Legal Notices

The Board of Supervisors of Franklin Township, Butler County, will take public comment on and consider adoption of revised proposed Ordinance No.101, “A Comprehensive Property Maintenance Ordinance”   at their meeting on August 16, 2021 at 7 p.m. at The Atrium located at 1031 New Castle Road, Butler, PA 16001. This is a change of venue from the normal township meeting held at the Municipal Building at 191 Election House Road, Prospect, PA 16052. Revised proposed Ordinance No. 101 would establish property maintenance regulations for all properties in Franklin Township. Section titles include: Purpose; Definitions; Storing Junk Vehicles; Accumulating Trash or Bulk Waste; Hauling Trash or Bulk Waste; Noise; Buffer Yards Required for Agricultural Uses; Streets to be Kept Clear; Mobile or Manufactured Home Park Maintenance and Performance Standards; Recreational Vehicles Not for Use as Residences;  Mechanical Equipment not to be Stored on Residentially-used Property; Garage Sales or Yard Sales Limited; Blighted and Abandoned Property; Code Enforcement Official; and Enforcement, Violations, and Penalties. If enacted, it shall be effective immediately. The full text of the proposed ordinance is available for inspection at the Municipal Building; viewable online on the Legal Notices page of the township’s website,; and on file with the Butler Eagle. Contact the township office with any questions at 724-865-2412 or