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Board of Supervisors Mtg.
PLEASE NOTE:  September and December meetings will be held Monday on September 8th and December 8th -- the second Monday, not the first Monday of the month.


Joe Grace Project
Chadds Ford Township will be hosting an OPEN MEETING on Tuesday 26 August @ 7 PM
at their township building located at 10 Ring Road, Chadds Ford for the sole purpose of receiving final input regarding the Joe Grace Project on the open land adjacent to Birmingham Township at the five points intersection in Dilworthtown (corner of Brinton’s Bridge Road and Oakland Road).  This is where there is 2 acre zoning BUT there is a proposal to have a PRD.  This may be the last chance to provide input on this proposal.


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


Monday, September 8, 2014
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the Board of Supervisors of Birmingham Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, September 8, 2014, as part of the regular public meeting which commences at 7:30 p.m., prevailing time, in the Birmingham Township Municipal Building, 1040 West Street Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania, to consider the adoption of, and if approved, the Board will adopt an Ordinance amending the definitions in Section 122-6 of the Zoning Ordinance which is codified in Chapter 122 of the Birmingham Township Code. The Ordinance would also allow group homes by right in all Residential Districts and in the Eleemosynary District. The title of the Ordinance follows:

AN ORDINANCE OF BIRMINGHAM TOWNSHIP, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA TO AMEND THE BIRMINGHAM TOWNSHIP, CHESTER COUNTY, ZONING ORDINANCE, AS HERETOFORE AMENDED, WHICH IS CODIFIED AS CHAPTER 122 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BIRMINGHAM, TITLED “ZONING” BY ADDING CERTAIN DEFINITIONS AND MODIFYING CERTAIN OTHER DEFINITIONS AS CONTAINED IN SECTION 122-6, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMENDED SECTION 122-6 AS SET FORTH HEREINBELOW AND TO AMEND THE USE REGULATIONS TO ALLOW GROUP HOMES IN ALL RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICTS AND IN THE ELEEMOSYNARY-INSTITUTIONAL DISTRICT BY RIGHT.

The full text of the Ordinance may be examined without charge or obtained for a charge not greater than the cost thereof at the Township’s administrative offices at the above address Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and are also on file for public inspection at the offices of the Daily Local News, 250 North Bradford Avenue, West Chester, PA and the Chester County Law Library, Chester County Justice Center, Suite 2400, 201 W. Market Street, West Chester, PA, where the same may be examined without charge.


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):


Please Note: As of 2013 the Board of Supervisors has changed its meeting dates to only meet once a month instead of twice as was done in the past. The BOS will be meeting the first Monday of each month at 7:30 PM


 

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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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