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PUBLIC NOTICE - POSTED 1/25/21

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Dingman will hold a hearing upon and consider for adoption a proposed revision to the Zoning Map of the Dingman Township Zoning Ordinance whereby tax map parcel 112.00-02.30, control number 104603 will be changed in terms of zoning district from NC TO RC. The Board will, on February 16, 2021, hold said public hearing upon that ordinance and consider for adoption that map modification. The hearing will be held at the Dingman Township Building, Fisher Lane, Milford, PA beginning at 7:00 P.M. on the above date. Public attendance must be remote via Zoom;  log-in details will be posted on the Township website dingmantownship.org at least 24 hours in advance.

 DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

 

Notice Posted 11/7/19

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors intend to adopt an updated Fee Schedule increasing some permit and escrow fees at their meeting on December 3, 2019 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.

Editors Note:  The proposed fee schedule is listed following this notice.

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

RESOLUTION NO.  2019-XX   .

Dingman Township Fee Schedule

            WHEREAS, the Dingman Township Board of Supervisors, Township of Dingman, County of Pike, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, does hereby enact the following fee schedule:

Sewage Department (For Permits obtained prior to work other than emergency repairs) 

Application fee for conventional or alternate on-lot or community

  systems with less than 2,500 square feet absorption area.                                                     $475.00

Application fee for conventional or alternate on-lot systems with

  2,500 sq.ft. or greater absorption area, & all community on-lot systems                               $800.00

Application fee for individual residential spray irrigation, drip irrigation, and ABS systems.                                                                                                                            $800.00

Application fee for experimental on-lot systems                                                                     $800.00

Application fee to connect to a community system (per structure)                                          $100.00 

Application fee for portable chemical toilets                                                                          $  15.00 

Application fee for other retaining tanks                                                                                 $475.00

Resubmission fee for applications as determined by Sewage Dept Policy                               $  50.00

Repair or Replacements:

  To septic, aerobic, dosing, holding, chlorine contact, or filter tank, or distribution box.                                                                                                                                       $100.00

  Repairs to piping                                                                                                        $  30.00

  Absorption area repair or replacement                                                                                   $400.00

  Repairs or replacement of drip or spray infiltration zones     (other than pipes)                     $800.00

  Application for experimental version of recognized conventional or alternate system

    when used for a repair shall be the same as the fee for a new applicable system. 

Planning Module Review Fee / Re-review fee                                                                        $  20.00/edu

 

Planning Approval Testing Fees:      

            First soil probe:                                                                                                            $150.00

            Additional soil probes performed same day                                                    $  75.00 each

            First percolation test                                                                                         $150.00

            Additional percolation tests (same property)                                                    $  75.00 each

            Verification of soil probes conducted by others                                                          $  50.00 each

 

Appeals of denied sewage permit by applicant                                                                1/2 of application fee

            All other sewage related appeals                                                                                  $400.00

 

Special testing when required by Section 7.2(a)(1) of the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act:

            Performing percolation test                                                                              $300.00

            Verification of soil probes, per test                                                                  $  50.00

            Permit application fee                                                                                      $475.00

 

Engineer Review Fees (when necessary)                                                                                Fee Reimbursement

 

Reinspection Fee also applies to testing cancelled less than 48 hrs in advance                       $  50.00

 

 

Zoning Department: (For Permits obtained prior to work other than emergency repairs)

 

1.         Sign permit (Permanent)                                                                                             $ 200.00

 

2.         Sign Permit (Temporary):         Quantity                       Bond Amount                     Application Fee

                                                            1  -  3 signs                      $  25.00                               $   10.00

                                                            4  -  12 signs                    $  50.00                               $   15.00

                                                            13 - 25 signs                    $100.00                               $   15.00

                                                            26 - 35 signs                    $150.00                               $   15.00

                                                            36 - 50 signs                    $200.00                               $   15.00

                                                            51 - 62 signs                    $250.00                               $   15.00

                                                            63 - 100 Max.                  $300.00                               $   25.00

 

3.                  Principal Uses:

            Residential (single family)                                                                   $ 125 100.00

            Residential (multiple dwelling units)                                                    $  75 50.00/dwelling unit

                        Non-residential                                                                                                $ 350 250.00

 

4.         Accessory Uses:

                        Residential (single & multiple family)                                                 $   75 50.00

