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Notice Posted 6/11/18

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing upon and consider for adoption an amendment to the Dingman Twp. Sawkill Watershed Management Ordinance, a summary of which is provided below.   The full text of the amendment can be obtained at the Township Office or website dingmantownship.org, the office of the Pike County Dispatch, 105 W Catherine St, Milford or the Law Library of the Pike county Courthouse.  Said Hearing will be held at 7:00 pm on July 17, 2018 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

ORDINANCE NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DINGMAN TOWNSHIP SAWKILL WATERSHED MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE, PROVIDING WATERSHED REGULATIONS FOR THAT PORTION OF THE SAWKILL CREEK WATERSHED LYING WITHIN DINGMAN TOWNSHIP.

 

Summary of Changes:

Revisions to the regulations in the following Sections pertaining to properties located in the Milford Aquifer Source Water Protection Area Overlay Zone.

 

Article I Section 101.   Statement of Findings

Article I Section 104.   Applicability

Article II  Definitions

Article III Section 301  General Requirements

Article IV Section 402  Exemptions

Article IV Section 403  Plan Components

Article V Section 502  Exemptions

Article V Section 503 Sourcewater Protection Zone

Article V Section 504  Spill Prevention Plan

Article V Section 506  Plan Review & Approval

Article VII Section 704  Fee Schedule

Article IX Section 902  Right of Entry

Article XI Section 1101  Hardship Waiver Procedure

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

Editor's Note:   Click Here to See Entire Ordinance

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors intend to authorize the Township Tax Collector to seek reimbursement for fees incurred for bad checks. Adoption of said Resolution will take place at their meeting on May 15, 2018 commencing at 7:00 pm. at the Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford, PA.  The complete Resolution can be viewed at the Township Offices and website, The Pike County Law Library, 410 Broad St., Milford, and the offices of the News Eagle, 220 8th Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.   All interested parties are invited to attend. 

 Editors Note:   CLICK HERE TO SEE RESOLUTION

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC NOTICE 

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors intend to adopt an updated Fee Schedule increasing some permit and miscellaneous fees at their meeting on March 6, 2018 commencing at 7:00 pm. at the Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford, PA.  The complete fee schedule can be viewed at the Township Offices and website, the Pike County Law Library, 410 Broad St., Milford, and the offices of the Pike County Dispatch, 105 W Catherine St, Milford.  All interested parties are invited to attend.

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

Click Here to See Proposed Fee Schedule

 

PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing upon and consider for adoption an amendment to the Dingman Twp. Zoning Ordinance, as summary of which is provided below.   The full text of the amendment can be obtained at the Township Office or website dingmantownship.org, the office of the Dispatch, 105 W Catherine St, Milford or the Law Library of the Pike county Courthouse.  Said Hearing will be held at 7:00 pm on February 6, 2018 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

ORDINANCE NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF DINGMAN TOWNSHIP BY ADDING PROVISIONS FOR WAREHOUSE USES AND AMENDING SITE PLAN REQUIREMENTS

 

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

Editors Note:  The Entire ordinance proposal is listed below. 

ORDINANCE NO. __________

 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF DINGMAN TOWNSHIP BY ADDING PROVISIONS FOR WAREHOUSE USES AND AMENDING SITE PLAN REQUIREMENTS 

          The Supervisors of Dingman Township, Pike County, at a regularly or specially advertised meeting, do hereby ordain and enact the following:

Article II (Definitions) shall be amended to add:

Warehouse, Contractor - A building used primarily for the inside storage of goods and materials used by a contractor or other goods and services provider, not including a terminal warehouse and not excluding the incidental storage of items for re-sale

 

         Warehouse, Public - A building of no more than 20,000 square feet in floor area used primarily for the inside temporary storage of goods and materials by the general public, including businesses storing goods for re-sale, for a fee, not including a terminal warehouse.

 

         Warehouse, Terminal - A building of no more than 40,000 square feet in size, with direct access to Route 6, used as a distribution or terminal facility for handling freight, excluding the fueling or maintenance of vehicles other than equipment used at the site for loading and unloading.

 

 

Section 305 (Use Regulations) shall be amended to add:         

 

 “Warehouse, Contractor - Maximum of 5,000 square feet of floor area” as a Conditional Use in the NC and RU Districts.

 

“Warehouse, Contractor - Maximum of 20,000 square feet of floor area” as a

Conditional Use in the RC District.

 

“Warehouse, Public” as a Conditional Use in the RC District.

 

“Warehouse, Terminal” as a Conditional Use in the RC District.

