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Welcome to Oxford Township

The Oxford Township website has been setup to allow residents to easily access ordinance information, applications, and news about what is happening in your township.

Some of the new features include:

  • Easily search through Ordinance PDF’s and meeting minutes to find information you need
  • Submit certain applications online easily
  • You can also sign-up to receive e-mail alerts on the sidebar so that information you need to know reaches your inbox as soon as we send it out.
  • See news and updates through our blog that may be relevant to you

Have a question for the township? You can contact us and we’ll try to respond as soon as we are able.

Township News

Right To Know Requests

Any anonymous Right to Know Requests will be denied.

Ordinance 27-539

Please remember, in Oxford Township if you have less than 3 acres
you are not permitted to have any chickens and or farm animals.
Please reference Ordinance 27-539 for a complete list of regulations.

Road Work

Road work will begin in Oxford Township
on Monday, July 29th – Tuesday, July 30th

weather permitting, for all of Storms Store Road and the part of 
Irishtown Road that is close to Fish and Game Road.  

York Water Company

June 2024

To York Water’s service territory municipalities,
Water utilities across the United States are working to comply with the Environmental Protection
Agency’s (EPA) Lead and Copper Rule Revisions. We are completing a water service line inventory
that identifies the lead service lines on the customer-owned side of the water service. If a lead
service line is confirmed, York Water will replace those lines at no cost to the customer.
York Water is reaching out to customers asking for their help in identifying their service line
material. Information on how to determine the material type is included within the materials we are
providing and is available on our website.
The intent of this letter is to inform you that we are providing this communication to your
residents, in anticipation of potential inquiries and to provide you with The York Water Company’s
contact information for this project. We also ask you to assist us to eliminate lead water services
by posting the Helpful Resources below on your municipal website.
Helpful Resources:
https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/revised-lead-and-copper-rule

https://www.yorkwater.com/water-quality/service-line-survey/

If there are opportunities for us to participate in upcoming community events where we can have representatives present to spread the word about our lead line replacement project, please reach out to let us know by contacting me at the email address below.Thank you for your attention to this matter. Please reach out with any questions to myself or our customer service team by emailing mailto:customer.service@yorkwater.com or calling 717-845-3601.

Shea Juergens
Director, Special Initiatives
sheaj@yorkwater.com
717-714-6230

Notice:

No Yard Sale Permits
will be Exchanged due
to inclement weather. 

Tick Bite Prevention

Individuals with exposure to wooded and brushy areas with high grass and leaf litter are at greatest risk of tick exposure. Residents can reduce the likelihood of a tick bite by:

  • walking in the center of trails and avoiding areas with high grass and leaf litter;
  • using EPA-approved insect repellents on exposed skin;
  • using products that contain 0.5% permethrin to pre-treat shoes, clothing, and gear;
  • wearing light-colored clothing, which will make it easier to see crawling ticks;
  • conducting full-body tick checks (including pets) after spending time in tick habitats;
  • bathing or showering within two hours after coming indoors; and
  • placing clothing worn outdoors in the dryer on high heat for 10 minutes to kill ticks.

If an attached tick is found, it should be promptly removed using fine-tipped tweezers.
The tick should be grasped as close to the skin’s surface as possible and pulled upward with steady, even pressure.
CDC’s directions for tick removal can be found online.

Find the Tickborne Disease Dashboard and more information on tickborne diseases at the Department of Health’s website.​

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