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ORDINANCE # 52 – Speed Limits

ORDINANCE # 52 ORDINANCE # 52 – Speed Limits (PDF) AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SPEED LIMITS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES ON ROADWAYS WITHIN SHOHOLA TOWNSHIP, PIKE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. WHEREAS, certain roads or streets exist within Shohola Township where no speed limits have been previously established or a change in conditions has occurred to warrant a reevaluation of the speed limits previously set; and WHEREAS, the Shohola Township Board of Supervisors, in order to advance the welfare and safety of the residents of the Township and such other persons who use said streets and roads, deems it necessary to enact the speed limitations on certain streets and roads in Shohola Township; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED AND ORDAINED by the Board of Supervisors of Shohola Township, Sec. 1- The maximum speed limit at which vehicles may proceed on … Read entire post »

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ORDINANCE # 53 – Regulating E-911 Street and House Number Signs

ORDINANCE # 53REGULATING E-911 STREET & HOUSE NUMBER SIGNS ORDINANCE # 53 – Regulating E-911 Street and House Number Signs (PDF) AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SHOHOLA, PIKE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, ESTABLISHING A COORDINATED AND UNIFORM SYSTEM FOR 911 (EMERGENCY) SIGN NUMBER REGULATIONS AND AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP TO PRESCRIBE APPROPRIATE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS. This ordinance is duly ordained and adopted as follows: SECTION 1 SHORT TITLE This ordinance shall be known and may be cited as The Street Name, Address and Sign Ordinance of Shohola Township. SECTION 2 AUTHORITY This Ordinance is adopted pursuant to the provisions of the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code, Act of May 1, 1933 (P.L.350, No.60), as amended November 9, 1995 (P.L.350, No.60), as amended. SECTION 3 PURPOSE AND CONTENT The purpose of the Ordinance is to enhance public safety and security, and generally protect the public … Read entire post »

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ORDINANCE # 54 – Building Code

ORDINANCE #54 – 2004 ORDINANCE # 54 – Building Code (PDF) WHEREAS, the purpose of this ordinance is to promote the general health, safety and welfare of the citizens of this Shohola Township and to conform to the requirements of the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act and regulations to the Act promulgated by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (hereinafter sometimes collectively referred to as the “Code”); and WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act requires the enactment of an appropriate ordinance by townships electing to administer and enforce the building code provisions of the Code. NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby enacted and ordained as follows: 1. Shohola Township hereby elects to administer and enforce the provisions of the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, Act 45 of 1999, 35 P.S. §§7210.101-7210.1103, as amended from time to time, … Read entire post »

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ORDINANCE # 55 -Amending Zoning Ordinance #44

ORDINANCE 55 ORDINANCE # 55 – Amending Zoning Ordinance # 44 (PDF) An Ordinance to amend the Shohola Township Zoning Ordinance and its amendments. IT IS HEARBY ENACTED AND ORDAINED AS FOLLOWS: 1. No porches, decks or screened enclosures shall be placed alongside recreational vehicles in any recreational vehicle park in the Township. 2. Ordinance #44 is hereby amended so as to delete the provisions of Article 528.16. All other provisions of Ordinance #44 shall remain in effect. 3. Porches, decks, and screened enclosures which were constructed prior to this Ordinance under a permit in compliance with Ordinance #44 including Article 528.16 may be maintained and/or repaired as necessary. Any maintenance or repairs shall be authorized by the Township by issuance of a zoning permit. 4. In the event that any provision, section, sentence, or … Read entire post »

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ORDINANCE # 57 – Amending Pension Ordinance

ORDINANCE 57 Ordinance # 57 – Amending Pension Ordinance (PDF) An Ordinance to amend the Shohola Township Pension Ordinance and its amendments. IT IS HEARBY ENACTED AND ORDAINED AS FOLLOWS: 1.Ordinance #51 is hereby amended so as to include as a member of the class of persons to which the term “non-uniformed” employees of the Township of Shohola the following: a. All police officers 2. All language within Ordinance # 51 which is contrary to this Ordinance shall be stricken from Ordinance #51 and given no effect. 3. Ordinances and existing parts of Ordinances inconsistent herewith shall be, and the same are, hereby repealed to the extent necessary to give this Ordinance or Ordinances full force and effect. This Ordinance, ordained and enacted this______ day of _______ 2005 by the Board of Supervisors of Shohola Township _________________________________ George … Read entire post »

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ORDINANCE # 58 – Amending Zoning Ordinace #55

ORDINANCE 58 Ordinance # 58 – Amending Ordinance # 55 (PDF) An Ordinance to amend the Shohola Township Zoning Ordinance and its amendments. IT IS HEARBY ENACTED AND ORDAINED AS FOLLOWS: 1.Ordinance #55 is hereby amended as to replace Section 2 of ordinance #55 as follows: a.All decks, porches or screened enclosures that are the subject matter of Article 528.16 of Ordinance #44 are hereby prohibited within the boundaries of Shohola Township. b.All currently existing decks, porches or screened enclosures which are the subject matter of Article 528.16 of Ordinance #44 must adhere to the requirements of Article 528.16. c.The Shohola Township Zoning Officers shall have the power and authority to enforce the requirements of Article 528.16 of Ordinance #44 upon those structures. 2.All Ordinances and existing parts of Ordinances inconsistent herewith shall be, and the same are, … Read entire post »

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ORDINANCE # 56 – Amending Zoning

ORDINANCE # 56 – Amending Zoning Ordinance 1999 (PDF File) … Read entire post »

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ORDINANCE # 59 – Regulation Of Water Wells

ORDINANCE # 59 – Regulation Of Water Wells (PDF File) … Read entire post »

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