 

 

Section 419 (Traffic Study) shall be amended to add the below listed paragraph to the list of instances where a traffic study shall be required:

 

         5.  Contractor warehouses, where permitted, shall be limited to a maximum of 25 trip-ends of projected weekday traffic daily. All other warehouses shall be subject to performance of a traffic study hereunder if projected weekday traffic exceeds 25 trip-ends of projected weekday traffic daily.

Section 702 (Permits) shall be amended to read: (new text in italics)

702.2  Applications for Permits  -  All applications for permits shall be signed by the property owner and by any tenant or other occupant of the property who may be the actual applicant and shall be accompanied by plot sketch in duplicate, drawn to show the actual shape and dimensions of the lot to be built upon, the exact size and location of any buildings existing on the lot, the lines within which the proposed building or structure shall be erected or altered, the existing and intended use of each building or part of building, the number of families or dwelling units the building is designed to accommodate, the areas of existing and proposed earth disturbance activity, a copy of the recorded deed showing the current record title owner and such information as may be necessary to determine compliance with this Ordinance and all other pertinent ordinances. All applications with accompanying plans and documents shall become a public record after a permit is issued or denied. Applications for uses which also necessitate approvals under the Dingman Township Subdivision Ordinance shall be processed in the manner provided for plot approval under that Ordinance. Such applications shall also contain all information or data normally required for a submission under the Subdivision Ordinance. A Zoning Permit shall not be issued until the proposed use has been granted a Preliminary Approval under the Subdivision Ordinance.

For all commercial uses and all lots less than one (1) acre in size the site plan set forth above shall be a survey drawn by a PA registered surveyor certified to the current owner, except, however, those applications in which the entire proposed project involves no new uses and no construction that involves areas of the lot beyond the footprint of any existing structures shall not require a survey.  All site plans larger than 11"x17" shall be submitted in duplicate.  Applications determined to be Conditional Uses or Special Exceptions may require additional plan copies following said determination.

For all applications filed on behalf of a Partnership or Corporation, a completed and notarized Certificate of Incumbency must be submitted on a form prepared and provided by the Township. 

Ordained and enacted this ___ ____ day of __­­­­­­­_________________, 2018.

                                                                 

PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing upon and consider for adoption an amendment to the Dingman Twp. Zoning Ordinance, a summary of which is provided below. Said Hearing will be held at 7:30 pm on September 19, 2017 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford.  The full text of the amendment can be found at the Municipal Offices, at dingmantownship.org, the offices of the Pike County Dispatch, 105 W Catherine St, Milford, & the Law Library of the Pike County Courthouse, Broad Street, Milford.

ORDINANCE NO.       -2017

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF

DINGMAN TOWNSHIP BY REVISING PROVISIONS REGULATING

RECREATIONAL USES

            The Supervisors of Dingman Township, at a regularly or specially advertised meeting, do hereby ordain and enact the following:

Article II - Definitions

Camp;  Camp Dormitory;  Camp Cabin;  Day Camp/Vacation School

Article III - Section 305 - Use Chart

Article IV - Supplemental Regulations

Section 409 – Commercial, Manufacturing and other Non-Residential Uses (Performance Standards)

409.5 Noise; 409.7 Lighting and Glare

Section 439 - Camp Use

Article VI, Section 602 – Parking Facilities Required 

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

 

Editors Note:  The Entire ordinance proposal is listed below.  Bold text are additions to the existing zoning ordinance. Regular text is instructional.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF

DINGMAN TOWNSHIP BY REVISING PROVISIONS REGULATING

RECREATIONAL USES

            The Supervisors of Dingman Township, at a regularly or specially advertised meeting, do hereby ordain and enact the following:

Article II - Definitions

Camp - A private land development that may include campsites and permanent buildings - such as camp cabins, camp dormitories, indoor recreational facilities, dining hall, community hall, offices and storage for maintenance and recreational equipment, and includes water and sewage facilities; and may include outdoor recreational facilities - such as ball fields, tennis courts, basketballs courts and trails. The camp may include overnight stays and the organization shall have a recreational, educational, religious or environmental mission. Each camper’s residency is restricted to a period of no more than 90 calendar days annually. ‘Camp’ shall not include hunting and fishing cabins and recreational vehicle campsites but may include recreational land developments.

Camp Dormitory - A structure specifically designed for campers, for the purpose of providing rooms for sleeping purposes. One common kitchen, common bathrooms and some common gathering space for social purposes may also be provided.

Camp Cabin - A structure specifically designed for campers, for the purpose of providing quarters for sleeping purposes, that is 400 square feet or less, and which may have direct connections to utilities.

