Office Phone: 724-225-4828


SURVEY: How do you feel about the Township providing Township-wide garbage service? Please CLICK HERE and tell us!

Franklin Manor Road Project
Work for this project will begin on Monday April 21. Click HERE for more information.

Hiawatha Road (near the Route 221 intersection) is experiencing some minimal effects of the long wall mining currently going on under parts of the Township. While the road is in no danger and completely passable, there are some areas of the road that have begun to heave and roll so please proceed with caution. Consol will continue to monitor the situation and make any and all corrections necessary to keep the road safe.

The South Franklin Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new volunteers. Please visit their website for more information by clicking HERE.

The new Joint Zoning Ordinance with Green Hills Borough and the updated Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (SALDO) have been adopted and enacted by the Township. Zoning Map Here.

South Franklin Township 2011 Act 13 reimbursement = $177,633.27
South Franklin Township 2012 Act 13 reimbursement = $286,618.70

Free Water Quality Testing Program from Carnegie Mellon University. CLICK HERE for more information regarding the program.

Methane Gas and Your Water Well Fact Sheet... click HERE for more information.
DEP Water Supply Replacement and Subsidence Damage Repair Info... click HERE

Community Building/Pavilion Rental
South Franklin will start taking reservations for 2014 rentals of the Community Building and Pavilion for South Franklin Township residents only beginning Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 8:30 AM at the municipal building (Now with Cable TV access. Ask us how!). Residents must apply in person and pay the deposit (Bldg. $100 and pavilion $125) when the reservation is made. Beginning March 1, 2014 reservations will be open to the public during regular office hours.

CLICK HERE for Important New Rules for Recycling Electronics effective January 24, 2013. The Township is supplying a drop box for electronics and equipment listed in the attached flyer. Please call or stop by the Township for more information.

Click Here to view information about expanding Broadband Internet service in the Township.

CLICK HERE to view the 2014 Spring Edition of the Township Bulletin

Upcoming Earned Income Tax Changes - FOR YOUR INFORMATION

CLICK HERE for information on Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

South Franklin Township is located in southern Washington County, Pennsylvania approximately 25 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.  The Township is home to over 3,310 (Census 2010) residents and is 21.1 square miles in area.  The predominance of development in the Township is residential in nature with nearly 50% of all land use classified as agricultural in character.

South Franklin Township is part of the McGuffey School District.  Residents are provided with a variety of municipal services including fire, planning, code enforcement, and recreation.  Township taxes are low and have not increased in ten years. The majority of the community’s population lives within close proximity to major transportation corridors (I-70, Route 18) that provide convenient access to the Pittsburgh metropolitan area in 30 minutes. The Township takes great pride in its heritage and character, and is dedicated to the continued delivery of quality services and the enhancement of the community’s overall quality of life. Thanks for visiting our website.  Better yet, we hope you visit us in person.  We look forward to meeting you.   Need Directions Click here

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