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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Street Resurfacing Program - 2022

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Stay up-to-date on the 2022 Street Resurfacing Program, including viewing the current week's schedule along with the 2022 Map of Project Roadways, & 3-year Resurfacing Plan.

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Citizen's Police Academy - Fall 2022

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The Fall 2022 Session of the Citizen's Police Academy will being on September 20, 2022. If you are interested in learning more about criminal law, police procedures, and our police department, we encourage you to apply today!

Additional Info... Township News
Posted on: August 2, 2022

August Planning Commission Meeting Rescheduled

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The Thursday, August 11, 2022 Planning Commission meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 25, 2022.  The meeting on August 25, 2022 will start at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers.

Township News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Columbia Gas Project - Installing New Gas Mains

Columbia Gas Project

Columbia Gas has informed Peters  Township that they will begin work in early-August on a project to install new gas main on portions of the following streets:  Valley Brook Road, Old Washington Road, Nancy Court, Waterfall Way, Joyce Dr...

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Township News
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Columbia Gas Project - E. McMurray Rd. Work Begins August 25th

Columbia Gas Project

Columbia Gas will begin their project to replace the gas main on East McMurray Road and in the Country Brook Plan (from the BP station at Thompsonville Road north to Country Brook Drive) on Monday, June 20, 2022.

The Township has been informed by Columbia ...

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Township News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Remote-Control Mower

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Learn more about the Public Works Department's new remote-control mower.

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Pollinator Garden Planted at PV Elementary

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On June 9, 2022 the Environmental Quality Board, School District, and Cal U Partners for Fish & Wildlife planted a new pollinator garden at PV Elementary School.

Check out photos & video... Township News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Friday Night Flicks

2022 Movie Flyer

Peters Township Parks & Recreation will play movies at the Peterswood Park Amphitheater on select Fridays from May through October.

View the schedule... Township News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Register Your Address on No Knock List to Prohibit Door-to-Door Sales

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As a Peters Township resident, you may choose not to have door-to-door sales of any goods, commodities, or services at your home by registering your home on the No Knock List.

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Reminder: If Roadway is Blocked by Trees or Debris, Call 911

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During a storm, trees or debris may block the roadway.  If you encounter this, please call 911.  Calling 911 will be the quickest way to have our Police & Public Works dispatched to address the issue.

Township News
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Board Member Sought for Parks & Recreation Board

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Peters Township is seeking to fill a vacancy on the Parks & Recreation Board

Peters Township is seeking resumes from Township residents willing to volunteer their time and talent to serve on the Parks & Recreation Board.  Listed below is a...

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Township News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Reminder: Garbage & Recycling Must be Curbside by 6:00 a.m.

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A reminder that all garbage and recycling must be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m. of your scheduled pickup day. For more information on garbage and recycling, click
"Additional Info" below.

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

A Look Inside the New PTCT7 Studios

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Peters Township Community Television was featured in an article in The Almanac, showcasing the new facility during the recording of a studio show with PTCT7 volunteers in action.

Check out the article... Township News
Posted on: November 16, 2021

The Fire Station has a New Mansard Roof!

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Learn more about the improvements made with the new mansard roof at Peters Township Fire Station #1.

Watch the video... Township News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Proposed Aquatic Center Information

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Learn about the proposed Peters Township Aquatic Center through drawings, reports, market studies, renderings, and more.

Additional Info... Township News
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Live Wire Electrical Safety

Live Wire Training

This training demonstration shows the effects of downed power lines, provides safety tips, and is informative to Township employees and residents.

Watch the video... Township News
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Pollinator Planting Challenge

Elm Grove Park Pollinator Garden

Learn about how you can get involved by planting a bee friendly garden!

Learn more... Township News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Recycle Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste

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Recycle Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste at Your Door

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Flyer (PDF)

You are able to recycle electronics and household hazardous waste at your front door. To schedule a pickup or for more information, visit W...

Find out how to recycle....

Township News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Burning Regulations in Peters Township

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Reminder on Burning Regulations

All open burning is restricted to four days per week - Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays - and only from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Fires must be attended to at all times.  No noxious trash burning...

Learn when residents are allowed to burn....

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News Flash

Posted on: July 28, 2022

Fire Station 3 Construction Progress

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Fire Station 3 Construction Progress

Peters Township, PA - Construction of fire station 3 is starting to take shape. Over the last couple of months the excavation, ground work  and footers have been completed. This week the walls are being framed ...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: March 7, 2022

PTFD Provides Reminders After Brush Fires

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Firefighters Dispatched for (2) Brush Fires Simultaneously

Peters Township, PA - Shortly after 3PM on Saturday, March 5th, the Peters Township Fire Department was dispatched for (2) Brush Fires on opposite ends of our township - one in McMurray, and the ot...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: February 9, 2022

2021 Annual Report Published

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The Peters Township Fire Department has released its 2021 Annual Report highlighting the busiest year in its 84-year history!

Read the Report Here! Township News - Fire
Posted on: February 9, 2022

PTFD recognizes 5 promoted to "Interior Firefighter"

Recent firefighters advancing to Firefighter I pictures with Peters Township's Fire Chiefs.