                        Non-residential                                                                                                $ 250 150.00

 

5.         Home Occupations (No-Impact & Minor):                                                     $  100 75.00

 

6.         Permit Re-inspections                                                                                     $   50.00

 

7.          Change of Use:                                                                                                          $ 275 200.00 

 

8.         Certificate of Non-conformance                                                                    $  75 50.00

 

9.                  Conditional Uses:*      Zoning Application                                          Applicable Fee Above

                                                Residential - Hearing Fee                                             $  200.00

                                                                    Review Fee Escrow                                             $  125.00

                                                Non-Residential/Multi Family – Hearing Fee               $ 400 350.00

                                                                                                Review Fee Escrow     $  500 375.00

                                                Stenographic Deposit (all)**                                                    $  200.00

 

10.              Zoning Hearing Board hearings:

                                    Zoning Application (if applicable)                   Applicable fee Above

                                                Variance & Appeal Hearing Fee- includes 2 sessions  $ 350 300.00

                                                Special Exception Hearing Fee – includes 2 sessions   $500.00

                                                Third and subsequent hearing session (each)               $100.00          

                                                Stenographic Deposit (all)**                                                    $125.00

 

11.              Curative Amendments:*

                                                Hearing Fee - includes two sessions     $2,000.00

                                                Review Fee Escrow                             $2,700.00       

                                                Stenographic Deposit**                                   $   400.00

                                                TOTAL:                                                                       $5,000.00

                                                Third and subsequent hearing session (each)               $   500.00

 

   *     Reimbursement of Township Engineer, Solicitor, and Consultant Fees and advertising costs is required for hearings before the Board of Supervisors.  Review Fee Escrow must be replenished when balance falls below 25% of original amount required.  Any unused portion will be refunded.

 

   **   Stenographic fees in excess of the deposit paid are required to be reimbursed to the Township by the applicant.  Any unused portion of the deposit will be refunded.

 

 

Building Department: (For Permits obtained prior to work other than emergency repairs)

 

ALL Building Permits:                                                                       $4.50 Pa UCC payable at permit issuance

 

Single Family residential:                                                       Fees:                                                   

y      New Single Family dwelling Permit:                                              See CII Fee schedule attached, PLUS
Township
Administrative fee                                             $150

      Portion of fee due at application:                                       ($300.00 non-refundable)

 

y      Additions/Renovations/Alterations Permit:                                    See CII Fee schedule attached, PLUS
Township
Administrative fee                                             $100

      Portion of fee due at application:                                       ($150.00 non-refundable)

 

y      Decks & detached accessory structure (300 sf & over)                 See CII Fee schedule attached, PLUS 
Township Administrative fee:                                            $  75.00
Portion of fee due at Application                                       ($125.00 non-refundable)

 

y      Decks & detached accessory structures (under 300 sf)                  See CII Fee schedule attached, PLUS
Township Administrative fee                                             $  50.00
Portion of fee due at Application                                       ($ 75.00 non-refundable)

 

y      Generators, A/C systems, electrical upgrades, etc:             See CII Fee schedule attached, PLUS
Township
Administrative fee:                                            $  25.00
Portion of fee due at Application:                                      ($ 50.00 non-refundable)

 

y      Pools / Hot Tubs (includes electrical)                                             See CII Fee Schedule attached, PLUS
Township
Administrative fee:

- Storable, above ground, hot tubs                                     $  25.00   ($ 50.00 due at application) 
- In-Ground                                                                                   $  50.00   ($100.00 due at application)

y      Demolition of a structure                                                   See CII Fee Schedule attached, plus        
Township Administrative fee:                                            $  25.00 (non-refundable)

y      All Other permit types:                                                      $ See CII Fee Schedule attached, PLUS                
Township Administrative fee:                                            $  50.00 (non-refundable)

y      Stormwater Collection Systems (when required)                Reimbursement of Township Engineer fees

 

Non-Residential & Multiple-Family Dwellings:

y      All commercial buildings, multiple-family dwellings,                    $200.00 Administrative Fee PLUS
and any buildings intended for public occupancy                         CII fees from attached Schedule

Portion of fee due at Application                                       $350.00  (non-refundable)

            

y      Change of Occupancy, Additions/Modifications,              $100.00 Administrative fee PLUS

      Accessory buildings under 500 sf; Cell towers,.                            CII fees from attached Schedule

       wind turbines, etc                                                             $200 due at time of application

 

Ø            All fees due at the time of application will be applied to the total permit fee upon permit issuance

Building CODE Board OF APPEALS:

 

            Extensions of Time (permits)                                                   $  50.00

            Opinion Requests                                                                    $100.00

            Hearing Fee                                                                             $250.00

            Hearing Stenographic Deposit**                                                          $200.00       

            **   Stenographic fees in excess of the deposit paid are required to be reimbursed to the Township by the applicant.  Any unused portion of the deposit will be refunded.

