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PENNSYLVANIA TOWNSHIPS
~~ fall in one of two classes. Townships of the First Class include the more urban townships located in the state's metropolitan areas; Townships of the Second Class, are generally rural. Townships of the Second Class have a population density of less than 300 persons per square mile, the governing body is made up of 3 elected supervisors who are elected at large for six-year terms.  Watts Township falls in to the Second Class category.

 Township Code

 

Townships like Watts Township operate under the second Class Township code found in the Pennsylvania Townships Code.  You can find the complete Township Code here:

http://www.psats.org/townshipcode/index.html

 

 Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Coalt=

Under Pennsylvania State Law, municipalities need to develop a land use development plan.  Rules for this are contained in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.

http://www.psats.org/mpc/index.html