Administrative Office

290 South Duffy RoadHours: Monday - Friday
Butler, PA 160018:30am to 4:30pm
Phone: (724) 283-3430Fax: (724) 282-2142


Welcome to Butler Township

Upcoming Township Meetings

Board of Commissioners | June 18th

Planning Commission | July 10th

Fire Commission | July 18th


Butler Township is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Township Manager. 

Please click on the Employment Opportunities link  under the General Information Tab for additional information.  

Free Community Document Shredding Events

The County of Butler, in cooperation with Out of Sight Shredding, will hold free community document shred days for Butler County residents.  Shred your old documents and confidential files SAFELY! Shredded paper will be recycled!

Dates in June: 6/13, 6/19, 6/21 and 6/27 (more dates coming in July!)

Time: 9:00am until 12:00pm

Location: Out of Sight Shredding, 107 Bonnie Dr., Butler 16002

Out of Sight Shredding is a social enterprise of the Blind Association of Butler and Armstrong Counties and provides unique employment and job training opportunities to blind and visually impaired individuals. Out of Sight Shredding is certified and insured (NAID AAA Certified) and provides document destruction services throughout western Pennsylvania. For more information on their programs, please visit

Wildflower Walk at Preston Park

A Wildflower Walk is planned for Preston Park on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM.  The walk will be conducted by Mark Welchley, will last from 60 – 90 minutes, and discuss identification of the wildflowers found throughout the park, as well as, the wildlife and general ecology of the park.  During the program, participants will be required to walk approximately one mile, over mostly level ground at a leisurely pace.  Comfortable shoes should be worn.  The tour is free of charge, but registration is required.  Please call the Township Administration Office at 724-283-3430, X 212 or email  Please provide your name, the number of people in your group and a contact phone number.  The rain date for the event is Saturday, July 28, 2018.

Free Smoke Detectors

Butler Township has received a Hodge Fund Grant which was used to purchase smoke detectors and combination smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.  These detector are free to Butler Township residences where children reside or frequently visit.  At this time there are only smoke detectors available.   Residents can receive two smoke detectors per household, which are available at the Butler Township Municipal Building at the main reception area.  Proof of residency is required.

Corrected Tax Office Hours

Please note that the hours for the Tax Office were incorrectly printed on your tax card.  The correct hours are as follows:

Public Office Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday –  12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Additional Hours: Saturday, May 26th & Saturday, June 2nd – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tours of Preston Park

Butler Township will be offering public tours of Preston Park including the residence and the grounds on the following dates in 2018.

  • Wednesday, June 20th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 19th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 13th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 24th at 9:30 a.m.

This 2 to 3 hour walking tour is available at no cost, but registration is required and spaces are limited. In addition to the dates listed above, private group tours may also be arranged for groups of 10 or more. For more information or to register for a tour contact the Administration Office at extension 212 or

Things to do in Butler County This Season

Click on the following links to find out some of the activities going on in Butler County.

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau May 2018 Newsletter

Butler County Brochures

Butler County Farm Market Listing

Butler County Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event

The next Butler County recycling collection will be held at Environmental Coordination Services & Recycling (ECS&R) at 129 Ash Stop Road, Evans City, PA 16033, on Saturday, June 16th & Saturday, July 21st.  Please call ECS&R at 1-866-815-0016 to register for this event or if you have any questions.  You can also register on-line at under the Homeowner Recycling/Collection Registration tab/Butler County Events. A listing of all of the dates for 2018 can be found on the ECS&R website under Butler County Events.

Household Chemicals & Paints $0.68/lb.
Universal Waste (i.e. Florescent Lights & Batteries) $0.53/lb.
Non-CDRA Electronics $0.17/lb.
CDRA Electronics * (glass bearing) $0.45/lb.
CDRA Electronics * (non glass bearing towers & peripherals) $0.25/lb.
Small Freon Containing Devices $0.17/lb.

* CDRA: desktop computers, laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals and televisions.