News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2021

Leaf Collection Dates - 2021

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  • Waste Management collects leaves for 5 weeks in the fall.  Leaves must be in paper lawn and leaf bags or they will not be taken.   The designated weeks are:
    • October 25, 2021 - October 28, 2021
    • November 1, 2021 - November 4, 2021
    • No...
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Township News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Public Hearing - September 27, 2021

Public Hearing

Public Notice - Public Hearing on September 27, 2021

Peters Township Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, Peters Township Municipal Building located at 610 East McMurray Road, McMurray...

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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.

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

EQB Presents Green Thumb Award to TAR Self Storage

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The Green Thumb Award is an annual award given to a local business by the Environmental Quality Board commemorating our township's efforts to celebrate Earth Day and participate in the Keep America Beautiful Campaign.  The board acknowle...

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Township News
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Washington Health System Recognizes Efforts of Peters Township

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Peters Township was acknowledged by Washington Health System at the August 9, 2021 Council meeting for its role in hosting a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic from February 2021 to June 2021 at the Community Recreation Center.   Brook Ward, health...

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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.

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Peters Township Recognized for Financial Documents

Certificate of Acheivement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Peters Township Recognized by Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

Peters Township is the only municipality in Pennsylvania to receive all three GFOA awards for the fiscal year 2019.  

For receiving all three GFOA awards, Peters Township ...

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Township News
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Columbia Gas Main Replacement Projects

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Columbia Gas has informed the Township of several gas main replacement projects that will be occurring this year.  The roads affected are portions of Thompsonville Road, Parkwood Lane, Old Washington Road, Joyce Drive, Devonshire Drive, Ammons Dr...

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Township News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

New HVAC System at the Library

Library HVAC Replacement

A new HVAC system was installed at the Peters Township Public Library. Learn more about the improvements and benefits the system offers.

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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!

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

2021 Friday Night Flicks

2021 Movies in Peterswood Park

2021 Movies in Peterswood Park

Township News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Bat Boxes Installed

Bat Box Installation

Three bat boxes were installed around Peters Township on April 8, 2021.   These boxes create a habitat for bats to roost away from buildings, attics, and chimneys.  Dedicated roosting areas and shelters are key to co-habitation between b...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Arrowhead Trail Parking Lot Reopens

Pelipetz Road Parking Lot

The Pelipetz Road parking lot used for Arrowhead Trail parking, officially reopened today (Friday, September 17, 2021).  This parking lot is located off Valley Brook Road, across from Maplewood Drive.  The Peters Township Public Works De...

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Township News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

COVID-19 Information & Resources

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Peters Township has a web page dedicated solely to COVID-19.

Peters Township's COVID-19 Page

Township News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Recycle Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling

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...

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Township News

News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2021

PTFD's Popular Open House Returns

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2021 OPEN HOUSE

Welcome Back!

We are so excited to share that we will be hosting an in-person Open House this year on Saturday, September 25th, 2021!

We hope that you will join us for an afternoon of fun, community, and SAFETY to kick of the 2021 Fire Preven...

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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...

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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

PTFD's updated ALS QRS License

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...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Annual Report Published

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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...

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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...

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Township News - Fire

News Flash

Posted on: April 16, 2021

Proposed Aquatic Center Information

Pages from Rendering Aquatic Center

Find information on the proposed Rolling Hills Park Aquatic Center.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Parks & Recreation Has a New Website!

Peters Township Community Recreation Center

Peters Township has partnered with Civic Plus on a brand new website. This website features a modern look, new menus, redesigned pages, and features to keep residents and visitors informed about happenings in our community. The site will be continually up...

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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: 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. 

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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: 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

Officer Down Memorial

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ELLA G. FRENCH

Police Officer Ella French was shot and killed while she and her partner conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle containing three subjects near the intersection of West 63rd Street and South Bell Avenue.

During the traffic stop, one of the subj...

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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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