Ordinances of Washington Township defining and regulating the location, height, bulk, erection, construction, alteration, razing, removal and size of structures:
Click here for part 1 of ordinance document (pages 1-84/666kb).
Click here for part 2 of ordinance document (Schedules I & II).
For additional information, please contact the township office at 724-627-6471.
ZONING HEARING BOARD: Meeting Dates: 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Township Building Zoning Officer: Frank Monack, K-2 Engineering Phone: 724-322-2166 Hours by appointment
Zoning Board Members: Larry Hall, David Riccuitti, Bonnie Romanosky, Brian Schoen
Alternates: Richard Headlee, Jim Hughes
PLANNING COMMISSION BOARD: Meeting Dates: 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM Township Building
Planning Commission Members: Bryan Cole II, Shirley Hall, Debra Harris Sam McCullough, Robert Romanoksy Brett Stewart, & Raymond Stockdale
TOWNSHIP PARK BOARD: Meeting Dates: TBA
Park Board Members: Nancy Koenig, Terry Meek, Tammy Smith, Debbie Stephenson, Shauna Tretinik, Sarah Cyprowski, Kristen Sproat
AG SECURITY BOARD: Meeting Dates: 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Township Building
AG Security Board Members: Jon Corbett, Roland Daniels, Keith Martin, Robert Romanosky, & John Spaulding
More about Washington Township:
Children living in Washington Township: attend schools within the Central Greene School District, which include:
Margaret Bell Miller Middle School (724-852-2722)
Greene County Career & Technology Center (724-627-3106)
Waynesburg Central Elementary (724-627-3081)
Waynesburg Central High (724-852-1050)
Central Greene School District Administration Offices (724-627-8151) (Fax: 724-627-9591)
Voting Precinct for Washington Township: are located in the Washington Township Supervisors Building at 112 Municipal Lane in Prosperity, Pennsylvania (Building Phone: 724-627-6471). For more information, contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304.
Washington Township Coordinance and more: Latitude 39º58'00"N, Longitude -80º12'14"W, Elevation 1000 ft. Watershed used by Washington Township is the Ohio Basin, Monongahela Subbasin (Watershed Source: www.dep.state.pa.us).
Deed Transfers: A deed is the document that transfers ownership of real estate. It contains the names of the old and new owners and a legal description of the property, and is signed by the person transferring the property. Property Deeds for Greene County are recorded in our Office of Register and Recorder, located in the Greene County Courthouse, Room 100, 10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-852-5283). For more information, go to: Recorder of Deeds.
Click here for deed transfers recorded within Washington Township of Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Comprehensive Plan: For information on Washington Township's Comprehensive Plan, please contact the township office at 724-627-6471.
Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.
Notable Mentioned within Washington Township:
Greene Arc of Greene County:
The Arc Greene Arc, Inc. is a private, nonprofit corporation providing residential, vocational, day support, job support, job opportunities, advocacy, and mental health/recovery services to citizens with disabilities of Greene and surrounding counties. Our goal is to promote the independence and employment of individuals with disabilities. Click HERE for more information or call 724-627-5511.
Greene Arc Recycling Facility 197 Dunns Station Road at Prosperity, PA (Washington Township, Greene County, PA). FMI, call 724-852-3062 or visit their website at www.greenearc.org or call 724-627-5511.
Parks, Recreation, businesses, etc:
Washington Township Park (approx. 6 acres): has 2 ball fields, pavilion (seating for approx. 75), basketball court, playground, restroom, bleachers, lighting. Playground equipment includes 4 new swings, jungle gym (dome), and spring animals. To make Park Reservations, contact Diane Headlee at 724-627-6471.
Seldom Seen Farm Stables: Established in 2009, a family owned and operated business, nestled in the quiet little valley of Ruff Creek; just a few minutes east of Waynesburg in Greene County and near the Washington County line in Pennsylvania. You don't need to own a horse, you can ride one of ours (saddleseat riding discipline, lessons for all ages). Contact Mandy at 724-998-7335 or 724-852-3084.
Mitchell's Miniture-Golf: near Lippencott off Rt 211 east of Ruff Creek, PA
Ruff Creek General Store, is the oldest continuously operating general store in southwestern Pennsylvania. Ruff Creek General Store was opened in 1925 by the brothers Shirk who sold it in 1947 to Guy Lemmon.
Covered Bridge: The Cox / Lippencott Covered Bridge sits across the Ruff Creek stream. The Cox / Lippencott Farm Bridge boasts a slightly unusual design, as it is covered with white horizontal clapboard siding on both the exterior sides and the portals.
Like most other Greene County covered bridges, the Lippincott / Cox Farm Bridge is located on a heavily traveled township road in an open rural area. This bridge was constructed in 1943 because of a shortage of steel during the war years; it was revamped in August 2012.
Streams and creeks: Craig Run, Bates Fork, Mud Lick Run, Walkers Run, Jersey Run, Boyd Run, Pettit Run, Ruff Creek.
Pennsylvania Local Government:
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Local government in Pennsylvania is a mosaic of 5,334 individual units. All were established by the State or provincial government and operate under laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Each unit is distinct and independent of other local units, although they may overlap geographically and may act together to serve the public.
Washington Township is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States; its population was 1,106 at the 2000 census.
Watersheds: Ohio Basin, Monongahela Subbasin (Source: www.dep.state.pa.us).
A watershed is an area of land that drains into a lake or river. As rainwater and melting snow run downhill, they carry sediment and other materials into our streams, lakes, wetlands and groundwater (Source www.dep.pa.gov)
USEPA FIPS Code for Pennsylvania = 42, Greene County = 059 (42059).
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Codes for states, counties, and named populated places; are a standardized set of numeric or alphabetic codes issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to ensure uniform identification of geographic entities through all federal government agencies. The entities covered include: states and statistically equivalent entities, counties and statistically equivalent entities, named populated and related location entities (such as, places and county subdivisions), and American Indian and Alaska Native areas.
To search for cemeteries, villages and other features within Greene County, visit the USGS Geographical Names Information System (GNIS) to determine what 7.5' topographic map(s) depict specific geographic features.