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  • Roads/Public Works | Nockamixon Township
    Notices Meeting Minutes Agendas Archived Agendas Minutes Roads Public Works Road Repair Potholes Parking Restricted Roads Snow Emergency Routes Zoning About Zoning Zoning Hearing Board Planning Commission Zoning Building Permit Applications Fee Schedule Contact Info Roads Public Works George Housworth is our Public Works Director He can be reached directly By phone at 610 847 2727 By email at nockamixonroadmaster AT ptd net Support staff are Ebby Ridge Equipment Operator Truck Driver Scott Weaver Equipment Operator Truck Driver Dale Stangil Seasonal Roadside Mowing Anthony Santopietro Part time Laborer Flagman Brad Nichols Seasonal Plowing Please make sure any concerns you contact the right people for the right roads Nockamixon does have a mutual aid agreement with Bucks County but that is activated solely upon mutual agreement and cannot be assumed Most of Nockamixon s thoroughfares are Township roads with the exception of STATE ROADS Any concerns regarding these seven routes please contact PennDot in Bucks County at 215 345 6060 Route 611 Route 412 Route 32 River Road Marienstein Road Center Hill Road Church Hill Road Gallows Hill Road Subscribe to our announcements feed Sign up below for our eNewsletter Email address Connect with Us Search for Recent Announcements Historic Commission

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  • Road Repair & Potholes | Nockamixon Township
    to announce oil chip procedures as far ahead of time as possible by posting notification signs so drivers can plan to avoid the particular route during restoration GIVE EM A BRAKE When driving through a work zone please Make sure any machine operators and or people working on the ground see you Flip on your headlights if you think there s any possibility it will make you more visible Proceed with caution at a reduced rate of speed 15 mph to avoid any accidents that could cause personal injuries or damage to vehicles or property Have a Township Road question Public Works Director George Houseworth is always ready to assist you Please call 610 847 2727 POTHOLES To get a pothole fixed call 1 800 FIX ROAD 1 800 349 7623 Be sure to provide the following information Name of county Name of township or borough Name of road The closest intersection Your name and phone number are optional OTHER ROAD REPAIRS Nockamixon s Public Works Department is responsible for repair and upkeep of our township roads Though they spend a great deal of time on those roads they can t always be aware of every situation needing attention We ask you to take responsibility for reporting any dangerous situations on our township roads that you may notice to our Public Works Director George Housworth at 610 847 2727 or by email at nockamixonroadmaster AT ptd net These types of situations would include but are not limited to Deteriorating or undercut roadway Downed limbs and trees over roadway Downed electric lines or cables over roadway Large roadkill on road Damaged guardrails Damaged bridges Abandoned vehicles Dropped loads or debris in roadway STATE ROADS Any concerns regarding state roads should be reported to PennDOT in Bucks County at 215 345 6060

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  • Parking Restricted Roads | Nockamixon Township
    Routes Zoning About Zoning Zoning Hearing Board Planning Commission Zoning Building Permit Applications Fee Schedule Contact Info Parking Restricted Roads These roads do not allow parking anywhere alongside the road in the restricted areas Berger Road both sides of road entire length Fink Drive both sides of road entire length Foellner Lane both sides of road entire length Tower Road both sides of road entire length Subscribe to our announcements

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  • Snow Emergency Routes | Nockamixon Township
    following SNOW CLEARING Avoid plowing ice and snow into the roads from driveways and walkways It just slows our crews down and they will likely just have to push it back where you don t want it Let s work together to make snow cleanup easier for everyone ORNAMENTAL STRUCTURES such as flower beds bridges mailboxes and lawn decorations must be located outside the Township right of way which extends out to 16 5 feet from the center of the road Keeping such items out of our right of way will eliminate related safety issues to motorists blockage of roadside drainage swales and damage to your handywork MAILBOXES 99 of all mailboxes are located inside the township right of way Municipalities tend to be tolerant of this intrusion into road workspace understanding that mailboxes must be accessible for efficient mail delivery and pickup However when they are installed in the right of way these structures can become vulnerable to being hit by snowplows during routine snow clearing efforts Our road staff is aware of the location of your mailboxes and does their best to avoid hitting or damaging them Sometimes though those boxes that hang exceptionally far out into the road or that are poorly marked and difficult to see run the risk of being overlooked in the dark or when falling snow makes visibility poor Residents must accept this risk when they install a roadside mailbox and understand that they are liable for the cost of any related repairs or replacement Nockamixon Township does NOT PAY FOR DAMAGED MAILBOXES or other structures located in the roadside right of way during snow removal or other routine roadside work such as brush clearing or fallen tree removal DOWNED TREES When a downed tree or other large object is obstructing a township