Well Department:    (For Permits obtained prior to work other than emergency repairs)

All New wells permit fees                                                                                            $ 100.00

Modifications to existing wells                                                                                                $   50.00

Driveway access /                                                                                 New Permit      $ 75.00

  ROAD ENCROACHMENT permit (Township roads)         Modifications to existing permits        $ 50.00

(For Permits obtained prior to work other than emergency repairs) 

Research/Xerox Fees:

            Research Fee (per property)                                                                             $ 25.00
            Document Certification           (per page)                                                                    $   1.00 ($5.00 max)

            Faxed documents per page                                                                              $     .25

            Computer print-outs per page                                                                          $     .25

            Xerox Copy per page – 8½ x 11 & 8½ x 14                                                    $     .25

            Xerox Copy per page – 11 x 17                                                                                   $     .50

            Color copies (8½ x 11; when available)                                                                       $     .75

            Oversized documents (over 11x17)                                                                $  3.00

planning commission Submissions:

Lot Improvements:                                                                  $    45.00 plus $15.00/resulting lot

Subdivisions:                                                                          $   125.00 plus $40.00/resulting lot

Land Developments:                                                                $   175.00 plus $3.00/100sq.ft.of bldg area

Planning Modules:    *BASE fee                                                          $     35.00 plus per unit fee below

                                 First 50 lots/EDUs                                   $     15.00 per Lot/EDU

                                 Next 50 (#51-100) lots/EDUs                 $      10.00 per Lot/EDU

                                 All remaining (#101+) lots/EDUs                        $       8.00 per Lot/EDU

Sketch Plans, Rezoning Requests, Misc.                                  Fee Reimbursement Only

Review Fee Escrows (Lot Improvements exempt):

            Up to 5 lots or 5,000 sf building area                          $   250.00

            6 to 15 lots or 5001 to 10,000 sf bldg area                  $   750.00

            More than 15 lots or 10,000 sf bldg area                                 $2,000.00

Stormwater and/or E&S Plans                                                  $     75.00

SALDO Waiver Hearings:        Hearing fee                              $  150 100.00

                                                Review Fee Escrow                 $   200 175.00

                                                Stenographic deposit                $   200.00 (when applicable)                                         

Ø      Above fees are for initial submissions, whether Preliminary or Final.  Fee for Final Submission following a Preliminary Submission will be 75% of the total Preliminary fee paid.

Ø      Reimbursement of Township Engineer, Solicitor, & other Professional Consultant review/inspection fees are required for all of the above.  Review Fee Escrow must be replenished when balance falls below 25% of original amount required.  Any unused portion will be refunded

Ø      All submissions listed above will also require payment of applicable Pike County Planning Commission review fees.

MISCELLANEOUS: 

For any submission or requests for Township approval that are not specifically itemized herein, the applicant will be responsible for reimbursement of all costs, including, but not limited to solicitor, engineer, consultants, advertising, etc. that may be applicable.

FOR INSTANCES WHERE CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES ARE STARTED PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF APPLICABLE BUILDING, ZONING, WELL, SEWAGE, DRIVEWAY PERMITS, THE PERMIT FEE(S) FOR EACH DISIPLINE SHALL BE DOUBLED.

                                                                         

Code Inspections Inc. Fee Schedule

1. New Construction: Residential and Non-Residential including Additions, Garages and

Accessory Buildings:  All fees contained within this section include Plan Review, Inspections and Certificate of Occupancy

Residential: New buildings, Additions or Alterations not applicable to Section II: $175 base fee plus 30¢ per square foot of floor area or each fraction of floor area

Commercial: New buildings, Additions or Alterations not applicable to Section II:  $350 base fee plus 35¢ per square foot of floor area or each fraction of floor area, up to and including 100,000 sq./ft. Additional square footage over 100,000 sq./ft shall be 11.5¢ per sq./ft or fraction thereof.

