Summit Township
Butler County, Pennsylvania

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Welcome to Summit Township


It is the time of year for lawn care.  Please be courteous to motorists and do not put your lawn trimmings onto the township road or right-of-way.  This causes a safety hazard.  The property owner is responsible if an accident should occur.

Burning is permitted Monday through Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Please have all fires completely extinguished with no smoldering by 8:00 p.m.  Recreational fires are an exception.

If you are going to have a large fire, please contact your local fire department at their non-emergency number.  Herman Volunteer Fire Company is 724-287-0836  and Lick Hill Fire Department is 724-287-2493.  Also, call the township office at 724-287-1168.

 

 

Township Information

 

Driveway Requirements

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 page.

 

If a permit is not purchased, the fee will be doubled.

 

Mailboxes

The post has to be 5 feet off of the blacktop or behind the ditch line.  The mailbox has to be two feet off of the blacktop roadway.

Recycling
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.

Deer Removal
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 the location.
 

Quick Contacts

POLICE DEPARTMENT - CALL 911
FIRE DEPARTMENT - CALL 911
ROAD DEPARTMENT - (724) 285-1610
PERMIT ENFORCEMENT - (724) 285-1168

 

Quick Links

BUTLER AREA MULTI-MUNICIPAL PLAN

BUTLER CITY FARM MARKET
BUTLER FREEPORT COMMUNITY TRAIL
BUTLER LIBRARY SYSTEM
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
CITY OF BUTLER

DOWNTOWN BUTLER

 

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES

 

For complete information, please click:

 

 "Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity"

 

 

Butler County's HUD Office is located at:

114 Woody Avenue

Butler, PA  16001

Telephone:  724-287-6797

 

Summit Township "Fair Housing Resolution".

 

 

Township Facts

Summit Township is a township in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,884 at the 2010 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.3 square miles (57.9 km), of which, 22.3 square miles (57.7 km) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km) of it (0.18%) is water.

The unemployment rate in Summit township (Butler county) is 7.30 percent (US avg. is 10.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Summit township (Butler county) jobs have Decreased by 4.28 percent.
 

Summit Township (Butler County) public schools spend $5,187 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,678. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Summit Township (Butler County).
 

 

 

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