Below find some quick information about a few current issues and projects in Worcester Township. Please call the Township Building at (610) 584-1410 for additional information on each project or issue.
Center Square Golf Course
Current status (May 17, 2018) - In July 2017 the Board of Supervisors approved a Stipulation Agreement for a proposed development at this property. The Stipulation Agreement may be viewed here. In December 2017 the Board of Supervisors approved an Addendum to the Stipulation Agreement, and the Addendum may be viewed here.
At its April 18 Business Meeting the Board of Supervisors approved Ordinance 2018-274 to amend the Zoning Map, and Ordinance 2018-275 to allow and regulate mixed-residential uses in an R-AG-200 Zoning District; both ordinances pertain to the proposed development at this property. At its May 16 Business Meeting the Board of Supervisors granted final plan approval of this subdivision plan. Construction is expected to begin in 2019. The subdivision plan may be viewed at the Township Building, Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 4:30pm.
Center Point Zoning Ordinance
Current status (April 19, 2018) - The Township contracted with the Urban Research and Development Corporation for professional planning services for the Center Point Zoning Ordinance. URDC assessed the proposed ordinance relative to both the Center Point Village Vision Plan and current Township Code, and reviewed this assessment in public meetings with the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors. The assessment is posted below.
- A Vision for Center Point Village, A Master Plan for Center Point Village (2014)
- 2017 amendment to A Vision for Center Point Village
- URDC assessment March 2017
- draft ordinance (CPV-1 District Draft) February 2017
- draft ordinance (CPV-2 District Draft) February 2017
- Palmer property plan (version 1)
- Palmer property plan with Bubble Plan overlay (version 1)
- Palmer property plan - with aerial (version 2)
- Palmer property plan - without aerial (version 2)
- Palmer property - proposed dwelling units
Army Reserve Base
Current status (March 16, 2018) - To date the US Army has tested thirty-four properties near the former North Penn US Army Reserve Base. The Army tested for the presence of PFOS and PFOA, chemicals that were used during firefighting training exercises at the property many years ago. Of the thirty-four properties tested, twenty-two properties tested below the US Environmental Protection Agency's heath advisory limit, four properties tested above this limit, and no trace of the chemicals was detected at eight properties. The Army has reported its findings to the property owners and to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). As the property owner the US Army is responsible for any clean-up that may be required by DEP.