Welcome to Ligonier Twp., Pennsylvania
The Ligonier Township is located in the Laurel Highlands, it covers 92 square miles and is the second largest township in the Westmoreland County. The boroughs of Ligonier and Laurel Mountain reside within the Township, but are separate government entities. The population was 6,056 at the time of the 2020 Census. It contains the following communities: Darlington, Laughlintown, Oak Grove, Rector, Waterford, and Wilpen in zip codes 15655, 15658 and 15677.
Services include police and fire protection, maintenance of local roads and streets, local planning and zoning, parks and recreation, recycling, licensing of businesses and code enforcement. The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority (LTMA) provides water and sewage service to township residents. The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County (MAWC) also provides water and sewage service to some residents. The reservoir is located at the base of the mountain above Waterford.
The township was established in 1822 and is steeped in history. For more information, please visit the Ligonier Valley Historical Society.
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Planning Commission vacancies
Ligonier Township's Planning Commission is looking for volunteers. The Planning Commission currently has vacancies, and is accepting letters of interest until December 22nd.
The Planning Commission serves as a policy advisor... Read more
Posted October 20, 2023
As of June 12th, any development or construction in Ligonier Township that creates 1,000 or more square feet of impervious surface will be required to fill out additional stormwater permits, and be required to capture 100% of the storm... Read more
Posted June 9, 2023
Township mowing and tree trimming
Residents, please be aware that our Public Works crew is out on the Township roads mowing and trimming trees and brush. The right-of-way width on Township roads are between 33 and 100 feet wide. Any grass, flowers, trees, shrubs, or ... Read more
Posted August 15, 2023
How to Report Road Concerns
PennDOT encourages motorists to report state roadway concerns by calling:
Do not use this number to report traffic accidents, disabled vehicles, or other emergencies. Do be specific as possible and include the cou... Read more
Posted October 27, 2021
USDA Home Owners Assistance Programs
USDA offers the following housing programs:
USDA 504 Repair Grant Program for very low income homeowners 62 years of age or older please call 724-261-3887 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (Great for senior residents that need to repair or r... Read more
Posted October 21, 2021