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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    Eddie T Graham Esq Appointed Officials Ward Map Polling Locations Boards Black Horse Inn Emergency Services Environmental Library Municipal Campus Open Space Parks and Recreation Planning Commission Police Civil Service Shade Tree Website Zoning Hearing Board Calendar News More Documents FAQs Links Login Login to your account to change your e mail preferences or unsubscribe Email Address Email Address is required Password Password is required Login Contact Form Contacts About

    Original URL path: http://www.springfieldmontco.org/login (2016-04-30)
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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    Planning Commission Police Civil Service Shade Tree Website Zoning Hearing Board Calendar News More Documents FAQs Links Operating Departments Springfield Township provides a full range of municipal services including police protection refuse and recycling collection sewage conveyance highway maintenance recreational activities programs and park areas economic development initiatives zoning and codes enforcement and building inspection Budget and Finance Business Tax Earned Income Tax Community Development Building Plumbing Planning and Zoning

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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    90 per household The typical household in Springfield Township with a 175 400 property assessment will pay 644 77 in real estate taxes in 2016 The 2016 township budget was increased by 1 021 950 or 5 7 from the year 2015 The major changes to the budget are related to debt service payments contractual increases in employee wages increased sanitary sewer conveyance fees and treatment fees contributions to the volunteer fire companies street resurfacing activities and the use of 2016 capital funds for the purchase of new and replacement equipment Residents will continue to pay for sanitary sewer service and refuse collection and disposal through separate fees The City of Philadelphia conveys and treats the overwhelming majority of the Township s wastewater and for the year 2016 it is estimated that their costs will be increased by 9 8 The increased costs are necessary i n order to maintain compliance with the Federal Clean Water Act and to align their costs to treat biochemical oxygen demand and suspended solids within the wastewaters The Philadelphia conveyancing and treatment fees are the single most determining factor in setting the sanitary sewer rental fee To the extent that these fees are increased the Township must pass the increase along to the end users which in this case are those households utilizing the municipal sewer system For 2016 the discounted sanitary sewer rental rate for each 1 000 gallons of wastewater treated is set at 6 36 an increase of 0 45 per 1 000 gallons treated or 7 6 The 2015 discounted refuse service fee was 191 53 per dwelling unit and this is proposed to be the same in 2016 The 2016 rate is lower than the rate 6 years ago despite the fact that in 2016 the Townshipmust begin to

    Original URL path: http://www.springfieldmontco.org/budget-finance (2016-04-30)
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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    Subdivision Land development Application Comprehensive Plan Electrical Permit Application Open File 27 25 kB Description An electrical permit is required for all new construction renovations and repairs The fee schedule is listed on page two of the application 2013 Fee Schedule Open File 14 90 kB Description The 2013 Fee Schedule includes a comprehensive list of permit fees for building and plumbing permits zoning petitions and other miscellaneous fees charged by the Community Development Department Building Permit Application Open File 345 55 kB Description Building Permit Application for all new construction alterations and additions including decks garages storage sheds and the demolition of existing structures Plumbing Permit Application Open File 30 49 kB Description This permit form must be completed and submitted by a licensed Master or Journeyman Plumber registered with Springfield Township Permit fees are included on the application form Portable Storage Unit Permit Open File 29 28 kB Description A permit is required to place a portable storage unit on your property Often called PODS these structures are permitted for no longer than 60 days and must be located on a paved off street surface at the furthest location from the street Pool Pumping Permit Open File 29 26 kB Description A pool pumping permit must be obtained in order to pump water from a swimming pool Pool water may not be discharged over land or to a storm sewer Please allow 48 hours for BCWSA to identify the proper discharge location Repairable Vehicle Permit Open File 20 27 kB Description Unless a vehicle is stored completely within a garage owners of vehicles without valid state inspection and registration decals must obtain a Repairable Vehicle Permit from the Township If a permit is approved the owner of the vehicle is permitted 30 days to make any necessary repairs

