Township Ordinances

The Neville Township Board of Commissioners intends to adopt a Code Adoption Ordinance on November 11, 2021.  Upon adoption, the entire Code of Township Ordinances will be available on-line. Prior to Novmeber 11, 2021, please contact the Township to request information or copies of current or proposed municipal ordiancnes.

Township OF Neville

NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION

OF PROPOSED CODE ADOPTION ORDINANCE, HEARING & MEETING

Please take notice that the Board of Commissioners of Neville Township will hold a public meeting to consider an ordinance to adopt a codification, compilation and revision of the ordinances of Neville Township pursuant to § 3304-A of the First Class Township Code, 53 P.S. § 58304-A, including certain new provisions, amended provisions and repealed provisions, and a public hearing and public meeting, to consider amendments to the Township Subdivision and Land Development and Zoning Ordinances, on the 11th day of November, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Neville Township Municipal Building, 5050 Grand Avenue, Neville Island, PA 15225. A copy of the proposed Code Adoption Ordinance and the Code may be examined in the office of the Township Secretary during regular office hours. A title and summary of the proposed Code Adoption Ordinance, summary of substantive amendments to the Subdivision and Land Development and Zoning Ordinances, and a listing of the Table of Contents of the proposed codification are as follows:

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AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT AN ORDINANCE CODIFICATION FOR THE Township OF Neville, COUNTY OF Allegheny, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN LEGISLATION NOT INCLUDED THEREIN; TO SAVE FROM REPEAL CERTAIN OTHER LEGISLATION NOT INCLUDED THEREIN; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR TAMPERING WITH THE CODE

      This proposed ordinance provides:

      (1)        For the approval, adoption and enactment of the codification of a complete body of legislation for the Township of Neville, as revised, codified and consolidated into titles, chapters and sections, such codification being designated as the “Code of the Township of Neville.”

      (2)        That the provisions of the Code are intended as the continuation of legislation in effect immediately prior to adoption of this ordinance.

      (3)        For the repeal of inconsistent ordinances or parts of ordinances of a general and permanent nature which are not included in the Code, except as specifically saved from repeal.

      (4)        That certain ordinances, rights and obligations be expressly saved from repeal.

      (5)        That ordinances of a general and permanent nature adopted subsequent to preparation of the Code but prior to its adoption are deemed part of the Code.

      (6)        For the adoption and ratification of changes and revisions made during preparation of the Code to the previously adopted legislation included therein, and for the inclusion of certain new legislation. Such changes, revisions and new legislation include:

            (a)  Nonsubstantive grammatical and style changes.

            (b)  Nomenclature changes.

            (c)  General revision of penalty provisions.

            (d) Removal of specific permit and license fee amounts and authority for such fees to be set by resolution of the Board of Commissioners.

            (e)  Adoption and ratification of other substantive changes and revisions made so as to bring provisions included in the Code into conformity with the policies and intent of the Board of Commissioners. Such changes and revisions are specifically enumerated and described in the ordinance.

      (7)        For the interpretation of provisions.

      (8)        That titles, headings and editor’s notes are inserted for the convenience of persons using the Code and are not part of the legislation.

      (9)        For the filing of at least one copy of the Code in the office of the Township Secretary where it shall remain for use and examination by the public.

      (10)      For the incorporation of future additions, deletions, amendments or supplements into the Code.

      (11)      That Code books be kept up-to-date under the supervision of the Township Secretary.

      (12)      That notice of introduction of the ordinance and Code be published according to law, and that enactment of the ordinance, coupled with filing of a copy or copies of the Code and publication of such notice, will be deemed due and legal publication of all provisions of the Code.

      (13)      For penalties for anyone convicted of altering or tampering with the Code.

      (14)      That provisions of the Code and of the ordinance are severable.

      (15)      That the effective date of the Code and of the ordinance be November 11, 2021.

The proposed Ordinance will amend the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance to raise the number of days to dispute a review fee and inspection fee to 100, and require the fees for an appointed arbitrator to determine reasonable and necessary expenses to be paid by the applicant and/or Township, and amend the Zoning Ordinance to add the defined terms Electronic Notice and Mailed Notice.

The chapters included in the codification are as follows (all chapter numbers not listed are reserved for future use).

