Forward Township was established in 1854 out of territory embraced in the original townships of Connoquenessing and Middlesex. The Township is named after the Honorable Walter Forward who was a judge in Allegheny County, PA., a member of the 17th U.S. Congress and also the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1841 to 1843.

The Forward Township office is closed for visitors. We ask residents to email or call the office in lieu of stopping in with any questions or comments.

April 21 Planning Commission Meeting

Tax Payments

Our tax collector will not be collecting walk-in payments during the month of April. Please mail your payment directly to:

Ronda Miller
124 Glenwood Avenue
Evans City, PA 16033

If you require a receipt please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Press Release from Butler County Emergency Services regarding COVID-19

Butler County Press Release

For daily updated information please go to Butler County Website

Our EOC has activated ESF #15 External Affairs/Public Inquiry and started today.  The phone number is 724-431-0982 and is a general information line for citizens to call regarding COVID-19.  The hours right now are 8:30am-4:30pm Monday thru Friday.  Please share with your municipality.  For human service needs, i.e. food, how do I file for unemployment, etc. etc. need to go to 2-1-1.  Citizens can certainly call the 0982 number but for those type of needs, they will be advised to call 2-1-1.   

Be aware, Be prepared and Stay Informed!

Kind regards,
Amy A. Marree
Emergency Management Planner
Butler County Emergency Services

5th Annual 5K and Fun Run/Walk

New Date
Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 8 AM – 2 PM
Patti J. Nelson Memorial Foundation

Forward Township does not have zoning however, all changes to properties in Forward Township which may include such things as building, fences, driveways, etc., please contact the Township office to determine if a permit is needed.