Board of Supervisors Regular Monthly Meeting - February 22, 2016 at 6:30 pm, March 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm (one meeting, 4th Monday for Feb. and March)

Planning Commission Meeting - February 10, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Gibraltar Rock Zoning Hearing - continued to March 3, 2016 beginning at 6:30 PM.

TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGS - all agenda items for the Board of Supervisors meetings must be submitted to the Township Manager no later than the Monday prior to the meeting date.  The meeting agenda will be posted to the Website no later than 2 pm the Wednesday prior to the meeting date.


  •  A 30" clear path is required along property frontages having sidewalks within 24 hours following cessation of precipitation. 
  • Please remember that snow cannot be shoveled into the roadway and that unfortunately, snowplows cannot avoid discharging snow from the snowplow blade into driveways.
  • Be sure to clear snow and ice from your vehicle to avoid flying chunks from damaging another vehicle and remember to drive safely. 
  • During a declared snow emergency, no vehicles can remain parked anywhere along a snow emergency route.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - New Hanover Township Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator II/Operator Trainee - See Job Description

Princess Party at the Recreation Center - Dress up as your favorite princess and join us at the Rec Center on February 13th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm for a light lunch, fun activities, and story time with Chief McKeon!  Call (610)652-2720 or email to register for this event by February 10.

Craft Show - March 12 - 9 am to 1 pm - Recreation Center, 2373 Hoffmansville Road, Frederick.  Admission to the public will be free.  If you would like to have a table, contact  ($20 per table to participate)

Easter Egg Hunt - March 26 at 1 pm - Community Park, Gail Drive, Gilbertsville.  

Easter Coloring Contest -Click link for coloring page:  Easter Bunny & Eggs.gif  

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE your community as a volunteer are available on various Committees and Boards. Openings for 2016 include the New Hanover Township Sewer Authority, the Zoning Hearing Board, and the Environmental Advisory Board. Please contact the Township office to learn more about the functions, responsibilities and meeting requirements of becoming a member and contributing to your community. Calls will be received at the Township office at (610)323-1008.

NEW HANOVER TOWNSHIP RECREATION - Please direct all inquiries regarding recreation programs to 610-652-2720. Applications, sign-ups etc. may be submitted at the Recreation Center, 2373 Hoffmansville Road, Frederick. Thank you!

Bear Creek Evening Discount Passes - Available at the Recreation Center for $25 (a savings of $11). Evening passes are valid any day from 4 pm to close.

Hickory Park Pool Memberships - If you are interested in purchasing your pool membership this year for next year, you can save $10. Call (610)652-2720 or email for more information. (New Hanover, Upper Frederick & Douglass Township Residents Only) When purchasing your Family Membership, you can also purchase 10 guest passes for $50 for weekend use only. These passes will only be offered at the time of membership purchase. Click to get application: 2016 POOL SEASON TICKET APPLICATION.pdf

2016 Parks & Recreation Pavilion Rental Application - Park and Rec application.pdf

Recreation Center Rental Application: New Hanover Township Recreation Center.pdf


Recycling and paving-New Hanover Square Road-(Route 73-Holbrook Lane)

Paving-Little Road-(Houseman-Snyder)

Little Road (Erb-Hoffmansville)

Cross Road (end to end)

Mock Road (Township Line to Yarnall Road)

Oil-Chip-Swamp Creek Road (gravel part)

New Road

Lee Road

Erb Road

Evans Road (gravel part)

Fog Seal-Reindeer Court

Rabbit Run

Mallard Lane

Pheasant Lane

Any questions please contact Public Works Director, Dennis Flynn or call 610 970-5530

Yard Waste Composting hours - Drop-off site at Hetrick Gardens, 2620 Swamp Pike, Pottstown, PA - Nov. 25 thru Feb. 29, 2016 by appointment, call 610 367-9699.  Closed Sunday.  Residents must register at office each time they drop off.  Accepting tree stumps 12" diameter or smaller; larger stumps accepted for a fee.   Non-residents and contractors may also drop off yard waste for a fee. 

Dog Licensing Information - Public Service Announcement provided by Montgomery County - please follow link

SHOULD THE TOWNSHIP BUILDING BE CLOSED - if you need to speak with someone immediately regarding a Township safety issue, please call the Police Department at (610)327-1150. Thank you!

Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events - The 2016 schedule is nowavailable. Programs include FREE paper and tire shredding events and household hazardous waste events at various locations throughout the County. Please visit or Call the recycling line at 610-278-3618 for additional information.  

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NHT Open Records Policy 

The policy was adopted on December 8, 2008. Policy and request forms are available.

Township Manager and Open Records Officer - Kevin Tobias
Phone: (610) 323-1008 

State Office of Open Records
Phone: (717) 346-9903

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