Town Resident Information
WATER-SEWER BILLS: Meters are read monthly around the middle of the month. Bills are sent out on the 1st of every month and are due on the 15th. Late charges are added after the 15th. You may pay your bill in person, by mail, or by using the drop box outside the Community Building.
TRASH PICKUP: Trash service is provided and will be picked up every Wednesday. Trash should be out by 6:00 a.m. All containers should have
lids and bags must be tied. Each container or bag shall not exceed 32 gallon capacity and not exceed 60 pounds in weight. Pick up is limited to 6 cans or bags. You may contact Advance Disposal directly at 1-888-793-1512.
RECYCLING: he town’s
recycling bins are located in the community parking lot. Please recycle responsibly and keep this area clean. For more information visit http://www.kcrecycling.com/.
PET ORDINANCE: All pets in town are required to be tagged after the age of 6 months. Tags are $1.00 if neutered or spayed, and $2.00 if not. These tags must be purchased by March 31, or fines will be enforced.
BURNING ORDINANCE: Burning is prohibited except for a few circumstances. Burning of limbs and brush is allowable in a non-combustible container sufficiently vented to induce adequate primary combustion air with enclosed sides and a mesh covering (with opening no larger than 1/4″ square).
WEED ORDINANCE: All landowners are required to cut and remove all weeds or rank vegetation growing on their property. The definition of “weed’ or “rank vegetation” is any vegetable matter, weed, or grass that is not cultivated in plant beds by the landowner, and exceeds the height of 12″. This does not include cultivated bushes, shrubs, or trees.
JUNK CARS: Any vehicle that does not have a valid license plate and insurance, or has not moved in 30 days is classified as a junk vehicle. Owner of vehicle will pay a fine and towing expenses.
BUILDING REGULATIONS: Anyone wishing to build or expand a building must first obtain a building permit from the KOSCIUSKO AREA PLAN COMMISSION at the courthouse in Warsaw. Rezoning or variance must be obtained through the AREA PLAN SYSTEM as well.
LIMB & YARD WASTE PICKUP: Please try to mulch and reuse yard wastes as much as possible. If you do choose to have the town pick up your limbs please pile them by the street. We will not pick up plastic pots, scrap wood with nails, or trash. We will not accept limbs that a contractor professional cut. If you have leaves, grass, or small twigs please bag or box them for convenience.
PIERCETON TOWN COUNCIL MEMBERS are Mandy Espinoza, Ronald Hall, and James Bumbaugh. The Council meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Building. Public is always welcomed.
THE CLERK TREASURER is Janet Castle (594-2231). Office hours are 8:30-5:00 (except lunch time) Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Office is open on Wednesday mornings before the 15th of every month.
TOWN SUPERINTENDENT is Chip Hill (594-2213).
TOWN MARSHAL is Tim Sammons (594-2232).