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I: Administrative Legislation

  1. General Provisions…………………………………………………………………………………….. 1:1

Article I       Adoption of Code

 

  1. Manager………………………………………………………………………………………………… 20:1
  2. Pensions………………………………………………………………………………………………… 33:1
  3. Salaries and Compensation………………………………………………………………………… 52:1

Article I       Board of Commissioners

Article II     Tax Collector and Treasurer

Part II: General Legislation

  1. Alarm Systems ……………………………………………………………………………………….. 80:1
  2. Amusement Devices…………………………………………………………………………………. 87:1
  3. Animals…………………………………………………………………………………………………. 94:1

Article I       Noise Control

 

  1. Building Numbering and Street Naming……………………………………………………… 110:1
  2. Curfew………………………………………………………………………………………………… 116:1
  3. Construction Codes, Uniform……………………………………………………………………. 119:1

Article I       Uniform Construction Code Administration and Enforcement

 

  1. Fire Prevention and Fire Protection……………………………………………………………. 137:1

Article I       Rapid-Entry Systems

 

  1. Floodplain Management………………………………………………………………………….. 145:1
  2. Grading and Excavation………………………………………………………………………….. 156:1
  3. Insurance……………………………………………………………………………………………… 167:1

Article I       Fire Insurance Claims

 

  1. Junk Dealers…………………………………………………………………………………………. 173:1
  2. Municipal Claims and Fees………………………………………………………………………. 199:1

Article I       Attorneys’ Fees

 

  1. Noise…………………………………………………………………………………………………… 206:1

Article I       Engine Brake Retarders

 

  1. Peddling and Soliciting……………………………………………………………………………. 228:1

Article I       Transient Retail Businesses

 

  1. Property Maintenance……………………………………………………………………………… 236:1

Article I       Adoption of International Property Maintenance Code

 

  1. Rental Property……………………………………………………………………………………… 247:1

Article I       Rental Unit Occupancy and Inspection

 

  1. Solid Waste………………………………………………………………………………………….. 266:1

Article I       Municipal Waste Transport

Article II     Storage, Collection and Disposal of Solid Waste

 

  1. Storm Sewer System………………………………………………………………………………. 272:1

Article I       Control of Truck Debris into System

 

  1. Stormwater Management…………………………………………………………………………. 277:1
  2. Streets and Sidewalks……………………………………………………………………………… 283:1

Article I       Sidewalk Responsibility

Article II     Street Openings and Excavations

Article III    Paving Property; Cleaning Truck Tires

Article IV    Natural Gas Pipeline Installation

Article V     Rights-of-Way Management

 

  1. Subdivision and Land Development…………………………………………………………… 290:1
  2. Taxation………………………………………………………………………………………………. 298:1

Article I       Earned Income and Net Profits Tax

Article II     Realty Transfer Tax

Article III    Discounts and Penalties for Payment of Real Estate Taxes

Article IV    Fees for Tax Certifications

Article V     Taxpayers Bill of Rights

Article VI    Amusement Tax

Article VII  Local Services Tax

Article VIII Collection of Delinquent Taxes

Article IX    Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance

 

  1. Utilities – Public Water and Sanitary Sewage……………………………………………….. 306:1
  2. Vehicles and Traffic……………………………………………………………………………….. 310:1
  3. Yard Sales……………………………………………………………………………………………. 326:1
  4. Zoning…………………………………………………………………………………………………. 340:1

Please take further notice that the Board of Commissioners intends to adopt the proposed Code Adoption Ordinance on November 11, 2021.

TOWNSHIP OF NEVILLE

NOTICE OF HEARING/MEETING

The Board of Commissioners of Neville Township will hold a public hearing and public meeting to consider the adoption of amendments to its Zoning Ordinance to add new defined terms, through an ordinance to adopt a codification, compilation and revision of the ordinances of the Township, said hearing and meeting to be held on November 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Neville Township Municipal Building, 5050 Grand Avenue, Neville Island, PA 15225.  A copy of the proposed Code Adoption Ordinance and the Code, which include the amendments to the Zoning Ordinance, may be examined in the office of the Township Secretary during regular office hours.

SUMMARY

The proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance would add the defined terms Electronic Notice and Mailed Notice.