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.

Upcoming Road Work!!
May 30, 2023

Weather Permitting
The following roads will be Seal Coated:

Road Name Starting Point Ending Point
Wonderland Park Road The whole road  
Stuckey Road Beacon Road Creek Road
Old Route 68 The whole road  
Needle Point Road Dufford Road Railroad Tracks
Ash Stop Road State Route 68 Spithaler School Road
Eckstein Road The intersection at Rader School Road  
Rader School Road Eckstein Road Girl Scout Camp
Beacon Road Reibold Road Beacon Hotel
Cashdollar Road Watters Station Road Mars Rod & Gun Club
Browns Mill Road Tunnel Road Brownsdale Road

The work will last about 2 days


Township Updates

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine

Spotted Lanternfly QuarantinePDA announced on Friday that Butler County had been added to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone. https://www.media.pa.gov/Pages/Agriculture_details.aspx?newsid=1302 Penn State Extension has a lot of great resources:...

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No On-Street ParkingChapter 15-409 Section 2 prohibits parking of vehicles on Township roads or rights-of-way at any time.  This includes vehicles, trailers, house trailers, mobile homes, or equipment. The Township Public Works Department requests your cooperation in...

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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.