The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority’s (PENNVEST) Homeowner Septic Loan program has expanded its eligible activities to include homeowners who are hooking up to a public sewer system for the first time. PENNVEST’s loan program provides low interest loans for up to $25,000 to help cover costs associated with public sewer hookup. To learn more about the program or to determine your eligibility, please visit the following links:
It is not permissible to burn leaves, yard waste, or other materials in Worcester Township, Montgomery County. Worcester Township's Recycling Ordinance located in Chapter 116 of the Codified Ordinance requires waste to be recycled and not burned.
The Department of Environmental Protection has the following exemption for open buring (Pennsylvania Code § 129.14): A fire set in conjunction with the production of agricultural commodities in their unmanufactured state on the premises of the farm operation.
- To properly dispose of recyclables, please refer to the County’s recycling dates found here.
- To find out specific dates for the curbside collection of yard debris – please contact your private hauler directly. They are required to offer one curb side collection each spring and fall per the Township’s ordinance found here.
- To properly dispose of yard waste and leaves, please contact Barnside Compost Facility at 610-287-8880, or visit their website for more information. They are a DEP approved drop off location in Schwenksville.
- To read the Township’s “Solid Waste Management and Recycling Ordinance” (2003-193) in full – please click here.
For information on recycling, please visit our recycling information page.
Please contact the Township directly at 610-584-1410 for questions or concerns.
The quarterly rate for public sewer increased to $114.95 on April 1, 2015 per an ordinance passed at the Board of Supervisors Meeting in December 2013. The rate is set to increase again in 2016.
The rate covers the increased cost of sewer plant operation, electric, chemicals, sludge removal, wet well cleaning, and other associated costs.
Public sewer service is provided through the Township for certain locations. Sewer bills are sent at the beginning of each quarter (January, April, July, October), and payments are due by 4:30 pm at the end of the respective month they are issued (January 31, April 30, July 31, October 31). The Township also accepts MasterCard and Visa payments.