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 |  November 7th & November 21st

Budget Meeting | November 2nd

Planning Commission | November 1st

Zoning Hearing Board | December 7th

Butler Transit Development Plan Survey

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) would like your help and participation in a Transit Development Plan for Butler Transit Authority (BTA). SPC is assisting BTA as they look for implementable solutions to priority transit needs, including strategic planning, intra-county transit service and service to Pittsburgh. They are especially interested in ideas that can be accomplished with currently available resources.  Your input will be used in the development of the Transit Development Plan for BTA.  Please click on the following link to complete the survey.  Please complete this survey by October 31, 2016.    Butler Transit Development Plan Survey

Burning of Yard Waste

Burning of yard waste is permitted in Butler Township during the months of September, October and November.  Please click on the “Burning Regulations” link under Most Requested Resources on the Home Page for more information.

Trick or Treat – Saturday, October 29th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

Trick or Treat has been scheduled for Saturday, October 29th from 6 to 7:30 PM in Butler Township.  The previous announcement of Monday, October 31st was in error.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

2017 Park Rental Building Reservations

The first day to reserve the Park Rental Building for dates in 2017 will be Tuesday, November 1st.  The doors to the Administration Building will open at 8:30 AM.  For more information on fees or to see pictures of the building go to the Butler Township Park  page under the “Recreation” tab or call the administration office.

Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

Fall leaf collection will be held on the following weeks in Butler Township: October 17th, October 31st, November 14th and December 5th.  Please place your leaves at the curb on your regular trash pick-up day in no larger than 30 gallon Bio-degradable brown paper bags.  Leaves put in plastic trash bags will not be picked up. 

Butler Township will offer 30 gallon bio-degradable paper bags at a cost of 30 cents a bag on Saturday, October 1st and October 22nd at the Butler Township Municipal Building Garage, 290 South Duffy Road from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.

Leaf bags are also available Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM at the Butler Township Municipal Building main reception desk at a cost of 30 cents a bag.

Fire Prevention Poster Contest Winners

The winners of the 2016 Fire Prevention Poster Contest were presented their awards at the October 17th meeting of the Butler Township Board of Commissioners.

Pictured from left to right: Fire Marshal Larry Christy, Gracie Persichini (4th grade), Bradley White (3rd grade), Kaylee Gold (2nd grade), Destiny Albright (Kindergarten), and Commissioner Jim Lokhaiser, Jr.  Congratulations to all of the winners!

2016 Poster Contest Winners

This year’s theme for Fire Prevention Week was, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date!  Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years”.  Age matters when it comes to your smoke alarms. Check the manufacturer’s dates on your smoke alarms today!  For more information go to

Free Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Butler Township has received a Hodge Fund Grant which was used to purchase smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.  These detector are free to Butler Township residences that have children residing there or have children that frequently visit there.  Residents can receive one smoke detector and one combination smoke and carbon monoxide detector or 2 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 Fall

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

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau October Newsletter

Butler County Parks & Recreation Fall Activities Flyer 

Butler County Brochures

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, October 29th, November 19th and December 17th.  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 2016 is in the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Flyer.

Fees for the Butler County Events are as follows:

Household Hazardous Waste $0.65/lb.
Light Bulbs and Batteries $0.52/lb.
Televisions and Computer Monitors $0.45/lb.
All Other Electronics $0.16/lb.
Propane Tanks & Cylinders $15.00 Each
Items Containing Mercury $2.75/lb.