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Parks Township

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Parks Township is a township in Armstrong County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The population was 2,744 at the 2010 census.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 14.2 square miles (36.8 km²), of which, 14.1 square miles (36.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.84%) is water.


Streams

The Kiskiminetas River forms the township's southern boundary with Westmoreland County. Carnahan Run flows through Parks Township.


Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,754 people, 1,108 households, and 794 families residing in the township. The population density was 195.4 people per square mile (75.5/km²). There were 1,186 housing units at an average density of 84.2/sq mi (32.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.21% White, 3.23% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.91% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

Important Notices

A Med Return Drug Collection Box is in the lobby of the Parks Twp Police Dept, 26 Jackson Street, Vandergrift, for disposal of any prescription or over-the-counter medications.  The Office is open 9:00 to 5:00 Monday thru Friday.  Any questions call 724-567-5525 or 724-567-7764.


The Summer Free Lunch Program will begin on June 12, 2017 and end on August 18th.  There are two locations this year:  North Vandergrift Park and Kiskimere Park.  For more information, please call the office at 724-567-7764


LEGAL NOTICE

Be advised that at the Regular Meeting of the Parks Township Board of Supervisors to be held on the 19th day of June, 2017 at 7:00 P.M., at the Parks Township municipal building, 26 Jackson Street, North Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, the following Ordinance shall be considered:

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PARKS, ARMSTRONG COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA  ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS FOR THE PLANNING, DESIGN, REVIEW, CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF THE CONVEYANCE AND STORAGE OF SURFACE WATERS RESULTING  FROM PRECIPITATION/STORMWATER RUN-OFF AND VACATING ANY AND ALL ORDINANCES AND REGULATIONS THAT ARE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS  OF THIS ORDINANCE.

 

ARTICLE I GENERAL PROVISIONS: Section  101. Introduction; Section  102. Short Title Section 103. Statement of Findings; Section 104. Purpose; Section 105. Statutory Authority; Section 106. Applicability; Section 107. Repealer; Section 108. Severability; Section 109. Compatibility with Other Requirements ; Section 110. Erroneous Permit; Section 111. Waivers; Section

112. Duties of Developers; Section 113. Municipal Liability

ARTICLE  II     DEFINITIONS:  ARTICLE  III    STORMWATER  MANAGEMENT STANDARDS:

Section  301.  General  Requirements;  Section  302.  Exemptions;  Section  303. Volume Controls; Section 304. Rate Controls; Section 305. Sensitive Areas and Stormwater Hotspots; Section 306. Protected Watersheds; Section 307. Design Criteria ; Section 308. Calculation Methodology

ARTICLE IV - STORMWATER  MANAGEMENT  (SWM) SITE PLAN  &     REPORT  REQUIREMENTS:

Section 401. Approval of Plan Required; Section 402. Contents of Plan and Report; Section 403. Plan Submission; Section 404. Plan Review; Section 405. Modification of Plans; Section 406. Resubmission of Disapproved SWM Site  Plans; Section 407. Authorization  to Construct  and Term of Validity;  Section

408. As-Built Plans, Completion  Certificate, and  Final Inspection ;   Section

409. Easement Agreements ; Section 410. Scope of Easements

ARTICLE V OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE: Section  501.  Responsibilities  of Developers and Landowners; Section 502. Operation and Maintenance Agreements; Section 503. Performance Guarantee; Section 504. Municipal Stormwater Maintenance Fund

ARTICLE VI -  FEES, EXPENSES AND RECORDING  REQUIREMENTS: Section 601. General;

Section 602. Recording of Plans and Related Documents


ARTICLE  VII

Connections; of SWM BMPs


PROHIBITIONS:   Section  701.  Prohibited  Discharges  and Section 702. Roof Drains and Sump Pumps; Section 703.  Alteration


ARTICLE VIII - ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES: Section 801. Right-of-Entry; Section 802. Inspection; Section 803. Notice of Violation; Failure to Comply; Section 804. Availability of Plan at Project Site; Adherence to Plan; Section 805. Violation Deemed Public Nuisance; Section 806. Enforcement; Section 807. Suspension and Revocation; Section 808. Penalties; Section 809. Enforcement Remedies; Section 810. Appeals


ARTICLE IX - REFERENCES: APPENDIX A: APPENDIX B


Full text of the Ordinance may be examined at the Township Building during regular business hours, or at the Armstrong County Law Library. Full Text has also been provided to the Leader-Times.


Mary Ralston, Secretary James A. Favero, Solicitor



Upcoming Events

Parks & Rec Committee Meeting 06/05/17 at 7:00 pm at 26 Jackson St.

Planning Commission Meeting 06/12/17 at 6:00 pm at 26 Jackson St.

Supervisors Monthly Meeting 06/19/17 at 7:00 pm at 26 Jackson Street.