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.
Mascaro has announced that due to COVID-19 they are behind in trash and recycle collections. If you have any questions or complaints please contact Mascaro directly at 1-888-MASCARO (1-888-627-2276).
Essential Services in The State of PA
According to The State of Pennsylvania Village Shires Community Association is classified under the Industry of Professional & Business Services. Under the sub-sector Administration & Support. This category supplies services to buildings and dwellings. This category also includes janitorial, pest control and landscaping services.See the State issued page under community documents.
Disposal of TV's and Electronics
ALERT: Please be advised you cannot dispose of TV’s and other Electronic devices at curbside. You must make arrangements for disposal. Disposal options are as follows: Leck Waste Services for pickup call 215-675-8000 ext #4 for price and arrangements E-Waste Experts 877-328-2977 416 Green Lane in Bristol for drop off
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.
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.
Please remember that ALL new & existing tenants must be registered with the office at Village Shires. Check out the Community Documents section for more information and for the forms that are needed!
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.