The Peters Township Fire Department is comprised of both career and volunteer firefighters. Community members that choose to volunteer often begin their public safety career with little or no training. Our organization works to support these individuals t...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Fire Department to Host Car Seat Event 11/8

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Peters Township Fire Department will host a FREE Car Seat Safety Event on Monday, November 8th, 2021.

Click here to Register! Township News - Fire
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Severe Storms Damage Peters Township

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At approximately 7:45pm this evening, a severe storm cell began affecting our entire municipality. The worst of the damage occurred in the Venetia section of the township, affecting the following roadways: Bower Hill, Springdale, Sienna Trail, Buckingham,...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Peters Township Responds to Storm Systems

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Last week, Peters Township Emergency Management officials as well as the Department of Public Works began preparing and training for the potential impact of Hurricane Ida on our area. These preparations began with planning meetings, which led to tasks suc...

Read about our response here

Township News - Fire
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Peters Township Emergency Crews Respond for Multiple Incidents Tuesday Evening

PTFD UTV at Peters Lake Park for a Physical Rescue

 At approximately 6:30 pm on Tuesday, August 3rd, Peters Township Fire, Police, and EMS were alerted for a female experiencing a medical emergency on the trail around Peters Lake Park. Units responded immediately and confirmed that the patient wa...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Peters Firefighters Respond to Multiple Critical Incidents Overnight

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Just after 1:00 AM this morning, the Peters Township Fire Department was dispatched to assist the City of Washington Fire Department with a confirmed residential structure fire. Peters Firefighters responded with (2) personnel to assist with this...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: April 23, 2021

PTFD Successfully Renews Department of Health Licensure

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Peters Township Fire Department Renews EMS Licensure

April 23, 2021

The Peters Township Fire Department is one of few fire departments in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that is certified under the Department of Health as an Advanced Life Support Quick Res...

Learn more about PTFD's EMS Licensure...

Township News - Fire
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Annual Report Published

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Read the 2020 Annual Report

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Peters Township's ISO Rating Improves

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What is ISO?

The Insurance Services Office, or "ISO" provides ratings used by insurance carriers in order to evaluate the risk associated with property and casualty insurance. Through their Public Protection Classification (PPC) Program, each com...

Learn more about our ISO rating

Township News - Fire
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Peters Fire Joins Pilot Program for Community Risk Reduction

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The Peters Township Fire Department has been selected by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to participate in the second phase of a pilot program to build a digital community risk assessment (CRA) tool. Aligned to NFPA 1300, Standard on Commu...

Lean More About The Program

Township News - Fire

News Flash

Posted on: July 20, 2022

Food Truck Fridays - Summer 2022

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Food Truck Fridays in Peterswood Park, see flyer for for details.

Food Truck Fridays in Peterswood Park Township News - Parks
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Summer Concerts & Events

2022 Concerts

Join the Parks & Recreation Dept. for free Wednesday night concerts at the Peterswood Park Amphitheater!

View the Schedule... Township News - Parks
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Keep in Touch

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Stay in touch with us by following us on Facebook for the latest information on events, programs, and activities.

Peters Township Parks and Recreation Facebook Page

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Township News - Parks

News Flash

Posted on: August 2, 2022

Planning Commission Meeting Rescheduled

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The Peters Township Planning Commission regular meeting scheduled for August 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. has been rescheduled.  The new meeting date and time will be Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Buil...

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Township News - Planning
Posted on: November 22, 2016

A New Sign Ordinance

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In 2020, Peters Township adopted a new Sign Ordinance with the intent of bringing the Township into compliance with the United States Supreme Court's landmark decision in Reed v. Town of Gibert, AZ. This new Ordinance brought about a significant ...

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Township News - Planning
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Apply for a Permit Online!

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Many of our permit applications are now available for download as form-fillable PDFs and can be submitted directly to the Planning Department via email. 

Additional Info... Township News - Planning
Posted on: November 22, 2016

View the Township Code

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If you take the time to review the Township's Code of Ordinances, and the Township Zoning Ordinances, you can learn about the inner workings of the Township and about the local government decision-making process. If you have any questions, don't hesitate ...

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Township News - Planning

News Flash

Posted on: June 1, 2022

Security Measures for Residents

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Check out some ways to secure your homes.

Also utilize the below links:

Peters Township Police - Vacation Home Checks

PA Megan's Law

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Township News - Police
Posted on: April 3, 2021

Burning Regulations in Peters Township

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Reminder on Burning Regulations

All open burning is restricted to four days per week - Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays - and only from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Fires must be attended to at all times.  No noxious trash burning...

Learn when residents are allowed to burn

Township News - Police
Posted on: March 11, 2021

In the Know: Vehicle Break ins

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During the spring and summer months, neighborhoods and parks historically experience an elevated number of thefts from vehicles.  

Please remember;

To lock your vehicle when left unattended

Shut windows when your vehicle is left unattebded

Do not kee...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

In the Know: The Exchange Zone

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What is the “EXCHANGE ZONE?”

The “EXCHANGE ZONE” consists of two (2) specifically identified parking spaces that are under video surveillance 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week.  This area was specificall...

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