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It is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
Office hours are between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or feel free to call at 412-486-0400 or 724-443-7585.
If you have slow drainage, you may have a blockage in your system, most often caused by disposing cooking grease and large foreign objects in the sewer system. Tree roots also can cause sluggish drainage when they infiltrate the sewers.
Contact the Environmental Services Department first at 412-486-0400, extension 312 or 303, between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to see if they can help you quickly solve your problem or refer your problem to a specialist.
If you have a sewer backup up problem after business hours, contact the Hampton Township Police Department by dialing 911.
In one simple word...NO!!
Pre-moistened towelettes called "wet wipes" are becoming an increasing trend in our bathroom culture. Due to the convenience and comfort they offer, more people are opting to buy these wet wipes instead of traditional toilet paper. The fact that many of these wipes are being marketed as flushable, keeps them competitive with their paper rival as users are not forced to find some alternative means of disposing of them.
Unlike toilet paper, which normally dissolves in no longer than 24 hours, wet wipes may dissolve for weeks or months causing clogs that will have to be fixed by a professional plumbing service. Furthermore, if you have tree roots that are spidering into your sewage pipes, then these "flushable" wipes, these wet wipes could get caught on the roots that are making their way through your piping causing blockages.
And the problem doesn't stop there. If the wet wipes make it past your sewage plumbing, it may still cause problems through the Township's main sewer lines and also at it's sewage treatment plant. The Township's sewage treatment plant has been experiencing clogs and other problems associated with wet wipes for years. The plant struggles with aging infrastructure for years and the problem with "ragging" - when baby wipes, dental floss, paper towels, facial tissue, and other items not designed for flushing entangle sewer pumps.
For more information:
- Are Flushable Wipes Flushable
- "What a Bummer! "flushable" wipes blamed for sewer woes
Waste Management provides unlimited curb service for household trash and recyclables for the following costs:
This service entitles the customer to place unlimited household trash and bulky items such as:
Should you not participate in the Township-sponsored Waste Management program for the collection of garbage and recycling, you are still responsible for the payment of a garbage bill. Furthermore, Waste Management is well within its legal rights to sue for the collection of all delinquent payments and possibly lien your property.
For more information, view our webpage on disposing of electronic devices.
To participate, you must set up a collection appointment with Waste Management, by one of the following ways: 1) go to www.WMAtYourDoor.com, 2) 1-800-449-7587, or 3) e-mail at AtYourDoor@WM.com.
Should you have any further questions, please contact the Township office at 412-486-0400 ext. 303.
Yard Waste will be picked up the 3rd full week of each month, from April through November, one (1) day per residence each month as determined by Waste Management. Items included are: brush, garden residue (no dirt attached) in paper biodegradable bags, leaves in paper biodegradable bags, tree limbs, shrubbery, tree trimmings cut in 4 feet length, no larger than 3 inches diameter, no greater than 40 pounds and securely tied and bundled; and twigs. Yard waste pickup may be a different day than your garbage. If you do not know your day of collection for yard waste, please call Waste Management for your calendar at 1-800-458-4090 or the Township office at 412-486-0400 ext. 303.
Observed holidays are New Years, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Christmas.
If you suspect you have a rodent problem, please call Susan Bernet at the township at 412-486-0400, extension 303. We will have a rodent official inspect your property as soon as possible. If he inspects your property and finds rodents he will have you sign a release form immediately, so he may bait your property.
For more information, please refer to the attached National Pest Alert issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases Informational Flyer
To schedule an inspection a Minimum of 24 Hours Advance Notice is required.
If you need to schedule a final inspection for an accessory structure (shed / fence / carport / etc.) or an inspection for a sump/stormwater controls please call the Township Permitting Office at 412-486-0400 x 304. You will need to provide your name, phone number, address, permit number and type of construction.
If you need to schedule a building inspection please contact the Township Building Inspector, Chris Jolliffe, directly at 412-821-0337 x 54. You will need to provide your name, phone number, address, permit number and type of construction.
