West Nottingham Township
Unknown persons are calling people in our area claiming to be from the Social Security
Administration. They are telling people that they will not get their social security check if they can't
verify their social security number and/or bank account. The people asking for the information are
trying to seem credible by telling you the name of your spouse and your address. THIS IS A
SCAM!! NEVER give your social security number or bank account number over the phone!
Please get the word out to senior citizens in our area. If you think you've been victim of fraud,
please contact the State Police immediately!
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT VOLUNTEERS WANTED
If you would like to join the township's emergency management team, please
contact the Secretary at 610-932-4072 ext. 8. For information on joining the
Oxford Area POD team, please click here.
APPLE ID PHISHING SCAM
The Pennsylvania State Police have issued a press release regarding a recent scam to obtain
private information from individuals through an email which informs recipients that their Apple ID
has been suspended. If you receive a suspicious email of any kind, NEVER click on any link in the
body of the email. To view the press release, please click here.
NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Board of Supervisors of West Nottingham Township, Chester County,
Pennsylvania, will hold a special meeting on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 12:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the
Township Municipal Building, 100 Park Road, Nottingham, Pennsylvania, at which it will consider the
adoption of, and if approved, will adopt an Ordinance entitled:
AN ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO SECTION 2322 OF THE SECOND CLASS TOWNSHIP CODE, AMENDING
AND REPLACING CHAPTER 21, PART 2 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST NOTTINGHAM,
THE WEST NOTTINGHAM TOWNSHIP HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION PERMIT ORDINANCE, BY PROVIDING
FOR THE REGULATION OF STREET OPENINGS AND INSTALLATIONS, EFFECTIVE FIVE DAYS FROM
The principal provisions and regulations are summarized as follows:
§21-201. Title – “West Nottingham Township Street Opening Ordinance.”
§21-202. Permit Required. Sets forth the activities requiring a street opening permit.
§21-203. Application for Permit; fee. Sets forth the requirements for filing a permit application, provides for
review by Township officials or agents and for a deposit and payment of fees to the Township.
§21-204. Decision on the Permit. Provides for Township review of application within 30 calendar days.
Permit may be issued, subject to conditions, restrictions and regulations, or application may be denied or a
correction notice issued.
§21-205. Pennsylvania One Call. Requires compliance with Pennsylvania One Call System.
§21-206. Maintenance of Traffic. Sets forth requirements for management of traffic during permitted work.
Requires at least one lane of traffic open.
§21-207. Detours. Provides regulations regarding detours in connection with permitted activity.
§21-208. Erosion Control. Requires proper erosion control measures in conducting permitted activity.
§21-209. OSHA Requirements. Requires compliance with all OSHA safety requirements and procedures.
§21-210. Notification. Requires certain notification to the Township, residents and businesses within the
§21-211. Backfill. Provides regulations for backfill operations.
§21-212. Overnight Requirements. Requires certain site and safety security measures be taken if
permitted work is not completed in a workday.
§21-213. Cleanup. Sets forth requirements for clearing the work area.
§21-214. Installation. Sets forth cover and placement requirements for installation of conduits and pipes to
protect roads and utilities.
§21-215. Temporary Restoration. Sets forth requirements for temporary road restoration.
§21-216. Permanent Restoration. Sets forth requirements for permanent road paving and restoration.
§21-217. Identification. Provides requirements for marking and posting of job sites and excavations.
§21-218. Guarantee. Requires permittee to guarantee the permitted work for 2 years, and permittee to
correct defects within 30 days of notice and requires repair or replacement all damaged public or private
property to the satisfaction of the Township.
§21-219. Security Deposit and/or Bonding. Provides for financial security for the Township.
§21-220. Prohibited Locations. Provides for reserved area for Township use; utilities are prohibited.
§21-221. Insurance. Provides required insurance coverages to be placed by Permittee in favor of
Township in connection with permitted activities.
§21-222. Emergencies. Provides procedure for obtaining permit in case of emergency work required.
§21-223. Equipment Damage to Streets or Sidewalks. Provides equipment requirements, requirements for
protection of Township roads, and restoration in the event of damage to roads or sidewalk.
§21-224. Other Regulations. Requires Applicant to comply with all other laws, ordinances and regulations,
in addition to requirements of this ordinance.
§21-225. Inspection and Enforcement. Provides for inspections by or on behalf of the Township and
correction of work and payment of costs up to two years after installation.
§21-226. Violations and Penalties. Provides for violations of this ordinance and enforcement and penalties
for the same.
§21-227. Definitions. Defines “Person”, “Cartway” and “Right-of-way”.
§21-228. Repealer. Repeals all Township ordinances or parts of ordinances conflicting with this ordinance.
§21-229. Effective Date. Provides for the ordinance taking effect 5 days after enactment.
The full text of the Ordinance is available for inspection without charge at the West Nottingham Township
Municipal Building, 100 Park Road, Nottingham, Pennsylvania, Monday and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:
30 p.m. An opportunity will be afforded to all interested persons in attendance to address the Board of
Supervisors in the matter of this ordinance. If any person who wishes to attend the meeting has a disability
and/or requires an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to observe or participate in the hearing, he
or she should contact the Township at 610-932-4072 to discuss how those needs may be accommodated.
Click here to view the full ordinance.