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 Bristol Township At A Glance


Unit of Local Government is a First Class Township

Council President - Craig Bowen
Council Vice-President - Amber Longhitano
Councilman - Howard Allen
Councilman - Patrick Antonello
Councilman - Joe Glasson
Councilman - John Monahan
Councilwoman - Cynthia Murphy
Township Manager -William J. McCauley, III

Local Government Contact Page

The population is 55,421 (2010 Census Data)
The size is about 17 square miles
Population density is 3211 persons per square mile
The schools are in the Bristol Township School District

Part of the 8th Congressional District - Mike Fitzpatrick
Part of the 141st Legislative District - Tina Davis
Part of the 6th Senate District - Robert M. Tomlinson
U.S. Senators - Patrick J. ToomeyRobert P. Casey, Jr.
Governor - Tom Wolf

Minimum drinking age is 21.
Minimum age for buying tobacco products is 18.
Curfew for people 11 or under is 10:00 P.M.
Curfew for people 12 and 13 is 10:30 P.M.
Curfew for people 14 through 17 is 11:00 P.M.
View Nighttime Curfew Ordinance

 


 


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NEWS

Holiday Week Refuse & Recycling Collection

A Refuse and recycling holiday collection schedule is in effect for the week of May 30 due to the Memorial Day holiday. There will be no Refuse or Recycling Collection on Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day). Trash and Recycling Collection for Monday, May 30 will be delayed to Tuesday, May 31. All subsequent trash/recycling collection during the entire week of May 30 will be delayed by one day. For example, pickup normally scheduled for Tuesday, May 31 will be delayed to Wednesday, June 1.  Pickup scheduled for Wednesday, June 1 will be delayed to Thursday, June 2. Regular collection services will resume the following week. Please call 267-812-2950 for additional information


Public Notice Regarding Neshaminy Interceptor Draft Plan

Bristol Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania is in the process of preparing its Neshaminy Interceptor Plan, in accordance with Act 537, to address BCWSA's NICAP/NICMP call for the municipalities tributary to the Neshaminy Interceptor to complete sewage facilities planning to document current and future needs and to implement comprehensive inflow and infiltration reduction programs, so that BCWSA may properly design any necessary expansion of the Neshaminy Interceptor to address the projected hydraulic overload. The Bristol Township plan proposes four alternatives in the Neshaminy Interceptor collection system area, including Inflow &Infiltration reduction, replace/increase existing system, divert all flow to Bristol Wastewater Treatment Plant, and a no action alternative.The Draft Neshaminy Interceptor Plan is available for a 30 day public review and comment period at the Bristol Township Municipal Building located at 2501 Bath Road, Bristol, PA 19007.  For an appointment to review the draft plan, please call Scott Swichar, at 215-785-0500. All comments on the Draft Neshaminy Interceptor Plan shall be submitted in writing to the Township Manager, William J. McCauley, III, at the Township Office prior to June 23, 2016.


Bristol Township Council Declares Spring Cleanup a Huge Success
During the weekend of May 14-15, more than 400 residents of Bristol Township dropped off their household junk and accumulated waste at the township’s municipal complex parking lot, which was lined with dumpsters capable of holding 40 cubic yards of rubbish. The residents came out and filled 16 dumpsters to their limit, the largest amount collected during a single cleanup event.    The Cleanup Weekend events are part of an intensive litter removal effort by the Township to deal with trash issues on private property and illegal dumping on public sites. 
Click here to Read the Press Release


Discount Tickets to Summer Attractions Now Available

During the Summer months, Bristol Township offers discounted tickets to amusement parks, Philadelphia Zoo and Baltimore Aquarium and a variety of other family attractions.Tickets are available between the hours of 8:30am - 5:00pm(Monday-Friday) at the township building (2501 Bath Road). Cash payment only. No refunds or exchanges can be given for any discounted tickets.

Click Here for List of Discounted Tickets


Registration Starts May 7 for Bristol Township's Summer Camp

Enroll Your Child for Summer Fun! The program is for kids ages 5 - 14 from June 20 - August 5, 2016 at Ben Franklin Middle School. Registration forms can be dropped off at the front desk of the Municipal Building (2501 Bath Rd. Bristol) beginning on May 9, 2016  from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Click Here for Camp Information

Click Here for Application Form (Word format)

Click Here for Application Form (PDF)


Bristol Township offers $2 Yard Waste Containers

Residents of Bristol Township who receive residential trash service from the township can purchase a 32 gallon yard waste container for the low price of only $2. The heavy-duty containers normally cost $35 each and were designed with small holes on the bottom to allow for water drainage. Residents interested in purchasing a yard waste container can visit the Bristol Township Municipal Building (2501 Bath Road) on Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Residents must show a copy of their tax bill or photo ID. Containers will be sold on a first-come first- serve basis or until they are sold out. Limit of one container per residence. For residents who do not want to purchase a new yard waste container, they can continue to use  biodegradable (paper) bags or any rigid container to dispose of yard waste.

Click Here To Read Official Press Release

Click Here for Flyer


BRISTOL TOWNSHIP IS HIRING SEASONAL WORKERS

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP IS NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT FOR POSITIONS WITHIN THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. THE SEASON RUNS FROM MAY TO OCTOBER WITH THE DUTIES CONSISTING MOSTLY OF GROUNDS HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE AND OTHER SIMILAR WORK AS ASSIGNED. INTERESTED PERSONS SHOULD COMPLETE AN EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION AND RETURN IT VIA  EMAIL, FAX, MAIL, OR IN PERSON BY APRIL 29, 2016 AS FOLLOWS: EMAIL:  tscott@bristoltownship.org FAX:  215-788-8541 MAIL:  2501 BATH ROAD, BRISTOL, PA 19007 ATTN:  HR. IN PERSON:  APPLICATIONS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE RECEPTIONIST IN THE FRONT OF THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING

Click Here for an Employment Application


FEMA has Reclassified Properties in Several Large Areas of Bristol Township for Flood Insurance

FEMA has released new maps for public review.  The new maps – also known as digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) –reflect current flood risks.  These new maps are available at the Bristol Township Administration Building for Bristol Township residents to review.

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Residents shall investigate if their property in Bristol Township has been added to a higher flood risk zone, known as a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA).  If a property owner is located in the new higher-risk area and has a mortgage from a federally-regulated lender, then by federal law, the lender must require the owner to carry flood insurance at the time the flood maps become effective.  The required flood insurance is available through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), a federally underwritten program provided by nearly 100 insurance companies and written through licensed insurance agents.  Lower-cost “Preferred Risk Policy” options are offered by the NFIP, for properties being mapped into higher-risk areas for the first time.  For more information on flood insurance, you may want to visit the National Flood Insurance Program’s website, www.floodsmart.gov.

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If there has been an error in the reclassification of the effected property, the owner must file a protest or appeal with FEMA.  To learn more about the appeal process, see FEMA’s Criteria for Appeals of Flood Insurance Rate Maps Section 3.1 available through www.fema.gov
Click Here To Read the Official Press Release

Click Here To View Flood Maps

Click Here To View Detailed Flood Maps (Zip Files)


Live Broadcast of Council Meetings
Council Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Verizon FiOS Channel 45 and streamed live from the Township’s website.

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Route 13 Improvement Project

Construction to improve Route 13 from Route 413 (Veterans Hy) and Levittown Py began on January 21, 2013. For news and updates on the project visit http://www.safer13.com. Facts about the project and construction timelines are posted regularly.


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