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


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

Please call for an appointment.


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


Planning Commission October 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


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

Paper Recycle Receptacle

We have 3 paper recycle containers on the Water Authority side of the building.  It is very user friendly and we hope residents will recycle paper!   Click on the flyer for more info!  Paper-Recycling

Mine Subsidence Information

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