News Flash

Posted on: April 26, 2022

Peters Township Community Day June 25, 2022

Community Day - Get Involved Flyer

Learn more about Peters Township Community Day 

Parks & Recreation Programs
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Mad Science Camp - Yuckology

Mad Science Camp Flyer

Camp Week - August 8 to 12

Click here to Register Parks & Recreation Programs

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2022

Parking Lot Closure - Arrowhead/Montour Trail

Closure Alert

The gas company has notified Peters Township that they will be completing their project adjacent to the Arrowhead Trail that began last fall and will be closing the trail parking lot off of Thomas Road starting Friday, May 20.  The trail lot will...

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Township News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Friday Night Flicks

2022 Movie Flyer

Peters Township Parks & Recreation will play movies at the Peterswood Park Amphitheater on select Fridays from May through October.

View the schedule... Township News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

2022 Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade

The annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30, 2022.  The parade route will begin at the OLD Peters Township Middle School (631 E. McMurray Rd) and end at VFW Post 764 (460 Valley Brook Road).  The parade begins at 9:00 a...

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Township News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Community Day - June 25, 2022

Community Day Flyer

Peters Township Community Day will be held Saturday, June 25, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Peterswood Park (700 Meredith Drive). Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. that evening. We hope you join us!

View the Flyer... Township News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Register Your Address on No Knock List to Prohibit Door-to-Door Sales

Register for No Knock List - Newsflash

As a Peters Township resident, you may choose not to have door-to-door sales of any goods, commodities, or services at your home by registering your home on the No Knock List.

Additional Info... Township News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

When Should You Call 911?

Newsflash - When to Call 911

Members of the Peters Township Police, Fire, Ambulance, and the Washington County 911 Center explain when YOU should call 911.

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Reminder: If Roadway is Blocked by Trees or Debris, Call 911

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During a storm, trees or debris may block the roadway.  If you encounter this, please call 911.  Calling 911 will be the quickest way to have our Police & Public Works dispatched to address the issue.

Township News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Reminder: Garbage & Recycling Must be Curbside by 6:00 a.m.

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A reminder that all garbage and recycling must be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m. of your scheduled pickup day. For more information on garbage and recycling, click
"Additional Info" below.

Additional Info... Township News
Posted on: February 24, 2022

A Look Inside the New PTCT7 Studios

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Peters Township Community Television was featured in an article in The Almanac, showcasing the new facility during the recording of a studio show with PTCT7 volunteers in action.

Check out the article... Township News
Posted on: November 16, 2021

The Fire Station has a New Mansard Roof!

New Mansard Roof

Learn more about the improvements made with the new mansard roof at Peters Township Fire Station #1.

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Proposed Aquatic Center Information

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Learn about the proposed Peters Township Aquatic Center through drawings, reports, market studies, renderings, and more.

Additional Info... Township News
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Live Wire Electrical Safety

Live Wire Training

This training demonstration shows the effects of downed power lines, provides safety tips, and is informative to Township employees and residents.

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Pollinator Planting Challenge

Elm Grove Park Pollinator Garden

Learn about how you can get involved by planting a bee friendly garden!

Learn more... Township News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Recycle Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling

Recycle Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste at Your Door

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Flyer (PDF)

You are able to recycle electronics and household hazardous waste at your front door. To schedule a pickup or for more information, visit W...

Find out how to recycle....

Township News
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Burning Regulations in Peters Township

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Reminder on Burning Regulations

All open burning is restricted to four days per week - Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays - and only from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Fires must be attended to at all times.  No noxious trash burning...

Learn when residents are allowed to burn....

Township News

News Flash

Posted on: March 7, 2022

PTFD Provides Reminders After Brush Fires

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Firefighters Dispatched for (2) Brush Fires Simultaneously

Peters Township, PA - Shortly after 3PM on Saturday, March 5th, the Peters Township Fire Department was dispatched for (2) Brush Fires on opposite ends of our township - one in McMurray, and the ot...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: February 9, 2022

2021 Annual Report Published

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The Peters Township Fire Department has released its 2021 Annual Report highlighting the busiest year in its 84-year history!

Read the Report Here! Township News - Fire
Posted on: February 9, 2022

PTFD recognizes 5 promoted to "Interior Firefighter"

Recent firefighters advancing to Firefighter I pictures with Peters Township's Fire Chiefs.

The Peters Township Fire Department is comprised of both career and volunteer firefighters. Community members that choose to volunteer often begin their public safety career with little or no training. Our organization works to support these individuals t...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Fire Department to Host Car Seat Event 11/8

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Peters Township Fire Department will host a FREE Car Seat Safety Event on Monday, November 8th, 2021.

