New Zoning Office Information – 6/15/2021

For any zoning questions, permits, or complaints, please contact:

Josh Bukovac from K2 Engineering

Phone number: 724-439-3440 ext 126 (office)  or 724-812-5744(cell)

Please note – the police should be called if a violation needs to be documented as it is occurring, such as illegal burning.  In those instances, please call 911.  Our township police can cite zoning violators.  You can also fill out a zoning complaint form and email it to

Zoning Complaint Form

COVID-19 Office Restrictions

COVID-19 Office Restrictions

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Board of Supervisors of Washington Township are taking proactive measures in an attempt to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the residents of Washington Township and the health of Township employees.

Effective immediately, access to the Township Office, the Township Tax Collector’s Office, Zoning Office, the Township Maintenance Garage and Township employees will be restricted. The public will have no access to the main vestibule area of the Municipal Building. Township employees and Supervisors will continue to work and may still be reached via telephone and email. Contact information is available on the Township website at or you can call the Township office at (724) 929-6333 and leave a message with the answering service. Zoning phone number is (724) 434-8431.

During this time, tax payments may only be made by mailing your payment. The Tax Collector’s office will be available to answer resident questions by phone at (724) 929-4965, will continue to process payments, and will provide paid receipts for tax payments via the mail if you provide a self addressed, stamped envelope.

Disaster Emergency Declaration

A Disaster Emergency Declaration has been issued by the Washington Township Supervisors due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. This declaration identifies the existence of a public health local disaster emergency in Washington Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania and gives the Township Supervisors, in conjunction with the Township Emergency Management Coordinator, the authority to suspend such regulatory requirements deemed necessary to respond to this disaster emergency and to conduct Township business.   Please see the full declaration below.

Disaster Emergency Declaration 31920

2020 Final Budget

Notice is hereby given that the 2020 Budget is available for inspection at the Municipal Building-1390 Fayette Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA 15012.  The budget was adopted at the regular Supervisors meeting held on December 11, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. at 1392 Fayette Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA 15012.

2020 Budget

Jan Amoroso

Township Secretary

2020 Tentative Budget

Notice is hereby given that the 2020 Proposed Budget is available for inspection at the Municipal Building-1390 Fayette Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA 15012.  This proposed budget will be adopted at the regular Supervisors meeting to be held on December 11, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. at 1392 Fayette Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA 15012.

2020 Tentative Budget

Jan Amoroso

Township Secretary

Final Draft Zoning Ordinance

Please see the final draft Zoning Ordinance below.  A  Public Meeting was held on September 4th and the 45 day public comment period ended on November 11.

A public hearing was held on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6 PM and the supervisors will plan to enact the new zoning ordinance at the regular December supervisor’s meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6 PM.  Both meetings will be held at 1392 Fayette Avenue, Belle Vernon PA  15012.

Zoning Ordinance 12.2.19

Please direct any comments or concerns to Jenni Easton at or by calling Jenni at 412-788-0472.

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 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 03-02 Property Maintenance (Grass/ Vegetation)






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