Welcome to the Penn Township web site!

In 1840, Penn Township was created with the boundaries as they exist today and became the 14th Township of Perry County (Click Here to learn about our history).  Today over 3000 people live within Penn Township's 21.4 sq. miles of beautiful wooded areas, fields, and mountains.  In October of 2000 Penn Township created PennTownship.net which has grown into a community portal to keep everyone up to date with meetings & events, provide easy access to forms & documents, and attract individuals & businesses into the community.




Township Announcements
& Updates


PennDOT has informed us that through February 2018, they will be collecting traffic data within Penn Township. This data will be used to complete a statewide screening and prioritize areas for potential safety improvements. The traffic counters are not being set for any road project or speed trap.

Laura Steele is a 12th grade Ambassador Girl Scout in Perry County.  She has undertaken a project to design a memorial wall that would honor the military men & women of Perry county who have been killed in action since WWI.  The wall & memorial gardens will be constructed on Route 11/15 in Marysville.  She has been raising funds but still needs to raise $60,000 by the end of 2017 for deposits on the wall and bronze statues.  Funds are being raised by the sale of t-shirts and memorial bricks.  The forms to purchase both of these are attached on the right side of this page.   

Penn Township is looking for a resident of Penn Township to serve as a volunteer on the Uniform Construction Board of Appeals.  Please send letters of interest to the Township Office at 100 Municipal Building Road, Duncannon, PA 17020 or penntwp6@ptd.net.  Applications will be accepted until December 22, 2017.   The following are the requirements for the board. 

“A member of the board of appeals shall be qualified by training and experience to pass on matters pertaining to building construction.  Training and experience may consist of licensure as an architect or engineer, experience in the construction industry, and training or experience as an inspector or plan reviewer.” 

Penn Township is implementing a mass notification system in the near future.  This system will be used to notify residents of important issues affecting the Township.  To have your name added to this system, please contact the Township office at 717-834-5281 or penntwp6@ptd.netWe will need your name, address, and all phone numbers you want to receive notifications.   

The 5th Annual Tri-County Firemen's Sportmen's Raffle 2018 Calendars are on sale now.  365 Chances to Win -- $25.00 Each.  Click here to download a purchase order form. You can either mail-in the form with your check/money order or email it to us and pay through paypal on our website.  

If you would like to contact a Supervisor, please send an email to the township office at  penntwp6@ptd.net  and include the Supervisor's name in the Subject line.  We want to hear from You! 

Volunteers are needed for the Penn Township Park and Recreation Board.  The Board meets once a month and is responsible for the Penn Township Park.  The Board hosts a number of activities throughout the year for the youth.  We are looking for 2 people who have ideas and desire to help the community.   Please submit your name and contact information to Penn Township at 100 Municipal Building Road, Duncannon, PA 17020 or to penntwp6@ptd.net

Penn TownshipComment_on_the_Duncannon_Boro_Merger.pdf 

Room and Park/Pavilion Rental Requests

Forms to request rental of rooms or park facilities are available on the Forms and Documents page and must be submitted prior to use.


Perry County Crime Stoppers

The PCCS is now online!  Submit a tip anonymously online or over the phone.  You may be eligible for a reward of up to $2000.00!