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Ligonier, PA 15658

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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Route 259 closure
Starting April 15th, Route 259 will be closed between Austraw Road and McCurdy Trail. PennDOT is repairing or replacing a culvert. The work is estimated to last a month, and be completed on or about May 17th. This is NOT a Township ...  Read more
Posted April 10, 2024

Ligonier Beach Park study bids
The Manager of Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania is accepting proposals for a one-time contract to perform certain professional services work for the Township for the development of a Master Site Plan for Ligonier Be...  Read more
Posted March 13, 2024

Tax billing
Ligonier Township residents: Our outsourced tax billing agency, OSG, mailed out two different tax bills to all 4,200 properties in the Township. With different millage rates. Please note, the correct Township millage rate is 6.0 m...  Read more
Posted March 1, 2024

Dumpster Days
APRIL 20, 8:00 A.M – NOON Ligonier Township Residents only (ID required) It’s time for spring cleaning! Bring your discarded items to the Municipal Building on Saturday, April 20, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Please note ...  Read more
Posted February 14, 2024

Stormwater requirements
As of June 12, 2023, 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 s...  Read more
Posted December 21, 2023


The township office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Ligonier Township Municipal building is located 2 miles north of Ligonier, PA on State Route 711 in Oak Grove.

Notice is hereby given that the Ligonier Township does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or age. Nor does it retaliate against persons who file a discrimination complaint or lawsuit, who complain about discrimination; or who participate in a discrimination proceeding, such as being a witness in a complaint investigation or lawsuit.

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