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MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Upper Providence Township Contact:
935 N. Providence Road, Media, PA 19063
610-565-4944 * Fax 610-565-8924
Emergency - 911

Upper Providence Township Sewer Authority

935 N. Providence Road, Media, PA 19063

610-566-5376

Rose Tree Media School District (administrative offices)
Phone - 610-627-6000
www.rtmsd.org
School Closing Number - 542

Voter Information provided by the League of Women Voters www.smartvoter.org

Local Food Bank

Media Food Bank has been providing food and clothing for needy local families in and around the Media area for many years as part of the outreach program at the First United Methodist Church of Media.  If you want to contribute call 444-442-0033 for complete details.  The hours of operation are 7 - 8 p.m. Thursday and 10-11 a.m. on the second ad fourth Saturday of each month. 


Realty Tax - Upper Providence Township levies a tax on all property transferred from one owner to another. The collection/payment of the tax takes place at the property closing. The total transfer tax on all real property sold in Upper Providence Township is 3% of the sale price. Of the 3%, 1% goes to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, .5% to the Rose Tree Media School District and 1 1/2% to Upper Providence Township.

2014 Township Tax Levy - 3.803 mils

Delaware County Tax Collections - 610-891-4278

Rose Tree Media School District Taxes - 610-627-6140

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program - contact 717-787-6960 or the website www.papropertytaxrelief.com
for detailed information and forms

Facts:

  • Settled about 1683
  • Incorporated as a township in 1687
  • Area 5.93 square miles
  • Population- 10,142 (per 2010 census)
  • Distance to center city Philadelphia is 21 miles or 45 minutes
  • Upper Providence is 98% residential, 1% commercial and 1% industrial
  • 90 to 360 feet above sea level

2010 Census Information - click for the US Census Web site and click to view fact sheets for Upper Providence Township

Parks:

  • Cherry Street Field
  • Rose Tree Park
  • Ridley Creek State Park
  • Weldon Street Tot Lot
  • Houtman Park
  • Ray Roche Park
  • Louis Scott Park
  • Berman Park

Senior Citizens:

Upper Providence Township seniors (55 and over) are invited to join the Senior Citizens Club. The Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Rose Tree Fire House at 1 PM. Members enjoy informative meetings and planned day trips. The Club is free of charge to all Upper Providence Township senior citizens. Come and be a part of the fun!


COSA County Office of Services for the Aging:

COSA@co.delaware.pa.us
or 610-490-1300


Government Contacts

PLACES OF WORSHIP

  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County
    Rose Tree Rd.
    610-566-4853
    www.uucdc.org
  • Media Church of the Nazarene
    1810 N. Providence Road
    Reverend Dawn D. Reed
    610-566-8890
 

ADMINISTRATION HOLIDAYS 2014

The Administration Buildings will be closed on the following dates:

New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King's Birthday Monday, January 20
Presidents' Day Monday, February 17
Good Friday Friday, April 18
Memorial Day Monday, May 26
Independence Day holiday Friday, July 4
Labor Day Monday, September 1
Columbus Day Monday, October 13
Veterans Day Tuesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Holiday Friday, November 28
Christmas Eve Wednesday, December 24
Christmas Holiday Thursday, December 25
Christmas Holiday Friday,, December 26



SNOW EMERGENCY PARKING

A snow parking & traffic emergency exists when 2 inches or more of ice, sleet, hail or snow is predicted or actually occurs. Certain Township streets are posted as being snow emergency routes. Thus, whenever a snow parking & traffic emergency is in effect, it is unlawful to for any person to obstruct or impede traffic or hinder snow removal or salting operations.

OTHER REGULATIONS

Animals: Restricted
Curfew :
No minor person (under 18) shall be or remain upon any street, highway, alley, park or public place within the Township after the hour of 10:00 p.m. and before the hour of 5 :00 a.m. the following day, as measured by the prevailing time, except that on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings and the eve and day of any holiday as recognized and established by Council, the restrictions shall apply at 11:00 p.m. and remain until 5:00 a.m. of the following day. Such restrictions shall be imposed unless the minor person is accompanied by his or her parent or is in the performance of employment for which he or she is receiving compensation or is returning from a recognized activity.

 


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