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Public Notifications

Below is a list of current and past advertised notifications.

Proposed Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Lower Makefield Township has advertised a new Ordinance to be considered for enactment at the June 19, 2024, Board of Supervisors meeting. An Ordinance of the Township of Lower Makefield, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Establishing the Lower Makefield Township Human Relations Commission and Prohibiting Discrimination in Housing, Employment, Public Accommodations, and access to Educational Institutions.

Proposed Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Proposed Ordinance Stormwater Management - Delaware River South Watershed

Lower Makefield Township has advertised an amended Ordinance to be considered for enactment at the June 19, 2024, Board of Supervisors meeting.  An Ordinance of the Township of Lower Makefield, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Amending Chapter 173, Stormwater Management - Delaware River South Watershed, of the Township's Code of Ordinances to provide for updated standards for the control and calculation of stormwater runoff, to repeal inconsistent provisions, and to establish severability and effective date.  

Proposed Ordinance Stormwater Management - Delaware River South Watershed

Proposed Ordinance Stormwater Management - Neshaminy Creek Watershed

Lower Makefield Township has advertised an amended Ordinance to be considered for enactment at the June 19, 2024, Board of Supervisors meeting.  An Ordinance of the Township of Lower Makefield, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Amending Chapter 174, Stormwater Management - Neshaminy Creek Watershed, of the Township's Code of Ordinances to provide for updated standards for the control and calculation of stormwater runoff, to repeal inconsistent provisions, and to establish severability and effective date.  

Proposed Ordinance Stormwater Management - Neshaminy Creek Watershed

Proposed Cable Franchise Agreement Ordinance

Lower Makefield Township has advertised an Ordinance to be considered for enactment at the May 1, 2024, Board of Supervisors meeting. An Ordinance of the Township of Lower Makefield, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Authorizing Execution of a Cable Franchise Agreement Between the Township of Lower Makefield and Verizon Pennsylvania LLC.

Proposed Cable Franchise Agreement Ordinance

Proposed Ordinance to Amend the Definition of Open Space

Lower Makefield Township has advertised an amended Ordinance to be considered for enactment at the April 3, 2024, Board of Supervisors meeting.  An Ordinance of the Township of Lower Makefield, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, amending chapter 200, "Zoning," and Chapter 178, "Subdivision of Land Development," to modify the definition of "Open Space" as referenced in chapter 200 and 178, to repeal inconsistent provisions, and to establish severability and effective date. 

Ordinance to Amend the Definition of Open Space

Proposed Special Events Ordinance

Lower Makefield Township has advertised a new Ordinance to be considered for enactment at the March 20, 2024, Board of Supervisors meeting. An Ordinance of the Township of Lower Makefield, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, establishing regulations and guidelines for special events within the Township that require and need special services as provided by the Township, such as police, traffic control, special parking requirements, ambulance, fire or other emergency services.

Proposed Special Events Ordinance

Proposed Vacant and/or Foreclosed Property Ordinance

Lower Makefield Township has advertised an amended Ordinance to be considered for enactment at the March 20, 2024, Board of Supervisors meeting. An Ordinance of the Township of Lower Makefield, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, repeals Chapter 152, Article II, Registration of Vacant Properties and replaces the repealed Chapter with a new Chapter entitled Registration of Foreclosure Mortgages and Vacant Property which the Township believes more fully addresses the negative
impact and conditions that occur as a result of vacancy, absentee owner ship and lack of compliance with existing Township regulations and laws and is in the best interests of the health, safety, and welfare of the residents.

Proposed Vacant and/or Foreclosed Property Ordinance

Proposed Fireworks Ordinance

Lower Makefield Township has advertised a new Ordinance to be considered for enactment at the January 17, 2024, Board of Supervisors meeting. An Ordinance of the Township of Lower Makefield, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, regulating the use and display of fireworks within Lower Makefield Township, repealing all inconsistent Ordinances or any part thereof; providing a severability clause; and providing an effective date.

Proposed Fireworks Ordinance