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PA Law requires a three-day notice to give the utilities time to mark out the facilities unless the excavation is an emergency. If you damage an underground facility, you may be liable for damages if the PA One Call Center is not first notified.
You cannot demolish any building for commercial development without notifying DEP. You can get the notification form at www.dep.state.pa.us, go to asbestos. Any questions call (484)250 5920.
Royersford Borough has adopted Ordinance #809 regarding Real Estate Registry. All properties sold in the Borough must register their deed at Borough Hall up to 2 days after registering at Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds.
The Local Services Tax is a local tax payable by all individuals who hold a job or profession within a taxing jurisdiction imposing the tax. It is due quarterly on a prorated basis determined by the number of pay periods for a calendar year.. The total LST tax paid by any individual in a calendar year is limited to $52, regardless of the number of taxing jurisdictions in which an individual works during the year.
All employers located within Royersford Borough must withhold the new LST Tax at the annual rate of $52 for all employees with annual gross income in excess of $12,000. Of the $52.00 withheld, $5.00 is forwarded to the school district.
If you are self-employed and your business or practice is located within Royersford Borough you will be responsible to pay the LST Tax at the annual rate of $52.
The tax is collected by Berkheimer and Associates. Questions regarding the Local Services Tax (LST) can be directed to Berkheimer at 800-360-8989 or www.hab-inc.com.
Property owners are responsible for the construction or replacement of curb and sidewalks.
Concrete curb and sidewalks must be repaired or replaced if any of the following conditions are present:
More than twenty-five percent (25%) of the surface of a sidewalk section or slab is deteriorated.
More than twenty-five (25%) of a section of concrete curb has deteriorated.
A section or slab of sidewalk having a crack width in excess of one-half inch (1/2”) at any one point along a length of one foot or greater. Cracks of a lesser width may be filled with a sealant material.
A section or slab of sidewalk out of vertical or horizontal alignment when pedestrian safety is in question.
Curbs out of horizontal alignment with adjacent curbs in excess of one-half inch (1/2”). Curbs out of vertical alignment when pedestrian safety is in question.
Evidence of structure failure of curbs or sidewalk, as determined by the Borough Engineer or his authorized representative.
Any other instance which may create a pedestrian safety hazard, as determined by the Borough Engineer or his authorized representative.
All curbing and sidewalk must be replaced in compliance with Borough specifications.
Any fence or wall over four (4) feet in height shall contain openings equal to twenty-five (25) percent of the area of the fence or wall; provided however that the fence does not exceed six (6) feet in height.
A citizen can file a Right-to-Know request in four ways. Complete the Right to Know Request Form and submit the form by:
A complaint form needs to be completed in order to have an accurate account of the complaint/concern. The borough requires the complainant's name, address and phone number in order to process the complaint. The borough must follow legal procedures in order to resolve these matters, and at times these procedures may be quite lengthy. However, the borough will do its best to resolve the matters as soon as possible.
It is always good policy to communicate with your neighbor first when there is a problem. Most residents prefer to have a neighbor approach them personally instead of receiving a notice from the borough.
Montgomery County (610) 278-3000
Royersford Post Office (610) 792-4758
Pa American Water Co. 1-800-565-7292
District Justice Court (610) 495-8440