Day Camp/Vacation School - A program of care and instruction, ancillary to a camp or to an existing use (such as a school, place of worship, club, etc.), and may also include off-site field trips. The program shall be limited to no more than eight (8) hours a day and limited to school vacation periods, and further limited to no more than four (4) weeks per summer and no more than six (6) weeks in a calendar year.  The  occupancy limits of the existing building/zoning permits shall remain in force and shall not be exceeded by an ancillary day camp/vacation school use. 

Article III - Section 305 - Use Chart

Add camp as a conditional use under RC-Resort Commercial District, RU-Rural District and CP-Conservation and Parks District.

Add the following accessory use in the RC- Resort Commercial, RU – Rural District and CP – Conservation and Parks District:

minor additions to camp buildings that would not increase occupancy (e.g. decks, porches, small additions)

Article IV - Supplemental Regulations

Section 439 - Camp Use  

All camp subdivisions and developments shall have a minimum lot area of 100 acres.

All campsites, tents, cabins and other buildings and trails within a camp shall be located a minimum of 100 feet from any exterior property line of the camp. No campsite, tent, cabin or other building shall be located closer than 200 feet from the property line of an existing residential use or residential zoning district at the time of plan submission. No campsite, tent, cabin or other building shall be located closer than 50 feet from the top of bank of a pond, lake, stream or river.

For any given time period, the gross density of a camp or day camp shall not exceed 20 people per acre. This includes campers and camp personnel.

Section 409 – Commercial, Manufacturing and other Non-Residential Uses (Performance Standards)

409.5 Noise

a. For camps, significant noise generating activities shall be prohibited between the hours of 10PM and 6AM.

409.7 Lighting and Glare

a. For camps, no outdoor lights serving as illumination for outdoor recreational facilities and located within 100 feet of any exterior property line of the camp shall operate beyond 10PM.  A lighting plan, demonstrating no more than 0.1 foot-candle illumination at the property lines,  must be submitted as part of the application 

Article VI, Section 602 – Parking Facilities Required

In the chart, add camp under Use and 0.25 spaces per camper and 0.50 spaces per employee under Parking Space Required.

 


 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing upon and consider for adoption the following amendment to the Dingman Twp. Zoning Ordinance. Said Hearing will be held at 7:30 pm on September 19, 2017 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

ORDINANCE NO.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF

DINGMAN TOWNSHIP BY REVISING PROVISIONS REGULATING

RECREATIONAL VEHICLE CAMPGROUNDS

            The Supervisors of Dingman Township, at a regularly or specially advertised meeting, do hereby ordain and enact the following:

Section 437 - Recreational Vehicles, Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds

Recreational Vehicles, when allowed for under section 305, may be permitted subject to the following regulations.

e.   No recreational vehicle may be temporarily or permanently attached to any structure or to other recreational vehicle.  Decks, platforms, screen houses, and other such accessory structures may abut a recreational vehicle but not be connected to it.  Porches enclosed with windows constructed of glass, plastic or any other solid material as opposed to screens are hereby prohibited except that such porches may be enclosed in clear plastic panels (pursuant to a program administered by Campground Management and the Township) attached over the screens to keep out precipitation from October 15 through May 31st of each year during which period the unit may not be occupied. Walls may be partially constructed of solid material provided that the solid wall material does not exceed 36 inches above floor level.  Such screened porches may not be wired for electricity or lighting nor contain heating devices. Accessory structures abutting a recreational vehicle shall not be required to meet the ten (10) feet separation required in section 402.

New Provisions are Bold. Deleted Provisions are Strikethrough.

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

 

PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing upon and consider for adoption the following amendment to Ordinance No. 10-2001 as amended by Ordinance #03-2016 at 7:30 pm on July 5, 2017 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

AN ORDINANCE  AMENDING THE MEMBERSHIP PROVISIONS OF THE  

DINGMAN TOWNSHIP PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION

2.  The Commission shall consist of seven five members who shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors for terms of three years and shall serve until their successors are appointed.  Initially the terms shall be structured so that they expire one at the end of the first year and then two for each of the next two years.  Vacancies shall be filled for the expiration of the term.  All members shall serve without compensation.

A)  The Board of Supervisors may appoint up to two Alternate Members who shall serve for terms of three years.  Alternate Members may participate in any proceedings or discussions of the Commission, but shall not vote unless designated as a voting member by the Chairman.  An Alternate Member will be designated as a voting member for proceedings where a quorum is not reached due to absence, recusal, or disqualification. Alternate Members so designated shall continue to serve as a voting member in all proceedings for which he was initially designated until the Commission has made a final decision on the matter. 

New provisions are in bold italics.  Deleted provisions are strikeouts.

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Secretary