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

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Disaster Loan Outreach Center
The SBA will establish a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) in both Allegheny and Westmoreland counties to assist anyone who wishes to apply for a loan, but applicants may visit either location for assistance. The DLOC will be open at the following location and times:

Westmoreland County
Ligonier Township Municipal Complex
One Municipal Park Drive
Ligonier, PA 15658

Opening: Thursday, July 26 at 11 a.m.
Days: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 28, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Closed: Sunday, July 29
Closing: Thursday, August 2 at 4 p.m.

SBA customer service representatives will be on hand at the disaster loan outreach center to issue loan applications, answer questions about the disaster loan program, explain the application process, and help individuals to complete their applications.

 
Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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 not collect the Street Lights and Fire Hydrant fees for 2018.  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 16, 2018 - Thursday
September 27, 2018 - Thursday
October 25, 2018 - Thursday
November 29, 2018 - Thursday
December 27, 2018 - Thursday

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 Fall Taxes (school) will be mailed out on August 1, 2018. If you do not receive your statement, please contact the Tax Office. Failure to receive a statement does not relieve the taxpayers of the responsibility of payment. Tax statements are no longer mailed to the mortgage companies for payment. Taxpayers are responsible for sending the tax statement to the mortgage companies. When paying installment payments the last day to pay your 1st School Installment payment is September 30; last day to pay your 2nd Installment payment is October 31; the last day lo pay your 3rd Installment payment is November 30; if you pay after these dates on your 2nd and 3rd Installment payment there will be a 10% penalty added. The last day to pay school taxes (fall) at discount is September 30, 2018. If paying by mail or through the drop-off slot, make sure to enclose the statement and a self-addressed stamped envelope with the payment if you wish to receive a receipt. Ligonier Township Spring taxes (county and township) are at Penalty until December 31, 2018. Street Lights and Fire Hydrants for 2018 were suspended. After-hour, drop-off slot is available to accept payments before or after normal business hours. Change of mailing address protocol:
Address request forms are available at the tax office 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 through Thursday
8:00a.m. to Noon
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Friday
8:00 a.m. to Noon

Last Saturday of September
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Extended Hours:
Monday October 1, 2018 8:00am till 12 Noon

Tax Office Closed:
October 11 and 12, 2018

724-238-2300
 
Posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016

News from the Ligonier Township Police
Summer construction season is in full swing. It's time to plan ahead for delays and to make sure that you leave plenty of time to travel to and from your destinations. With construction on the Ligonier Diamond and the replacement of the bridges at Peoples and Clifford Woods roads, we are well aware that traffic can get very busy at times. Our Public Works Director has multiple road projects for his crew as well and we want to ask that motorists be sure to slow down and watch for work crews and first responders.

Another concern is that summer is a time to enjoy fireworks. Please be advised that all fireworks displays throughout the year must have a permit from the township. You can obtain one in the Zoning Office.

Please remember that fireworks safety is important:

Fireworks cannot be ignited or discharged on a public or private property without express permission of the owner.

They cannot be discharged from or within a motor vehicle or building.

They cannot be discharged toward a motor vehicle or building.

They cannot be discharged within 150 feet of an occupied structure.

They cannot be discharged while the person is under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance, or another drug.

In conclusion, we are working hard to coordinate efforts with Ligonier Borough and Ligonier Township Police Departments to combine both forces and their equipment to be a regionalized police depa1iment. Please watch the newspaper and the township website for a date to join us at a community meeting this summer where a plan will be unveiled for how this partnership will work. We value your opinion and we want your input on how you think the force can work best for you and our community.  
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
We've been getting some questions about the difference between what a Code Enforcement Officer's role is versus that of a Zoning Officer.
The Code Enforcement Officer administers to the Planning Commission and enforces the Township Nuisance Ordinance. They are also responsible for taking building permit applications that require approval and review for compliance with our building code official for compliance with the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) The Code Enforcement officer for Ligonier Township is Keith Ashley. His hours of availability are 11 AM to 3:30 PM.

All complaints or inquires start with the Zoning and Code office, and both positions report directly to the Township Manager. All applications for Code or Zoning are available on the Township website or at the Township office.

The Zoning Officer for Ligonier Township is Jim Nieusma, and his hours of availability will be from 7 AM to 11 AM. The zoning officer administers the zoning ordinance and will process appeals to the Zoning Hearing (ZHB). The zoning permit application will be reviewed by the zoning officer and in some cases only a zoning permit will be required. Where both permits are, a review will be completed by both officers and permits will be issued together. The Zoning Hearing Board operates independently of the Township Supervisors in hearing appeals to the zoning ordinance.  
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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