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 | March 5th & March 19th

Planning Commission | March 6th – Canceled due to a lack of agenda items.

Zoning Hearing Board | March 28th

Notice to Butler Township Residents

There will be a delay in the mailing of the 2018 Real Estate Tax Bills.  At their March 5th meeting, the Butler Township Board of Commissioners appointed Olivia Wiest to serve as Butler Township Tax Collector to fill the vacancy created by the untimely death of William Helsel.  The tax cards are scheduled to arrive at your address of record on April 5, 2018.  There will be a sixty (60) day period for payment of taxes at discount and an additional sixty (60) day period for payment of taxes at face.

Spring Leaf Collection

Leaf Collection will be held on the following weeks:   April 9th & April 30th

Leaves will be picked up on your regular pickup day  in no larger than 30-gallon, biodegradable brown paper bags.  Leaves placed out in plastic trash bags will not be collected.

30 gallon bio-degradable paper bags can be purchased at a cost of 34 cents a bag, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Butler Township Municipal Building, 290 South Duffy Road, Butler, PA 16001.  There will not be any Saturday sales. 

South Butler VFD Annual Fish Fry

Fridays, beginning February 16th and running through March 30th.

4:00 PM til Sold Out

(Carryout starts at 3:30 PM)

$10 – Adults; $5 – Children 5 and under

98 Old Plank Road, Butler

Free Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide 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.  Residents can receive two smoke detectors or one combination smoke and carbon monoxide detector per household, which are available at the Butler Township Municipal Building at the main reception area.  Proof of residency is required.

Join the Great American Cleanup of PA

MEET neighbors, LEARN something new, HELP your community!

MARCH 1st TO MAY 31st

Butler Township will once again be participating in the Great American Clean-up of PA.  The Pennsylvania event is held in conjunction with Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Clean-up.  The program will run from March 1st through May 31st.

Anyone interested in doing clean-up along any of the roadways in Butler Township can register by contacting the Township Administration Building at 724-283-3430, X 212 or email Just let us know your name, number of volunteers in your group, where you plan on doing the clean-up and the date of the clean-up.  The township will provide the gloves, safety vests and trash bags for your group.  Once the clean-up is done, please contact the township so that we can make arrangements to have the trash bags picked up.

All 67 counties in Pennsylvania were represented in the 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA by the 132,695 volunteers.  These volunteers collected over 5 million pounds of trash and properly disposed of over 20,000 tires.  They cleaned over 11,000 miles of roads, railroad tracks, trails, waterways, and shorelines. Volunteers also planted 16,437 trees, bulbs, and plants in an effort to keep Pennsylvania beautiful.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the event last year.

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.

  • Saturday, April 28th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, May 12th at 9:30 a.m.
  • 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 March 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, March 17th and Saturday, April 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 Collection Events 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.