    Original URL path: http://www.springfieldmontco.org/community-development (2016-04-30)
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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    to sound The National Fire Protection Agency requires all new dwellings to include at a minimum one smoke alarm in each bedroom one outside of the bedroom area and a minimum of one on each level of the home In existing homes the NFPA requires smoke alarms to be located outside of the bedroom area and on each level of the home Springfield Township recommends that homeowners follow the requirements for new construction in all dwellings for best protection Replacement Smoke alarms need to be replaced every 10 years Smoke alarms are constantly working monitoring the air 24 hours a day 7 days a week Just like any electrical appliance the components of smoke alarms wear out over time Maintenance Periodic cleaning of your smoke detectors is extremely important Dust and cobwebs can accumulate and reduce the efficiency of the smoke alarm It is recommended that you vacuum around the outside of the alarm at least once a year Smoke alarm batteries should be changed at least once a year The best way to remember to replace the battery is to do it at the same time each year It is recommended that you replace the batteries when you change your clocks for Daylight Savings Time Help us help you Is your address visible from the street If you should need assistance from any of the Township s emergency services having your address posted so it is visible from the street will help them find your house faster Residential properties must have their addresses posted with numbers that are a minimum of 3 inches high All other properties must be posted with a minimum of 5 inch numbers Fire Companies Flourtown Oreland Wyndmoor SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP FIRE COMPANIES The Flourtown Oreland and Wyndmoor Fire Companies provide fire and rescue services to the residents of Springfield and the commuters who travel through the Township In addition each fire company provides assistance to surrounding communities during large scale incidents All three organizations are made up of dedicated men and women who volunteer their time and energy to protect their neighbors from fire and other life threatening situations These men and women devote hundreds of hours a year training in order to be prepared for the various situations they may encounter This training includes but is not limited to fire suppression vehicle extrication CPR first aid and hazardous material awareness Depending on the course some of the certifications must be renewed on an annual basis Keeping up with the fast pace and constantly changing technology is a major challenge these firefighters are facing as we begin the new millennium Not only does training change with technological advances so does the equipment firefighters use to protect the public Everything from the fire trucks they drive the hoses they use to put out the fire the jaws of life that cut apart vehicles to the clothing that protects them from the fire all are being made better due to new technology Unfortunately the cost of the

    Original URL path: http://www.springfieldmontco.org/fire-marshal (2016-04-30)
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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    FAQs Links Library The Free Library of Springfield Township is located at 1600 Paper Mill Road adjacent to the Township Administration Building A full collection of periodicals books and electronic materials are available for use The normal hours of operation for the library are as follows Monday Thursday 9am 9pm Friday 9am 5pm Saturday 10am 3pm Sunday 1pm 4pm September thru June Please visit the Free Library of Springfield Township s website What are the hours of operation for the Free Library of Springfield Township The library is open from 9 AM to 9 PM Monday through Thursday and 9 AM to 5 PM on Fridays Weekend hours are 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturdays and 1 PM to 4 PM on Sundays However in July and August Saturday hours are reduced 10 AM to 2 PM and the library is closed on Sunday How many DVD s can I borrow at one time from the Library There is no limit on the number of DVD s that can be borrowed as long as they are returned in a timely manner Does the library have wireless Internet service Yes the Free Library of Springfield Township has wireless Internet service available for patrons Can the library help me set up an e mail account Absolutely Please ask the staff member at the Information Desk and they will help you establish an account with the service provider of your choice Can I borrow materials from the Library if I do not live in Springfield Township Yes as long as you have a library card with the blue Pennsylvania Access sticker you can borrow materials from the Free Library of Springfield Township The same applies to all Township residents who would like to borrow materials from other participating Access Pennsylvania libraries Budget

    Original URL path: http://www.springfieldmontco.org/library (2016-04-30)
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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    Space Parks and Recreation Planning Commission Police Civil Service Shade Tree Website Zoning Hearing Board Calendar News More Documents FAQs Links Parks Recreation The Springfield Township Park and Recreation Department is committed to providing year round activities to residents of all ages Programs and activities sponsored by the Department are fee based and are generally not subsidized by Township tax dollars The Township Park system is open to all residents without fee If you would like to reserve a particular field or facility a permit is required which will be issued at no cost For current information on programs that are presently being offered by the Springfield Township Park Recreation Department please call the Township Receptionist at 215 836 7600 Buildings and Grounds Application Form Open File 26 05 kB Description Print and complete this form if you would like to request the use of a park facility or meeting room In order to view the forms you need Adobe Reader version 4 0 or higher installed on your computer It is available for free at get adobe com reader Budget and Finance Business Tax Earned Income Tax Community Development Building Plumbing Planning and Zoning Property Maintenance Fee Schedule FAQ

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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    In an emergency dial 911 For all other business dial 215 836 1601 Springfield Township organized its first police force in 1903 with the appointment of two patrolmen Originally known as The Night Watch and Police Force Springfield s first crime fighters were on duty seven days a week from 4p m until midnight However from 1903 to 1908 the police were on duty only between the months of May and September Today the Springfield Township Police Department includes twenty nine sworn officers providing safe streets and secure neighborhoods for our residents The Department maintains an aggressive crime protection and detection strategy and a no nonsense traffic safety program to achieve its goals This approach in partnership with our active civilian town watch group has resulted in an extremely low crime and vehicle accident rate Click here to report an anonymous crime tip to the Springfield Township Police Department Alarm Registration Open File 66 82 kB Description If you have an alarm system at your residence or business you must complete and submit an alarm registration form with the Springfield Township Police Department Block Party Permit Open File 31 16 kB Description The Block Party Permit form replaces the practice of writing a letter to the Chief of Police requesting permission for a street closure for neighborhood block parties The permit must be filled out by the person coordinating the block party and must be signed by at least 75 of the households located on the street to be closed The application should be returned to the office of the Chief of Police at least ten days prior to the scheduled block party In order to view the forms you need Adobe Reader version 4 0 or higher installed on your computer It is available for free at get adobe

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