South Fayette Township Public Works is essential to the maintenance of roads, parks, stormwater facilities, vehicles, equipment, buildings, and other township-owned property and infrastructure. The department is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The Public Works Department includes a management team consisting of a director and a foreman. The full-time union workforce includes heavy equipment operators, mechanics, general laborers / truck drivers and parks maintenance laborers / truck drivers.
Wood Waste Recycling Center
Residents are welcome to drop off wood waste (limbs up to 4 inches in diameter) and help themselves to wood chips/mulch at the township's wood waste recycling/chipping site, along Ridge Road in Boys Home Park. Hours are dawn to dusk. Commercial use of this facility is prohibited.
Please follow these guidelines for dropping off wood waste:
- No plastic bags
- No grass clippings
- No trees/branches larger than 4 inches in diameter
- No tinsel or decorations on Christmas trees
- No tree stumps
Report a Road Concern
The township, county or state may be responsible for repairing road issues, depending on who owns and maintains the road. See "Who Maintains My Road" for details.
Allegheny County Roads
Responsibilities and activities of the Public Works Department include, but are not limited to:
- Snow maintenance, such as plowing and salting
- Grass mowing and trimming
- Road improvements and pothole repair
- Storm sewer maintenance
- Park upkeep
- Street sweeping
- Wood chipping
- Debris cleanup
- Sign installation
- Utility line marking
- Building and facility maintenance
- Use and monitoring of herbicides and pesticides (appropriate employees are certified)