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.

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Wear your mask! Avoid large gatherings! Butler county fought hard to protect our health system, keep our children safe in school, protect our vulnerable seniors, and keep our businesses open and our workforce healthy!  But we are seeing the virus get ahead of us.  We can’t stop now! Again, wear your mask. Wash your hands. Clean surfaces. Keep 6 feet apart.  Avoid non-critical activities where social distancing or masking is not possible.  Only you can keep butler county open now!

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.