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How do I ask a question?

Answers to the most commonly asked questions can be found on the Township's "Frequently Asked Questions" Page. You may call the Township and speak with someone directly during regular business hours at (814) 238-4651. Also, you can fill out a Contact Us Form on our website.

How do I ask a zoning question?

The Township's "Planning & Zoning FAQs" page has answers to the most commonly asked zoning questions. If you can't find your answer there, you can contact the Township's Zoning Administrator by email by clicking here.


Job Opportunities?

To view job posting and announcements, click here. If you are interested in a career in law enforcement, click here to view openings in the Ferguson Township Police Department.

Ferguson Township will not accept applications except during designated application periods.

Election and Voter Registration Information?

Centre County Elections and Voter Registration information can be found by clicking here. You'll find information including where to vote, how to register, election results, and more.

Information on Current Land Development Proposals?

Proposed development information can be found at the "Development in the Township" section of the website. If the information you are looking for is not there, please call us at (814) 238-4651 and speak with our staff.

The Ferguson Township Code of Ordinances?

The Ferguson Township Code of Ordinances can be viewed online by clicking here. If you are having trouble finding a particular ordinance or provision of an ordinance, please contact the Office of Planning and Zoning at (814) 238-4651.

Meeting Minutes and Agendas?


Agendas for the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, and Zoning Hearing Board will be added to the Events Page a few days prior to the meeting. Please click on the meeting you are interested in to be taken to that agenda.


Meeting minutes are archived online. To access Board of Supervisors' meeting minutes, click here. For the Planning Commission, click here. For the Zoning Hearing Board, click here.

Budget and Financial Information?

Most information about the Township's finances can be found online in the Finance Department homepage. Links to the current and previous Operating and Capital Budgets can be found online by clicking here. If you are looking for information on the Township's most recent and past audits, click here to access current and past Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports.

If you are looking for something you can't find online, call the Township Finance Department at (814) 238-4651.

Announcements for Contracts and Bids?

Advertisements and results for Public Works contracts can be found online by clicking here. Any questions should be directed to the Ferguson Township Public Works Department by calling (814) 238-4651 Option 2.

Township News and Announcements?

There are several ways to get access to the latest Township news and announcements. To sign up for a variety of email notifications, click here. To sign up for alerts to webpage updates, visit out Stay Informed page. For the latest Township news, click here. For police news releases, click here. Our Publications page also contains links to useful news and announcements.


The Township Manager?

The Township Manager is David Pribulka. He can be reached by email at or by phone at (814) 238-4651.

The Board of Supervisors? The Police Department?

The Ferguson Township Police Department may be reached by phone during regular business hours at (814) 237-1172. If you have an EMERGENCY, please dial 9-1-1. If you would like to file a police report, please contact the Non-Emergency Dispatch number at 1-800-479-0050.

Access the staff directory

Email the Police Department

Chris Albright is the Chief of Police. He can be reached by email at

Other Agencies and Organizations?

For a list of organizations and agencies that may be able to serve you, visit the Government Links section of our website.

The Centre Region Council of Governments?

The Centre Region Council of Governments can be reached by phone at (814) 231-3077 or online by clicking here. Their offices are located at 2643 Gateway Dr. State College, PA 16801. For directions, click here.

The Water Company?

If you live in western Ferguson Township, your water service is provided by Rock Springs Water Company. Telephone: (814) 231-2911

Otherwise, your water service is the State College Borough Water Authority. Its business hours are 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Telephone: (814) 238-6766

The Sewer Company?

Sewer service in Ferguson Township is provided by the University Area Joint Authority. Telephone: (814) 238-5361

The Trash and Recycling Company?

Advanced Disposal is the designated trash hauler for Ferguson Township. Visit its website.

Recycling services are provided by the Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority, located at 253 Transfer Rd. Bellefonte, PA 16823. Telephone: (814) 238-7005.

For more information click here.


My Real Estate Taxes?

For information about Real Estate Taxes for Ferguson Township, visit the Finance Department. Residents may pay by mail or in person via cash, check or money order. If you have any questions about Real Estate Taxes that are not answered on the website, contact the Township's Tax Office by email or by calling (814) 238-4651.

My Earned Income Tax and Local Services Tax?

The Centre Tax Agency collects Earned Income Tax and Local Services Tax for Ferguson Township. The office is located at the State College Borough Municipal Building at 243 S. Allen St. State College, PA 16801.

Directions to Centre Tax Agency

Visit the Centre Tax Agency website for instructions on submitting a payment. If you have additional questions, you may contact Centre Tax Agency at (814) 234-7120.

A Parking Ticket?

Parking tickets may be paid in person or by mail. The Township does not currently accept online payments for parking tickets. Tickets may be paid in cash, by check, or money order. If mailing your payment, however, it is not recommended to pay by cash. Please make all checks payable to Ferguson Township.

Payments may be submitted outside regular business hours using the drop box in the front of the Municipal Building. Please follow the instructions on the ticket to properly submit payment.

Ferguson Township does not accept liability for lost or stolen payments.

Appeal a parking ticket

A Citation?

Citations may be paid either in person or by mail at the Magisterial District listed at the top of your citation. The reverse side of the citation will have information regarding payment.

For a Permit?

Application fees for permits may be paid by cash, check, or money order at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building. Please note that an application for a permit will not be reviewed until the application fee has been received. Other fees that may be associated with a permit such as escrows may be paid when the permit is ready to be picked up.

Click here to view our schedule of fees.

Currently, permit application fees cannot be paid online. Check back soon for this feature!

My Refuse Bill?

The Township participates in the Refuse and Recycling Program of Centre Region Council of Governments. To visit their website, click here. Payments for your refuse collection service may be submitted by mail, phone, or online by clicking here.


To Serve on a Township Authority, Board, or Commission?

Click here to visit the Township's homepage for Authorities, Boards, and Commissions. To access an application to apply, click here.

For the Adopt-A-Road Program?

Ferguson Township still has spots available on the adoption list if you or your group are interested in becoming involved! Participants are asked to commit to the program for at least two years and to clean their adopted road twice per year. For more information on how to become involved, contact the Receptionist at (814) 238-4651 or by email, or visit the Adopt-A-Road webpage.

For the Adopt-A-Median Program?

The Adopt-A-Median Program is a great way for you and your group or organization to contribute to beautifying your community. There are still medians available for adoption! For more information, call the Township Receptionist at (814) 238-4651 or visit the Adopt-A-Median Page on our website.

Get Connected?

Sign Up for the eNewsletter

Click here to sign up for our monthly eNewsletter. Each month, you'll receive the latest updates on Township news, Board of Supervisors actions, road projects, community events, and much more right to your inbox.

Sign Up for our Constant Contact Mailing List

Using Constant Contact, Ferguson Township is able to offer several email lists for a variety of topics including agendas, police news, winter weather reminders, and much more. Click here and follow the instructions on the page to get started!


An Anonymous Tip to the Police Department?

An Anonymous Tip can be submitted online to the Police Department by clicking here. All information will be investigated before any action is taken. Reports that are determined to be false will be designated as unfounded.