
Musser Park


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- Property tax bills were mailed on February 23, 2017. Due to technical issues, online payment is NOT AVAILABLE for property taxes until further notice (online payment is still available for utility, trash, and other bills). Bills may be paid in person at the Treasury (39 West Chestnut Street) or by mail. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact customer service at (717) 735-3425.

Welcome to the City of Lancaster!

A relatively small city of 7 square miles and 60,000 residents, Lancaster City is located within driving distance of Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Delaware beaches and the Jersey shore. But the City of Lancaster is about so much more than our geographic location.  Lancaster City is a place where historic preservation and a cutting-edge arts scene live and thrive side by side; a city of neighborhoods that are safe and welcoming; a city that encourages entrepreneurship and investment; a city that values the cultural, ethnic, and diverse lifestyles of our residents and guests.