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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Supervisors of Birmingham Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, December 5, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time, in the Birmingham Township Municipal Building, 1040 West Street Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania.

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 122 (“ZONING”) OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BIRMINGHAM, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, TO (i) DELETE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS, (ii) MODIFY CERTAIN OF THE USE REGULATIONS AND DESIGN STANDARDS FOR THE C-1 (HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL), C-2 (HEAVY COMMERCIAL) AND C-2A (LIMITED HIGHWAY-COMMERCIAL) DISTRICTS, (iii) ELIMINATE THE C-3 (GENERAL-COMMERCIAL) DISTRICT, (iv) AMEND THE COMMERCIAL COMPONENTS OF THE BIRMINGHAM TOWNSHIP ZONING MAP; AND (v) AMEND APPENDIX B, TITLED “TABLE OF AREA AND BULK REGULATIONS. MORE

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 94 OF THE BIRMINGHAM TOWNSHIP CODE, TITLED, “SEWERS” TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE IV TITLED, “ALTERNATE AND EXPERIMENTAL SEWAGE SYSTEMS, INDIVIDUAL RESIDENTIAL SPRAY IRRIGATION SYSTEMS AND SMALL FLOW TREATMENT FACILITIES”. MORE

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BIRMINGHAM, CHAPTER 61, TITLED, “HISTORIC DISTRICTS”, SECTION 61-3.E(2) AND THE HISTORIC DISTRICT DESIGN GUIDELINES, SECTION A127-4.(C)(8) CONCERNING THE MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF FENCES. MORE


PA 926 Bridge Replacement Project

The PA 926 (Street Road) Bridge Replacement project has been advertised for bids. The anticipated and approved bid opening date is 11/10/2016 with a contractor Notice to Proceed of 12/27/2016. The anticipated date of the start of the detour is the end of February 2017 and the end is set for no later than September 1, 2017. Updates to the Route 926 Bridge project can be found here http://tmacc.org/projects/route-926/.


Recycle Right!

NEW! CCSWA & SECCRA Landfill Electronics Dropoff Sites are now accepting TV’s, computers and other electronics and appliances at the landfill for FREE until December 2016. Click here to read the notice from our Chester County Recycling Officer.

Did you know that milk cartons are now accepted for recycling? Did you know bottle caps are not accepted for recycling?  Click here to review what's new and what's not wanted for recyling.


Route 926 Bridge Improvement Project - (S.R. 0926, Section 53S)
The year long replacement project of the Rt. 926 bridge across the Brandywine River will begin in October 2016 with bridge closure detours in effect from February 2017 through Labor Day 2017. 

Public Meeting #2 - March 30, 2016 (PDF)

Project Renderings (PDF)


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The Battle of Brandywine 2014
Thanks to everyone for a fantastic event! More than 6000 visitors enjoyed the event and discovered the treasure that is our Hallowed Ground. See the Reviews


SR 926 Improvement Project

PennDOT and Gannett Fleming, Inc. hosted a public meeting at the Pocopson Elementary School on May 7, 2014 for the SR 926 Improvement Project. Found below are links to the PowerPoint Presentation (2MB) and the Presentation Boards (5MB):


 

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Learn more about how your septic system works and simple, everyday tips on how to properly maintain it.

  • The Basics: Do you have questions about how septic systems work? Do you know whether or not your property is serviced by a septic system?
  • Why should you maintain your septic system?: Learn the benefits to keeping a properly maintained septic system. The facts may surprise you.
  • How to properly care for your system: Septic system maintenance isn’t complicated, and it doesn’t need to be expensive. Follow these maintenance tips to help ensure your system continues to operate reliably.

Pennsylvania Flood Maps

The state Department of Community and Economic Development has launched a website containing the new Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The new site is www.pafloodmaps.com. It will help users determine if they are located in a floodplain and assist local officials in their creation of floodplain-management strategies to ensure public safety.  NOTE:  For best results, use Internet Explorer to access the maps.


Mandatory Recycling Ordinance
This has been adopted and recycling is mandated.
Click here to view the full text of the Ordinance.

 

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