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NOTICE OF PROPOSED CODE ADOPTION ORDINANCE

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a proposed Code Adoption Ordinance was introduced by the Barrett Township Board of Supervisors at a regular meeting of the Board held on the 13th day of July, 2022. A copy of the Code Adoption Ordinance is on file in the Township offices at 993 Route 390, Cresco, PA 18326 where it is available for inspection during regular office hours. A copy of the proposed ordinance has been supplied to the Pocono Record and to the Monroe County Law Library.

The title and a summary of the proposed Code Adoption Ordinance and a listing of the Table of Contents of the proposed codification are as follows:

AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE, ADOPT AND ENACT AN ORDINANCE CODIFICATION FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF BARRETT, COUNTY OF MONROE, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN LEGISLATION NOT INCLUDED THEREIN; TO SAVE FROM REPEAL CERTAIN OTHER LEGISLATION NOT INCLUDED THEREIN; AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR TAMPERING WITH THE CODE.

This proposed ordinance provides:

(1) For the approval, adoption and enactment of the codification of a complete body of legislation for the Township of Barrett, as revised, codified and consolidated into titles, chapters and sections, such codification being designated as the Code of the Township of Barrett.

(2) That the provisions of the Code are intended as the continuation of legislation in effect immediately prior to adoption of this ordinance.

(3) For the repeal of inconsistent ordinances or parts of ordinances of a general and permanent nature which are not included in the Code, except as specifically saved from repeal.

(4) That certain ordinances, rights and obligations be expressly saved from repeal.

(5) That ordinances of a general and permanent nature adopted subsequent to preparation of the Code but prior to its adoption are deemed part of the Code.

(6) For the adoption and ratification of changes and revisions made during preparation of the Code to the previously adopted legislation included therein, and for the inclusion of certain new legislation. Such changes, revisions and new legislation include:

(a) Nonsubstantive grammatical and style changes.

(b) Nomenclature changes.

(c) General revision of penalty provisions.

(d) Removal of specific permit and license fee amounts and authority for such fees to be set by resolution of the Board of Supervisors.

(e) Adoption and ratification of other substantive changes and revisions made so as to bring provisions included in the Code into conformity with the policies and intent of the Board of Supervisors. Such changes and revisions are specifically enumerated and described in the ordinance.

(7) For the interpretation of provisions.

(8) That titles, headings and editor's notes are inserted for the convenience of persons using the Code and are not part of the legislation.

(9) For the filing of at least one copy of the Code in the office of the Township Secretary where it shall remain for use and examination by the public.

(10) For the incorporation of future additions, deletions, amendments or supplements into the Code.

(11) That Code books be kept up-to-date under the supervision of the Township Secretary.

(12) That notice of introduction of the ordinance and Code be published according to law, and that enactment of the ordinance, coupled with filing of a copy or copies of the Code and publication of such notice, will be deemed due and legal publication of all provisions of the Code.

(13) For penalties for anyone convicted of altering or tampering with the Code.

(14) That provisions of the Code and of the ordinance are severable.

(15) That the effective date of the Code and of the ordinance will be August 1, 2022.

The chapters included in the codification are as follows (all chapter numbers not listed are reserved for future use).

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I: Administrative Legislation

Chapter 1 General Provisions

Article I Adoption of Code

Chapter 28 Environmental Advisory Counsel

Chapter 70 Municipal Authority

Chapter 91 Pensions

Article I Police Pension Plan

Article II Pension Provisions

Chapter 112 Salaries and Compensation

Article I Compensation of Supervisors

Part II: General Legislation

Chapter 175 Airport Zoning

Chapter 181 Alarm Systems

Chapter 188 Animals

Article I Control of Dogs

Article II Keeping of Animals

Chapter 206 Burners, Outdoor Wood-Fired

Chapter 213 Burning, Outdoor

Article I Fire Ban Emergency

Article II Outdoor Burning Regulations

Chapter 225 Construction Code, Uniform

Chapter 254 Fireworks

Chapter 265 Floodplain Management

Chapter 299 Insurance

Article I Fire Insurance Claims

Chapter 366 Peddling and Soliciting

Article I Transient Retail Businesses

Chapter 375 Property Maintenance

Chapter 391 Rental Property

Article I Short-Term Rental Units

Chapter 400 Sewers

Article I On-Lot Disposal Systems

Chapter 407 Signs

Chapter 415 Solid Waste

Chapter 425 Stormwater Management

Chapter 431 Street Naming and Building Numbering

Chapter 440 Streets and Sidewalks

Article I Openings and Excavations

Article II Driveway and Road Occupancy Permits

Chapter 450 Subdivision and Land Development

Chapter 459 Taxation

Article I Earned Income and Net Profits Tax

Article II Realty Transfer Tax

Article III Local Services Tax

Chapter 478 Vehicle Nuisances

Article I Engine-Powered Vehicles

Chapter 485 Vehicles and Traffic

Article I Speed Limits

Chapter 492 Vehicles, Junked and Abandoned

Chapter 503 Water

Article I Wells

Article II Private Wells

Chapter 525 Zoning

Please take further notice that the Barrett Township Board of Supervisors intends to adopt the proposed Code Adoption Ordinance at a public meeting on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at the above referenced Township Building. If you wish to attend this public meeting and require auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings, please call (570) 595-2602, ext. 3 to discuss how Barrett Township may best accommodate your needs.

WEITZMANN, WEITZMANN & HUFFMAN, LLC

By: Todd W. Weitzmann, Esquire

700 Monroe Street

Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Solicitor, Barrett Township

Board of Supervisors

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