Masks Now MANDATORY in PA

Masks Now MANDATORY in PA

July 1, 2020 According to an order from Governor Tom Wolf, under Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine’s authority under the Disease Prevention and Control Act, masks are now mandatory in all public places in Pennsylvania.   In summary, effective immediately, face coverings are required if individuals

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Richland Township Reopening Plan

Richland Township Reopening Plan

  July 1, 2020   RICHLAND TOWNSHIP REOPENING PLAN   Richland Township has been following guidelines from the Federal, State and County governments to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to promote the health and safety of the community.   As the phased reopening process in

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Cancellation of Community Day 2020

Cancellation of Community Day 2020

Due to the required restrictions on public events created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Richland Township regretfully announces the cancellation of our August 8, 2020 Community Day.  This difficult decision was made in an effort to maintain the safety of our residents, vendors, and visitors.   Although we

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Update 6/22/20, Richland Park Reopening Guidelines (due to COVID-19)

Update 6/22/20, Richland Park Reopening Guidelines (due to COVID-19)

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the State of Pennsylvania have encouraged social distancing measures as a way to mitigate the spread of the novel Corona Virus (COVID-19).  Based on Governor Wolf’s “process to Reopen Pennsylvania”, the PRPS (Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society) developed the Recreation

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Northern Tier Library Re-Opening and Summer Programs

Northern Tier Library Re-Opening and Summer Programs

In accordance with the directives of the state of Pennsylvania and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, the Northern Tier Library developed a plan that will allow us to provide library service, while keeping our staff and patrons as safe as possible.   Northern Tier Library Summer Newsletter

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Building/Zoning Dept Procedures During COVID-19

Building/Zoning Dept Procedures During COVID-19

     Effective May 1, 2020   Application Submittal All Building , Zoning and Land Development permit applications and fees will only be received electronically through the Richland Township website, www.richland.pa.us.   The Municipal Office is closed until further notice, with no public access to the building. Building

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Building/Zoning: Currently Requiring Electronic Application

Building/Zoning: Currently Requiring Electronic Application

Permits / Document Submissions   The Richland Township Building and Zoning Department is currently only accepting applications electronically during the closure of the physical office to the public until further notice.   We understand there are many levels of computer abilities and are more than happy to

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Route 8 Restoration Project to Continue Through 2020

Route 8 Restoration Project to Continue Through 2020

The Pennsylvania DOT, in cooperation with Derry Construction Co, Inc., continues its work in Richland & Hampton Townships on a major road improvement project on Route 8 (William Flinn Hwy) in Allegheny County.  The project was originally anticipated to begin in March and continue through December, 2020,

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