The Doylestown Borough Zoning Hearing Board received 44 applications for the installation of Distributed Antenna System (DAS) "nodes" along roadways throughout the Borough. Crown Castle, LLC sought variances from specific sections of the Zoning Ordinance and also challenged the validity of the Borough's Wireless Communication Ordinance. Subsequent to the initial filing, applications for the seven proposed nodes along state-owned roads were withdrawn. The Zoning Hearing Board held 11 hearings between June and October of 2017. They issued their decision on February 21, 2018. The decision upheld the validity of the Borough's ordinance, denied zoning relief for 24 applications, and granted relief for 13 applications. Click here for a list of node sites and here for an overall location map.
The Doylestown Memorial Day Parade is conducted annually for the sole purpose of honoring those American Veterans whose sacrifices in defense of our nation and its democratic ideals are responsible for the freedoms we enjoy today. Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2018, it is the oldest Memorial Day Parade in the United States.
Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has affirmed Doylestown Borough's long-term AA bond rating with a Stable Outlook.
December 18, 2017 - Doylestown Borough Council approves 2018 Budget.
November 27, 2017 – The Central Bucks Regional Police Commission, serving the Boroughs of Chalfont, Doylestown, and New Britain, has appointed Karl E. Knott as Chief of Police.
Parking just got a little bit simpler. Parkmobile is now available in Doylestown! Check out the app for easier parking payments from your phone. Pay on-the-go & even extend time remotely!
Kids love riding bikes - and some of us never lose the joy we felt as five-year-olds on two wheels! Doylestown Borough Council has given its support to build a family-friendly pump track in Chapman Park.
The Borough's Zoning Hearing Board held meetings on June 5th, June 22nd, July 31st, August 3rd and September 13th & 14th for the proposed cell phone antennas in various locations throughout the Borough. Crown Castle is proposing to install 44 of these "nodes" on utility poles. The next hearing dates are as follows: Wednesday, September 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Doylestown Borough Hall, 57 West Court Street. Thursday, September 28th from 2:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Bucks County Free Library, 150 S. Pine Street. Monday, October 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Doylestown Borough Hall, 57 West Court Street Wednesday, October 25th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Doylestown Borough Hall, 57 West Court Street
The installation and activation this week of 437 IPS ‟smart” single-space parking meters completes a process begun in early 2015 to upgrade the Borough’s parking meter system with state of the art, user-friendly technology.
BOROUGH'S ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL INTERVIEWS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ABOUT MOSQUITO SPRAYING PROGRAM
In September of 2012, the Bucks County Department of Health applied pesticide spray in areas of Doylestown Borough in an effort to kill adult mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus. Due to concerns raised by members of the community, the Borough's Environmental Advisory Council conducted an interview with William Roth, the County's Director of Environmental Health. The interview addressed four main topics: (1) The details of the County's Integrated Pest Management Program, (2) The Borough's participation in the program, (3) Concerns regarding pesticide spray, and (4) Steps residents can take to limit the need for pesticide spray in the future.
The Doylestown Borough Planning Commission hosted a presentation by Bucks County Planning Commission Staff of the CROSS KEYS LAND USE AND TRANSPORTATION STUDY on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. A copy of the presentation is available here.
Doylestown Borough has adopted an ordinance that affects the sale of owner-occupied residential properties. The new ordinance requires a site inspection and Occupancy Certificate whenever an owner-occupied residential property is sold. The inspection covers basic safety and property maintenance code compliance and is not meant to take the place of a private home inspection. A copy of the application can be found at this link: http://www.doylestownborough.net/…/RESIDENTIAL%20U%20AND%20…
If you have questions about the application process, please contact our Building & Zoning Department.
The Central Bucks Regional Police Department, in cooperation with Doylestown Borough, has installed a Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box.
The Emerald Ash Borer and the threat to our Ash trees
The Body-Camera Collaboration announces the launch of an estimated 90-day trial period for body-worn cameras (BWCs). The pilot program will begin on July 27, 2016. The BWCs will be deployed in Chalfont Borough, Doylestown Borough, New Britain Borough, and Warminster Township.
Doylestown Borough Council is pleased to announce that Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has upgraded the Borough’s bond rating to AA from AA- in its latest Surveillance Report.
Doylestown Fire Company seeking volunteers.
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