If you need to schedule an electrical inspection, please contact the Township Electrical Inspector, Gene Meaner, directly at 412-821-0337 x 39. You will need to provide your name, phone number, address, permit number and type of construction.
Always use the trails with courtesy and safety in mind. The township publishes a listing of all hiking trails and is available in the D.C.S office. To receive a copy, or for more information, stop by the department, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or call us at 412-486-0400, extension 370.
Anyone caught hunting will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
If you witness damage to a park facility, please call us at 412-486-0400, extension 370, to report the problem. For situations that warrant police assistance you should call 911. The Township of Hampton thanks you for your concern and assistance in these matters.
Volunteers are unpaid citizens donating their time; people interested in employment should apply for jobs through the DCS office. If you are interested in volunteering or for more information, contact us between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at 412-486-0400, extension 329.
Pavilion reservations are accepted year-round at the Department of Community Services (DCS) office, during normal office hours.
Should you have any questions or desire additional information please call the DCS office at 412-487-7870, extension 370.
The D.C.S. offers youth and adult tennis lessons during the summer. Sign ups are announced in department program brochure. For more information about tennis programs contact us between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 412-486-0400, extension 370.
If a Non-Resident has already purchased a Community Pool Pass, they may register beginning April 24.
All registrations must be done Online. www-hampton-pa.org
For more information, visit our webpage about suspicious activity.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). Its mission is to serve as a conduit to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding cyber crime. IC3 has developed direct contacts with industry representatives such as online retailers, financial institutions, Internet service providers, and parcel delivery companies to assist in increasing the flow of information to all parties involved with cyber crime. Complaints can be submitted at the IC3 website by anyone who believes they are a victim of Internet crime, or is aware of an attempted Internet crime. Once a complaint is filed, trained analysts will review and research each complaint, disseminating information to the appropriate federal, state, local, or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for criminal, civil, or administrative action, as appropriate.
The following types of fraud can be reported to IC3:
The drop-off is anonymous and no questions will be asked and no names taken -- it is completely confidential. The Drug Box will be emptied as often as needed and disposed of in a safe manner. This will help keep dangerous medications out of our landfills, water supply, and out of the hands of unauthorized users.
This service is available Monday through Friday only, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.
There is a $10 per person fee. Individuals must also provide the required fingerprint card and a photo ID.
Questions regarding this service should be directed to the Police Department at 412-486-0400, extension 317.
You must present a picture ID, such as a valid driver's license, military ID, or passport. There is a processing fee of $5 for an incident report and $15 for an accident report.
Copies of the records you requested must be handed directly to the requesting person who must have proper ID. It is a good idea to call first to verify if the report will be released and so that the report will be ready for you when you arrive. Please call the Hampton Police Department at 412-486-0400 with any questions.
You should maintain a detailed description as well as the serial numbers of all appliances, tools, radios, televisions, firearms, and other valuables you own. Whenever possible, inscribe or label your valuables with your driver's license number.
The Township of Hampton Police Department offers programs that provide crime prevention techniques you may implement to help protect you and your home. Police officers can also conduct a security check of your home to make sure it is safe.
For more information about home safety programs or to receive a free home safety brochure, contact the Hampton Police Department between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday located at:3101 McCully RoadAllison Park, PA 15101
Or call 412-486-0400.
District Judge Thomas Swan can be found at: District Court Number 05-3-042060 Saxonburg Blvd.Gibsonia, PA 15044
Or contacted via phone at 724-265-2380.
Next to the Municipal Offices. Tour groups learn about the responsibilities of the station, its personnel, and the assigned equipment through both fun and educational activities. The tour includes computer room, squad room, cell block, Regional Booking Center, police car, weapons room, and other offices. Information is tailored to the group's specific needs and age group.
The department recommends that arrangements should be made at least 3 weeks in advance. To arrange a tour for you or your group, or for additional information, stop by the Hampton Police Department between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, or call 412-486-0400.
