Welcome to Churchill Borough

A residential community located 10 miles east of Pittsburgh, the Borough of Churchill offers welcoming neighborhoods, wooded hills, and a rich history dating back to 1773.  2.5 square miles in area with a population of 3,011, Churchill Borough welcomes you.

After exploring our website, if you have any questions, please visit our Contact Us page or call the Borough office at 412-241-7113.

Public Announcements 

Notice to all Residents, especially in the Blackridge Area:

Near Earth Autonomy is a subcontractor that develops perception technologies.  They have been contracted by the U.S. Marines to scan various certain terrain features such as tall grass, asphalt, water, and ponds.  They have received permission from the FFA to land a B206L3 helicopter in the parking lot and in the fairways at the former Churchill Valley Country Club. The B206 has a sensor package mounted on the nose of the aircraft to collect data.  They will be conducting their work a few times a month for an unspecified amount of time.

Children's Annual Halloween Party:

Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. in the Yagle Community Center at the Churchill Borough Building, 2300 William Penn Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.  Come in Costume, Crafts, Balloon Creations, Games and Refreshments.  Please review Halloween Flyer.

Churchill Borough Police Department News Alert!

The Churchill Borough Police Department would like to remind all residents to keep their vehicles locked at all times.  Please do not leave items such as cash, computers, wallets, or any other valuables inside vehicles.  If you observe or hear any suspicious activity, please call 911.
Please be aware of phone scams in our area!  Telephone solicitors have recently been targeting Churchill residents.  Here is an article that can help you identify if a phone call is a scam and what to do in the event you feel victimized - http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0076-phone-scams or call the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-FTC-HELP.

Remember to call 911 in an event of an emergency.

Public Hearing for Gas & Oil Ordinance

At the Public Hearing on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. in the Churchill Borough Building, 2300 William Penn Highway, Pittsburgh, PA, 15235, Council approved the Chapter 304 ("Zoning"), of the Code of the Borough of Churchill by adopting additional regulations governing Oil & Gas Well Production and related activities in the Borough and adding relevant definitions and conditional use criteria.  Please review the attached ordinance.

Silver Certified Community:     

The Borough of Churchill is proud to be recognized as a Silver Certified Community by the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification Program. Please review the attached Certification Release.

Neighborly Behavior:  The small things we do matter

Feeding the Wildlife:  Please do not feed the deer and other wildlife.  Skunks and other rodents feed on bird seed scattered.  Supplying birds with seed also may disturb the natural migratory patterns and contribute to disease from the communal trough.

Mosquitoes and standing water:  Eliminate any standing water around your house, which will greatly reduce the number of mosquitoes and diseases they carry.

Dogs:  We love your dog, but please keep it under control.  Please use a leash when walking your dog, clean up after it and control incessant barking.

Yard Maintenance:  The upkeep of your home is a reflection of your commitment and respect for your neighbors and community.  Please keep your grass mowed and yard free of debris. Garbage cans stored in plain view of the street are an eyesore and an ordinance violation.

Compost piles:  If you compost yard waste, please do not include any food waste.  Even the smallest amount can attract rats, rodents, and other pests.

Boat and camper storage:  It is not permitted to store these vehicles on your property.

Parking:  Overnight parking of your vehicle on the street is not permitted.  Vehicles may not be parked on your lawn at any time.

Noise:  Please consider the possibility of neighbors enjoying their evening meal when operating a lawn mower or other power equipment.

Code Enforcement:  Aesthetics Matter

Churchill Borough currently has a contract with the Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments for the use of a code enforcement officer to ensure that our municipality is maintained in the standard that most residents expect.

For more information regarding Code Enforcement - Go to the Code Enforcement Page.

If you have any questions or concerns that you would like to address, please report any complaints to the:  Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments - Code Enforcement Department @ 412-372-3831 or email Brian Scofield, Code Enforcement Officer @ bri@tcvcog.com.

Communication: The key to any relationship

If you have any municipality questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Borough Office via phone - 412-241-7113 or email at office@churchillboroughcom.

Borough Council is most interested in hearing resident's concerns during the Public Comment period of our Council Meetings (Second Monday of every month - See the Meetings Page), but this is not a forum for back and forth discussion.

Vacancies Available for Churchill Residents interested on the following committees:

Mayor's Resignation - After many years as a Churchill Resident and serving as Mayor of Churchill Borough - Mayor Paul H. McKenna is resigning from his position as of December 31, 2016.  If anyone is interested in serving the remainder of his term to December 31, 2017, please send a letter to Churchill Borough Council at office@churchillborough.com or send via U.S. Mail to the Borough of Churchill at 2300 William Penn Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.

There are available vacancies respectively as a member of the Civil Service Commission, a member and an alternate member for the Zoning Hearing Board, and two members of the Recreation Board. Any interested residents must submit a letter of interest with a resume submitted to office@churchillborough.com or send via mail to the Borough of Churchill at 2300 William Penn Highway, Pittsburgh, PA  15235.

Save The Date:

Leaf Pick-Up - Mondays, October 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, and December 5, 2016 - LEAVES ONLY in paper, biodegradable bags at the curb on Sunday evenings for Monday pick-up. Leaves in plastic bags will not be pick up.

Children's Annual Halloween Party - Sunday, October 30th at 2:00 P.M. in the Yagle Community Center at the Churchill Borough Building, 2300 William Penn Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.  Please review Halloween Flyer.

"Pittsburgh: Quirks & All" Presentation - Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Yagle Community Center at the Churchill Borough Building, 2300 William Penn Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.

More Articles and Local News

Visit our News page for more up-to-date information, our Calendar page for the latest happenings, and our Recreation section for details on upcoming community projects and events.

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