Parking, Storage, or Use of Major Recreational Equipment - Under Zoning: For purposes of the regulation, major recreational equipment is defined as including boats, and boat trailers, travel trailers, motorized dwellings, tent trailers and the like, and case or boxes used for transporting recreational equipment or not.  No major recreational equipment shall be parked or stored on any street or lot in a residential or agricultural district except in a carport or enclosed building or in a rear yard; provided, however, that such equipment may be parked anywhere on residential premises or along public street for a period of time not to exceed twenty-four (24) hours during loading and unloading.  No such equipment shall be used for living, sleeping, or housekeeping purposes when parked or stored on a residential lot, or in any location not approved for such use.  Furthermore, no such equipment shall be parked or stored in any manner which creates a visibility restriction and thereby endangers the safety of passerby.

Important notes: Added no parking along both sides of East Alumni Ave. from Ash Road to North Sheridan Road.

Important notes: Regulations of the parking of vehicles during a declared Snow Emergencies.

Important notes: No person shall engage in peddling, canvassing or soliciting from house to house without a license issued bye the Township. Fine up to $300.00

DOG LAW - PA - Important Notes: Dogs 3 months and older must be licensed, Dogs are to be kept either: Confined on the premises of the owner, secured by collar and chain or leach, or Under the reasonable control of the owner and or keeper of the dog.  Also all Dogs and Cats over 3 months of age shall receive the rabies vaccination. 

Parking and Storage of Certain Vehicles - Under Zoning: Automotive vehicles or trailers of any kind without current license plates and or state inspection shall not be parked or stored on any residentially zoned property other than in completely enclosed structures. 

The Ordinances listed below are only a few of the Township Ordinances.  The important notes listed are just a quick guide to the ordinance and not the complete ordinance.  If after reading any ordinance you still have questions, please contact the Township Office at 610-589-4750 or the Police Department at 610-589-4066.

Important notes: Persons under 18 shall not remain in or upon any street, alleys, parks or public places in the Township between 10:00 P.M. and until 6:00 A.M.  Fine up to $15.00.

Important notes: No person shall possess an open container of wine or alcoholic beverage in public places. Fine up to $300.00.

Important notes: Burning only on Tuesday and Saturday between the hours of sunrise and sunset. Fine up to $1000.00.  This ordinance applies to Zoning areas: I-2, R-1, R-2, C-1 and C-2.  Please know which zone you are in before you burn.  The PA DEP regulation limits items to be burned as: paper, cardboard, wood and other similar cellulose material.  No domestic refuse, plastics, rubber material or other items shall be burned. 

Important notes: Snow and Ice Clearing Ordinance. This Ordinance was updated and amended.  Fine of $15.00 plus costs for the first offense and up to $50.00 plus costs for any subsequent offense.

Emergencies Dial 911

Non-Emergencies # 610-589-4066

Millcreek Township Police Department

81 East Alumni Ave. Newmanstown, PA 17073

Important notes: Do not place permanent or portable basketball poles, rims or backboards within right or ways or streets. Fine up to $1000.00

Important notes: No vehicle Class 5 or above shall travel on Bethany Rd. between Memorial Blvd. and the county line. Fine of $75.00.

 Important notes:  Unreasonable barking includes continuous barking for 15 minutes or intermittent barking of 30 minutes or more.  Fine up to $1000.00.

Important notes: Increased fines for parking violations to up to $50.00 plus costs / $35.00 if paid within 5 days. 

Important notes: To ensure a better delivery of emergency services all buildings shall be clearly marked with the building number / address.  Fine up to $1000.00.

Important note: Added no parking on the north side of Main St. from the Railroad Bridge on the East side to the Millcreek Bridge on the West side.

Important note: Full parking regulations when adopted in September, 1976.  This has been updated and amended.

Important notes: Residential area properties grass and weeds not to exceed six (6) inches. Fine up to $50.00.


Important notes: No person shall deposit grass, yard waste or debris in the roads, streets and alleys in the Township. Fine up $1000.00.

Important notes: No person shall loaf, lounge or loiter in public or on private property without the owners permission. Fine up to $300.00

Important notes: Amendment includes changes to Section 3 & 4 of Ordinance 2/8/95, including adding pathway shall not be less than thirty inches wide and shall be thoroughly cleared of snow, ice and other obstructions, not more than 24 hours after the end of a winter storm. The pathway must remain clear and be kept clear.