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LIGONIER TOWNSHIP
One Municipal Park Drive
Ligonier, PA 15658
724-238-2725

Latest Township News

Trick or Treat
TRICK OR TREAT IS SET FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017 FROM 6PM TO 8PM IN THE TOWNSHIP.  
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Food Truck
Please come and get lunch on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.  Click Here
Posted Tuesday, September 12, 2017

2017 SALDO (Sub-Division and Land Development Ordinance)
The Planning Commission has been meeting in the last few months to discuss and draft a Sub-Division and Land Development Ordinance. This ordinance is important for future development and how Ligonier Township will address certain issues regarding land development and minor and major sub-divisions. We will be meeting in next few months to further discuss this important issue.
The public is encouraged to come to the Planning Commission meetings and provide your input into this process. To read and review the first draft of the 2017 Ligonier Township SALDO   Click Here
Posted Friday, June 23, 2017

New Sewage Permit Process
Anyone residing in Ligonier Township wishing to repair or construct an existing or new on-lot sewage system, this news article is for you! Due to administrative changes if you have any questions regarding on-lot sewage systems, please call Township Manager, Terry Carcella at the township complex at (724) 238-2725 extension 110. We are hoping that this new process will streamline this activity and make the process better for the township citizen. Thank you.  
Posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling HHW Collection
Household Hazardous and Waste Collection.  Click Here
Posted Thursday, June 30, 2016

FIRE HYDRANTS & STREET LIGHTS
It was the decision of the Board to reinstate fees for fire hydrants and street lights in 2016. This was not a new resolution, nor did it affect every Township Resident.

Those residents who have fire hydrants and/or street lights are assessed: fire hydrants on a front footage basis, this means that the fees are charged on the front footage of the property located within a certain radius of the fire hydrant.

The Township has assumed these fees for past years, as the Supervisors voted to stop collecting these fees in 2007. In 2012, the Township taxes were raised by 1 mill to offset some of these costs.

In 2016, residents who had fire hydrants and/or street lights near thier property seen a new fee on their tax bill to account for these costs.

If you feel that there is an error in the fire hydrant tax you have been assessed please complete and submit the form at the hyperlink below or stop at the Township Building during normal business hours 7am to 3:30 pm to acquire
the form and submit.  Ligonier Township Fire Hydrant Fee Petition Form
Posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Contacting Township Supervisors
The Ligonier Township Supervisors can be contacted by calling the Ligonier Township Municipal Building at 724-238-2725. A message will be left for them in their mailbox. The Supervisors do not work, or have hours, at the Township Building.  
Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Westmoreland County License to Carry Permit
The Westmoreland County Sheriff's Office will be at the Ligonier Township Municipal Building to issue License to Carry Permits on:

August 30, 2017 - Wednesday
September 27, 2017 - Wednesday
October 25, 2017 - Wednesday
November 29, 2017 - Wednesday
December 27, 2017 - Wednesday

The available hours are 12:00 noon till 6:00 pm on each of the above listed dates.  
Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Tax Office
Ligonier Township Spring taxes (County and Township) will be mailed March 1, 2016. Discount amount will be honored through April 30th, face amount through June 30th, and penalty amount through December 31,2016. Ligonier Township fall property taxes (School) will be mailed August 1, 2016. Discount amount will be honored through September 30th, face amount through November 30th, and penalty amount through December 31, 2016. All Payments must be accompanied with a tax statement. If a receipt is requested, please include a self-addressed stamped return envelope. Tax statements are no longer mailed to the mortgage companies. Tax statements are mailed to the taxpayer. If applicable, please forward your statement to the mortgage company for prompt payment. The Tax notice is to be mailed to the last known post office address of each of the taxables. The tax collector's responsibilities for giving notice end when this action has been taken. Failure to receive a tax statement does not relieve the taxpayer of the responsibility of payment. If you do not receive a tax statement, please contact the tax office. Payments made December 1st through December 31st must be paid with a certified check, cashiers check, or money order. A drop-off slot is available at the tax collectors office to accept payments before or after business hours. Change of mailing address protocol: Address request forms are available at the tax offcie to be mailed to :
Westmoreland County Real Property Tax Division
ATTN: Address Change
40 North Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 440
Greensburg, PA 15601

Office hours:
Tuesday thru Thursday
8:00 am to 12:00 noon
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Friday, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon.

