Payments

Checks and Money Orders made payable to “Buffalo Township” are the only forms of acceptable payment at this time. Cash and Credit is not accepted at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Municipal Lein Letters

Municipal Lien Letter Requests cost $40 per parcel. They do not include water, sewage, or garbage. Dye tests are not required by the Township. If your financing company requires a dye test, contact the Washington County Sewage Council at 724-223-0504.

Taxes

Earned Income/Local Services Tax/Delinquent Per capita Tax

Keystone Collections Group

Buffalo Twp PSD CODE 631002
EIT – 1% of Wages
LST – $52 Annually

*These taxes should be withheld from your paycheck by your employer or remitted quarterly if self-employed

McGuffey School District

Administration Offices

Real Estate/Township/School Tax Collector

Eric Donnelly

  • 322 East Buffalo Church Road
    Washington, PA 15301
  • (724) 228-9166
  • donnelly322@comcast.net

Tax Certifications – $45 Per Parcel

*Please note that Real Estate Taxes are to be paid to the Tax Collector on Tuesdays by Appt. Only at the above address and NOT at the Township Office.

Washington County Tax Revenue Department

Property Assessments (724) 228-6850
Tax Claim (Delinquent Property Taxes including unpaid hydrant and light assessments) (724) 228-6767

Emergency Services

PLEASE DIAL 9-1-1 IN CASE OF EMERGENCY AND TO CONTACT THE STATE POLICE. BUFFALO TOWNSHIP DOES NOT HAVE A CONTRACT WITH DONEGAL POLICE DEPT.

Claysville VFD

  • PO Box 435, 154 Main Street
    Claysville, PA 15323
  • (724) 663-4240

  • Emergency: 911

Taylorstown VFD

  • PO Box 149, 44 Main Street
    Taylorstown, PA 15365
  • (724) 948-2930

  • Emergency: 911

Washington County Dog Warden

John Sheldon

  • (412) 973-0089

Washington County Humane Society

Legal

Buffalo Township Solicitor

Dennis M. Makel, Esquire

Makel & Associates, LLC

  • 98 E. Maiden Street
    Washington, PA 15301
  • (724) 222-7639

Magisterial District 27-3-10

Judge Ethan Ward

  • 200 Buffalo Center Lane
    Washington, PA 15301
  • (724) 222-8122

*The Township Office does NOT accept any pleas, paperwork, or fine payments associated with the District Judge’s Office. Their office is located beside Western Edge Seafood in the Plaza before you get to the Township Building.

Right-to-Know Requests

Office of Open Records

George Spiess

  • 333 Market Street, 16th Floor
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
  • (717) 346-9903
  • openrecords@pa.gov
  • openrecords.pa.gov

Right-To-Know Officer

Michelle Markley

  • (724) 222-2711
  • mmarkley@buffalotwp.com

Notary

Buffalo Township offers Notary Services free to residents. Non-Residents are charged fees set by the State.

Notary Public

Michelle Markley

  • (724) 222-2711
  • mmarkley@buffalotwp.com

Disclaimer: I am a NOTARY. I am not an attorney licensed to practice law in this Commonwealth. I am not allowed to draft legal records, give advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities. I am not a “Full Agent” and do not notarize or transfer vehicle titles.

Additional Contacts

Board of Auditors

Robert Buchanan, Carl Bedillion

Secretary/Treasurer

Michelle Markley

  • (724) 222-2711
  • mmarkley@buffalotwp.com