Services

The Township of Shippensburg provides a number of services to its residents and businesses, including the following:

Water

Public water service for Shippensburg Township residents is served by Shippensburg Borough Authority.

Sewer

Public sewer service for Shippensburg Township residents and businesses is served by Cumberland-Franklin Joint Municipal Authority.

Trash Collection

Public trash pickup for Shippensburg Township residents and businesses is contracted to Advanced Disposal.

Recycling

Public recycling pickup for Shippensburg Township residents and businesses is contracted to Advanced Disposal.

Road Maintenance

Generally, township employees maintain public secondary (non-state) roads within the municipality, including salting, and clearing of snow in winter. Contact the Shippensburg Township municipal office to report roads in poor condition.

Dog License Applications

All dogs belonging to residents of Shippensburg Township must be registered with Cumberland County.

Shippensburg Township is an issuing agent for dog licenses in Cumberland County. Licenses for 2018 are now being issued at our office.

Cumberland County residents may obtain dog licenses in three ways. Always include a $0.50 handling fee for each license application. Payments can be made by cash or check, but not by credit card.

You can download the application here.

  1. In person: Visit the township office during our normal business hours at:
    81 Walnut Bottom Road
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
  2. By mail: Complete one application for each dog license needed, include payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and mail it to:
    P.O. Box 219
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
  3. Drop-off: Complete one application for each dog license needed, include payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope, and place it in the township dropbox at:
    81 Walnut Bottom Road
    Shippensburg, PA 17257

The licenses will be mailed back to you within 7 days if application and payment are correct.

If you have any questions, call our the Shippensburg Township municipal office at 717-532-7137 during office hours.