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 | December 4th & December 18th

Planning Commission | December 5th

2018 Park Building Rentals

Butler Township will begin taking Park Recreation Building reservations for 2018 dates beginning on Wednesday, November 1st at the Butler Township Municipal Building, 290 South Duffy Road.  When you make the reservation you will need cash or a check for the rental fee and a separate check for the $100.00 deposit.  The rental fee  is $192.50 for Butler Township residents and $250.00 for non-residents.  To get the resident rate, the Butler Township resident must be present to sign the lease.  If you have any questions, please call the Administration Office at 724-283-3430, X 212 or email

Fire Prevention Poster Contest Winners

Pictured from left to right: Fire Marshal Larry Christy, Caroline Cosgrove, Mason Heltzell, Elliana Norton, Sparky, Sydney O’Donnell, Julia Neff, Alexa Geibel, Ava Brewster and Commissioner Jim Lokhaiser, Jr.

Butler Township is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest.

Kindergarten: Caroline Cosgrove – Connoquenessing Elementary School
First Grade: Mason Heltzell – Connoquenessing Elementary School
Second Grade: Elliana Norton – McQuistion Elementary School
Third Grade: Sydney O’Donnell – Northwest Elementary School
Fourth Grade: Julia Neff – McQuistion Elementary School
Fifth Grade: Alexa Geibel – Butler Middle School
Sixth Grade: Ava Brewster – Butler Middle School

This year’s theme was: “Every Second Counts – Find 2 Ways Out!”

The participation trophy went to McQuistion Elementary School.

Congratulations to all of the winners.

Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

Fall Leaf Collection will be on the following weeks:

October 23rd, November 6th, November 13th & November 27th

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. till 4:30 p.m., at the Butler Township Municipal Building, 290 South Duffy Road, Butler, PA 16001.  There will not be any Saturday sales.

Tours of Preston Park

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

  • Saturday, October 7th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 25th at 10:00 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

Armstrong Healing Heroes 

Healing Heroes is seeking Veterans who would benefit from the assistance of a Guardian Angels Medical Service Dog.  Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs trains service dogs to mitigate the challenges of several conditions, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); seizures, glucose imbalance, mobility issues and much more.If you or someone you know could benefit from this service, please go to the following website to obtain an application:

Once the online form is completed, a full application packet will be sent to the applicant to fulfill the process for consideration.

For more information on Healing Heroes, please visit their Facebook Page:


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 November 2017 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, November 18th & Saturday, December 16th.  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. A listing of the dates for 2017 is in the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Flyer.

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.