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NOTICE OF CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Schuylkill Township, Chester County, will hold a virtual meeting via GoTo Webinar at 7:30 pm, prevailing time, on December 2, 2020 at which time it will hold a continued public hearing on, and consider passage of, and may enact the following ordinance:

Title:  ORDINANCE No. 2020-05. AN ORDINANCE OF SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE, AS AMENDED, WHICH IS CODIFIED IN CHAPTER 370 OF THE CODE OF SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP, (ENTITLED “ZONING”), BY ADDING A SECTION “CONSERVATION OF WOODLANDS AND OTHER VEGETATION” TO ARTICLE XXVIII NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION OVERLAY DISTRICT

This ordinance shall be known as and may be cited as the “Tree Ordinance.”

The following non-substantive changes have been made to the originally advertised ordinance:

Section numbering errors corrected in §§ 370-225.A.(2), 370-225.B., 370-225.D.(2), 370-225.E.1.(a), 370-225.E.2.(b), 370-225.E.2.(e), and 370-225.E.7

370-225.E.1.(c): Tree permit review process changed from “30 calendar days” to “15 calendar days.”

370-225.E.1.(f): “or septic systems” added.

370-225.E.2.(e): “non-specimen” added.

370-225.E.2: Added “( i ) Trees that have already fallen due to natural causes, such as disease or extreme weather.”

370-225.E.4(b): application action changed from “thirty (30) days” to “fifteen (15) days”

370-225.E.6.(a): added “or his/her designee.”

Virtual meeting access information will be published on www.schuylkilltwp.org prior to the hearing.  A copy of the proposed ordinance is available here for public inspection.  A paper copy will be provided upon request to 610-933-5843 or to admin@schuylkilltwp.org.

Madeline Harbison, Township Secretary