Welcome to Forward Township!

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.


Township Updates

Flag Ceremony

Flag Retirement CeremonyConnoquenessing Troop 482 will be holding a Flag Retirement Ceremony November 11, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Please bring any old flags that you would like to retire to the Township Building. For more information regarding Troop 482  Click Here

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Forward Township Comprehensive Plan UPDATED 9/22/2022

Forward Township Comprehensive Plan Public Workshop for Comprehensive Plan for a summary of the September 22, 2021 meeting Comprehensive Plan Review and Adoption Process*please note the dates listed are hypothetical dates based on a June 28 PC acceptance of the draft...

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Ordinance Updates

Ordinance NoticeForward Township has been updating many of their ordinances. To stay up to date please visit The Township Ordinance Page

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No On-Street ParkingDear Resident of Forward Township: Please be aware that vehicles must not be parked on the roadway for the township municipal trucks to plow and salt without hinderance or potential damage to municipal property.  The Forward Township ordinance...

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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.