What is needed for blasting in the Township?

Blasting requirements:

(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.

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1. What planning projects and plans are currently being reviewed by the Planning Department?
2. How do I know whether my project requires a subdivision and land development application to be submitted to the Township?
3. Who should I contact if I have questions or comments about development activities and procedures in the Township?
4. What is the timeframe for a subdivision or land development application to be approved?
5. How do I know what I need to build a new home or an addition?
6. How do I know what zone my property is in?
7. Who is responsible for applying for a Zoning Permit?
8. How am I supposed to know I needed a Storm Water Permit?
9. Can I raise chickens or other noncommercial livestock in the Township?
10. What is needed for blasting in the Township?