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Yes! Cooking, recreation or ceremonial fires, are permitted so long as they are contained fires within a fireplace, brazier, pit, fire ring or other similar contained or enclosed structure. No fire shall burn within 10 feet of any combustible. View more details.
A privacy fence can be installed in the side and/or rear yards of the lot behind the building line. Fences can be no higher than 6 feet in Residential Districts or 8 feet in commercial or Industrial Districts. View more details.
No more than two (2) residential accessory buildings with a total combined square footage of 720 are permitted. View more details.
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The code can be viewed online.
Yes! The use of lawnmowers, chainsaws and other mechanical or motorized tools commonly used on residential properties shall be used between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Normal land development and construction activities may occur between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Emergency work and snow removal are exceptions. If violations occur, please call 911. For additional details, check out the Ross Township Code of Ordinances.
In Pennsylvania, you can choose the company that generates your electricity and your gas supplier. Here are some helpful links to help you make that decision:
Ross Township is located in the North Hills School District. You can contact the North Hills School District Administration Office for school information at 412-318-1000 or go to their website http://www.nhsd.net/
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Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Yes. Dogs are required to be licensed through Allegheny County. You can pick up an application at the Ross Township Municipal Building or you can apply online through the Allegheny County website http://www.alleghenycounty.us/treasurers-office/dog-license.aspx Ross Township does not require any other license.
October 31st from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Waste Management offers an At Your Door Service for pick up of televisions, small electronics, chemicals, and many other household hazardous waste or hard to recycle items for residential customers in Ross Township. There is no additional charge for pickup of most items. Please call Waste Management at 1-800-449-7587 for more information and to arrange for a pick up. You can also arrange for a pickup online at http://www.wmatyourdoor.com/
Yes. Ross Township Seniors 65 and older get 5 free leaf bags in the fall! Please bring your driver’s license or state issued ID to the municipal building to show proof of age and residency. You can also purchase extra bags for a nominal fee if you need them. More information can be found here.
You can get property tax receipts from Jordan Tax Service for your Ross Township real estate taxes as well as your North Hills School District real estate taxes by contacting Jordan Tax Service at 412-835-5243.
To find your polling location, you can contact the Municipal Building at 412-931-7055. You can also go to the Allegheny County Election Division website to find your polling location as well as view your sample ballot. https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/Pages/PollingPlaceInfo.aspx
Call the Township at 412-931-7055. They will dispatch an animal control company to resolve the issue. If not during regular business hours, please call 911.
Call 911. They will dispatch a police officer to the location.
Residents can contact an animal removal service such as Big Daddy Wildlife Removal at 412-403-7396. The property owner will be responsible for the cost of having the animal removed.
Call Jackie Snyder at 412-931-7055 for an appointment. Participants must be at least 65 and must present one of the following as proof of age:
For information on Senior Centers and to find one near you please contact the Allegheny County Agency on Aging at 412-350-5460 or go to their website at http://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/About/Offices/Area-Agency-on-Aging.aspx
To request a handicapped parking space, please contact the Ross Township Police Department at 412-931-9070.
You can be added to the No Solicitation list by calling Jackie Snyder at 412-931-7055.
We sell discounted Amusement Park tickets for Kennywood , Idlewild, Sandcastle, Waldameer and several other parks from May through September. We sell Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium Tickets from May through December each year. We also sell discounted ski lift tickets to Hidden Valley and Seven Springs in the winter from December through March. The tickets are sold at the reception desk in the Municipal Building Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Please contact Jackie Snyder at 412-931-7055 for more information and prices.
The Ross Township Public Works Department will pick up leaves that are placed in the brown paper leaf bags two times each year. Usually, the first two weeks in April for the spring cleanup and October 15th through November 30th for the fall cleanup. Any other time of the year, Waste Management will take leaves and yard debris that is placed in plastic lawn bags. Waste Management will not pickup brown paper leaf bags. More information is available here.
Sometimes there is confusion between Ross Township, Allegheny County and Ross Township, in Saylorsburg, PA in Monroe County. Their phone number is 570-992-4990.
Ross Township has 30,745 people.
The number is 412-364-7903. The address is 4981 McKnight Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.
Contact an animal removal service such as Big Daddy Wildlife Removal at 412-403-7396 or any other service listed online or in the yellow pages. The Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Ross Township Public Works Department do not respond to these types of calls.
Yes. Hunters must have the permission of property owners to hunt on private property. There is no hunting allowed on Ross Township property including parks. They must have a valid hunting license. Hunters must also follow all rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.