Good Neighbor Reminders
- Grass must be cut prior to going to seed and all weeds
must be cut or removed.
- O'Hara Township Ordinance No. 1226 prohibits the mowing
of grass on Sundays before noon.
- Vehicles which are not currently licensed and inspected
or which are inoperable are not permitted to be parked on
any residential lot unless garaged.
- Residents are also reminded that garbage should be placed
at the curb in approved containers prior to 6:00 a.m. on
collection day but not more than 24 hours prior to pickup.
Cans and containers should be removed by 7:00 p.m. on the
day of collection.
Swimming pools can be a great source of family fun, rest
and recreation. However, before you plan your new pool, please
keep in mind the following:
These requirements are pertinent to above-ground as well as
in-ground swimming pools. If you have any questions, please
call the Township at 412-782-1400.
- Swimming Pools must meet all yard setback requirements.
- All pools require a Building Permit from the Township.
- All pools must have an enclosure of not less than 4 feet
above the ground.
- All gates shall be self-closing and self-latching with
latches placed at least 4 feet above the ground.
A permit is required for all recreational
fires, including open pit cookouts. Following is the list
of requirements that must be met prior to issuance of a permit.
Open burning shall be deemed to be allowed with a permit
only for the following:
- For recreation, camping, or a cookout;
- Only dry, clean wood products or other clean-burning fuels
- Only smokeless fuels, if any, are used to start the fire;
- The pile of material being burned is three (3) feet in
diameter or less and two (2) feet or less in height; and
the fire is at least twenty-five feet (25) from the nearest
structure, inhabited area, roadway, property line, utility;
- The fire is to be attended at all times Adequate means
to control & extinguish the open fire shall be readily available
at all times during any burning;
- A class 4A fire extinguisher or garden hose shall be close
to the fire. A barbeque grill needs no permit
You may also want to let your neighbors know that you are
having a recreational fire so they are aware of the smoke
that will occur.
Applications should be submitted at the Township office. Please
allow ten (10) days for review and approval of the application.
To download Recreational Fire Permit
Application, please click here.