NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE
MUDDY CREEK TOWNSHIP
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Muddy Creek Township will introduce a Driveway Permit Ordinance, Ordinance No. 72, for public review and comment at its meeting on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 7:00 P.M. at the Township office located at 420 Stanford Road, Prospect, PA. The Board of Supervisors intends to act on the proposed ordinance immediately following the public comment period.
The proposed ordinance is titled “An Ordinance Requiring Permits be Obtained Prior to Constructing, Altering, or Repairing Driveways, Agricultural Field Cuts, Drainage Facilities, and Private Streets and/or Connecting to or Altering Any Drainage Facility Within the Township’s Rights-Of-Way; Requiring the Submission of Plans and Payment of Permit Fees Prior to the Issuance of Permits; Providing for Temporary Permits; Requiring Inspections; and Establishing Penalties for Violations.”
In summary, the proposed ordinance contains the following sections:
Section 1: Short Title.
Section 2: Purpose and Legislative Intent.
Section 3: Statutory Authority.
Section 4: Definitions.
Section 5: Requirement to Obtain a Permit.
Section 6: Application Requirements, Criteria for Permit Issuance, and Permit Revocation.
Section 7: Design Requirements.
Section 8: Construction, Inspection, Completion, and Corrective Measures.
Section 9: Property Owner’s Responsibilities.
Section 10: Access to State Highway.
Section 11: Enforcement and Penalties.
Section 12: Severability.
Section 13: Repealer.
Section 14: Effective Date.
The full text of the proposed ordinance is available for public viewing at the Township office, and this newspaper during regular office hours without charge. A copy of the ordinance can be obtained at the Township office for a charge no greater than the cost of making the copy.
If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend the meeting or require an auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to participate in the proceeding, please contact the Township office at 724-368-3438 to discuss how the Township may best accommodate your needs.