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DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP
WAYNE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
60 CONKLIN HILL ROAD, DAMASCUS, PA 18415
Office Tel. 570-224-4410
After Hours Tel. 570-493-0142

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TRAVEL ADVISORY - DAMASCUS-COCHECTON BRIDGE
SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS - CHANNEL 16
ALL CAMPAIGN SIGNS MUST BE REMOVED - PERMITS HAVE EXPIRED
VETERANS DAY PROGRAM NOVEMBER 10, 2021 AT DAMASCUS SCHOOL ... CLICK
CELEBRATE AMERICA
DAMASCUS SCHOOL VETERANS DAY PROGRAM 2020
JURGENSEN ROAD
PAVILION IS CLOSED FOR RENTAL FOR THE SEASON
MEETING AGENDA
SHORT-TERM RENTALS
9-1-1 ADDRESS
MEETING MINUTES
HELP!!!    NO, REALLY - THIS IS SERIOUS
INVASIVE SPECIES SNAKEHEAD FISH
(River Reporter News Article)
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR FLOODING OR SEVERE WEATHER EVENTS?
CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION (pdf)
SPOTTED LANTERNFLY INVASIVE SPECIES
STORM DAMAGE? HERE ARE SOME TIPS (off-site pdf)
APPROVED MEETING MINUTES MAY BE ACQUIRED OR VIEWED BY
SUBMITTING A RIGHT TO KNOW REQUEST (OFF-SITE PDF)
WAYNE COUNTY EMA FACEBOOK PAGE - SEVERE WEATHER ALERTS
USA TODAY NEWS: FLOOD INSURANCE RATES TO RISE SIGNIFICANTLY
 
 
 
MILANVILLE BRIDGE NEWS (TRI-COUNTY INDEPENDENT NEWS ARTICLE)
MILANVILLE BRIDGE NEWS (RIVER REPORTER NEWS ARTICLE)
INVASIVE SPECIES SNAKEHEAD FISH
CAUGHT IN THE DELAWARE RIVER
(River Reporter News Article)
 


 
 

 

NEWS ITEMS
LOCAL EVENTS and SCHEDULED MEETINGS
 


NEW GAME COMMISSION OFFICER IN TOWN! SAME CONTACT NUMBER AS BEFORE - GAME COMMISSION DISPATCH IN DALLAS - (570) 675-1143
 
TOWNSHIPS TODAY NEWS - FIREFIGHTER CRISIS
 
WAYNE COUNTY AREA AGENCY ON AGING
NEW INFORMATIONAL BROCHURE


WAYNE COUNTY AREA AGENCY ON AGING WEBSITE

MILE-A-MINUTE WEED INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES
PLEASE NOTIFY THE TOWNSHIP IF YOU IDENTIFY THIS PLANT

FOR SEVERE WEATHER AND FLOOD ALERTS AND WARNINGS -- PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS.

ARE YOU READY FOR EXTREME WEATHER?

CLICK TO SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY ALERTS FROM WAYNE COUNTY - YOU MUST SIGN UP TO RECEIVE ALERTS

 
RECYCLING: PLEASE CLEAN AND SORT RECYCLABLES
 
 
 
Monday, February 18 - Supervisors Regular Meeting - 7:00 pm 
 
Friday, March 1- Planning Commission Submission Deadline for March
 
Wednesday, March 6 - Scheduled Planning Commission Worknight as Needed 7:00 pm
 
Saturday, March 9 -  Recycling 9:00 am to Noon
 
Saturday, March 9 -  Community Chat 9:00 am to 11:00 am - Free Coffee & Dounts
 
Thursday, March 14 - Planning Commission Regular Meeting - 7:00 pm
 
Monday, March 16 - Supervisors Regular Meeting - 7:00 pm 
 
Tuesday, March 17 - Community Center Regular Meeting - 7:00 pm
 
Thursday March 19 - Food Pantry 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 
Thursday, March 26 - Park Commission Meeting - 7:00 pm

 
CONGRATULATIONS BOB DEXTER!
WWII VETERAN RECEIVES HIS HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

PARK COMMISSION - 4TH THURSDAY AT 7:00 PM
AT THE DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING.
HELP IMPROVE OUR PARKS - PLAYGROUND - NATURE TRAILS - BALL FIELDS, ETC.
YOUR IDEAS AND SUPPORT ARE NEEDED!

