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TOWNSHIP of LIGONIER
1 Municipal Park Drive
Ligonier, PA 15658
724-238-2725

Latest Township News

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, at mstrelic@ligoniertownship.com, or by mail to 1 Municipal Park Drive, Ligonier, PA 15658  
Posted Thursday, 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 Municipal Complex, located at 1 Municipal Park Drive, Ligonier. Following the regularly scheduled 4:30 Board of Supervisors meeting.

The proposed ordinance, and a summary of the changes, can be found on the "Forms & Ordinances" page of our website. The Township is NOT proposing any changes to zoning maps.  https://ligoniertownship.com/forms.php
Posted Thursday, 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
- Solomon Temple Road
- Tosh Road
- West Road
- Red Arrow Road
- Umheys Road
- Harvey Road
- Turkey Inn Road
- Pheasant Circle
- Wineland Road
We will also be resurfacing the Waterford and Darlington fire hall parking lots.

The estimated completion date for this project is late August. The Public Works crew has already started repairing and preparing the roads to be resurfaced. Please be patient as the Township works to improve your roads.  
Posted Thursday, 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 weeks. The new estimated completion date is approximately May 31st. This is NOT a Township public works project, as it is not on a Township owned road. If you have any questions, the local PennDOT office in Greensburg is overseeing the in-house project, and can be reached at (724) 832-5387  
Posted Thursday, 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 stormwater created from the impervious surface, as well as capturing 20% of stormwater from impervious surfaces that already exist on the parcel.

See the Zoning page for permits and additional information.  Stormwater
Posted Thursday, December 21, 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. Most Township roads have a right-of-way width of 33 feet. Any grass, flowers, trees, shrubs, or other growth within 16 feet of the center line of the roadway may be cut. The priority of our road crew is clearing sight lines for driving on our backroads, and while they do a good job, we are not professional landscapers. We recommend that if you are able you trim your front yards yourself you do so.

Thank you for your cooperation in helping keeping our roadways safe.  
Posted Wednesday, January 24, 2024

How to Report Road Concerns
PennDOT encourages motorists to report state roadway concerns by calling:

1-800-FIX-ROAD

Do not use this number to report traffic accidents, disabled vehicles, or other emergencies. Do be specific as possible and include the county, municipality, street name, route number, and any landmarks that will help PennDOT locate the problem area.

For a complete list of Township maintained roads, click  here.
Posted Wednesday, 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 pasfh@usda.gov. (Great for senior residents that need to repair or replace on lot septic systems- but not limited to that!)

USDA 504 Repair Loan Program for very low income homeowners please call 724-261-3887 or email pasfh@usda.gov. (Great for residents that need to repair or replace on lot septic systems-but not limited to that!)

USDA 502 Purchase Program for low or very low income applicants please call 717-237-2186 or email pasfh@usda.gov.

USDA Guaranteed Purchase program for moderate, low or very low income applicants please email SFHGLPFOUR@usda.gov.

USDA 538 Guaranteed Program for Multi-Family acquisition/rehab please contact Elizabeth Bell at 717-237-2273 or email elizabeth.bell@usda.gov.

For more information, click  here.
Posted Thursday, October 21, 2021

Septic Tank Systems
If you are having problems with your septic tank please contact the Township's Sewage Enforcement Officer (SEO), Mike D'Arrigo of Apex Companies at 814-255-6901 x5502. The SEO will help determine the cause of the problem, the best repairs for a long-term solution and whether or not a permit is required. Examples of repairs that require a permit include replacing or enlarging treatment tanks, replacing pumps, repairing distribution boxes and distribution (leach) fields, and replacing piping between houses, treatment tanks and distribution fields. The SEO oversees repairs made by contractors.  
Posted Thursday, February 2, 2023

Notice of Temporary Road Closure (Myers School Road)
Effective July 14, 2020 Myers School Road will remain closed for mine reclamation work. Coal Loaders Inc. will maintain a detour during the closure. The road is scheduled to be reopened in October of 2024. Coal Loaders, Inc. can be reached at (724) 238-6601 for any questions/concerns relative to the detour.  
Posted Tuesday, April 25, 2023

OFFICE HOURS & LOCATION

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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