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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Newlin Township Christina River Basin TMDL Plan is available for public review on the Township website at http://www.newlintownship.org/ and by request at 610-486-1141 or info@newlintownship.org. Written comments from the public will be accepted for a period of 30 days from the date of this public notice.  Written and verbal comments will also be accepted at the Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for July 10, 2017 at 8:00pm at the Lenfest Center and ChesLen Preserve at 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, PA 19320.  The TMDL Plan describes proposed measures to be taken to reduce sediment pollution to impaired streams within the Township and is a requirement of the Township’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit application.

NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Board of Supervisors of Newlin Township will conduct a public hearing on Monday, July 10, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. at the Lenfest Center at 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320 to consider and possibly adopt an ordinance to amend the Newlin Township Zoning Ordinance. The title and summary of the proposed ordinance is as follows:

 

AN ORDINANCE OF NEWLIN TOWNSHIP, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE NEWLIN TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE OF 1999, AS AMENDED, BY REPEALING AND REPLACING  ARTICLE 4 OF THE ZONING ORDINANCE WITH UPDATED FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE FLOODPLAIN PERMITTING PROCESS, SETTING FORTH MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, RELATED PROVISIONS GOVERNING ALL IMPROVEMENTS IN IDENTIFIED FLOODPLAIN AREAS, ESTABLISHING PENALTIES FOR ANY PERSONS WHO FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIRED PROVISIONS, REPEALING AND AMENDING CERTAIN  DEFINITIONS AND CONFLICTING PROVISIONS, AND ADOPTING REQUIRED SEVERABILITY AND REPEALER PROVISIONS.

 

SUMMARY:  Section 1 provides for the adoption of the FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map, sets forth Identified Floodplain Areas, provides for permitted and prohibited uses, sets forth detailed regulations governing all permitting, review, approval and appeal processes related to improvements within floodplains in the Township, and repeals and replaces existing floodplain regulations.  Sections 2, 3 and 4 amends the zoning district language, zoning boundaries and summary tables to reflect the updated floodplain terminology and remove references to a floodplain district.  Sections 5 and 6 provides for amended and new definitions.  Section 7 through Section 13 provided for additional amendments to remove and replace language to be consistent with updated floodplain terms. Section 14 provides for a severability clause.  Section 15 provides for repeal of conflicting ordinance provisions and Section 16 provides for an effective date.

 

The complete verbatim text of the proposed Ordinance is available for public inspection on the Township’s website www.newlintownship.org and will be made available by appointment with the Township Secretary by calling (610) 486-1141. The ordinance is also on file for public inspection at the offices of the Daily Local News, 250 N. Bradford Avenue, West Chester, Pennsylvania and the Chester County Law Library, located at the Chester County Justice Center, Suite 2400, 201 W. Market Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania, where the same may be examined without charge 

 

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 Secretary at (610) 486-1141 to discuss how those needs may be accommodated.

 

                                                                        Newlin Township Board of Supervisors

 

 

Please publish notice on June 19, 2017 and June 26, 2017 

Below is the meeting schedule for 2017 which was advertised in the Daily Local News.

The Board of Supervisors of Newlin Township will meet on the following dates in 2017:

Feb 13, Mar 13, Apr 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug 14, Sep 11, Oct 9, Nov 13, Dec 11, Jan 8, 2018. 

The Lenfest Center

1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, Pa 19320

Time: 8pm

The public is invited.

Special Budget Work Sessions will be held on Sep 27, 2017@8:30pm and Oct 25, 2017@8:30pm

Jan 2, 2018 (Re-Organization) Township Maintenance Garage, 1751 Embreeville Rd., Coatesville, Pa 19320.  Time: 8pm

 

The Planning Commission of Newlin Township will meet on the following dates in 2017:

Feb 22, Mar 22, Apr 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug 23, Sep 27, Oct 25, Nov no meeting, Dec 6, Jan 24, 2018.

The Lenfest Center

1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, Pa 19320

Time: 8pm

The public is invited.

Jan 3, 2018 (Re-Organization) Township Maintenance Garage, 1751 Embreeville Rd., Coatesville, PA 19320.  Time: 8pm



The Newlin Township Open Space Committee will hold public meetings on the following dates: Mar 6, Apr 3, May 1 & Jun 5 at 7pm at the Township Maintenance Garage, 1751 Embreeville Rd., Coatesville, PA.  The meetings, which are open to the public, will be to discuss the purpose and direction of the Open Space Committee.