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Notice of Proposed Ordinance – Verizon Franchise Agreement

Notice is hereby given that on April 12, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lower Southampton Township Municipal Building located at 1500 Desire Avenue, Feasterville, PA 19053, the Board of Supervisors of Lower Southampton Township will hold a public meeting to consider enacting the following:


A copy of full text of the ordinance and agreement may be examined at the address set forth above, during normal business hours from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday or by clicking HERE.

PECO Announces Assistance for Small Businesses

PECO announced today that they are offering small businesses in our region a $500 grant towards their natural gas bill.  PECO understands the importance of small businesses in the Greater Philadelphia region, and this support becomes even more important as energy bills have risen this winter season.

Small businesses located within PECO’s natural gas service territory can apply for the Small Business Gas Grant Program, a one-time $500 grant to help pay their PECO natural gas bill.  The grant will be applied directly to your natural gas bill and will lower any current outstanding balances.

The application can be found on PECO’s website at  To be eligible for the grant, your business must:

  • Be an existing PECO natural gas customer
  • Have their account in the name of the business
  • Be on PECO’s GC[AL1] (Gas Commerical Service) rate
  • Have less than 25 total employees
  • Have at least $500 in arrearages at the time of application

Applications will be considered in the order they are received, while funding lasts – apply today!  Program eligibility and conditions apply, see application for details.

In addition to the Small Business Gas Grant Program, our Small Business Customer Experience team can help your efficiently manage your energy usage, navigate our website, and online tools, understand your monthly bill, and take advantage of other tools and energy solutions.  Start by signing up for, which houses most of your account information, including usage and billing.  to contact the team for personalized service, email

Planning Commission Vacancy

There is one vacancy on the Township’s Planning Commission. The Planning Commission is responsible for hearing land development, zoning ordinances, and other Township development plans in an effort to help the Board of Supervisors plan & guide the growth of our municipality, municipal services, and public improvements. The Planning Commission meets the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of every month at 7 PM.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a letter of interest and resume to by 12 PM on Friday, March 17th.

TRAFFIC ALERT – Lane Closure on Street Road

PennDOT announced today PECO will be performing utility construction on Street Road beginning next week:
Monday, February 20th through Friday, March 31, from 9 AM to 3 PM, a weekday lane closure with flagging is scheduled on Street Road at Mill Creek Drive for gas main installation.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

Don’t Forget your Dog’s 2023 License

All dogs 3 months or older must be licensed by January 1 of each year.  An annual license is $8.50 and a lifetime license is $51.50.  If your dog is spayed or neutered, the annual fee is $6.50 and a lifetime license is $31.50.  Licenses may be purchased through the Bucks County Treasurer, Kristian Ballerini.

You can purchase your dog’s license in-person at the Treasurer’s office or on-line.  Click HERE to visit the website.

Contact the Bucks County Treasurer’s office with any questions, 215-348-6244.

Bucks County Treasurer, 5th Floor Administration Building, 55 E. Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901

Subsidiary Board Openings for 2023

Are you looking for a way to get involved with your community?  There are several open positions on some of our subsidiary boards.  If you are interested in being considered for one of the openings, please submit a letter of interest to by 5 PM on Friday, December 16th.

  1.  Vacancy Board – This position is appointed on an annual basis by the Board of Supervisors & mandated by the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code.  The purpose of this position is to decide upon a replacement Supervisor should a Supervisor Board position become vacant, in the event that the remaining four Board members are unable to reach a decision.  Must be a registered voter in the Township.
  2. Environmental Advisory Council – The EAC meets monthly.  The EAC identifies environmental issues and recommends plans & programs for the promotion and conservation of the Township’s natural resources.
  3. Industrial Development Authority – The purpose of the Authority is to acquire, hold, construct, improve, maintain, own, finance and lease economic development projects within Lower Southampton Township.  The IDA meets quarterly.
  4. Library Board – The Library Board meets monthly.  The Library Board acts in an advisory capacity to the library and helps develop, monitor, and approve the library’s budget and policies.
  5. Planning Commission – The Planning Commission meets twice per month.  The Planning Commission is responsible for hearing land development, zoning ordinances, and other township development plans in an effort to help the Board of Supervisors plan and guide the growth of our municipality.
  6. Playwicki Farm Foundation -The Playwicki Farm Foundation was created in 1996 as an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax-exempt corporation to raise money for charitable, education & scientific purposes.  The funds are used for the repair, replacement, maintenance and preservation of Playwicki Farm and the development of educational programs.   Throughout the year the Foundation has events that help with fundraising efforts.
  7. Recreation Board – The Recreation Board meets monthly.  The Recreation Board shall advise the Board of Supervisors as to the operation, supervision and maintenance of parks, recreation programming and facilities.
  8. Veterans Advisory Council – The VAC meets monthly.  The VAC gathers information for and distributes information to area Veterans.  The VAC assists local Veterans with their questions about needs and resources that are available to them.