Derry Township News
NOTICE OF TOWNSHIP OF DERRY MS4 POLLUTANT REDUCTION PLAN
The Township Supervisors of Derry Township will accept comments from the public beginning on June 25, 2018 and extending through July 25, 2018 associated with the Township's Pollutant Reduction Plan as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as a component of the Township's PAG-13 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit (NPDES Permit No. PAI136136) for Stormwater Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s). The Pollutant Reduction Plan outlines in general terms the Township's 5-year plan between 2018 and 2023 to reduce sediment loadings and nutrient loadings from its MS4 stormwater discharges into the Loyalhanna Creek and its tributaries, and the Conemaugh River and its tributaries. The Pollutant Reduction Plan will be available for public review Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the Derry Township Municipal Office located at 5321 Route 982 Derry, PA 15627. The Pollutant Reduction Plan is also available for public review on the Township's website click here. Comments may be provided in writing and delivered in person or via e-mail or regular mail and addressed to the Derry Township Supervisors. The Township will accept comments from any interested member of the public at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Derry Township Supervisors on July 3, 2018 at 7:00 PM.
Derry Township Supervisors
Posted June 19, 2018
The new 2018 Township Map & Guides are being mailed out to residents this week. If you do not receive or need additional copies, they are available at the Township office located at 5321 Route 982, Derry, PA 15627.
Posted January 12, 2018
ATTENTION PARENTS: The Reality Tour is a program every family needs to attend. Parents can increase the substance abuse factor by 75% if you have ongoing discussions about alcohol and drugs.
SEPTEMBER THROUGH APRIL: Held at 6 p.m. the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Latrobe Municipal Building, 901 Jefferson Street, Latrobe, PA.
Posted August 14, 2015
NOW! Your curbside recycling program accepts cartons for recycling!
HOW? Simply place empty cartons in your recycling bin with your plastic, metal, and glass containers.
WOW! The bales of recycled cartons are shipped to paper mills, where cartons are mixed with water in a gigantic blender to extract all the paper fiber. These recycled carton paper fibers are a valuable resource for making products such as recycled paper products and even building materials.
For more information on how cartons are recycled, visit www.RecycleCartons.com
Posted October 21, 2013
All outdoor wood-fired boilers sold or purchased after May 31, 2011, must be "phase 2" boilers, be installed at least 50 feet from the nearest property line, and have a permanently attached stack that is at least 10 feet above the ground.
Outdoor wood-fired boilers sold or purchased before Ocober 2, 2010, must comply with PA Department of Environmental Protection regulations requiring that only the following be burned: clean wood; pellets made from clean wood; home hearing oil, natural gas, or propane that complies with applicable sulfur limits and is used as a starter or supplemental fuel for dual-fired outdoor wood-fired boilers; and other types of fuel approved in writing by DEP upon receipt of a written request.
If a property that includes an outdoor wood-fired boiler installed before October 2, 2012, is sold or transferred, the new owner does not have to comply with DEP regulations for property line setback and smokestack height.
Please refer to Title 25 of the Pennsylvania Code 123.14.
Posted August 16, 2013
On January 24, 2013, residents of Pennsylvania are required to recycle all electronic devices (televisions, laptops, computers, computer monitors and towers, keyboards, speakers, printers, and copiers). Residents are encouraged to use the County's Free Electronics Recycling Drop-off locations:
226 Donohoe Road, Suite 101
Greensburg, PA 15601
When: Weekdays M-F by appointment
125 Donohoe Road
Greensburg, PA 15601
When: Drop off at store any time
Goodwill Industries of Southwest PA
An Goodwill Location
Posted March 20, 2013
Derry Township residents have two garbage haulers that will pickup weekly.
The haulers are:
Posted March 13, 2013
You may now file for Retirement, Medicare, or Disability Benefits online; request a Statement of Benefits; request a replacement Medicare Card among several other services by using Social Security's online services. Go to our "links page" under RESOURCES and click on the address.
Posted May 18, 2011
Front Yard Building Setback - Twenty-Five (25) Feet
Side Yard Building Setback - Ten (10) Feet
Rear Yard Building Setback - Ten (10) Feet
EXCEPTION: Fences, separation barriers, and walls erected or installed shall be exempt from the minimum setback lines and instead shall have a minimum building setback line of three (3) feet
All houses, sheds, garages, barns, greenhouses, building for housing household pets, children's play equipment, and swimming pools (including, but not limited to, play sets, playhouses, trampolines) shall be subject to the above setback line.
For further information, please contact the office at 724/539-2961.
Posted April 7, 2011
Information and applications for Pennsylvania's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) are available by contacting the Westmoreland County Assistance Office at 724/832-5524. Residents may also apply online at www.compass.state.pa.us. The toll-free statewide LIHEAP hotline is 866/857-7095.
LIHEAP cash grants can be used to help pay regular monthly heating bills. This year the program is offering grants from $300 to $1,000 for families that qualify. To qualify, a household of one can earn up to $17,328; a family of four can earn up to $35,280 and qualify.
More information and complete income-eligibility guidelines are available online at www.dpw.state.pa.us/forfamilies/liheap/index.htm.
Posted November 15, 2010
PENNDOT TOLL FREE NUMBER - PENNDOT has a 24-hour toll free number for residents to call to report any road maintenance concerns. This number can also be utilized to report locations of dead deer on state highways. The number is 1-800-FIX ROAD (1-800-349-7623).
Posted June 29, 2018
When: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: wood waste and paper refuse
Prohibited: All recyclable materials, leaf waste, garbage, tires, and furniture. Use of accelerant is prohibited.
Burning is permitted in Derry Township unless a burning ban has been issued by the Township Ordinance Officer. A burning ban will be issued at the request of the Derry Township Supervisors or at the discretion of the Township Ordinance officer if dry weather conditions dictate a need for a burning ban.
No person shall leave any open fire unattended or SMOLDERING!!
No burning is permitted on Holidays.
Posted April 21, 2010
Derry Township opted-in to the Uniform Construction Code (Act 45) on July 1, 2004. Building Permits for commercial and residential projects are issued by Building Code Officiea, Merle Musick.
Building Permit Applications are available at the Municipal Building Monday through Friday during normal business hours or by contacting the office at 724/539-2961.
Specific questions may be directed to:
Merle Musick, Building Code Official
724/422-7393 - mmusick.wpa.net
Permits are required for, but not limited to, the following:
Use and Occupancy of all new construction
Use and Occupancy of all commercial and industrial properties
Building construction or alteration
Signs and Fences
Posted March 10, 2010
AND JUNK MAIL
Remember to recycle your newspapers, catalogs, magazines, and junk mail in the green & yellow containers provided for you at the Derry Township Municipal Building.
We want to "Gain Weight" in 2010!!
Posted January 25, 2010
Are your children safe? Uncover the sexual predators in your neighborhood. View photos of registered sex offenders and see where they are living.
Derry Township Supervisors adopted Ordinance No. 128 on September 4, 2007, establishing residential restrictions for registered sexual violent offenders living within the Township and providing for penalties for violations. The Pennsylvania State Police maintain a web site making information available to the public about registered sex offenders through the internet.
You may search for offenders by county, municipality, city, zip code, name, and alias.
Tip: seach by zip code
New Derry 15671
New Alexandria 15670
Posted September 3, 2009