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Question:
How can I obtain more information about "storm water?"
Answer:

You should visit Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection website. They also have brochures, "When it Rains, it Drains" and "Pollution Prevention" which detail information about storm water.

Question:
I am a new resident, how do I obtain a recycle bin?
Answer:

You should visit the Newtown Township Administrative building to pay the $12.00 fee.

*Please note: New construction homeowners will receive their first recycle bin free of charge.

Question:
Who collects the following items that are not included in my normal trash pick-up and when? (For example: sofas, coffee tables, washing machines, refrigerators, leaves and yard waste)
Answer:

You should contact your local licensed Waste Hauler for assistance with the above mentioned items.

*If you have any type of Hazardous Household Waste you need to dispose of please visit the Bucks County Planning Commission's site for recycling.

Question:
Who can I call to remove a dead deer from the roadway?
Answer:

Please contact the Southeast Regional Office of the Pennsylvania Gaming Commission @ 610-926-3136. They will generate an official request and dispatch a representative to retrieve the animal.

Question:
Who can I call for stray animals?
Answer:
Newtown Township does provide animal control services. If you require such services, please contact us at the following:
215-598-7121
Question:
There is a pothole on my street, who can I contact to repair it?
Answer:

The Public Works office at 215-968-2800 x246 or via e-mail.

Question:
I would like to erect a fence on my property, whom must I notify?
Answer:

ALL residents or their contractor MUST notify the "One-Call System", in order to identify underground utilities including gas, electric, phone and cable.

***This procedure is extremely important for your safety and your neighbor's safety.***

In addition to this procedure, you, the resident, must contact the Codes Office at Newtown Township to apply for a permit prior to establishing the fence.

Question:
Who should I contact if I notice a street light isn't working?
Answer:
Contact Ron Weaver Jr., Public Works Department at 215-968-2800 x246. Please have name of street and pole number available.
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