Real Estate Tax Collector

Eric Donnelly

322 East Buffalo Church Road

Washington, PA 15301

(724) 228-9166

donnelly322@comcast.net

*Please note that Real Estate Taxes are to be paid to the Tax Collector on Tuesdays by Appt. Only at the above address and NOT at the Township Office.

Tax Certifications - $45 Per Parcel

*Township Real Estate Taxes were suspended for 2020 but residents will still be assessed fire protection millage based on property value as well as per capita, fire hydrant, and light taxes.

Earned Income Tax

Local Services Tax

Keystone Collections Group

546 Wendel Road

Irwin, PA 15642

1 (888) 328-0565

https://www.keystonecollects.com

Buffalo Twp PSD CODE 631002

EIT - 1% of Wages

LST - $52 Annually

*These taxes should be withheld from your paycheck by your employer or remitted quarterly if self-employed

Washington County Tax Revenue Department

100 West Beau Street, Suite 205

Washington, PA 15301

Property Assessments (724) 228-6850

Tax Claim (Delinquent Property Taxes) (724) 228-6767

https://www.co.washington.pa.us/219/Tax-Revenue

Secretary/Treasurer

Michelle Markley

(724) 222-2711

mmarkley@buffalotwp.com

Right-To-Know Officer

Michelle Markley

(724) 222-2711

mmarkley@buffalotwp.com

Notary Public

Michelle Markley

724-222-2711

mmarkley@buffalotwp.com

Disclaimer: I am a NOTARY. I am not an attorney licensed to practice law in this Commonwealth.

I am not allowed to draft legal records, give advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.

Claysville VFD

P.O. Box 435

154 Main Street

Claysville, PA 15323

Emergency 9-1-1

Non-Emergency (724) 663-4240

Taylorstown VFD

P.O. Box 149

44 Main Street

Taylorstown, PA 15365

Emergency 9-1-1

Non-Emergency (724) 948-2930


Donegal Township

P.O. Box 310

34 North Liberty Street

West Alexander, PA 15376

(724) 484-4017

donegaltownship@gmail.com

http://donegaltownshippa.com

Donegal Twp

Police Department

34 North Liberty Road

West Alexander, PA 15376

Donegal Township Chief of Police

John Yancosek (724) 484-4023

Police Department Fax

(724) 484-4026

https://www.facebook.com/Donegal-Township-PA-Police-Department-187979421706990/

Township Solicitor

Dennis M. Makel, Esquire

Makel & Associates, LLC

98 E. Maiden Street

Washington, PA 15301

(724) 222-7639


Code Enforcement Officer

Zoning Officer

CONSTABLE MARK GORDON

Cell: (412) 997-1596

Office: 724-222-2711

CodeEnforecement@ buffalotwp.com

UCC Building Official

Vince Alfieri

permits@buffalotwp.com

Building Inspection Underwriters of PA

Cell: (412) 855-1015

BIU PGH 1 (800) 922-6062

http://www.biupa.com

Electrical

Paul Ferry, BIU Inspector

Cell: (412) 855-7890

Road Department

Supervisor: Donald Lachman

Road Crew

Zachary Bercosky

Nicholas Loughman

Robert Logsdon

Roadmaster

Zachary Bercosky

Township Office: 724-222-2711

*Cell: 724-554-6317

*After hour emergencies only please

roadcrew@buffalotwp.com


Board of Auditors

Robert Krut

Robert Buchanan

Carl Bedillion


Planning Commission

Ted Stubenbordt, Chairman

PlanningCommission@buffalotwp.com

Jim Powell

Chet Krcil

Donald Lachman

James W. Arbore, Jr.

Zoning Hearing Board

Paula Clark, Chairman

Bob Moore

Jean Kuhn

Alternate: Wanda Snatchko


Township Engineer

Widmer Engineering Inc.

61 East Wheeling Street

Washington, PA 15301

Rich Rush

(724) 228-1550

https://widmerengineering.com

Magisterial District 27-3-10

Judge Ethan Ward

200 Buffalo Center Lane

Washington, PA 15301

(724) 222-8122

McGuffey School District

Administration Offices

90 McGuffey Drive

Claysville, PA 15323

Phone (724) 948-3731

https://www.mcguffey.k12.pa.us

Washington County

Sewage Council

550 Washington Road

Washington, PA 15301

(724) 223-0504

http://www.wcsewagecouncil.com

*Please contact if financing company requires dye testing for deed transfer

Washington County

Dog Warden

John Sheldon

412-973-0089

Washington County

Humane Society

724-222-7387

Office of Open Records

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

333 Market Street, 16th Floor

Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: 717-346-9903

Fax: 717-425-5343

Email: openrecords@pa.gov

Officer for the Office of Open Records: George Spiess

https://www.openrecords.pa.gov

Pennsylvania One Call

System, Inc.