Note:  Square footage is defined as gross floor area of all floors within the perimeter of to outside walls, including basements, cellars, garages, roofed patios, breezeways, covered walkways and attics with floor-to-ceiling height 6'6" or more. This also includes crawlspaces under 6’6”.

Fees for partial projects shall be calculated as follows:

a.       Footing/Foundation: 10% of the above formula

b.      Shell only without Footing/Foundation 50% of the above formula

c.       Shell including Footing/Foundation 60% of the above formula

d.      Tenant fit-out or all remaining interior alterations shall be calculated at 40% of the above formula for the affected floor area.

2.      Alterations and/or Renovations where floor area does not apply:

Alterations, renovations or modifications of existing buildings or structures where floor area does not apply (i.e. doors, windows, roofs, structural openings or beams, etc.); 

Residential: $175 base fee plus $30 for each $1,000 of estimated construction value of alterations, renovations or modification certified by the permit applicant

Commercial: $350 base fee plus $30 for each $1,000 of estimated construction value of alterations, renovations or modification certified by the permit applicant  

3.      Tenant Fit-out:

Tenant fit-outs shall be calculated in accordance with Section I, item (d) listed above.

4.      Construction Permit Fee calculations:

Building Permits Fee = 60% of the formulas specified in Sections 1, 2, or 3 

Electrical Permit Fee = 20% of the formulas specified in Sections 1, 2, or 3

Plumbing Permit Fee = 12% of the formulas specified in Sections 1, 2, or 3

Mechanical Permit Fee = 8% of the formulas specified in Sections 1, 2, or 3

Energy Permit Fee = 10% of the formulas specified in Sections 1, 2, or 3

Construction Permit Fee = The sum of all Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Energy, Electrical, Accessibility and Fire permits applicable to the project. (May include individual residential permit fees within this fee schedule)

The minimum permit fee for new structures, additions and alterations shall be no less than the associated base fee specified above.

5.      Accessibility plan review and inspection:

$130 plus 7¢ per square foot of floor area or each fraction of affected floor area.

6.      Fire plan review and inspection:

$150 plus 10¢ per square foot of floor area or each fraction of affected floor area.

7.      Certificate of Occupancy for change of ownership without change of use:

The following fees pertain to existing structures only and shall not be applied to new construction or any other fees specified in Section I.

$150 for the first 2,000 square feet plus $25 per 1000 square foot thereafter (or fraction thereof).

8.      Certificate of Occupancy for change of use and/or non- certified occupancy:   Fees    shall be calculated in accordance with Section I, item (d) listed above.

9.      Manufactured & Modular Dwellings: $ 375.00

Shall bear an approved label identifying compliance to HUD requirements (Excludes basements and/or structures not fabricated and constructed by the manufacturer in the factory).

Basements/crawlspaces for Manufactured & Modular dwellings shall be $50.00 plus 12.5¢ per square foot

10.  Commercial Modular Unit: $ 425.00

Shall bear an approved label identifying compliance to UCC requirements (Excludes structures not fabricated and constructed by the manufacturer in the factory)

11.       Modular Energy Compliance:  10% of the total permit fees as calculated above

12.  Decks (uncovered):           $ 115.00 plus 12¢ per sq/ft of area.

13.  Demolitions: Structures without a foundation:       $115.00

          Structures with a foundation:     $170.00

          Commercial structures:           $250.00/1,000sf of building

14.  Swimming Pools: (includes electrical)

Storable Pools: $ 45.00

Above Ground Pools and Hot Tubs: $ 125.00

In-Ground Pool: $ 250.00

15.  Cell Towers and/or Wind Turbines:

Residential: $275.00

Commercial: $500.00

16.  Photovoltaic:

Residential:  $75.00 base fee plus $7.00 for the first three panels and $12.00 for each additional panel thereafter.

Commercial:  $120.00 base fee plus $7.00 for the first three panels and $12.00 for each additional panel thereafter. 

17.  Canceled Permits/Applications:

In the event a permit/application is cancelled prior to any work being performed, Code Inspections, Inc., shall retain 20% of the construction permit fee as calculated for plan review and administrative services. 

18.  Consultation Fee: $ 50.00

Consultation fees include non-permitted site visits and/or non-cancelled scheduled inspections when blatantly not ready.

