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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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Trail study committee volunteers wanted
Ligonier Township is seeking three volunteers to serve on a study committee for a study to update our 13 year old Trail & Bikeway Feasibility Study. Interested members of the public should contact the Township Manager, Michael Strelic...  Read more
Posted May 30, 2024

Zoning Ordinance Public Hearing
Ligonier Township is proposing an update to the Township's zoning ordinance. We will be holding a public hearing to hear your concerns and recommendations. Tuesday, June 25th, at 6:00 pm. In the board room of the Township Munic...  Read more
Posted May 23, 2024

2024 road resurfacing
Ligonier Township will be tarring and chipping the following roads in 2024: - Autumn Leaves Road - Brallier Drive - Fire-Hall Road - Griffith Road - Hudock Road - Longbridge Road - Muir Road - Myers School Road - Solo...  Read more
Posted May 23, 2024

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 was estimated to last a month, but delays have pushed the timeline back an additional two wee...  Read more
Posted May 23, 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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