This Web site has been established to provide information to the citizens of the Township and others who are interested in our community. The site will be updated as often as possible to reflect current information. However, the Supervisors of Benner Township do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein. For the most up-to-date information, contact the Township office at 814-355-1419 or you may email us at BENNERTWP@aol.com     

Please take a few minutes to complete our Benner Township Fall 2014 Survey.  This survey is also available inside of the Fall Edition of Crossroads!  Thank you for your input!

Please COPY and PASTE the following link into your web browser to complete the survey.


The Kepler pool study is available for viewing by clicking below:

Kepler Pool Study 2009 Part 1

Kepler Pool Study 2009 Part 2

Upcoming Collections:

Fall Riff Raff Collection – The week of October 13th on your normal garbage day.

Fall Brush Collection – call for an appointment by October 17th  355-1419

Fall Leaf Collection – call for an appointment by October 31st.  355-1419

Upcoming Meetings:

Benner Township Supervisors   –  November 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Budget meeting – October 13, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Septic Management Ordinance - Was adopted on May 19, 2014.  Below is the map indicating the various pumping/inspection schedule.

Rita Herr is the Administrator of this program.  She can be reached by calling (814)470-0606. Her mailing address is 288 Beaver Dam Road, Spring Mills, PA  16875

Rita’s Office hours at the Township Building  for September are:  10, 17 and 24th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.    Office hours for October are:  1, 15, 22, 29 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and the 6th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

A copy of the adopted ordinance is available by clicking here.  Ordinance 117


Benner Township Planning Commission  -   October 9 and October 23 at 7:00 PM at the Benner Township Municipal Building 

Water Authority – October 21, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. 

Meetings will be held in the meeting room at the Municipal Building (unless noted otherwise)

Recent News:                                                                                 

New Voting Precinct Lines Established –  The Centre County Board of  Elections has completed its public hearing process and the voting precinct lines for the Township have changed.  A map of the new precincts can be viewed by clicking here.  Precinct 36 will vote at the Benner Township Municipal Building located at 1224 Buffalo Run Road, Bellefonte.  While precinct 37 will vote at the Remodelers Workshop located at 105 Stonecrest Drive (Off of the Benner Pike), Bellefonte.  All of Benner Independent will vote at Precinct 37.  Those who were reassigned to a new precinct should have received a new voter registration card in the mail.  Any questions regarding this changed should be directed to the Board of Elections Office at 355-6703.

The Township’s trash hauler is Advanced Disposal.  They can be reached by calling (814) 237-3713.

COG Refuse and Recycling 2014 Rates
Level of service Monthly Trash Rate Monthly Recycling Rate Monthly Total Quarterly (billing) Total
Curbside Unlimited Service $12.57 $3.15 $15.72 $47.16
Curbside Low-Usage Service $9.45 $3.15 $12.60 $37.80
Door Service (Unlimited) (+$2.50/mo.) $15.07 $3.15 $18.22 $54.66
Door Service (Low-Usage) (+$2.50/mo.) $11.95 $3.15 $15.10 $45.30

For 2014, holidays that will cause a one day delays in your service are:

May 26th – Memorial Day

July 4th

September 1st – Labor Day

November 27th – Thanksgiving

December 1st – first day of deer season

December 25th – Christmas

Below is the ordinance that was adopted by the Board of Supervisors meeting to be held on December 7, 2009.

Ordinance 105

Benner Township 150 Years of Families, Forging, Farming, Fishing and Flying

Looking for a unique gift?  There are still a number of  the Benner Township History Books available.  This hard bound book is now available at the cost of $15.00.   This book is filled with pictures and lots of stories about the families that settled here in Benner Township and the industries that followed.  Stop by the office during regular business hours or call 355-1419 for a list of evening hours for your copy.

Nittany Valley Comprehensive Plan

Need to file a complaint?


Benner Township’s BAC (Boards, Authorities, and Commissions) Bank is seeking interested people who reside in the Township and have a concern for the well-being of the community to be available to give service by volunteering for positions that become open on the various Boards, Authorities, and Commissions/Committees that are appointed by the Supervisors. The Township needs dedicated people who are willing to serve in many different capacities. If you have any particular talents, concerns or interests that you feel would be appropriate, please contact the Township Office at 355-1419 for more information.

ACT 13 Report of Unconventional Gas Well Fund Usage Report.

Click here to view Benner Township’s 2012 report.

Click 2013 ACT 13 Reports to view Benner Township’s 2013 report