Borough of Columbia,  Lancaster County PA

308 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717.684.2467

Columbia Borough - Text My Gov Services



The Borough of Columbia is excited to announce the launch of Text My Gov services as another convenient way for residents, employees and visitors to communicate with the Borough.  You can sign up to receive message notifications whenever the Borough needs to get a message out such as road work, street sweeping, snow emergencies, and road closures.  This smart texting solutions works with regular SMS texting so no app or download needed.  Text My Gov uses a mobile phone's regular messaging service as a simple way for the Borough to interact with the public and for citizens to relay information to Borough staff.

Citizens will be able to obtain information on zoning and building permits, and easily report code violation, public works issues like potholes, road damage, sign down, drainage problems and more.  The Borough will be able to engage citizens, start a workflow, and ask specific guided questions regarding location, address, street name, etc.

Sign up to receive Borough notifications via text message.ColumbiaAlertsPhone 2

For Borough-wide Notifications, text COLUMBIA to 91896

What to Expect:

  • After the initial keyword is sent, you will receive a confirmation message asking you to reply YES to verify opt-in.
  • You may receive up to 4 text messages a month with a notification for each alert category opted-in to.
  • Message and data rates may apply. Check with your carrier for more details.

How to Opt-Out:

Text STOP at any time to remove yourself from the notification list.

View terms and privacy policy info at:
Msg & Data rates apply. Msg frequency varies. Text HELP for contact info.

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Connect Via Text

Introducing a new way to skip a phone call and use your mobile phone's text messaging service to quickly report issues and find information on the go.

24/7 Assistance

Smart texting technology searches keywords to provide assistance anytime, day or night.

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Text Hi Texting Sample or any of the other featured keywords to: 717.415.5660