Proposed Human Relations Ordinance
Proposed Human Relations Ordinance
Borough Council will be voting to approve the advertisement of the proposed Human Relations ordinance for the Borough of Hatboro on Monday, April 23rd. Once Council authorizes the advertisement of the ordinance, the proposed Human Relations Ordinance will be advertised and available for the public to review.
After the public review period, Borough Council will vote on the enactment of the Human Relations Ordinance during their Monday, May 21 Council Meeting.
Upcoming Wawa Zoning Hearing Board Meeting
April and May Wawa Zoning Hearing Board Meetings
The Zoning Hearing Board will be meeting to hear the application submitted by Wawa on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7 PM and on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 7 PM. Both meetings will take place in Borough Hall, 414 S. York Rd., Hatboro.
The Zoning Hearing Board will be 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 factor exclusion of retail stores with accessory motor vehicle 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 Rd., Hatboro, Monday through Friday during regular business hours.
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.
Stay tuned for more information on public workshops and other opportunities to share your ideas regarding the future of Hatboro!
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
Hatboro 2040 Plan
The Montgomery County Planning Commission has released its 2017 annual report which highlights the various projects and programs the MCPC has been working on in the last year.
This year's annual report includes numerous photos taken during the beginning stages of the Hatboro 2040 Comprehensive Plan development.
You can see all of the Commission's work with the Hatboro 2040 Plan and various projects in the county by viewing the 2017 annual report here.
A Message From The Hatboro Police Department
National Drug Take Back Day to take place on Saturday, April 28
The Hatboro Police Department will again be participating in the nationwide drug take back initiative on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10AM until 2PM. Persons may come to our police station at 120 E. Montgomery Avenue, Hatboro, between those hours and drop off any unused, expired or unwanted medications. The medications will be properly and safely disposed of following the event. The department will have officers at the event with free crime prevention materials and child fingerprint ID kits. For details on the drug take back program, and additional drop-off sites, please visit: www.montcopa.org/da and www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/. As a reminder our police headquarters is open 24/7 and is equipped with a secure drop box where persons may come in at any time to safely dispose of unused, expired or unwanted medications”.
Examination For Police Officer Montgomery County Consortium of Communities and Warminster
The Montgomery County Consortium of Communities, and Warminster, on behalf of their respective Civil Service Commissions or Municipalities, will be conducting a written examination for Police Officer on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Montgomery County Community College, Parkhouse Hall, 340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422.
Montgomery County Community College is not affiliated with the event and the College should not be contacted regarding the test.
Beginning March 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM, a single unified application will be available online at www.montcopolicetest.com. This application can be used to apply to one, or more, of the Departments you are eligible for. Unified applications must be completed online at www.montcopolicetest.com
You will not be permitted to take the exam until you complete the application online and pay the $30 fee by using the PayPal account linked to the application.
- NO paper applications will be accepted
- NO checks or money orders will be accepted
- Applicants who do not have computer access can go to any public library or one of the participating agencies to complete the application online.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM
- All applicants shall report for registration at 8:00 AM on the day of the test. No one will be admitted after 8:30 AM.
- All applicants must bring photo ID and two number 2 pencils.
- No food or drink, cell phones, backpacks, hats, weapons, or purses, other than those to carry personal hygiene items, will be permitted into the testing facility.
**Equal Opportunity Employer - Women and Minority Applicants Encourages to Apply**