Oil & Gas Information
The administrative staff of the Township of Penn, Westmoreland County, along with consultants from Olsen & Associates, LLC are currently reviewing the current case law, as well as draft legislation regarding the Oil & Gas Industry. Click here for more information.
Recycling Center Open Saturdays
Monday / Noon – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday / 8:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Friday / 8:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Second Saturday of each month / 8:30 a.m. – Noon
Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center, located at 128 Innovative Lane in Unity Township, will be open on Saturday, August 9, from 8:30 a.m. to Noon, for residents who wish to dispose of unwanted electronics, Freon appliances, tires, cardboard, and other hard to dispose items.
There is no charge to recycle most items: electronics (televisions, computers, printers, microwaves, etc.), cardboard, batteries, or scrap metal. Nominal fees apply for Freon appliances ($20 per unit) and tires ($2 off rim; $3 on rim).
For a complete list of items that can be recycled at the Recycling Center, and for additional days and times of operation, call Westmoreland Cleanways at 724-978-4020, or visit www.westmorelandcleanways.org.
New Zoning Ordinance and Map
The new Zoning Ordinance for Penn Township is under review. The following documents are a DRAFT version of the proposed ordinance and map.
Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP)
The purpose of this project is to produce an updated All-Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) for Westmoreland County and participating municipalities. An HMP demonstrates county and community commitment to reducing risks from all hazards and serves as a guide for decision makers as they commit resources to minimize the effects of hazards. more...
New Location for Hard to Recycle Items
Westmoreland Cleanways has a new location in the county to drop off hard to recycle items. With a permanent location that has weekly hours in the county, Westmoreland Cleanways now provides a regular and convenient resource for disposal. Click here for details.