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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Hiring Public Works Laborer
The Ligonier Township Public Works Department is seeking a permanent, full-time laborer. The ideal candidate will perform a variety of maintenance work and operate various equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance ... Read more
Posted October 25, 2023
Trick or Treat in the Township
Trick or Treat in the Township is set for Tuesday, October 31, 2023 from 6-8pm.... Read more
Posted October 23, 2023
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