Township News

 

 

The Brighton Township Municipal Building is open to the public between the hours of 8 a.m. and noon and between 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.  The office will be closed from noon to 1 p.m. for sanitizing.  Please use a mask when entering and practice social distancing when in the lobby. 

 

 

CURBSIDE COLLECTION OF LEAVES — Brighton Township will conduct curbside collection of leaves on the following Wednesdays:  October 21, November 4 and November 18.  Leaves must be at the curb by 7:30 a.m. and be placed within biodegradable paper bags purchased at the Municipal Building.  Shrub clippings and cut brush may also be placed within the bags.  Bags are available for purchase at $2.00 per bag.  The use of bags from other sources will not be collected.  Residents are encouraged to continue to use the yard waste drop-off site located at 1250 Brighton Road to dispose of their leaves and other yard waste after purchasing their $15 annual permit.

 

 

Brighton Township Adopts Stormwater Management Fee

Brighton Township has adopted a Stormwater Management Fee to funds its compliance obligations with PA DEP stormwater permitting requirements.  The fee is effective for 2019 and was billed in February through Berkheimer Associates.  For more information read the Township’s December newsletter article “Township Adopts Stormwater Management Fee” by clicking here.

 

 

 

2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Released by the Brighton Township Municipal Authority

The Brighton Township Municipal Authority has issued their 2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report on water testing performed in 2019.  The Authority is pleased to report that their drinking water meets all Federal and State requirements. The report can be read or downloaded here

 

 

Rental Registration Reminder

Brighton Township code requires each owner of rental property located within the Township to register the rental property and tenants age 18 and over. The registration is to be renewed on or before February 1st and August 1st of each year advising the Township of any changes in occupancy.  Registration forms are available at the Township Office or under the Applications and Forms Page in the Residents Center on this web site. Once registered, if you have had no tenant changes you may report the information by calling 724-774-4800. 

 

 

New FEMA Flood Maps Posted

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which administers the National Flood Insurance Program, has released updated studies and mapping for floodplains. The Township has posted all related information on the Planning & Zoning Page.

 

 

WELCOME TO BRIGHTON TOWNSHIP!

Brighton Township is one of the Western Pennsylvania region’s most affluent, beautiful and serene communities that is within minutes of the Borough of Beaver, a Pittsburgh Magazine “top 10 stable great neighborhood” and the Beaver Area School District, a Pittsburgh Business Times “top 10 percent regional district.” The township features immediate access to local recreation and medical center, Pittsburgh attractions, interstate highways, an international airport and excellent shopping. With significantly lower property taxes, the township has grown steadily during the past five years as a safe, vibrant bedroom community in which to raise a family. Our Web Site provides a continuing flow of meaningful information to our residents and encourages increased communication between the Township and the public that we serve.

 

 

GOVERNANCE

Founded in 1816, Brighton Township is a residential community blending a rural setting with a progressive attitude. A Township of the Second Class, it is governed by a board of three elected supervisors, each serving a six year term.

 

The Board of Supervisors appoints a Township Manager who is charged with the day to day operations and fiscal management of the Township. The Board meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building at 1300 Brighton Road. Any necessary change in this schedule is advertised in the local legal ads, and special meetings are advertised as well. All meetings of the Board are open to the public with an opportunity at each meeting for public comment. Further, any individual is encouraged to contact the Township offices with concerns or comments. Residents are encouraged to present their views on Township matters on any of the means that are available, including letters, e-mail, telephone and in person.

 

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