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, Butler County, PA

Upcoming Township Meetings

Board of Commissioners |January 21st

Planning Commission |February 4th

Due to the Ice and Snow storm of November 15, 2018, Preston Park is closed to the public due to safety issues.  Please check out the website and Facebook pages for updates on when the park will reopen.


Waste Management will be the contracted trash hauler for Butler Township residents beginning January 1, 2019.  Each residence will be receiving a new 95 gallon cart for trash and a 95 gallon cart for recyclables beginning December 17th.  Please start using these carts beginning with your trash pick up after January 1, 2019.  Information on the new service will be mailed to each residence, but you can view the flyer by clicking on the following link:  Waste Management Mailer 2019. 

For information on rates check out the Trash & Recycling page.


Beginning on January 1, 2019, Waste Management will be the solid waste and recycling hauler for Butler Township.  With this new contract, Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling Collection will be included in your monthly fee.  To participate in this program please read the following information provided by Waste Management and follow the instructions to set up a pick up.

For a printable version of the information click This Link.


The following links contain information on how you can dispose of your electronic waste, as well as, other recyclable materials and hazardous waste:

Fall 2018 Newsletter Posted

Butler Township has posted the Fall 2018 Newsletter to the website.   Click on this link: Newsletters, to view the latest edition.  This edition of the newsletter will not be mailed, but will only be available digitally.   By offering the newsletters digitally, thus saving printing and mailing costs, the Township will be able to publish them more frequently.  Residents are encouraged to follow the Township on Facebook to receive notices as to when new editions of the newsletter will be posted on the website.  For residents without access to a computer, paper copies will be available at the Butler Township Municipal Building.

Poster Contest Winners

The awards for the 2018 Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest were presented at the October 15th meeting of the Butler Township Board of Commissioners.  This year’s theme was “Look. Listen. Learn. – Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.”  Students from McQuistion, Northwest and Connoquenessing Elementary Schools where asked to submit a poster that showed what they learned about fire prevention and fire safety.  The Township received 119 posters from the students.  McQuistion Elementary School received the traveling trophy for the most participation with 86 entries.  The classroom participation awards at each school went to the following classrooms:  McQuistion – Room 14 (2nd Grade); Northwest – Room 7 (2nd Grade); Connoquenessing – Room 1 (Kindergarten)

The individual awards were presented to the following students:

First Place:

Kindergarten Harper Gerlesky-Danahey Connoquenessing
First Grade Faith Melnick Connoquenessing
Second Grade Greyson Steadman Northwest
Third Grade Casey Ewart Connoquenessing
Fourth Grade Aaliyah Grossbauer McQuistion


Kindergarten Corbin Undercuffler McQuistion
First Grade Blake Giocondo Northwest
Eric Jarnagin, Jr. McQuistion
Second Grade Vyolet Carlson Northwest
Kenna Claypoole McQuistion
Gracie Huff McQuistion
Third Grade Taylor Lutz McQuistion
Fourth Grade Peyton Ponteous Connoquenessing
Sydney O’Donnell Northwest

The Township would like to thank Menchie’s for partnering with us for the contest and for providing frozen yogurt for the winners and their families prior to the ceremony.

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 2019.

  • Saturday, April 27th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, May 18th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, June 19th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 18th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 30th 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

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 detectors 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.

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 Website

Butler County Brochures

Butler County Farm Market Listing