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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Supervisors of Birmingham Township, Chester County (“the Board”), will conduct a public hearing on Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the Birmingham Township Municipal Building, 1040 West Street Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania, to consider and possibly vote on the conditional use application of Infiniti of West Chester (“Applicant”). Applicant seeks to modify prior conditional use decisions of the Board of Supervisors (dated December 20, 1999, February 20, 2001, and April 5, 2004) to permit three building additions to the existing automobile dealership building located at 1265 Wilmington Pike (Chester County Tax Parcel Nos. 65-4-75 and 66-3D-42) (the “Property”). The Property is partially located in Birmingham Township and partially in Thornbury Township and is presently improved with a 16,389 square foot building. Applicant proposes three building additions for a total building size of 22,432 square feet, as well as modifications to the building fašade and signage. If any person who wishes to attend the hearing has a disability and/or requires an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to observe or participate in the hearing, he or she should contact the Township Building at 610-793-2600 to discuss how those needs may be accommodated.

In Development: New Comprehensive Plan
The township is producing a Comprehensive Plan, as required by the PA Municipal Code, to guide township development over the next ten years. All residents can have a hand in creating that plan by participating in workshops for one or more of the sections of that plan.

Birmingham Township’s Planning Commission invites township residents to participate in one or more of the twelve work sessions to lay out the broad brush strokes of our Comprehensive Plan. The workshops will begin at 7:30 PM in the Township building and be held on the following schedule:

Meeting Dates   Topic
10/8/14 and 10/9/14   Statement of broad goals and objectives for next decade
10/16/14 and 10/23/14    Land use plan
10/29/14 and 10/30/14   Housing needs plan
11/5/13 and 11/6/14   Movement of people and goods – circulation plan
11/12/14   Community facilities
11/13/14 and 11/19/14   Protection of natural, cultural and historic resources
11/20/14   Utilities and environmental protection

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.

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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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 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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