BEFORE YOU DIG!

CALL 811 or 1-800-242-1776

https://www.pa1call.org/PA811/Public/

payments:

Checks and Money Orders made payable to "Buffalo Township" are the only forms of acceptable payment at this time.

Cash and Credit is not accepted at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

COMMUNITY ROOM rentals:

RENTALS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 REGULATIONS AND CURRENT SOCIAL GATHERING RESTRICTIONS.

Our Community Room is available to both residents and non-residents for a reasonable rate plus security deposit. Out of State rentals are not permitted. Please contact the Township Office for availability of room rental and for a contract or you can download a contract under the "FORMS" section. Booking ahead is recommended, especially if you wish to book a date during the Holiday Season or Summer Months.

      • PLEASE NOTE SMOKING AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

      • MAXIMUM CAPACITY IS 100 GUESTS.

The Community Room is receiving a make-over!

  1. FRESH COAT OF PAINT - CHECK!

  2. FLOOR TILES HAVE BEEN REPAIRED!

  3. THE FLOOR IS BEING WAXED!

  4. NEW TABLE AND CHAIR CARTS HAVE BEEN ORDERED THAT TAKE UP LESS SPACE!

  5. NEW TABLES ARE BEING ORDERED!

  6. STAY TUNED TO SEE WHAT OTHER IMPROVEMENTS ARE MADE!

MUNICIPAL LIEN LETTERS:

Municipal Lien Letter Requests cost $40 per parcel. They do not include water, sewage, or garbage. Dye tests are not required by the Township. If your financing company requires a dye test, contact the Washington County Sewage Council at 724-223-0504.

MICHELLE MARKLEY WILL BEGIN PROVIDING NOTARY SERVICES ON 7/2/20. THIS SERVICE WILL BE OFFERED FREE FOR RESIDENTS OF BUFFALO TOWNSHIP.

**DUE TO COVID-19, YOU MUST CALL AHEAD OF TIME FOR AVAILABILITY.

Disclaimer: I am a NOTARY. I am NOT an attorney licensed to practice law in this Commonwealth.

I am NOT allowed to draft legal records, give advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.

PERMIT APPLICATIONS

REMINDER: If you have a question as to whether a home project requires a Township permit, please don't hesitate to call the Township Office or Vince Alfieri, the Zoning Officer and UCC Building Official. Information is also listed under our "Permits and Applications" tab. Some permits are available for download or please call or e-mail to request one to be mailed, faxed, or e-mailed to you, You may also pick one up at the Township Building as long as Covid-19 procedures are followed.

Vince stops in the Township Building each Thursday to process permit applications and same day approval is not guaranteed. The time frame depends on the type of permit, information required, and inspection procedures. All permits must be paid for prior to receipt.

If you fail to obtain a required permit for a project, such as a swimming pool, you will receive a letter from our Code Enforcement Officer with a 7-10 day timeframe to complete necessary paperwork and may be accessed fines.

Thank you!

road department forms

Heaving Hauling Agreement: Please see Complete Agreement and Details under "Road Department Forms" section. A "Draft" version is only available online, you must contact the Office to obtain the Official Contract and Permit.

    • $250 Application Fee

    • $3,000 Escrow

    • Road Bond (Calculate $12,500 x Length of Road Bonded in Miles)

    • At least $1 Million Public Liability Insurance

Road Cut Application and Agreement: Please see Complete Agreement and Details under "Road Department Forms" section. A "Draft" version is only available online, you must contact the Office to obtain the Official Contract and Permit.

    • $300 Application Fee

    • $3,000 Escrow

    • Copy of Insurance

    • $10,000 Bond

    • Contractors may need Heavy Hauling Agreement

Road Bore Application and Agreement: Please see Complete Agreement and Details under "Road Department Forms" section. A "Draft" version is only available online, you must contact the Office to obtain the Official Contract and Permit.

    • $300 Application Fee

    • $3,000 Escrow

    • Copy of Insurance

    • $10,000 Bond

    • Contractors may need Heavy Hauling Agreement


SOLICITATION:

Should anyone come to your property soliciting products and/or services, ask to see their Township issued Peddler Permit. Any person(s) going door to door in the Township is required to come to the Township Building and get a permit. If you have any questions as to if any Peddler Permits have been issues, please contact the Township Office.

If there is any suspicious activity in the areA please do not hesitate to report it to the Pennsylvania State Police Department

1-(814)-355-7545

always dial 911 for emergencies!