The following article has been posted to the Northampton Township Website: Yard Waste Starting the week of December 17 th through March 31 st yard waste is collected the SAME DAY as trash and limited to (5) five containers. Biodegradable bags are not required. Trash cans 32 gallons or smaller and plastic bags may be used only during this time. Leaf and yard waste collection will resume to unlimited collection the week of April 2, 2018 following trash/recycling collection day. You can view the entire article at: http://www.northamptontownship.com/resources/news/article.aspx?aid=4245
Do not use open space for any kind of dumping. Dumping of any kind on common ground (yard waste, tree branches, leaves, etc.) is a category 'C" violation of the Enforcement Procedures and carries a $100.00 fine.
Electric Bathroom Exhaust Fan Fire Hazard - Notice from Northampton Fire Marshal
We are recommending that all residents within Village Shires review the condition of their bathroom fans as soon as possible.
Chapter 2: Animal - Part 1: Dogs - 2-105. Sanitary Maintenance: "It shall be the responsibility of dog owners to keep their dogs from scratching, digging, defecating or urinating upon any lawns, trees, shrubs, plants, buildings or any other public or private property, excluding the property of the dog owner. The owner of any dog, in the event that such dog defecates on any property other than that of the owner, shall immediately remove and dispose of all feces so deposited in a sanitary manner. Also, it is the responsibility of the owner of any animal to properly clean and otherwise maintain his pounds, kennels, yards and other areas in which such animal is kept to prevent the creation of any nuisance, health hazard or odor." PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PICK UP AFTER YOUR DOG AND DON'T ALLOW YOUR DOG ON ANOTHER'S PROPERTY.
Courtesy notice for Town home unit owners who have 2nd story decks attached to their homes If you own a Town home in Village Shires which has an original 2nd story deck attached to it, this notice is being sent to you as a courtesy. The VSCA Board members wish for you to be aware that it may be advisable for you to have your 2nd story deck inspected to make sure that it is stable and safe.
Community Bulletin Board
We are still receiving updates from The Northampton Township Police Department. They continue to experience an increase in thefts from unlocked vehicles, predominantly in the Holland area of the township. Please remember to lock your vehicle at all times!
This is a warning for Village Shires owners of ash trees about the Emerald Ash Borer problem. There is also a link to the PA Dept of Conservation & Natural Resources for additional information.