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
March 21, 2018
Street cleaning has been suspended for the remainder of the week. Street cleaning will resume on Monday, March 26.
March 21, 2018
The snow emergency declared on Tuesday, March 20 will be lifted at 7 a.m. on Thursday, March 22. Residents may begin removing vehicles from Lancaster Parking Authority garages and resume parking on snow emergency routes at 7 a.m. All vehicles must be removed from Lancaster Parking Authority garages before 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 22 or they will be charged the hourly rate.
March 21, 2018
First, we would like to thank the community for being cooperative and patient during this spring nor’easter. By declaring a snow emergency early last evening, we were able to get cars off the snow emergency route before the bulk of the storm hit – which is the primary purpose of a snow emergency. Due to the heavy accumulation, many businesses in downtown Lancaster closed this morning. This freed up garage space, allowing residents to leave their cars in the garages while our crews handle snow removal throughout the City. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and understanding this morning... read more
March 20, 2018
A snow emergency has been declared, effective at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20. Vehicles must be removed from designated snow emergency routes by 9 p.m. on March 20 or be subject to ticketing and/or towing. Vehicles may not return to snow emergency routes until the snow emergency has been lifted. Any car parked on a snow emergency route during a snow emergency will be towed. Click here to view a map of the snow emergency routes. Free parking during the snow emergency will be available for residents at the following garages beginning at 7 p.m. on March 20: Prince Street Garage - 111 North Prince... read more