Public Services

West Manchester Township Police Department

The West Manchester Township Police Department began providing 24 hour police coverage on January 1, 1992.

If you have an emergency or a non-emergency that you want an officer to respond to, you should call 911 and ask for the police for New Salem Borough.

For general questions of a police officer or the administration, please call the police department at 792-9514. If you would like more information on the department, visit their website

Police headquarters is located at 380 East Berlin Road, York, PA 17408

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New Salem Borough is served and protected by York New Salem Community Fire
Company No. 1, located at 65 East George Street. The Fire Company serves the entire Borough as well as assisting neighboring municipalities. The volunteer fire company is a separate entity from the Borough and is responsible for its own operating budget. New Salem Borough does include the Fire Company in their annual budget, but the majority of funds are raised by the Fire Company through Tuesday evening Bingo and supper, Chicken Barbecue Dinners and other various activities. Additional information available by calling 717-792-0634. This is also the polling place for New Salem Borough.

Refuse & Recycling

Refuse and Recycling collection takes place once a week on Wednesdays. Collection days that fall on or after the holiday will be delayed one day. EXCEPTION: If holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there is no change in service prior to or after the holiday. The Borough’s contracted hauler is Penn Waste, Inc.
21582_931833216864066_4650121810122681533_nCustomers may place up to four trash bags or containers, up to 50 lbs each, and recycling containers at curbside for collection by 6:00 a.m. the day of collection. No containers or bags may be placed for collection earlier than 4:00 p.m. the day before the collection day. Empty containers should be removed from the curbside before 11:00 p.m. on the day of collection.

Recycling is mandatory in New Salem Borough.  Acceptable items can be placed in the
green recycling bin that is provided by the Borough to all properties. The recycling bin is
the property of New Salem Borough, as well as the contents of the bin from the point that it is placed at curbside for collection.  Any bin that is lost, stolen damaged or destroyed is replaceable at the Borough Office.

Sanitary Sewer Collection System

Construction of the New Salem Sewer Collection System with conveyance of flow to North Codorus Township Waste Water Treatment Plant began in March 2006. The first Borough property was connected to the sewer January 22, 2007. The current annual rate for sewer is $975. Of that amount, approximately $232 is paid to North Codorus Township Sewer Authority for Treatment at the plant located in the Township. The remaining portion of the receipts is used to pay the annual debt payment and expenses associated with the Sewer System.

The Borough’s Sewer Billing Agent is:

The York Water Company

130 East Market Street

PO Box 15089

York, PA 17405-7089

Billing Information (717)845-3601

Schools – Spring Grove Area School DistrictSpring-Grove-Area-School-District-logo

New Salem Borough is served by the Spring Grove Area School District.

To learn more about our schools, follow this link to the Spring Grove Area School District