Simply give the department your name, address, and vacation dates. Be sure to mention what lights you will leave on in the house, what lights you will have set on timers, and what security devices you have to protect your home. The department will then patrol your home on the dates you have specified. For more information, contact the Hampton Township Police Department located at:3101 McCully RoadAllison Park, PA 15101
Or call 412-486-0400.
Commendation Procedure To Commend or Compliment the performance of a Hampton Township Police Department employee, notify the Police Department by calling at 412-486-0400, writing or visiting at: 3101 McCully Road Allison Park, PA 15101 You may also send a commendation or compliment via email. Letters of Commendation from citizens are posted for all department employees to view. The Police Department and its employees appreciate the effort and consideration of concerned citizens who take the time to commend employee performance. Complaint Procedure A person wishing to file a formal complaint should contact a supervisor at the Hampton Police Department. The supervisor will give you a Hampton Township Police Department Citizen Complaint Form, or one can be mailed to you. The complainant will be required to return the complaint in person and sign the form in the presence of a department supervisor. You will be notified by the investigating officer as to the progress of your complaint, and you may be required to supply additional information. Once the complaint has been investigated, you will be notified by mail that the investigation has been completed and advised as to the disposition of your complaint.
Should you have a complaint or concern about the amount of noise caused by a construction project in your area, the Hampton Police will respond to the site. Construction projects are not permitted to begin before 7 a.m. and after 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday. If the noise exceeds the maximum allowable noise level for the particular zoning area, the police will issue a citation to the builders. To file a complaint, or for more information, please contact the Hampton Police Department or the Building Inspector at 412-486-0400.
Persons or businesses selling goods or requesting donations door to door must obtain a solicitor's permit from the Township of Hampton Police Department. There is a $100 permit fee and a $25 charge for each individual which is valid for one month. Along with the permit, the solicitor will be issued a photo identification badge. Any time somebody comes to your door selling something or requesting donations, ask for identification and their permit. A solicitor's permit is necessary to solicit anywhere in the Township of Hampton, including streets and public buildings as well as private residences. A non-solicitation list will be provided prohibiting solicitation of residences and businesses on that list. Any business or resident can be added to this list upon request of the township. Should a person be soliciting without a valid permit, they are subject to fines and/or arrest. All solicitors are restricted to the hours of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. No solicitation is permitted on Sundays. If a violation is deemed to have occurred, a summons may be issued to the violating person and/or business. A police officer does not need to be present at the time the alleged violation occurs; however, a complainant's testimony will be required if the matter is prosecuted in court. For safety's sake, never pay or donate cash or valuables to a door to door solicitor, whether they appear legitimate or not. If a solicitor does not have a permit or appears fraudulent, contact the Township of Hampton Police Department using 911 to report the complaint.
Hampton Township bills a fine of $50 after 3 false alarms in 1 calendar year. If you believe that you did not have a chargeable false alarm you may notify the Police Department in writing to confirm the number of false alarm responses from your home or business and the dates on which they occurred. You will be notified of this information in writing to confirm our records are correct.
For more information concerning firework regulations in Hampton Township, please contact the Township of Hampton Police Department at 412-486-0400. Should a citizen observe violations of BOCA Code or Hampton Township Ordinance, call 911 for immediate response.
Many years ago Pittsburgh was known around the world as the "Smoky City" due to the extensive emissions from our mills and factories. The pollution was so bad that on some days you couldn't see from one end of the street to another. But, right after Word War II, the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County passed a number of ordinances to control air pollution, including restrictions on outdoor burning.
At one time open fires in Allegheny County were virtually abolished, but over the years there have been exceptions made to those restrictions at the county and municipal levels.
Unfortunately, there is a great deal of confusion about what is allowed and not allowed when it comes to outdoor fires. To clarify the matter, Township Council has drafted a new ordinance (Number 681) regarding restrictions and regulations on open burning. Visit our open fires / burning webpage for details.