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  • Zoning | Nockamixon Township
    About Zoning Zoning Hearing Board Planning Commission Zoning Building Permit Applications Fee Schedule Contact Info Zoning Download Zoning Map Photo by Linda Jenny Paintography The Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code is the enabling legislation that authorizes municipalities to enact amend and repeal zoning ordinances though they re not compelled to do so However if there is a zoning ordinance enacted it must cover the entire municipality A zoning ordinance may permit prohibit regulate restrict and determine to the extent not superseded or pre empted by certain state acts uses of land watercourses and other bodies of water size height bulk location erection construction repair maintenance alteration razing removal and use of structures areas and dimensions of land and bodies of water to be occupied by uses structures and open space density and intensity of use protection and preservation of natural resources and agricultural land and activities In short zoning ordinances are what allows local governments to proactively control the ways the properties located in their municipalities is used This makes zoning an important tool in maintaining the local character of the community the reason most people chose to live there in the first place ZONING MAP Download Zoning Map Subscribe to

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  • About Zoning | Nockamixon Township
    Municipal Services Office Hours M W F 1 00 5 00 PM 610 847 8440 nockamixonzoning AT ptd net Zoning Subdivisions APPLICATIONS Preliminary Subdivison and Land Development applications fees and signed and sealed plans are due at the township building three weeks prior to the Planning Commission meeting by 3 00 P M Your application will be delayed if these documents are not provided to the Township Building on time PLANS Sketch Plans need to be in one week prior to the Planning Commission meeting NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS Proof of notification to landowners needs to be provided one week prior to the Planning Commission meeting PEDDLING SOLICITING IN NOCKAMIXON TOWNSHIP REQUIRES A PERMIT Any person desiring to engage in peddling canvassing soliciting or taking orders for any goods wares or merchandise from house to house MUST apply for a permit from the Township Zoning office Such license shall be carried at all times and be exhibited upon request The only exceptions are families selling their own produce or any manufacturer producer in the sale of bread baked goods meat or milk products No person licensed as a peddler shall engage in peddling at any time on Sunday or upon any day

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  • Zoning Hearing Board | Nockamixon Township
    zoning hearing board Section 902 Existing Boards of Adjustment 902 repealed Dec 21 1988 P L 1329 No 170 Section 903 Membership of Board a The membership of the board shall upon the determination of the governing body consist of either three or five residents of the municipality appointed by resolution by the governing body The terms of office of a three member board shall be three years and shall be so fixed that the term of office of one member shall expire each year The terms of office of a five member board shall be five years and shall be so fixed that the term of office of one member of a five member board shall expire each year If a three member board is changed to a five member board the members of the existing three member board shall continue in office until their term of office would expire under prior law The governing body shall appoint two additional members to the board with terms scheduled to expire in accordance with the provisions of this section The board shall promptly notify the governing body of any vacancies which occur Appointments to fill vacancies shall be only for the unexpired portion of the term Members of the board shall hold no other elected or appointed office in the municipality nor shall any member be an employee of the municipality The primary purpose of such a board is to help assure fair and equitable application and administration of the zoning ordinance by hearing appeals on the zoning officer s determinations and by granting relief from the literal enforcement of the ordinance in certain hardship situations The right to appeal for relief is an important step in insuring that due process is followed when restricting use of private property for a

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  • Planning Commission | Nockamixon Township
    for all building development and Act 537 projects submitting for consideration The Planning Commission meets at 7 30 pm 8 00 pm in summer on the first Tuesday of the month The deadline for submitting items into the Planning Commission Meeting Agenda is 3 00 pm Tuesday prior to a meeting but the sooner the better the goal is to have township agendas available by Monday before the meetings The current commission is Chris Hall Chairperson David Haubert Vice Chairman Mark Kulp Bill Sadow Maureen Purcell Jeff Peterson Pat Temples POINTS OF INTEREST ARTICLE VII Conditional Uses 234 48 General Amended 11 9 1994 by Ord No 79 A The Board of Supervisors may allow or deny conditional uses pursuant to public notice and hearing and after receiving recommendations from the Nockamixon Township Planning Commission pursuant to the standards set forth in this chapter In allowing a conditional use the Board of Supervisors may attach such reasonable conditions and safeguards in addition to those expressed in this chapter as it may deem necessary to implement the purposes of this chapter Written notification of the date time and place of a conditional use hearing together with a concise statement of the nature of the approval requested shall be given to all property owners located within 500 feet of the property boundary of the applicant s property within not less than seven days of the date of the hearing LEGISLATION CREATING PLANNED COMMUNITY EQUALS SUBDIVISION LAND DEVELOPMENT BY Terry W Clemons of Clemons Richter Reiss P C On January 10 2010 the Pennsylvania Supreme Court answered an important question a question it phrased this way when it granted a petition for allowance of appeal in the Shaffer vs Chanceford Township case Read More DEVELOPMENT MEMOS These Planning Commission memos contain notes on

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