Newport Township, Pennsylvania

Newport Township Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Welcome to Newport Township

Welcome to to our Newport Township web site! The web site is very much a work in progress and we hope you’ll excuse us for any inconvenience. 

Our website now has a responsive design and optimized templates for mobile, desktop and tablets. This means our website automatically adapts to any device whenever it is opened by users around the world. If it is opened in mobile, it will change interface and content according to a mobile screen, and when it’s opened in a computer/laptop or high screen it will open accordingly.


We hope you enjoy our  website and please visit us often.

August 15th - Newport Township Fire Dept & St. Faustina Parish Takeout Mini-Bazaar - Click for information

The Coal Street and Alden playgrounds and the Wanamie Recreation Park will REMAIN OPEN UNTIL DUSK.  To prevent the spread of covid-19 please use social distancing of 10 feet between others that may be present.




Voting Application for Absentee mail-in ballot...more

Important Newport Twp. Information

  • Newport Township Residents! 
    You are reminded that the Pennsylvania Fireworks Law, 72P.S. 9401, ET.SEQ., PROHIBITS anyone from intentionally igniting or discharging consumer fireworks within 150 feet of an occupied structure. 
    If you need to file a complaint call 911 and give the name and address of where the violation is occurring. Please be considerate of your neighbors ! 

  • The Newport Township Board of Commissioners at a recent meeting adopted and amended the following Ordinances: Adopted a New Noise Ordinance.  Ordinance No.3 of 2020. Amended ordinance No.3 of 2018 regarding displaying a Township Building permit, effective immediately failure to obtain a Township Building Permit will result in a $100.00 fine. Amended Ordinance No.7 of 2006 to require the appointment of an agent or property manager for a multi-unit dwelling if the owner lives more than 20 miles away from the property. 

  • DEP Reminds Homeowners to check for Mine Subsidence Risks...more

  • Keystone Opportunity Zone...more

  • Got Drugs?? We have a prescription drug drop-off facility...more

  • Smoke detectors, maximum 2 per family, are available free of charge at the Newport Township Fire Station, 1002 Center Street, Wanamie. Newport Township residents can pick them up while supplies last.

  • Waste Management has resumed bulk item pickup with the regular service. Residents are reminded only one item per household. Please do not abuse this service.

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