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It is recommended for anyone interested in projects or plans being reviewed by the Township to attend the regular Planning Commission meetings. The meetings are always held on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM. The entire 12-month meeting schedule is posted on the website at the beginning of the year. You may also contact the Land Planning & Development Manager at 717-766-0178 for information.
You should contact the Township Planning Department to arrange a pre-application meeting with the Planning and Zoning Manager. The Planning Department may be reached at 717-766-0178.
You should contact the Silver Spring Township Planning Department at 717-766-0178. The Department will gladly assist you with your questions.
The specific Zoning Ordinances regarding this can be found in Section 301.17 of the Silver Spring Township Zoning Ordinance of 2022, As Amended.
(1) When blasting methods will be used or when blasting is anticipated, a detailed plan of excavating, shoring, blasting and backfilling procedures shall be submitted at least 15 days prior to blasting.
(2) No predrilling or blasting may be performed within the right-of-way unless authorized by the permit and until the permittee provides insurance for property damage and public liability.
(3) The blaster’s license number shall be furnished.
Construction will be a violation of the noise ordinance if completed during 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Operating or permitting the operation of any tools or equipment used in construction operations, drilling or demolition in a manner as to cause a noise disturbance across a property boundary.