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Stormwater Discharge Regulations | MS4

What is it and what does it mean?

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the state of Pennsylvania began implementing the MS4 regulations regarding stormwater several years ago, and Penn Township's role, in part, is to educate the community on these new regulations.

So the Township will dedicate several pages on the website to information explaining the MS4 regulations and how each person in the community can play a role in improving the quality of stormwater being returned to our streams and rivers. Check back soon.

Reimaging Westmoreland County

Monday March 27, 2017
Penn Township Municipal Building
Commissioners Meeting Room
2001 Municipal Court
Harrison City, PA 15636
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Penn Township will host an outreach and engagement workshop Monday, March 27th. If you have not had the opportunity to share your ideas and concerns about the future of Westmoreland County, you will have an opportunity to do so at this meeting.

Input from residents that live in Westmoreland County is critical to the planning process. For more information about the Westmoreland County Comprehensive Plan, Click Here


Township Newsletter

Townships Today is a quarterly newsletter designed to help residents learn about issues affecting their community. Click Here

This month's issue features information about how to "Curb Water Pollution by Starting in Your Own Back Yard". How the state will no longer ignore water running off of your property into the stormwater system. Even water from washing your car has become a big no


* Westmoreland Cleanways & Recycling Earns Keep America Beautiful Award Click Here

* Commissioners' Monthly Meeting Changes
Workshop Meeting will be 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Business Meeting will be 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

A Household Hazardous Waste Collection will occur on April 8th 2017 at the Municipal Building in Harrison City. Fees Apply, so check the flyer to confirm the pricing. Read flyer for more details. Click Here

April 8th, 2017
Penn Township Municipal Building
2001 Municipal Ct.
Harrison City, PA 15636

Fall Leaf Collection Options

Go to the 'Leaf Collection Details' link at left of page to find out how you can get rid of your leaves this year. There are 4 Options, so pick the best one for you.

New Updated Map and Community Guide

Municipal Publications is once again working with Penn Township on an update to the Penn Township Map and Community Guide. It has been nearly 4 years since our last guide and we are looking forward to providing the community with a colorful new publication. Click Here for more.

Penn Township Police Facebook Page

The Penn Township Police now have a Facebook page where they will be posting news and events. Click Here

Maybe it’s time to rethink recycling.

 * Soggy items can spoil a whole load of recycling
 * Plastic Bags can shut down an entire recycling plant.
 * 69% of plastic bottles don't get recycled.
 * 45% of aluminum cans end up in the garbage

Whether a teacher, city official, recycling coordinator or recycling enthusiast, all the recycling information you’d ever need is just a click away. Resources on Recycling —> Click Here

The Recycle Often. Recycle Right.℠ recycling education program was developed based on national best practices. Please consult your local municipality for their acceptable materials and additional details of local programs, which may differ slightly. Click Here to learn the best methods of recycling.

Recycling Center Open Saturdays

Monday / Noon – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday / 8:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Friday / 8:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Second Saturday of month / 8:30 a.m. – Noon Click Here

Agendas, Minutes, and Reports...

...will now be hosted on the eCode 360® site. If you like to use bookmarks, please refresh your bookmarks to reflect the following links. Budget information on eCode 360® site

Agendas | Minutes | Reports

Township Information

The 'Public Documents' heading has a category for 'Misc Documents' and this is where you will find the 'Reports' listed.

PennDot New Project Website

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvanians looking for information on construction projects, improvements underway because of Act 89, the state’s transportation funding plan, as well as projects scheduled through 2026 have a new resource: www.Projects.PennDOT.gov. The new Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) website includes maps and explanations of: construction projects that are underway or will be bid or begin this year; projects that are completed, underway, planned or in development because of Act 89’s historic investment; and projects included in the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans.

Links & Documents

We have added a page with external links and documents that are relevant to township residents. These links and documents have information that is relevant to living and working in Penn Township, Westmoreland County, and they can be found at this page. Click Here