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

Please see the draft Zoning Ordinance below.  Please attend the Public Meeting on September 4th to address any comments or concerns.

Zoning Ordinance Draft 8.30.19

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

ZONING

We have a new zoning officer effective January 8, 2019.

Zoning Officer: Bill Bergman
Phone: 724-929-6333  Please leave message for the zoning officer.
Cell: 724-434-8431
Fax: 724-929-6921
Email: wtzoning@comcast.net

Please call for an appointment.

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

Planning Commission October Meeting Date Change

PLANNING COMMISSION OCTOBER 2018 MEETING DATE CHANGE

NOTICE is hereby given that the meeting date of the Washington Township Planning Commission has been changed from Monday October 15th to Monday October 22nd at 7:00 pm.  The meeting address is 1392 Fayette Avenue, Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania 15012.

Washington Township Supervisors

Jan Amoroso, Secretary

724-929-6333

Flood Emergency of September 9/10

NOTICE:  Pick up for flood damaged items by the road crew has ended effective Friday, September 28, 2018.

At the Supervisors meeting on September 12, 2018 Resolution R-05-18 was passed issuing a Declaration of Disaster Emergency due to the severe flooding that occurred.  Copies are available in the Township lobby and the link below.  The supervisors have also directed the road crew to pick up flood damaged items and take them to the dump for affected Washington Township residents.  Anyone needing the road crew to pick up flood damaged items should call 724-929-6333 and leave a message for the road crew with their address and the message to pick up damaged items.

Disaster Resolution 9 12 18

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

Floodplain Ordinance

The Floodplain Ordinance was passed and will become effective July 18, 2017.

Washington Township is required to pass an updated Floodplain Ordinance.  This Ordinance is available for review  (see below) and a copy will be available in the township lobby.  Comments will be addressed at the April 8, 2017 Supervisors meeting at 6 pm in the Community Center Building at 1392 Fayette Avenue, Belle Vernon Pa 15012.  FEMA is requiring all communities to pass the Pennsylvania Floodplain Ordinance Update.

Flood Plain Ordinance O-01-17