Draft Zoning Ordinance

Please see the draft Zoning Ordinance below.  A  Public Meeting was held on September 4th and the 45 day public comment period will end on November 11.  Please direct any comments or concerns to Jenni Easton at jeaston@mackinengineering.com or by calling Jenni at 412-788-0472.   A public hearing will be held after November 11 and prior to adopting the new zoning ordinance at a date to be determined.

Draft Zoning Ordinance 9.23.19

2019 Halloween

2019 Trick or Treat will be Saturday October 26 from 2 – 4 pm.  Please drive safely and watch for children.

Lien Letters

Washington Township requires a lien letter for property lien information.  The fee is $25, payable to Washington Township Supervisors, 1390 Fayette Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA  15012.

Effective March 13, 2019 Washington Township requires a dye test for any property sale, transfer or  refinance. Details are included in the lien letter.

Zoning Ordinances

If you have a zoning complaint about property maintenance or have questions regarding pools, please see some of the ordinances below.  If you have an issue not addressed here, please contact the office or zoning officer for the proper ordinance.  If there is a violation according to the ordinance, please complete a zoning complaint form and email it to the zoning officer Bill Bergman at wtzoning@comcast.net or drop off or mail the form to the office.  The office is open Monday – Thursday from 9 am to 2 pm and is closed on Friday.

Zoning Complaint Form

Zoning Responsibilities Updated

O 01-02 POOL ENCLOSURE

O 03-02 Property Maintenance (Grass/ Vegetation)

Abandoned-or-Junked-Vehicle-Ordinance-01-16

driveway-ordinance-03-16

O 01-01 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE (REVISED)

NEW BURNING O-03-19

Zoning-Permit-Fees-Resolution-07-03

Animal Control 04-09

Street Opening Application

Solicitation 05-03                             Solicitation Permit

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Meeting Zoning Ordinance Update

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Washington Township Planning Commission will hold a public meeting for the purpose of presenting and receiving comments on a draft Zoning Ordinance. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 4th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Township VFC Hall (Small Hall), 1314 Axton St., Belle Vernon, PA 15012.

Planning Ordinance Public Meeting Flyer

Jan Amoroso, Secretary

August 21, 2019

 

 

NEW BURNING ORDINANCE

Washington Township has a new burning ordinance effective July 10, 2019. Burning is no longer permitted in residential areas except in certain specific instances.

A copy of the ordinance can be viewed here.    NEW BURNING ORDINANCE O-03-19

GARBAGE AND RECYCLE

Effective January 1, 2018, Big’s Sanitation is the residential hauler for Washington Township.

Garbage pickup is Monday or Wednesday, depending on your area.

Recycle is every other Monday.        2019 BIG’S RECYCLE CALENDAR

E-waste (TV’s, monitors, etc) will be picked up curbside.  Please call Big’s at 724-379-4331 to schedule large items.

Contact phone number for Big’s is (724) 379-4331.

Big’s website is www.bigssanitation.com.

email: bigssanitation@gmail.com

Comprehensive Plan

Comprehensive Plan Draft Document is available for review.

Veteran’s Memorial Sidewalk Brick Project

This is a fundraiser for the Washington Township Memorial Park, sponsored by the Washington Township Veterans Committee and the Fayette City/Washington Township Lions Club.  The bricks will be installed on the sides of the walkway approaching the Veterans Memorial.

Please see the flyer for more information.       Veterans Brick Flyer

2018 Budget

The 2018 Budget is available for inspection at the Township office.  Copies are available in the lobby.

2018 Final Budget

Mine Subsidence Information

If you have any questions regarding mine subsidence, please go to the DEP website at www.pamsi.org.

PENNDOT Road information

PENNDOT has a 24-hour toll free number for residents to call to report any road maintenance concern.
This number can also be utilized to report locations of dead deer on state highways.
The number is 1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623).