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5186 Stump Road / Plumsteadville, Pa 18949 / 215-766-8914
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FEMA Flood Insurance & Information. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

Bucks County has issued a "Code Blue Alert"" from Wednesday, February 10 - Tuesday, February 16th. Attached are a list of on-call churches/shelters. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

The PW Department is now hiring for our Parks Department. FT Laborer and Seasonal Laborer help wanted. Skilled and semi-skilled duties. Valid PA driver’s license required. Detailed job descriptions below. Send resume, statement of qualifications and references to address below. Indicate position desired. Applications must be received by March 4, 2016. PLUMSTEAD TOWNSHIP PUBLIC WORKS 5119 Stump Road Plumsteadville, PA 18947 Attn: EMPLOYMENT – PERMANENT FULL- TIME Or Attn: EMPLOYMENT – SEASONAL Click on the link for all the details. FT PARK MAINT
and SEASONAL HELP

Bucks County has a FREE emergency, weather & community alert system in place. For more information & to register please click on the link. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

Local Tax (earned income tax) return is due on or before April 18, 2016. Taxpayer Helpline (888) 328-0565. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf today declared a state of emergency in preparation for the winter storm expected to impact Pennsylvania, especially in the southeast and south central regions of the state. The disaster emergency proclamation enables state and local authorities to respond to any unmet needs as quickly as possible as a snowstorm is forecasted to blanket snow across much of the state.

“Declaring a state of emergency allows the commonwealth to deliver state resources wherever they’re needed as quickly as possible,” said Governor Wolf. “We have multiple state agencies working at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency to monitor weather conditions across the state and we will respond to help local governments and residents in need.”

Governor Wolf and state officials from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Turnpike, and the Departments of Transportation and Health will hold a 2:30pm media briefing that will be broadcast live at http://governor.pa.gov/live

The proclamation authorizes state agencies to use all available resources and personnel, as necessary, to cope with the magnitude and severity of the situation. The time-consuming bid and contract procedures, as well as other formalities normally prescribed by law, are waived for the duration of the proclamation. The State Emergency Operations Center, located at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency headquarters outside Harrisburg, is staffed by personnel from multiple state agencies.

Please be aware the Township has an ordinance in place regarding on-street parking when it snows. Parking is prohibited on all Township roads when snow accumulation is one inch or more. Vehicles will be towed by Jim Jacobs Township & Garage (6607 Easton Road, Pipersville). Cost is approximately $150 for the tow & $45 per day for storage.

Please be aware that the Township has an Ordinance in place regarding snow & ice removal, fire hydrants, on street parking, towing etc. Snow & Ice must be removed within 12 hours of the storm. Please review the attached information so you are prepared. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

Effective January 1st the water rates will increase by 5%. Please see Resolution for all the details. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

Land Development and Subdivision Status Update. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

Plumstead Township Police are working with several municipalities on a pilot program for the implementation of body cameras. This grant is sponsored by the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Justice. Attached you will find the information and fact sheets. Please read the information and take the survey. FACT SHEET Survey Link SURVEY

The Township is hiring a Full-Time Zoning Clerk for its Code Enforcement Department. Salary dependent upon qualifications. Please see job description attached. If interested, please send resume & salary requirements to Carolyn McCreary, Township Manager, PO Box 387, Plumsteadville, PA 18949 CLICK HERE FOR INFO

Owls Nest Park will be closed for the next 4-5 months for construction activity. Our contractor will be working throughout the entire park site removing invasive plant species, repairing leaks and improving the pond, planting and seeding of native plants, clearing for and constructing a walking trail which will include boardwalks across wetland areas and pedestrian bridge across the North Branch Creek to connect with Groveland Elementary School. Please be patient during this construction.

In response to questions about floodplains in the Township, here is the link to the County�s floodplain viewer. Multiple clicks on the map will enlarge it to show individual parcels. CLICK HERE FOR INFO

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Important News About Open Burning..Effective February 22, the Township has officially rescinded its Open Burning Policy and will no longer issue permits. This action is a result of formal notification from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PaDEP) that we are a mandated community under Act 101 and thus any burning is regulated by the state and we cannot supersede its authority. Based on the state law, the only property owners permitted to burn are those considered to be "working farms", defined as the production of agricultural commodities in their unmanufactured state on the premises of the farm operation. Campfires and ceremonial fires are also permitted. Yard waste is NOT permitted to be burned. Yard waste is defined as leaves, grass clippings, garden residue, tree trimmings, chipped shrubbery, and other vegetative materials. Because the Township is a mandated community we are responsible for the enforcement of this Act, and will do what is necessary to ensure that the Township and our residents remain in compliance with it.


Welcome To Plumstead Township

The Plumstead Township Board of Supervisors and Township Staff would like to welcome you to explore our website. Here you will find valuable information about the Township and its services. The website has been redesigned to make it easier and more efficient for residents and other visitors to learn more about us and have their most commonly asked questions answered.

Plumstead Township is located in the eastern portion of central Bucks County. It is approximately 25 miles north of the City of Philadelphia and just northeast of Doylestown Borough, the County seat.

While newer housing developments have brought more families to our area, Plumstead Township retains its rural history, having preserved nearly 3,000 acres to date through the purchase of conservation easements.

More information on Plumstead Township can be found HERE.

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