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Lead Line InventoryVerify your water service line material.
Home RuleLearn more about the Home Rule Study Commission.
Taxes & FeesInformation about City of Lancaster property taxes and fees.
Vision ZeroWe’re working to eliminate traffic-related deaths and serious injuries.
Housing InspectionsInformation for landlords & property owners.
ParkingParking options and street cleaning & snow removal information.
PermitsForms, permits and documents.
Public RecordsPublic records and Right-to-Know requests.
Trash & RecyclingTrash and recycling collection, Recycling Drop Off Center, and more.
Media InquiriesSubmit a media inquiry.
City of Lancaster Announces Intent to Submit 2023 Pathways to Removing Obstacles to Housing (PRO Housing) Application
Department of Community Planning & Economic Development
City of Lancaster Closed for Thanksgiving Bureau of Streets, Traffic, Fleet Department of Public Works Mayor’s Office Solid Waste & Recycling Program
City of Lancaster closed for Election Day Bureau of Operations Mayor’s Office
City of Lancaster Seeking New Public Art Advisory Board Members Public Art Advisory BoardView All City News
Our Future Lancaster
The City of Lancaster is in the process of updating their comprehensive plan, which was last prepared in 1993. The comprehensive plan will serve as a foundation for decision-making as it relates to future development, with a focus on community outreach to help understand what is most important to the local community. On May 24, 2023, the City of Lancaster released draft policies and maps after carefully studing the city and hearing from over 5,000 residents.
Fats, Oils & Grease (FOG)
When washing down a sink or drain, FOG builds up over time and can cause a blockage in your drains, pipes and in sanitary sewers. Learn more about FOG, the issues it can cause and how to prevent it.
Join the City’s online participation platform called “Engage Lancaster”. This tool helps residents lend their voices to City projects. Head over to Engage Lancaster to create an account and get started!
The City of Lancaster received a $9.7 million grant to remove lead paint hazards from homes within four census tracts south of King Street where 16,000 residents live.
Local Control for Open Carry
Contact your state legislators and ask them to co-sponsor legislation that would allow municipalities like Lancaster to ban guns from City-owned properties.
Climate Action Plan
The City of Lancaster’s Municipal Operations Climate Action Plan affirms a renewed commitment to the future of Lancaster City.