Notice Posted 10/21/19

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 shown below. The full text can be viewed at the Dingman Twp. Offices; the Pike County Dispatch, 105 W Catherine St, Milford; The Law Library at the Pike County Courthouse, 410 Broad Street, Milford; and at www.dingmantownship.org.  Said Hearing will be held at 7:00 pm on November 19, 2019 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DINGMAN TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE BY REVISING SIGN REGULATIONS, CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREAS, NOISE, PARKING, NON-CONFORMING BUILDINGS AND USES, LARGE HOTELS, YARD SALES AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Editors Note:  Click here to see full text of changes.  Click here to see full zoning ordinance

Article II Definitions

Section 305 Schedule of District Regulations

Section 405 Cluster Development/Conservation Subdivision

Section 409.5 Commercial & Manufacturing Performance Standards - Noise

Section 409.16 Other Provisions

Section 410 Non-conforming Uses & Structures

Section 413 Large Hotels, Motels, Inns, & Resorts

Section 418 Environmental Impact Statement  Reserved

Section 420.3 Garage Sales

Section 501 Erection & Maintenance of Signs

Section 502 Signs in R-1 District

Section 503 Signs in the RU and ND-2 Districts

Section 504 Signs in the CP District

Section 505 Signs in NC and RC Districts

Section 506 General Regulations for all Signs

Section 507 Lights Lighting & Electronic Messaging

Section 508 Nonconforming Signs  Semi-Public, Historic & Natural Feature Identification Signs

Section 509 Non-commercial Signs Off-Site Advertising

Section 510 Off-Site Advertising  Temporary Signs

Section 511 Temporary Signs  Multi-Family Dwelling Signs

Section 512 Multi-Family Dwelling Signs Private Community Development Signs

Section 513 Private Community Development Signs Attraction Signs

Section 514 Attraction Signs Public Interest, Political & Religious Signs

Section 515 Political Signs Day Care Facilities and Minor Day Care Uses Signs

Section 516 Daycare & Minor Day Care Uses signs

Section 602 Parking Facilities Required

Section 603 Loading and Unloading Spaces

Section 702.1 Requirement of Permits

 DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

Notice Posted 5/23/19

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. Sewage Ordinance the full text of which is shown below.    Said Hearing will be held at 7:00 pm on June 18, 2019 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SEWAGE ORDINANCE OF DINGMAN TOWNSHIP BY REVISING PROVISIONS CONCERNING PROOF OF AUTHORITY OF OFFICERS, THE USE OF HOLDING TANKS AND THE NEED FOR PLANNING MODULES

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

Section 5    Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems

A.     Procedures:         Applications for permits to install individual sewage disposal systems shall be made on forms supplied by the Township.

5.      

(1)  The Applicant shall provide information concerning the component parts of the sewage disposal system, and their proposed location, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Sewage Facilities Act of 1966 (P.L. 1535) and Act 208 (S.B. 1550) of 1974 and amendments thereto, the regulations promulgated thereunder, and the requirements of this ordinance.

(2)    In the event that the Applicant is not a natural person but rather is a corporation, partnership, LLC or some other entity, the Applicant shall supply the Township, at the time of application, with a Certificate of Incumbency on forms provided by the Township.

Section 10   Malfunctions and Repairs

A.    All Systems

1.           No sewage system shall discharge untreated or partially-treated sewage to the surface of the ground or into the waters of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, except as specifically approved by DEP pursuant to Section 202 and Section 207 of the Clean Streams Law.  Unauthorized discharges shall be deemed to constitute malfunctioning sewage disposal systems and shall be a violation of this Ordinance and the Township Wastewater Facilities Plan. When so ordered by the Township SEO, an owner or operator of a malfunctioning sewage disposal system shall, within ten (10) days, contain or otherwise correct such malfunction and, within thirty (30) days, correct such malfunction by taking measures which will achieve compliance with the current standards of DEP's Rules and Regulations, including if necessary the reconstruction, upgrading or replacement of such system. Failure to contain the malfunction within ten (10) days or complete repairs within thirty (30) days of notice by the SEO shall constitute a violation of this Ordinance, unless the Board of Supervisors grant an extension of time for same based on good cause as demonstrated by the owner of the system.

2.     Fees for work by the SEO in connection with malfunctions shall be established by resolution of the Township Board of Supervisors.