Events or actions may be prohibited if they cause a noise disturbance. These include continuously barking dogs, noisy construction equipment, horns and signaling devices not being used for a danger warning, stereos and televisions, engine repair and testing, or excessive party noise. Violation of this ordinance is a summary offense and can result in fines up to $300.
To receive a copy of the Township of Hampton Noise ordinance #298, or to report a suspected noise violation, contact the Township of Hampton Police Department at 412-486-0400 or 911 for immediate response.
Accidents involving hazardous materials can happen anytime and range from a chemical spill on the highway to groundwater contamination by naturally occurring methane gas to ingesting a household cleaner at home. Hazardous material incidents are accidents which affect a large number of people and, while fairly uncommon, can happen anytime, anywhere. For more information about hazardous material incidents and their likelihood in the Township of Hampton, please call the Township of Hampton Police Department at 412-486-0400. In the event of an emergency, call 911.
Dogs roaming freely are in violation of the Pennsylvania State Dog Law and the Hampton Township Ordinance and are subject to impoundment by the Township of Hampton Police Department. Owners of dogs running freely may receive a summons and/or a fine. To report a dog running loose or for more information about the leash law ordinance, please call the Police Department at 412-486-0400 or for immediate response, call 911.
The Police Department investigates all complaints of barking dogs in the Township of Hampton. To file a complaint or for further information, call 412-486-0400 or 911 for immediate response.
The following action for such cases is suggested:
The Township of Hampton Police Department investigates such complaints; however, if the animal control officers contracted through Hampton Township or the police officer do not witness these violations, they cannot act upon them. As an alternative, citizens can go to the District Magistrate, Thomas Swan, to swear out a complaint and take the offenders to court.
Violation of this ordinance could result in a fine of not less than $75 or more than $300 plus court costs. This is a summary offense and police cannot issue a summons for this violation unless they actually view the offense; however, any citizen who sees this violation can request that the Magistrate issue a summons for the offender. For more information about the pooper scooper law, please call the Hampton Police at 412-486-0400.
The Hampton Township Police Department contracts with Big Daddy Wildlife Removal for these animal control services.
Wildlife or game animal complaints should be referred to the Pennsylvania Game Commission at 724-238-9523.
For more information about this program call the Township, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 412-486-0400, extension 329.
When you call, be prepared with the location and type of maintenance problem as well as your name and phone number so that the department can contact you for additional information. Leave these details in a message if a person is unable to answer the phone when you call. For more information, or to report a maintenance or repair need, contact the Township of Hampton between 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 412-486-0400, extension 303.
If you notice an area of a township road that is in need of improvement, please report it to the township When calling, be prepared with the location and nature of the problem, and with your name and number in case further information is needed. For more information about public works construction and improvements, contact the township from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 412-486-0400, extension 303.
In addition to the maintenance and construction performed by the Township of Hampton, the state and county perform similar work on their roads, routes,interstates, and right-of-ways that run through the Township of Hampton. These state and county roads and projects, while within the Township of Hampton limits, are not controlled, designed or maintained by the Township of Hampton Department of Public Works. State routes and interstates in the township of Hampton include:
To report a maintenance or repair concern on a State-owned roadway, you may contact the State at 1-800-349-7623 or by email at the following link: PennDOT Fix Road
County Roads are Middle Road and Duncan Avenue. To find out about construction occurring on these roads, or to report a maintenance or repair concern, you may contact the County at 412-350-4906.
All employees are required to complete a Certificate of Residence form with their employers. It is the employer’s responsibility to get this information to you; however, if your employer’s payroll department is unfamiliar with this form, please suggest that they contact Keystone Collections at 1-888-328-0558. The Township’s / School District’s 6-digit political subdivision code is 710501. It is extremely important that this code is correct when the form is submitted to your employer.
