Welcome To The Borough Of Hatboro
Welcome to the Borough of Hatboro's new website!
Our Borough is online to provide you with 24 hour access to information you need. We hope you enjoy your visit to our website. As always, residents and visitors are welcome to call or visit Borough Hall at anytime during working hours.
Borough Hall is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Please note Borough Hall is closed in observance of the following holidays:
New Year's Day; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; President's Day; Good Friday; Memorial Day; Flag Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veteran's Day; Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving; and Christmas Day.
Special Holiday Recycling Pickup
Special Recycling Holiday Recycling Pickup
Public Works will be closed for the Christmas and New Years holidays. As a result, there will be NO trash or recycling collection on the following days:
Christmas Day: Monday, December 25th
New Years Day: Monday, Janaury 1st
As a result, the Public Works Department will be holding a special Recycling ONLY pickup for residents with a regularly scheduled Monday Recycling Day.
This special recycling only collection will occur on Wednesday, December 27th
Please have your recyclables out for collection prior to the morning of the 27th to ensure their pickup.
Proposed 2018 Borough Operating Budget
Proposed 2018 Operating Budget
The proposed 2018 Borough Operating Budget is available for public review. A paper copy of the budget is available at Borough Hall for review Monday through Friday during regular business hours.
A digital copy is also available to download here
January Zoning Hearing Board Meeting
January Wawa Zoning Hearing Board Meeting Information
The Zoning Hearing Board will be meeting on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7 PM. PLEASE NOTE:This meeting will be held in the Council Room at Borough Hall, 414 S. York Rd., Hatboro.
The board will continue hearing the application of Buckingham Retail Properties, LLC for the properties located at 402 & 412 S. York Road (RC-2 Zoning District) and 29 Horsham Road (R-1 Zoning District) requesting zoning relief to permit a convenience store with motor vehicle fuel sales, as follows:
1) A substantive validity challenge to the zoning ordinance based on a de jure exclusion of retail stores with motor vehicle fuel sales; Or in the alternative
A substantive validity challenge to the zoning ordinance based on a de facto exclusion of retail stores with accessory motor vehicle fuel sales; Or in the alternative
A variance from Section 27-602 and Section 27-1202.M "Use Regulations" to permit improvements associated with a retail store use in the R-1 Zoning District, and to permit an accessory use, motor vehicle fuel sales, not to be located at or above the second-story level; Or in the alternative
A variance from sections 27-602 and 27-1202 "Use Regulations" to permit a retail store with motor vehicle fuel sales in the RC-2 and R-1 Zoning Districts.
2) A variance from section 27-1205.1.F "Development Regulations for Retail Commercial Uses" to permit a permanent landscaped planting area of less than 15' in depth adjacent to an office use.
The public is invited to attend and will be given an opportunity to comment. The application and plans are available for review at Borough Hall, 414 S. York Road, Hatboro, Monday through Friday during regular business hours.
A MESSAGE FROM BOROUGH HALL
|Get Your Hatboro Mug At Borough Hall!|
Hatboro Mugs are now available for purchase at Borough Hall for $10.00. Proceeds benefit the Hatboro Residents' Association expenses and 2018 outreach programs geared toward the enrichment of town-based community.
Hatboro 2040 Comprehensive Plan
Help Create The Hatboro 2040 Comprehensive Plan
Hatboro is creating a new Comprehensive Plan (Hatboro2040) and a Parks, Recreation, & Open Space Plan. These plans will have long-range visions and sets of goals for Hatboro, with specific recommendations and strategies to achieve the vision.
Hatboro 2040 will provide a framework for managing places and spaces that make the town unique. It will explore what currently exists in Hatboro and recommend strategies to ensure future growth, development, and investment will make the town an even better place to live, work, and play.
The plan is shaped by you! Your input as interested citizens, business owners, and stakeholders is critical in shaping the vision for the future of Hatboro. By sharing what you love about Hatboro, and what you want to improve, you will help to create a plan that truly reflects what is important to the community. Join the conversation by taking this important survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Hatboro2040. Paper copies of the survey are available at Borough Hall.
We will have a public workshop in early 2018! This is an opportunity for you to provide your thoughts and opinions on the most important areas of the plans. Discussion of Parks, Recreation, and Open Space will be featured, and you will have the opportunity to share your ideas on other topics as well. Stay tuned for an announcement of the day and time of this event.
The Montgomery County Planning Commission is helping us create this plan. If you have questions about the plan, please contact:
The Borough’s past planning efforts include:
The 2005 Open Space and Parks & Recreation Plan
The 2006 Elm Street Plan
A Message From The Hatboro Police Department
Hatboro Police Department Is Now Accepting Toys For The US Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Drive
Annually, the Hatboro Police Department proudly assists the United States Marine Corps Reserve with their "Toys For Tots" drive. It's hard to believe, but the holidays are just around the corner! The US Marines have dropped off their bin at the Hatboro Police Station and we are ready to accept new toys in their original packaging. The Police Headquarters is open 24/7, so feel free to drop off a toy in our lobby and help those less fortunate enjoy the holidays.
