Paradise
Township

2 Township Dr., Box 40 Paradise PA 17562

717-768-8222     FAX 717-768-8221 
8 am - 4 pm M - F 

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General Information
Current Population  4,834
Assessed Valuation  $299,139,200
Municipal Road Miles 36.46
State Road Miles    

 


Taxes & Fees
Munic Real Estate Millage   (total) 1.32
School Real Estate Millage    (Eff. 7/1/12) 16.8898
Real Estate Transfer Tax  (Munic. &  School)  1%
Per Capita Tax   0
EMS Tax  (Munic. / School) 0
Municipal Earned Inc. Tax 0.5%
School Earned Inc. Tax  0.5%
Mercantile Tax   0
Business Privilege Tax  0
Amusement Tax  0
Contractor Registration Fee  0

Ordinances
Zoning Ord Yes
Comprehensive Plan Yes
Building Code Yes
Subdivision Ord Yes

 

SUPERVISORS
Chairman: Donald L. Ranck       687-7353
429 Strasburg Rd., Paradise PA 17562 
Vice Chairman: Dennis R. Groff      278-8046
37 Cherry Hill Rd, PO Box 342, Paradise PA 17562
Member: Matthew McClarigan       687-4237
PO Box 202, Paradise, PA 17562
Member: Marlin G. Groff       442-7907
9 N. Kinzer Rd., Kinzers, PA 17535
Member: Allan D. Rohrer       687-9006
656 Straburg Rd., Paradise, PA 17562
Sec./Treas.: Sally M. Riehl
Solicitor: Frank P. Mincarelli       299-1100
Blakinger, Byler & Thomas
28 PennSquare, Lancaster PA 17603
Engineer: Rettew Associates       394-3721
3020 Columbia Ave. Lancaster PA 17603-4089

PLANNING COMMISSION
Chairman: Dale Hershey
82 Cherry Hill Rd., Ronks, PA 17572
Secretary: Matthew McClarigan       687-4237
PO Box 202, Paradise, PA 17562
Member: Vacant
Member: Robert Bills
3296 Lincoln Hwy., Paradise, PA 17562
Member: Craig S. Keenan         768-0557
47 Harristown Rd., Paradise, PA 17562

ZONING HEARING BOARD
Chairman: David G. Homsher       687-6469
3168 Lincoln Hwy East, Paradise PA 17562
Vice Chairman: Mike Hartmann       687-9010
33 London Vale Rd., Gordonville, PA 17529
Secretary: Samuel E. Beiler       442-8990
363H Wolf Rock Rd., Paradise PA 17562 

BOARD OF AUDITORS
Chairman: Kevin J. McClarigan       687-9010
PO Box 225, Paradise, PA 17563
Member: Carol Hershey-Houck       768-3771
21 Londaon Vale Rd., Gordonville PA 17529
Member: Frank Van Arsdale       442-4422
264 S. Vintage Rd., Paradise, PA 17562

MEETING SCHEDULE & LOCATION
Township Building

Supervisors: 3rd Tuesday 7:00 pm
Planning Commission: 1st Tuesday 7:00 pm
Zoning Hearing: 4th Tuesday 7:00 pm      As Needed
Park & Recreation: 2nd Wednesday 7:00 pm   As Needed
Sewer Authority: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 pm

TAX COLLECTORS
County of Lancaster
150 N. Queen St., Suite 715, Lancaster, PA 17603

OTHER
Zoning Off/Bldg Pmt: Dominick Lopez        768-8222
Road Master: Dennis R. Groff      278-8046
Emergency Mgt. Coor.: Dennis R. Groff
Sewage Enforce: Dale L High        371-4004
137 Fieldcrest Ln. Gordonville PA 17529

PARK & RECREATION COMMISSION
Chairman: Jerry Garver
310 S. Kinzer Rd., Paradise PA 17562
Member: Ray Rice        687-6017
3166 Lincoln Hwy. Paradise PA 17562
Member: Duane Gregg       687-8796
P.O. Box 43, 20 Cherry Hill Rd., Paradise PA 17562
Member: Richard Riehl       687-6985
7 Todd Rd., Ronks, PA  17572
Member: Kevin Deckman       687-6733
52 Cherry Hill Rd., Box 39, Paradise PA 17562
Member: Allan D. Rohrer   687-9006
656 Strasburg Rd., Paradise, PA 17562
Member: Mike Hartmann
33 London Vale Rd., Gordonville, PA 17529

PARADISE TOWNSHIP SEWAGE AUTHORITY
Chairman: Dennis Groff 278-8046
37 Cherry Hill Road, Box 342, Paradise 17562
Vice Chairman: Thomas A. Kloss 687-8137
321 Keneagy Hill Road, PO Box 361, Paradise 17562
Secretary: Bryan Stolzfus 786-8222
40 N. Kinzer Rd., Kinzers PA 17535
Treasurer: Sally Riehl 687-6985
7 Todd Rd., Ronks, PA 17572
Asst. Sec/Treas: Elmer Miller 768-8222
136 Harristown Rd., Paradise, PA 17562
Engineer: Rettew Associates, Inc. 394-3721
3020 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster 17603
Auditor: Reinsel, Kuntz, Lesher
1800 Fruitville PK., PO Box 848, Lancaster, PA 17604
Solicitor: Blakinger, Byler & Thomas, P.C., 299-1100
28 Penn Square, Lancaster 17603

SCHOOL DISTRICT 
Pequea Valley 

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