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Notice of Public Meeting for the Manchester Township Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)

During the July 12, 2016 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting, a discussion will be conducted on the progress the Township has made with meeting the six (6) Minimum Control Measures (MCMs) required under the NPDES General Permit (PAG-13) as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Point and Non-Point Source Management. The purpose of this permit is to prevent flooding, maintain hydrologic balance of watersheds, improve water quality, improve groundwater recharge, protect natural resources, protect against erosion and sediment pollution control.

During the discussion, the public is encouraged to give feedback and input on the progress, activities and accomplishments the Township has made in implementing the six (6) MCMs required under the General Permit.


NOTICE OF SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING

The Manchester Township Board of Supervisors has scheduled public comment meeting on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, beginning at 6:00 pm to solicit input on a proposed text change to the Manchester Township Zoning Ordinance (Chapter 27 of the Manchester Township Code of Ordinances) to permit by SPECIAL EXCEPTION the use labeled “Community Commercial Sports Facility” to be located within both the Residential High Density (RH) and Office (O) zoning districts of Manchester Township. The comment meeting will be held at the Manchester Township Municipal Complex, 3200 Farmtrail Road, York PA 17406. The proposed use would permit both indoor and outdoor recreational facilities to be placed on parcels within the Residential High Density (RH) and the Office (O) zoning districts. The specifics of the criteria proposed can be viewed at the Manchester Township Municipal Complex, 3200 Farmtrail Road, York, PA 17406 between the hours of 8:15 am and 4:15 pm Monday through Friday (& the Manchester Township web site- www.ManTwp.com.) No other business will be conducted at this time.

Download MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP PUBLIC MEETING Presentation (PDF format)


Manchester Township Sewer and Trash Customers - Sewer Postcard Notice


Penn Waste Residential Recycling

On Monday, February 15, 2016, Penn Waste will begin distributing 65 gallon recycling carts to residential properties in Manchester Township.

PLEASE READ attached flyer for details | Need a PDF reader?



PUBLIC NOTICE

Tree Trimming Ordinance
On January 6, 2014 the Manchester Township Board of Supervisors adopted ordinance #2014-01, which state that it is the responsibility of the property owner to trim trees and similar vegetation over the road to maintain clearance of the street (curb to curb) to fourteen feet (14') height.


SOLICITATION PERMITS REQUIRED

Every person desiring to engage in soliciting or peddling in Manchester Township is required to register with the Northern York County Regional Police Dept, 1445 E. Canal Road, Dover, PA

Solicitors or Peddlers must carry the certificate issued by the police department while soliciting. Homeowners have the right to ask anyone who approaches them to present this certificate. Don't hesitate to contact the police department regarding solicitors.

For additional information, please review Chapter 13, Part 2 of the Manchester Township Code of Ordinances.

PUBLIC NOTICE

Effective April 1, 2015
There will be a $38/per quarter sanitation surcharge -
for all residential and commercial properties who currently participate in curbside refuse and recycling services per Ordinance $2015-01


PUBLIC NOTICE

ACT 90 - effective April 25, 2011
Building Permits may be withheld if any monies are owed the township.
As of April 25, 2011 – Act 90 of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania permits townships to withhold the issuance of any type of permit – including building permits - to any property owner that is delinquent with any payment of taxes or sanitary sewer charges or who owes the township any money for fines or liens.

YOU MAY BE ASKED TO VERIFY THAT ALL TOWNSHIP OWED PAYMENTS OR ASSESSMENTS ARE CURRENT PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF ANY PERMIT.

Please remember that penalties will be assessed if building is started without first having a permit issued.