Fall Leaf Burning
The burning of leaves,
yard waste and newspaper is permitted from 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Monday through Saturday and must be extinguished at 8:00 p.m. with no
smoldering. Please do not burn on any township road, right-of-way or
ditch line. A competent adult and adequate water source must be
No burning on legal
holidays or Sundays. Exception: Cooking fires and recreation fires are
Prior to burning large
brush piles, contact the township and Butler County 9-1-1 Center at the
non-emergency number (724-287-7769) and inform them of location of the
Before we know it, the snow will coming. Here is a few a reminders that
will be of a great help to the road department.
To prevent a hazard, do not push snow onto the road.
It is unlawful to park on township roads. Cars must be eight feet from
the road in order for the road department to remove snow to the edge of
the pavement. Violators may be cited.
The township is not responsible for damage to mailboxes that are in the
township’s right-of-way. Mailbox post must be behind the ditch line and
the minimum of two feet off the road. To avoid problems, please place
the mailboxes as far off the road as possible yet still permitting
access for mail carriers.
All alterations to existing driveways
and all new driveways require a $75.00 permit. An
initial inspection by the Township Roadmaster must be
completed before any work can begin and a final inspection
when the project is complete. For the driveway diagram, please proceed
to the "Permit" tab at the top of the
If a permit is not purchased, the fee
will be doubled.
Green plastic recycling bins are available from the township. The bins
are available to township residents at no cost. Residents can get up to
two bins. The bins are available for pickup at the township building
Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Each resident is responsible to
contact their waste hauler for pickup of your recycle items. Summit
Township does not make arrangements for pickup of your recyclables.
If there is a dead deer along a State Highway, please call PennDOT at
(724)284-8800 to report the location of the deer. If the dead deer is on
a township road, call the PA. Game Commission at (814)432-3187 to report
POLICE DEPARTMENT - CALL 911
FIRE DEPARTMENT - CALL 911
ROAD DEPARTMENT - (724) 285-1610
PERMIT ENFORCEMENT - (724) 285-1168