3.     In the event that the SEO orders the use of a holding tank for an emergency repair, no planning module shall be required for same.

4.     Use of a holding tank, other than as permitted by the SEO related to an emergency repair, shall require a planning module to be filed and approved by the township and the Department of Environmental Protection.

5.     The Township, in the discretion of the Board of Supervisors may require a maintenance bond for any holding tanks not required for emergency repairs.

6.     Dwelling units or other structures may not be increased in size or otherwise modified in such way as to increase the sewage demand or potential sewage demand or flow while a holding tank is in use.

Section 16 Sewage Planning Modules

1.           Sewage Planning Modules shall be prepared and submitted to the Township in accordance with the Sewage Facilities Act, as amended, and the regulations adopted pursuant thereto.

2.           All maps or site plans submitted pursuant to this section shall include a signature block for the Sewage Enforcement Officer and shall include a space for the date of the officer’s review of the site plan or map.

3.           No less than seven (7) copies of the complete submission under this section shall be submitted to the Township at the time of original submission.

4.           At least one copy of the sewage planning module submitted to the Township for approval and transmittal to the DEP shall bear all original signature by all state, county and local officials.

5.           All lots included in the submission, including any remainder tracts, not already served by an existing sewage disposal system, shall have satisfactory soil testing results for both a primary and secondary sewage site.

New text is italic.

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

Notice Posted 3/6/19

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. Subdivision & Land Development 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 April 2, 2019 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DINGMAN TOWNSHIP SUBDIVISION & LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE BY ADDING PROVISIONS FOR CAMPS AND REVISING PROVISIONS FOR SHARED DRIVEWAYS AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS REVISIONS

§ 100-13.  Glossary of Terms .

§ 100-15.  General Procedures and Requirements for Land Developments and Subdivisions.

           B.  Preliminary Plans shall be required...

           E.  Final Plan Procedures. (proof of recording required)

§ 100-17.  Preliminary Plan Requirements, Subsection V.

§ 100-19.   Final Plan Requirements (No mylar copy needed)

§ 100-30.   Street Requirements.

           Q.  Shared Private Driveways (standards revised)

§ 100-35.   Nonresidential Subdivisions and Land Developments.

            B.  (clarification)

§ 100-38    Camps. (New Section)

§ 100-3839. Application of Land Development Standards (re-numbered)

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

Notice Posted 1/10/19

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. Subdivision & Land Development 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 February 19, 2019 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

Editor's Note:  Click here to see proposed ordinance changes.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DINGMAN TOWNSHIP SUBDIVISION & LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE BY ADDING PROVISIONS FOR CAMPS AND REVISING PROVISIONS FOR SHARED DRIVEWAYS AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS REVISIONS

 

§ 100-13.  Glossary of Terms .

§ 100-15.  General Procedures and Requirements for Land Developments and Subdivisions.

           B.  Preliminary Plans shall be required...

           E.  Final Plan Procedures. (proof of recording required)

§ 100-17.  Preliminary Plan Requirements, Subsection V.

§ 100-19.   Final Plan Requirements (No mylar copy needed)

§ 100-30.   Street Requirements.

           Q.  Shared Private Driveways (standards revised)

§ 100-35.   Nonresidential Subdivisions and Land Developments.

            B.  (clarification)

§ 100-38    Camps. (New Section)

§ 100-3839. Application of Land Development Standards (re-numbered) 

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

Notice Posted 8/31/18

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. Zoning Ordinance the full text of which is shown below.    Said Hearing will be held at 7:00 pm on September 18, 2018 at the Dingman Twp Municipal Offices, 118 Fisher Lane, Milford. 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DINGMAN TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE BY REVISING A DEFINITION FOR CAMPGROUNDS

Article II Definitions 

Campground - A place where groups of one or more tents, recreational vehicles or buildings are used or rented for use as temporary living quarters for recreational purposes. Such use of tents, recreational vehicles or buildings, when not located in a permitted campground or permitted recreational vehicle park, shall be prohibited, provided however, that tents or recreational vehicles or recreational buildings may be used as temporary living quarters for recreational purposes if occupied by the residents, or their non-adult children, of a dwelling unit on that same property.

New text is bold italic;  deleted text is strikethrough.

DINGMAN TWP. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Karen Kleist, Sec/Treas.

John H. Klemeyer, Solicitor

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