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York Road Paving Information


Important York Road Paving Information

On Monday, July 9, 2018 Borough Council approved a waiver from the Borough's noise ordinance to allow PennDOT to mill and pave York Road during the overnight hours. Working overnight will allow PennDOT to complete the paving project quicker and pose less of an inconvenience to residents and motorists during the project duration.

PennDOT will begin the York Road Milling and Paving Project at the end of August and are expected to work through early September. PennDOT will be beginning the project in the South end of town (Newington Drive) and  proceed north toward County Line Road. We do not currently have a specific start date, but will continue to update residents as the project approaches.

PennDOT has assured the Borough that any jackhammering and/or extremely loud work will be performed during the daytime hours to avoid disturbing residents. During the overnight hours, there will be noise caused by the vibration of the milling and paving machines; however, this noise is not expected to be much of a disturbance to residents.

Please stay tuned for more information as the project nears. Should you have any questions, please contact Borough Hall at 215-443-9100.

Noise Ordinance Waiver Request



The Borough of Hatboro is in receipt of a noise ordinance waiver request for the ECMS 102807 MD4 Project, otherwise known as the York Road Milling and Overlay work. The applicant is Highway Materials, Inc., contracted by PennDOT.

The applicant is requesting a waiver to perform this project during the overnight hours from 7 PM to 5 AM for the duration of the project. The applicant has stated that performing the work at night will be far less disruptive to traffic than if it was performed during the day. Also, the work can be completed quicker by doing it during the night.

A formal notice has been sent to all property owners near York Road and we ask that all property owners notify all affected tenants affected by this request.

Hatboro Borough Council will hold a public hearing to discuss the matter on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 7:00 PM in Borough Hall, 414 S. York Rd. The Public is invited to attend.

Proposed Parking Overlay Ordinance


Proposed Parking Overlay Ordinance

Borough Council has been reviewing a proposed parking overlay ordinance. This parking overlay ordinance is designed to provide parking relief for businesses such as restaurants and retail along the York Road business district. Residents are encouraged to review the ordinance and provide feedback.

A copy of the proposed parking overlay ordinance is available in Borough Hall and a digital copy is available here.

July Bulk Trash Pickups


July Bulk Trash Pickups

Public Works will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. As a result, the Bulk Trash Pickup orgininally scheduled for this day will take place the following week. The July Bulk Trash Pickup schedule will take place as follows:

Wednesday, July 11th and Wednesday, July 18th.

Permits for either of these Bulk Trash Pickup days can be purchased at Borough Hall, Monday through Friday. Permits can be purchased up until 5 PM on the day before the deisred collection date.

For information on pricing, or acceptable items, please contact Borough Hall at 215-443-9100 

Upcoming Wawa Zoning Hearing Board Meeting


August 29th Wawa Zoning Hearing Board Meeting

The Zoning Hearing Board will be meeting on Wednesday, August 29th at 7 PM in Borough Hall to render its final decision on the application submitted by Wawa.

This application was submitted by 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. The application and plans are available for review at Borough Hall, 414 S. York Rd., Hatboro, Monday through Friday during regular business hours.