Click here to Register! Township News - Fire
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Severe Storms Damage Peters Township

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At approximately 7:45pm this evening, a severe storm cell began affecting our entire municipality. The worst of the damage occurred in the Venetia section of the township, affecting the following roadways: Bower Hill, Springdale, Sienna Trail, Buckingham,...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Peters Township Responds to Storm Systems

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Last week, Peters Township Emergency Management officials as well as the Department of Public Works began preparing and training for the potential impact of Hurricane Ida on our area. These preparations began with planning meetings, which led to tasks suc...

Read about our response here

Township News - Fire
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Peters Township Emergency Crews Respond for Multiple Incidents Tuesday Evening

PTFD UTV at Peters Lake Park for a Physical Rescue

 At approximately 6:30 pm on Tuesday, August 3rd, Peters Township Fire, Police, and EMS were alerted for a female experiencing a medical emergency on the trail around Peters Lake Park. Units responded immediately and confirmed that the patient wa...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Peters Firefighters Respond to Multiple Critical Incidents Overnight

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Just after 1:00 AM this morning, the Peters Township Fire Department was dispatched to assist the City of Washington Fire Department with a confirmed residential structure fire. Peters Firefighters responded with (2) personnel to assist with this...

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Township News - Fire
Posted on: April 23, 2021

PTFD Successfully Renews Department of Health Licensure

PTFD's updated ALS QRS License

Peters Township Fire Department Renews EMS Licensure

April 23, 2021

The Peters Township Fire Department is one of few fire departments in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that is certified under the Department of Health as an Advanced Life Support Quick Res...

Learn more about PTFD's EMS Licensure...

Township News - Fire
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Annual Report Published

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Read the 2020 Annual Report

Additional Info... Township News - Fire
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Peters Township's ISO Rating Improves

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What is ISO?

The Insurance Services Office, or "ISO" provides ratings used by insurance carriers in order to evaluate the risk associated with property and casualty insurance. Through their Public Protection Classification (PPC) Program, each com...

Learn more about our ISO rating

Township News - Fire
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Peters Fire Joins Pilot Program for Community Risk Reduction

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The Peters Township Fire Department has been selected by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to participate in the second phase of a pilot program to build a digital community risk assessment (CRA) tool. Aligned to NFPA 1300, Standard on Commu...

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Township News - Fire

News Flash

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Summer Concerts & Events

2022 Concerts

Join the Parks & Recreation Dept. for free Wednesday night concerts at the Peterswood Park Amphitheater!

View the Schedule... Township News - Parks
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Peters Township Community Day - June 25, 2022

Community Day

Be part of the biggest event of the year! Click here for Vendor Application:  Become a Vendor for the EventBecome a vendor for the event, Donate to the Raffle, Become a sponsor or Volunteer for the event

Additional Info...

Additional Info... Township News - Parks
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Summer Camp Counselors Needed

2022 Summer Camp Counselor

Peters Township Parks and Recreation Department is seeking applications for seasonal part time Summer Day Camp Counselors

Click here for more information Township News - Parks
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Springtime on the Arrowhead Trail

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The Arrowhead Trail comes alive in springtime. Get out and about for fun on the trail. Many locations to access the trail and experience Peters Township.

Click here for more information Township News - Parks
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Keep in Touch

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Stay in touch with us by following us on Facebook for the latest information on events, programs, and activities.

Peters Township Parks and Recreation Facebook Page

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Township News - Parks

News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2016

A New Sign Ordinance

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In 2020, Peters Township adopted a new Sign Ordinance with the intent of bringing the Township into compliance with the United States Supreme Court's landmark decision in Reed v. Town of Gibert, AZ. This new Ordinance brought about a significant ...

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Township News - Planning
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Apply for a Permit Online!

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Many of our permit applications are now available for download as form-fillable PDFs and can be submitted directly to the Planning Department via email. 

Additional Info... Township News - Planning
Posted on: November 22, 2016

View the Township Code

Welcome Sign

If you take the time to review the Township's Code of Ordinances, and the Township Zoning Ordinances, you can learn about the inner workings of the Township and about the local government decision-making process. If you have any questions, don't hesitate ...

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Township News - Planning

News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2021

Burning Regulations in Peters Township

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Reminder on Burning Regulations

All open burning is restricted to four days per week - Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays - and only from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Fires must be attended to at all times.  No noxious trash burning...

Learn when residents are allowed to burn

Township News - Police
Posted on: March 11, 2021

In the Know: Vehicle Break ins

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During the spring and summer months, neighborhoods and parks historically experience an elevated number of thefts from vehicles.  

Please remember;

To lock your vehicle when left unattended

Shut windows when your vehicle is left unattebded

Do not kee...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

In the Know: The Exchange Zone

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What is the “EXCHANGE ZONE?”

The “EXCHANGE ZONE” consists of two (2) specifically identified parking spaces that are under video surveillance 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week.  This area was specificall...

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