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Welcome to the Office of the Treasurer!
 David Secor, Treasurer  
Contact Information:
David M Secor, Treasurer -
Melody Shuman, Chief Deputy
Missy Walton, Second Deputy
Phone:  717-261-3120
Fax:  717-263-4984


The Franklin County Treasurer acts as an independent county official. What makes the Treasurer unique from many offices is that the Treasurer is held directly accountable by the voters / taxpayers of Franklin County.

The County Treasurer acts as the primary agent on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the sales of licenses and permits, such as Dog License, Fishing License, Hunting License, Gun Permits, Bingo License, Small Games of Chance License, and Special Raffle Permits. During the average year, the County Treasurer provides licensing service to more than 35,000 Franklin County residents.

The Treasurer's Office accepts cash, checks and credit card payments (with convenience fee on credit card purchases) for services rendered. The fee for returned checks is $35.00 


Old Courthouse
157 Lincoln Way East
Chambersburg, Pa 17201

We are located on Center Square in Chambersburg.
Metered Parking available:

Main Street, (RT 11)
Lincoln Way, (RT 30)
Rosedale Parking Lot, (off N. Main Street)

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 4:30
Closed on weekends and all county observed holidays.


 Fishing License

  • A license can be purchased at the Treasurer's Office, at any of the Pennsylvania Fish Commission's licensing agents, or at the Outdoor Shop on the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission's website. 
  • To locate a licensing agent near you, call 261-3120 or please visit the PA Fish & Boat Commission website for complete information about fishing in Pennsylvania.

    Hunting License

  • A license can be purchased at the Treasurer's Office or at any Pennsylvania Game Commission licensing agent.
  • To locate a licensing agent near you, call 261-3120 or please visit the Pennsylvania Game Commission's website for thorough information about hunting in Pennsylvania.    
    Sportsman Gun Permit
     A five (5) year license for $ 6.00.  The applicant must possess a hunting or fishing license. 

    Dog License

    *** Purchase Dog Licenses Online - Now Available!! ***

    Please visit and select Franklin County. 

    You must use a credit card and there is a $ 2.00 convenience fee for each license purchased. 

  • Pennsylvania state law requires any dog three (3) months of age or older to have a current dog license. Dog licenses are valid from January 1st to December 31st of the current year, even if purchased late in the year.
  • We invite you to visit the PA Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement website for more information.
  • Franklin County's State Dog Law Enforcement Officer is Georgia Martin - 717-762-9794
    How To Apply For a Dog License
    1. Download a fillable dog license application.

    2. Print and complete all sections of the application. You will need one application per dog.  Please make sure you sign each application.

    3. Mail the completed application along with your check/money order to the Franklin County Treasurer's office.

    How To Apply For a Lifetime Dog License

    1. Your dog must have a microchip implanted or tattoo before it can be licensed with a lifetime tag.  The tattoo number must be assigned by the Treasurer's Office and paid for prior to having the dog tattooed
    2. Obtain the following two forms from your Veterinary Office or the County Treasurer's Office: Lifetime Dog License Application and Permanent ID Verification Form
    3. Complete all sections of the application and verification form for each dog to be licensed.  Please make sure you sign each form and obtain the signature of the person implanting, scanning microchip, or tattooing.
    4. Mail the completed applications along with your check/money order to the Franklin County Treasurer's office.

    Small Games of Chance License - Special Raffle Permits - Bingo Licenses

    Please contact our office at 717-261-3120 for information or if you have questions concerning Small Game of Chance Licenses, Special Raffle or Bingo Licenses.  

    Small Games of Chance Overview

    APPLICATION -Small Games of Chance License

    Application for Bingo License

    Pennsylvania Bingo Law

    Application for Special Raffle Permit



    For more information or if you are in need of assistance in the above listed areas, please do not hesitate to contact us.