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Recyclingupdate: Beginning July 1st at 7 am our recycling will be opening full time, 7 days a week from dawn to dusk. When bins fill they will be locked until emptied. Please be mindful that you may need to take your recyclables back home until the bins are emptied. Letting material outside is littering and violators may be prosecuted.
East Snyder Park update: Our park is open.
All Tax payment can be dropped off at 5 North Market St. Selinsgrove. Also can be mailed direct to Ron Zeiders address is on tax bill.
Motor vehicles ARE NOT permitted to drive or park throughout the EAST SNYDER PARK. You must park in designated parking lots.
This includes any person or persons reserving or using a pavilion, reserving, using or attending a sporting event, on any sports field, or the reservation, use or attendance of any other event held within EAST SNYDER PARK.
Please plan accordingly to get your needed supplies to your location.
If you have an extenuating circumstance - please contact the Township at 570-374-4778.
Please clean up after your pet!
If you visit the East Snyder Park with your pet, you must clean up after your animal. The park is visited by many children who like to run and play in the grass. Moms are not so happy when their children find prizes left by pets.
East Snyder Community Garden
East Snyder Community Garden (ESCG), located across the street from East Snyder Park, offers a beautiful and safe place for community members to grow fresh food and flowers. Full plots (30’ x 30’), half plots (15’ x 30’), or raised beds (4’ x 10’) are available for rent. The garden supports the environment through sustainable gardening practices and as a registered Monarch Waystation. ESCG gives back to the community by donating produce to local food banks/meal programs and by providing free educational programs for the public. Learn more about the ESCG by clicking on the Community Garden link on the left-hand side of this home page.
Revised - Critical Information for the Penn Township Recycling Program / Site
Dec 2016 Penn Township along with other recycle locations in Snyder County have received news that when our current contracts with our hauler LCRMS (Lycoming County Resource Management Services) expires on 12/31/2016, they WILL NOT be renewed in their current form. Meaning we will have to pay to have the bins emptied... the expected cost is @ $25K.
Penn Township specifically has never paid to have materials pulled. With the current state of recycling markets LCRMS loses money each time they pull one of our bins. We are actively working with SC Recycling, DEP, DCED, the County and others in our situation to try and find the best solution.
Fast Forward - 2017 -
Our site is up and running, accepting materials from our residents and from neighboring municipalities. We are able to keep this site open to all because of ACT 13 funds received by Snyder County, who generously made this money available to those sites who do not limit access. Penn Township will receive @ $17K toward the cost to move our materials. It won't cover the entire cost, but most of it. At this time these funds are only available for 2017, hopefully other opportunities will be available for the future or our site could close to anyone who is NOT a Penn Township resident.
While we are receiving some funding to keep our site going, the township will remain vigilant to be sure our users are following the rules. Rules set by our hauler, not Penn Township.
Basically not much has changed...but please be sure you break all cardboard boxes down to save space. Same with plastics, compress all plastic best you can without making a fulltime job of it. While the bins are clearly marked asking users to compress plastic, its pretty incredible to see how many people have little regard for our signs.
ALL CARDBOARD BOXES AND MILK JUGS!
This is what must happen to all cardboard boxes, no matter the type or the size if you are using our recycle center! Same with all gallon milk jugs, please.
FLOOD PREPARATION, PLANNING AND SAFETY INFORMATION
Click on the FLOODING AND YOU link in the left column for lots of useful information in learning how to prepare and protect your family in a flooding event. Maps showing the levels of inundation that can be expected as the Susquehanna River rises. Guides to help you in the aftermath of a flood or other disaster and where you can find help.
Calendar of Penn Township Events and Meetings
← Click on the calendar link in the left column.
Penn Township Zoning Map and Zoning Ordinance
For some time the Penn Township Planning Commission, at the request of the Board of Supervisors have been working to update the entire Penn Township Zoning Ordinance 2005-01. With this update so comes the possibility of updates to the Penn Township Zoning Map.
Please DO NOT be alarmed there will be changes to zoning that will happen without informing our residents. No changes will be finalized and made to our ordinance or zoning map without proper advertisement to get word to our residents. This information will come via this website, emails to township residents, the township newsletter, public hearings and advertisements in the local newspaper.
Over the years, a few residents have asked the township to consider changes to certain zones in the township. If you are one of these people and are a landowner in Penn Township and you want a zone change considered for your land parcels, please provide your request in writing to Penn Township, Attn: Planning Commission, 228 Clifford Road, Selinsgrove, PA 17870. This written request should include as much detail of your situation that you can provide along with contact information.
The map below is the Penn Township Zoning Map. While it may not be the easiest to see it will give you an idea how Penn Township is zoned. The map prior to adding to this website is a zoomable map. If that feature is inaccessible on the map below...if you email firstname.lastname@example.org and request a zoomable version we will get that right out to you.
Penn Township Zoning Map
Dog Poop and Leashes
This never changes no matter the year, the season, or the neighborhood.
...if you walk your dog through our Penn Township neighborhoods or the East Snyder Park, please be courteous and clean up after your pet.
If your dog is off your property it is your responsibly to have your dog on a leash and you must cleanup after him or her.
Dog Issues - SC Temp DOG WARDEN - Missi Bair (717) 527-4016
Did you know Penn Township has a 48 acre business park?
Pawling Station Business Park sits along Route 522 headed west toward Middleburg at the end of our township.
This business park has one 3 acre lot zoned industrial. The lot is mixed-use and pad ready. The site is equipped with public water, public sewer, natural gas, three-phase electric, access to high-speed internet and a common stormwater management system.
check it out...www.gsvcc.org
Veteran's Memorial in the East Snyder Park
We hope you find Penn Township's website useful and informative. Explore the links in the left margin. Check back often for new updates and information.