Hampton Township requires 10 business days for all sale or refinance transactions. The lien letter form is usually requested by a Title, Settlement Company or an attorney representing the sellers or buyers. The fee for municipal lien letter is $25. The township will issue a lien letter for any municipal claims prior to February, 1996. For all information after this date, please contact both Jordan Tax Service 724-731-2300 / 412-835-5243 and Hampton Shaler Water Authority, at 412-486-4867, in order to avoid any potential delays in the issuance of a lien letter. For information on lien letters contact the Township of Hampton Office at 412-486-0400, extension 301.
Township of Hampton tax rates are set in December of every year for the upcoming township fiscal year, which runs from January to December. Rates are set by the Township of Hampton Council after consultation and discussion with residents, business owners, and Township officials in hearings and meetings that are open to the public. The local tax millage rate for the 2018 calendar year is 2.4966 mills; 1.979 for general operating purposes, 0.314 mills for capital improvement purposes, and 0.2036 for fire protection.
Hampton Township School District millage rates are determined in late June, as the School District runs on a fiscal year from July 1 to June 30. Millage rates are determined by the School Board. The millage rate for 2017 / 2018 is 18.77.
For more information, or to receive an application, contact the County of Allegheny Treasurer's Office located at Room 108 of the Courthouse:436 Grant St.Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or call them at 412-350-4100.
The application and fee of $40 must be received before a packet for the plumber can be released. The packet can then be picked up at the Reception area. Municipal lien letter packets are periodically mailed to a current list of closing / title companies or attorneys or the packet can be faxed upon request of the attorney or closing/title company. A zoning inspection must be completed prior to release of municipal lien letter by contacting the Permit Department at 412-486-0400, extension 304. Please make sure the dye test, zoning inspection, and municipal lien letter and/or tax certification(s) are ordered well in advance of the closing date.
Property owners who feel that their property has been assessed too high may appeal first to the Allegheny County Board of Assessment Appeals. The office has 2 review procedures. First, they will conduct a formal review on request without a formal petition and adjust the assessment as necessary. If the owner still disputes the ruling, they can file a formal petition with the office to have a reassessment based on one or more qualifying grounds. If the matter is still unsettled, a court hearing can take place to solve the disagreement. For more information, or to find out about having your property assessed, contact the Allegheny County Board of Assessment Appeals located at:329 County Office BuildingPittsburgh, PA 15219Or call them at 412-350-4600.
Bills are mailed to the owner's last known address. It is the taxpayer's responsibility to keep Jordan Tax Service and Allegheny County informed about current billing information. Failure to receive a bill does not relieve the taxpayer of responsibility for paying it. Many homeowners pay monthly installments for taxes to their mortgage company, which keeps these monies in an escrow account from which they pay the taxes when due. Tax bills are mailed to the mortgage companies in these cases.
For more information, or to notify Jordan Tax Service of an address change for your real estate tax bill, contact JTS at: 102 Rahway RoadMcMurray, PA 15317-3349
437 Grant St.Suite. 900Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. They can be reached by telephone at 412-835-5243 or 724-731-2300.
To change or correct billing addresses for Hampton Township and School District Taxes, Hampton Township and School District requires all billing address changes or corrections to be submitted in writing on the Property Tax Address Change Form to Jordan Tax Service, at:102 Rahway RoadMcMurray, PA 15317-3349
437 Grant St.Suite. 900Pittsburgh, PA 15219
If you have any questions, please contact Jordan Tax Service between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 412-835-5243 or 724-731-2300.
437 Grant St.Suite 900Pittsburgh, PA 15219
The deadlines for various taxes are:
There will be seasonal tax collection hours at the Hampton Township Municipal Building, 3101 McCully Road, during the peak tax collection periods for both the Township and School District real estate taxes. Details of the staffing times will be included in each tax bill mailing.Other due dates of interest for taxpayers in the Township of Hampton:
If any deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date is generally the next working date.
For more information about local real estate tax deadlines, contact Jordan Tax Service between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, at 412-835-5243 / 724-731-2300, or the township office at 412-486-0400.
Visit the tax forms (PDF) section of this site to download the tax information form.