Last Saturday in the month of April and September
900 am till 11:00 am.

The Tax Office phone number is 724-238-2300.  
Posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016

News from the Ligonier Township Police
Due to the increase in the number of dog complaints we would like to take this opportunity to remind residents of state dog laws. All dogs must be kept secured either by leash, kennel, fence, etc. Owners and/or handlers must maintain control of dogs at all times. This is not only in the best interest of the pet owner, but also for the safety of the pet. Pet owners are also encouraged to show respect and courtesy to neighbors when walking their dogs. Please be sure to clean up all feces after your dog. If your dog is an outside pet, please be certain that it is property housed and protected from inclement weather, in both the heart of summer and the cold of winter. In any case, your dog must have proper shelter, bedding, food and water at all times.

Additionally, I would like to remind residents that Ligonier Township is a recognized medication collection site. There is a collection box located inside the lobby of the Ligonier Township Municipal Building. Medications, whether prescription or over the counter, can be dropped off. If you have questions, please feel free to call my office at 724-238-5105.  
Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Local Income (Wage) Taxes and Local Services Taxes
Based upon legislation passed several years ago by the State, all new Wage Taxes and Local Services Taxes are now being collected by Berkheimer Tax Administrator for all municipalities located in Westmoreland County. Employers and residents should continue to correspond, and deal with, PA Municipal Service for all Wage and Local Services Taxes for prior years. However, all first quarter 2012 and beyond correspondence should be with Berkheimer. Following is the contact information:
Berkheimer Tax Administrator
50 North Seventh Street
Bangor, PA 18013
(866) 701-7206  
Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Office Hours
Office hours for the Ligonier Township Municipal Building are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. A mail slot is available for any Municipal Authority (water or sewage) payments and real estate (property) tax payments after normal business hours. Please DO NOT deposit payments for the Pennsylvania Municipal Service Company or Berkheimer Earned Income Tax. To reach the office of the Ligonier Township Supervisors, call 724-238-2725.  
Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Code Enforcement
Please note that the Ligonier Township Code Enforcement office has changed its hours of availability for your convenience. The Code Enforcement Officer is available to speak with you Monday through Friday. Township ordinances and complaint forms are available at the municipal complex during normal business hours, as well as online at www.ligoniertownship.com. Complaint forms may be mailed to: Code Enforcement Office, One Municipal Park Drive, Ligonier, PA 15658. Or you can call the Code Enforcement Officer at (724) 238-3640.  
Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Sewage Repair Issues
Here is some information on what to do if you experience problems with your septic system. The first thing to do is contact the Township Sewage Enforcement Officer (SEO). The SEO will work with you to determine what the problem is, what is causing the problem, if a repair will have a reasonable chance of functioning for long term and if a permit is required. It has come to our attention that people are attempting to complete repairs without contacting the SEO and in most cases these repairs are costing a lot of money and they are only working for a short period of time. In some cases there are other things that can be done that are less expensive than replacing a septic system. The following are examples of repairs that require a permit: replacement or enlargment to treatment tanks, replacement of pumps, repairs to a distribution box and distribution (leach) field and replacing piping between house, treatment tanks and distribution field. When you contact the SEO you will be working with someone who deals with these issues and knows about the options available. The SEO will also oversee the repairs to make sure the contractor is completing them correctly. The Township SEO is Mike D'Arrigo. You can reach him at (814) 255-6901.  
Posted Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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OFFICE HOURS

7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday
A mail slot is available for any Municipal Authority (water or sewage) payments and real estate (property) tax payments after normal business hours. Please DO NOT deposit payments for the Pennsylvania Municipal Service Company or Berkheimer Earned Income Tax.

Ligonier Township
One Municipal Park Drive
Ligonier, PA 15658
 
Phone: 724-238-2725   
Fax: 724-238-3711

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