PRIVATE INSURANCE COMPANY FLOOD INSURANCE COVERAGE NOW AVAILABLE - CLICK

CLICK FOR PRIVATE FLOOD INSURANCE NEWS RELEASE

FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS
CLICK FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION

COMMUNITY EVENTS:

DAMASCUS HISTORICAL SOCIETY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

COMMUNITY CENTER REGULAR MEETINGS - 3rd TUESDAY AT 7:00 PM

PARK COMMISSION MEETING - 4th THURSDAY AT 7:00 PM

RECYCLING - 2nd SATURDAY AT 9:00 AM TO NOON

 
STATE ROADS IN BAD CONDITION?
Call 1-800-FIX-ROAD

9-1-1 SPECIAL NEEDS PROJECT FORM
Download this form to register your special
needs with 9-1-1 in case of emergencies
OFFICE HOURS:
MONDAY THRU THURSDAY 7:OO AM TO 3:00 PM
FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. TO NOON
CLOSED FOR NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

Welcome to Damascus Township

Thank you for visiting our Township!
Damascus Township is a zoned community located in Wayne County, in the northeastern corner of Pennsylvania. There are 29 miles of shoreline along the National Scenic and Recreational Delaware River. Contained in this website is a wealth of information about the township, its rich history, the businesses, the facilities and services available, the township officials, and the regulations, presented for easy access by the township residents and the general public.

Damascus Township is about a two hour drive from the New York City area. This is a unique community that offers an attractive rural setting within a few minutes of business, shopping and cultural areas. There are a number of small businesses in Damascus Township ready to serve your needs. As our community grows, there is more than adequate space and there are ample opportunities for business growth, as well. Our Planning Commission helps to maintain orderly development in our Township to preserve the heritage, safety, and beauty of our community.

Communities within our Township include Damascus, West Damascus, Abrahamsville, Fallsdale, Hilltown, Duck Harbor, Tyler Hill, Milanville, Galilee, Lookout, Skinners Falls, Rock Run, Atco, Boyds Mill, Calkins, Conklin Hill, and Girdland. Neighboring communities are Callicoon, Cochecton and Narrowsburg in New York State. Our Township, located between New York State's Catskills and the Poconos in Pennsylvania, near the Wayne County Seat, Honesdale, offers an abundance of wildlife, managed by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, hunting and fishing, managed by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and friendly neighbors. You are invited to browse through our website to learn All About Damascus Township!     More...



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REGULARLY SCHEDULED TOWNSHIP MEETINGS

SUPERVISORS MEETINGS are held on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Damascus Township Municipal Building, 60 Conklin Hill Road, Damascus, PA. Please contact the Township Secretary in writing at least 5 working days prior to the meeting to be placed on the agenda.


PLANNING COMMISSION The Damascus Township Planning Commission holds regular meetings on the second Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm at the Damascus Township Municipal Building. Work meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM as needed at the Damascus Township Municipal Building, 60 Conklin Hill Road, Damascus, PA. Plans must be received at the Township Municipal Building at least 13 days prior to the regular meeting for discussion at the meeting. Click HERE for more information about the Planning Commission. Contact the Township Secretary to submit plans to the Planning Commission.


ZONING HEARING BOARD - First Tuesday of each month as needed at 7:00 p.m. at the Damascus Township Municipal Building, Conklin Hill Road, Damascus, PA. Hearing requests for appeals and variances must be made at least 3 weeks prior to the hearing date. Contact the Zoning Officer for application details. Click HERE for information about the Zoning Hearing Board.



PARK COMMISSION - 4th Thursday - 7:00 PM at the Damascus Township Municipal Building, Conklin Hill Road as needed. Help improve our parks - Playground - Nature Trails - Etc. Your ideas and support are needed!



WAYNE COUNTY RECYCLING, DAMASCUS - Damascus Township Municipal Building from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, Second Saturday of every month. Call for details (570) 224-4410. For more information on recycling, you may visit the Wayne County Recycling website by clicking here.



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