Please be advised that the Township offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 in observation of the Fourth of July. Offices are reopening to the Public on Monday, July 6, 2020. Have a happy and safe Fourth of July!
According to the Governor’s Orders as we head into the Green Phase on Friday, June 26, 2020, Falls Township will open to the Public on Monday, July 6, 2020 during normal business hours of Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you do not feel comfortable coming into the building, you can schedule an appointment or contact our office during normal business hours. Falls Township will adhere to the CDC and DOH guidance for social distancing and cleaning.
Please be advised that the Township is closed to the Public but you may schedule an appointment with the respective department you need assistance with.
With an eye on efficiency and substantial financial savings, the Falls Supervisors unanimously approved the appointment of Matthew Takita to a dual-role position, which had been previously held by two employees.
The Falls Township Police Department will have a new top cop come 2021 when Falls Police Lt. Nelson Whitney takes the helm as police chief. The Falls Supervisors accepted Police Chief William Wilcox’s separation agreement during the May virtual board meeting. Wilcox is retiring from his long-time position at year’s end. Once in-person meetings resume, the Supervisors plan to honor Wilcox for his years of service.
The Falls Supervisors discussed the possibility of a large-scale warehouse being constructed on more than 95 acres of land along the Delaware River during Monday’s virtual meeting. The board reviewed a sketch plan from Stalwart Equities for construction of 916,300 square feet of warehouse space and 60,000 square feet of office space. The bulk of the property – 84.664 acres – is at the former Solvay tract.
Instructions to applicant(s): This application must be submitted and approved prior to any outdoor commercial activity. This application must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by appointment with the Zoning Officer.
Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) today released a Frequently Asked Questions guide for families in need of child care and parents with children that will be returning to a child care facility in counties moving to the yellow or green phase of reopening. DHS has previously issued guidance to child care providers in counties that have moved to the yellow phase.
Smoother driving is coming to a half dozen Falls Township roads. During the Supervisors virtual meeting Monday night, the board voted unanimously to award its 2020 road improvement program to General Asphalt Paving Co. in the amount of $3,046,575.67. The project received two bids. The other bidder came in at about $200,000 higher, according to township engineer Joe Jones.
In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Falls Township was forced to make the difficult decision to cancel its summer camp program and keep Pinewood Pool closed for the 2020 season.
All applications for permits must be submitted electronically. Applications can be found on the Township website at https://www.fallstwp.com/departments/code-enforcement-zoning/documents,-forms-permits.aspx Projects that involve exterior work (additions, patios, porches, etc) must submit a plot plan and impervious surface calculation sheet.
Bristol native Joe Puchino worked in corporate America, but always wanted to own a bar. When he heard about a vacant building in a Falls Township strip mall, Puchino, along with his wife, Michele, a travel agent, made the “scary move” to become business owners. The couple opened Pasquale’s Pizzeria and Bar in 2009. “I just wanted a bar,” he said. “I was looking for a bar for a long time.”
As a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and to ensure the timely review of subdivision and land development applications, the BCPC has adopted the following new electronic submission procedures effective immediately, until further notice.
Did you know that 10 minutes of your time has a real impact on Falls Township’s portion of federal funding for more than 100 programs, including schools, road repairs and public services? If you have not done so already, please consider completing the 2020 Census. You probably received a postcard by mail back in March which includes a 12-digit Census ID. The number is unique to your home address and can be used to complete the short questionnaire.
The Falls Township Board of Supervisors is looking to make driving on township roads much smoother. Through 2021, the Supervisors plan to fully reconstruct or improve a dozen roads.
Please be advised that all parks are reopening on April 18, 2020 with certain restrictions. Access to the walking paths, lake and the community garden at the Community Park will be permitted. Access to the boat ramp at Quaker Penn Park will also be permitted. However, all playgrounds, the dog park, skate park, basketball courts, hockey rink, and tennis courts will remain closed. We ask that everyone please follow proper social distancing guidelines when using our facilities.
The following is a new FAQ page from the Department of Community and Economic Development that should answer some of the questions you may have during the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit: https://dced.pa.gov/local-government-covid-19-faqs/.
Please email your form to email@example.com and a Township staff member will contact you once the application is received and you can make the payment over the phone. If you do not have access to electronically scan in your application, you may fill out the form and mail in your check or place your credit card information on the form. The Township is trying to stay within the Covid-19 guidelines to avoid any exposure to staff members and the public.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the police records department being closed to the public, we are asking anyone who needs police records assistance to contact the office via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your e-mail will be answered immediately during regular business hours M-F 8-4:30 or upon the opening of the next business day.
As the number of COVID-19 cases in the area have increased, food supplies have become extremely limited in our area. Local area food pantries have asked for help in restocking their supplies. If you can help in this matter, the Falls Township Fire Marshal’s Office has started a food drive. Please contact us by email at email@example.com or by phone 215-949-9000 X264 to arrange a no contact pick up at your location. Thank you for your help in these trying times.
Please visit http://recycling-bucksgis.opendata.arcgis.com/ for recycling information. This link provides you with county-wide recycling updates. All information such as Household Hazardous Waste schedules, relevant recycling videos, and recycling options for special materials is updated frequently so you are receiving the most current information. You can also visit https://www.fallstwp.com/information-…/trash-collection.aspx to access trash and recycling information on the Township's website.
Falls Township would like to introduce a new directory that local businesses can apply for and be added. This will make searching for companies in our Township that much easier. Hopefully this will be a great resource for residents and businesses alike, and keep the spending local!
Residents are encouraged to report a concern (pothole, streetlights in need of repair, abandoned vehicles, etc...) using our online "Report A Concern" form.
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