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  Penn Township Westmoreland County Pennsylvania spacerMunicipal Building

Westmoreland Cleanways HHW Collection

When: Saturday, October 4, 2014
Time:   9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: WCCC-Youngwood Campus
            145 Pavilion Lane Parking Lot B
            Youngwood, PA 15697

Cost: FREE TO - Westmoreland Cleanways members, Residents of sponsoring municipalities, Employees of sponsoring businesses, or
Up to $40 for all others. Household Hazardous Waste Recycling

Fall Leaf and Yard Collection

It is Fall once again and leaves will be falling to the ground. It is against Township Code to burn leaves, so township residents have four options to dispose of leaves. Click for details

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.

CHAPTER 190 - Zoning (PDF Version)
TABLE A-1 - Land Uses(PDF Version)
Table A-2 - Dimensional Standards(PDF Version)
Appendix B - Zoning Map(PDF Version)
Appendix C - Graphics(PDF Version)

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.