Archives: FAQs

How do I request public information?

Some Township information is considered public knowledge and available by filling out the Right to Know Form found below.  There are certain requirements and expectations that are found under the PA Right to Know Law.  Copies of public documents are available at a cost of 25 cents per page.  The Open Records Officer is the … Continued

How do I obtain a septic permit?

Contact Building Permit Officer at 814-398-8489 or You can also look under documents on the website for the permit application under Permits both on the Residents and Businesses pages of the website.  Once the permit application is completed and submitted to the Township Office, Peter Homchenko will be provided a copy so that he … Continued

Where is the nearest hospital?

The nearest hospital is the Meadville Medical Center and is located in Meadville, PA.  You can contact them at 814-333-5000 or online at

What is the location and boundary of Venango Township?

PennDOT has location and boundary maps that are available at There is other information that is available at their main website at

What is the Floodplain Ordinance?

Venango Township adopted a Floodplain Ordinance that contains requirements and restrictions for floodplain management on individual properties when constructing any type of building, driveway and parking areas as well as future development.  If you need additional information please contact the Township Secretary at 814-398-8489 or by email at

Who do I call about police-related non-emergencies?

For non emergencies, contact the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks located on 11176 Murray Road, Meadville, PA 16335 or at 814-332-6911. You should contact County Control by calling 911 for any emergency or to report an incident or complaint.

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