Westmoreland Industrial Park
Upper Burrell Township
Upper Burrell Township Residential Area
Upper Burrell Township Rural Area
Upper Burrell Township
Upper Burrell Township
Oak Lake Golf Course

Coronavirus Updates

The Township Office will remain open, but will restrict visits.  If any information is needed, residents should please call the Township Office at 724-335-3517 before making a trip.

The April 28, 2020, Primary Election has been changed to June 2, 2020.  However, with everything that is happening with the COVID-19 virus, that could change again.  The Election Bureau will keep us updated.  Please keep checking the site for more details as they are available. 

Coronavirus Information

Disaster Declaration

The April 4, 2020 Children’s Easter Party has been cancelled

About Upper Burrell Township

Established in 1879, Upper Burrell Township, Westmoreland County, PA, is a rural farming community of 15.6 square miles with approximately 2,326 residents. We are a growing community in both population and industry. We are proud to have located within our community Alcoa Technical Center, Penn State University and the Westmoreland Business and Research Park.

Our residents enjoy country living while minutes away from regional shopping areas. As with any township, we are rich with history. From the thriving family businesses in the past, to the educational and industrial center, what we have become today makes Upper Burrell Township a distinctive community.

Upper Burrell Township is a Township of the Second Class, and it is governed by a board of supervisors. The board consists of three elected supervisors, each serving a six year term. Be sure to check out the Board & Administrative Section for meeting minutes.

Important News and Updates

  • Recycling Center Flyer
  • Landlord Occupancy Inspection Ordinance
  • Westmoreland County is participating with the seven other counties of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fayette, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset in a broadband feasibility study and needs your input! Please share the following surveys for residents and businesses linked below.

    Survey for HOME: https://bit.ly/2V8T4F9

    Survey for BUSINESS: https://bit.ly/39T95CW

    The results will help the region determine where the need is greatest and help guide us on how to ensure that all citizens and businesses have affordable and adequate access to broadband services.

    Survey responses are due March 13, 2020.

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Township Supervisor Meetings

Supervisor's meetings are normally held on the first Wednesday of the month, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Click the Agenda link on the right to see the agenda for the upcoming meeting.  Agenda's are normally available on the Monday before the meeting.

The April 1, 2020 regular meeting of the Township Supervisor’s has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The meeting will not be rescheduled and plans are in place to hold the May 6, 2020 meeting, provided all restrictions have been lifted.  Please watch the website for updates.

Other News and Information


Funds available for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation

Westmoreland County residents may be eligible for funds to rehabilitate homes they own and
live in through a program coordinated through the Westmoreland County Housing Authority
Weatherization Program. The Westmoreland County Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation
Program will use funds that Westmoreland County received as a grant made available through
the 2012 Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund
and the Marcellus Shale Impact Fees.

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Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia. At no cost to donors, we pick up or tow away vehicles, anywhere in Pennsylvania or West Virginia.

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Get rid of your old medications

Now located at the Township building is a container that all residents can use to discard old, no longer needed, prescriptions, prescription patches, medications, ointments, over the counter medications, vitamins, samples, and pet medications. Will not accept hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, ointments, lotions or needles, medications from businesses, liquids, thermometers.