With Veteran's Day approaching, we wish all those that served our country a wonderful and safe holiday season!
For more information on the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, please visit: https://www.toysfortots.org/
Keep The Borough Beautiful
|Business Owners, Help Us Keep The Borough Beautiful|
With all of the upcoming winter events on York Road, it would be nice to have every business looking great! The Annual Holiday Parade and the Union Library's Christmas Tree Lighting are just two examples for you to display your business to the public! Below are a few tips to help with presentation:
A MESSAGE FROM PUBLIC WORKS
Now Accepting Applications For Seasonal Laborer Position
HOURS OF WORK: Between 32 and 40 hours per week
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Borough of Hatboro Public Works Department is now accepting applications for a Seasonal Laborer position. A Seasonal Laborer at Public Works generally collects trash or recyclables on a daily basis and may also be required to cut grass, complete general landscaping tasks, minor building maintenance, and park facilities maintenance.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:A Seasonal Laborer must be at least 18 years old. All applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND GIVEN: A Seasonal Laborer generally works as a part of a crew of Laborers to complete tasks. A Seasonal Laborer is under the supervision of a senior employee or the Public Works Foreman.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Trash Collection, Grass Cutting, Vehicle Washing, Public Works Building Cleaning, and Any Other Assignment Given By The Superintendent or Foreman
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A RESUME TO:
Borough of Hatboro
Attention: Superintendent of Public Works
414 South York Road
Hatboro, PA 19040
SUMMER WEATHER TIPS
IF YOUR POWER GOES OUT
- Call PECO's Emergency Line at 1-800-841-4141
- Use caution when using candles, and always follow manufacturer's specifications if you use a generator.
- Every house should have a corded phone, this way if the power goes out you still have communication.
HOW TO GET MORE INFORMATION
- For updated information from the Borough, please log on to Facebook and like our page titled "Hatboro Emergency Management". You must have a facebook account to see this information.
- Residents can also register for text or email alerts from the Hatboro Police Department at www.nixle.com
- For emegencies, ALWAYS dial 9-1-1
- For non-emergenicies or other information, you can call Borough Hall at 215-443-9100 during business hours, or the Police Department at 215-675-2832 (non-emergency calls only).
- For information on how to shelter in place and what to do during severe weather events, visit www.fema.gov or the red cross at www.redcross.org
- For information on sheltering for single residents of Montgomery County during "Code Blue", extreme cold weather events, please call the Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center (CHOC) or the Norristown State Hospital Grounds at 610-292-9244.
- For information on sheltering for families in Montgomery County, please contact the Salvation Army in Norristown or Pottstown at 610-275-4183.
ALWAYS REMEMBER IN TIMES OF RAIN/FLOODS WHEN DRIVING:
IF A ROAD IS CLOSED, PLEASE TURN AROUND - DO NOT DROWN
CONNECT WITH THE BOROUGH ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Do you want to receive news from the Borough of Hatboro Police Department and Emergency Services? Please visit www.nixle.com to register to receive alerts, messages and public information from the Borough of Hatboro Emergency Services.
POLICE PRESCRIPTION COLLECTION BOX
Through funding provided by the Montgomery County District Attorney, Kevin Steele and the Pennsylvania District Attorney's Association, the Hatboro Police Department has obtained a secure prescription medication disposal box that is located at the new Police Headquarters in the Second Floor of Borough Hall. Citizens may utilize this disposal container to safely dispose of any expired, unused, or unwanted medications, no questions asked. Please do not place syringes, injectable drugs, aerosol dispensers or liquids containing hydrogen peroxide in the collection bin.
Should you have any questions, feel free to contact the Hatboro Police Department at 215-675-2832
Do you want to receive emergency alerts from Montgomery County regarding hazardous weather situations in the Borough? Please visit www.readymontco.org to register to receive alerts, messages, and other information regarding hazards in the Hatboro area.
Reminder: Under Pennsylvania law, all dogs must have a license, which is available from the county treasurer or registered agents. Please visit www.montcopa.org for information on dog licensing and fees.
Montgomery County Rabies Clinics: The Montgomery County Health Department hosts Rabies Clinics for dog, cat, and ferret owners in the county at the rate of $10.00 per rabies shot. For a list of 2016 Rabies Clinic dates, please click here
Have you noticed an error regarding your address, street, or another location within the Borough while using a GPS? These errors can be submitted to various mapping companies including Google Maps, TomTom, Apple Maps, etc. by visiting www.gps.gov
Using this site, residents are able to easily report errors directly to the mapping companies as well as report "No Truck Violations" or postings that may be in effect on the street.
Are you interested in serving your community? The Borough is always looking for volunteers to serve on its various Boards and Commissions.
BOROUGH COMMITTEE MEETING
Borough Committee will be meeting on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM
BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
Borough Council will be meeting on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM
The Planning Commission does not have anything on its agenda for the month of December and therefore will not be meeting.
ZONING HEARING BOARD
Please stay tuned for information regarding the next Zoning Hearing Board meeting.
Note: Borough Council Minutes are approved at the following Council Meeting (normally the 4th Monday of each month). For questions concerning the approval process for minutes please contact Borough Hall.