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Compost Permits Now Available

Compost permits are now available for purchase. You may purchase a permit at the Municipal Building Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The license plate number of the vehicle is necessary to obtain a permit, therefore the vehicle registration must be shown when purchasing a permit. If you are towing a trailer the license number of the towing vehicle is required. Permits may not be purchased at the compost facility. Permits are assigned to the vehicle and are not transferrable. Permits must be displayed when using the facility. Fees for Swatara Township residents and residents of Paxtang Borough, Penbrook Borough and Highspire Borough are: Residential Daily $8.00, Residential Seasonal $30.00; Commercial Daily $35.00, Commercial Seasonal $395.00. The non-resident fee is: Residential Daily $15.00, Residential Seasonal $50.00; Commercial Daily $75.00 and Commercial Seasonal $690.00. Cash or checks only, made payable to Swatara Township. The facility is open from April 1 through October 31, Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. , closed holidays. The compost facility is located at 780 Kelker Street.

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