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2018 Spring Clean-Up


summer cleanup SPRING CLEAN-UP 2018 summer cleanup

 MAY 2nd - MAY 5TH

Residents may dispose of unwanted items and debris from

Wednesday, May 2nd -  Saturday, May 5th

7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

 Dumpsters will be located at the Service Department located at 8809 Green Street in Wheelersburg. 

This is a fenced in area and access will only be given to Porter Township residents.

Drivers' licenses will be checked.  All debris must be placed in the dumpsters and

not beside them.  No hazardous materials such as paint, oil. asbestos,

refrigerators, freezers, etc. will be accepted.



Welcome to Porter Township, Ohio!

Welcome to Porter Township, Ohio!  


Thank you for visiting! We are an outstanding residential community home to just over 10,000 residents, a diverse and safe community, breathtaking views of the Ohio River, excellent schools and an administration dedicated to exemplary customer service. We have dedicated and qualified employees that truly care about our community and residents.  

We are located in the south-central part of Ohio in Scioto County, just east of Portsmouth and north of Greenup County, Kentucky.  We are proud to keep our residents and visitors informed with the most up-to-date resources available. Please feel free to submit any comments or questions.

So take a few minutes to discover the services available through Porter Township. Please call us if you have any questions or suggestions; because, it’s our responsibility to address your needs. In Porter Township, we take that responsibility very seriously.


Fire Department

** The Porter Township Fire Dept. will begin testing fire hydrants on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017. These tests will continue until all hydrants are tested between the hours of 9am-2pm on Tuesdays and Thursday. 

** The Porter Township Fire dept. will begin testing the Storm Warning siren on the first Tuesday of each month during Tornado Season (April-July) at 7:30 p.m.  The test will consist of a 3 minute SOLID BLAST.

Questions regarding these tests can be directed to the Porter Township Fire Department by calling 740-574-6030, Mon.-Fri. 7:30pm-4:00 pm.


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676 Center Street
Wheelersburg, OH 45694

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: (740) 574-6030 


Chief: Dean Hoover
Supervisor: Everett Hatfield 


The Porter Township Fire Department received a grant from the Assistance to FireFighter's Grant program on April 18th, 2014 for $51,500.

This grant is to purchase new rescue equipment (Jaws of Life) for the department. We were able to buy new spreaders, cutters, a battery operated

combi-tool, air lifting bags, windshield cutter, and a vehicle stabilization kit.

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