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Walmart Parking - Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Property owners in Hemlock Township, and any other municipality throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, may post their property to not allow specific vehicles to park.  In Walmart’s case, they have elected to post their parking lot to not allow trucks to park as they have had numerous occasions where trucks have damaged their property, including concrete stop sign posts, resulting in thousands of dollars in damage.  Walmart then contacted the Hemlock Township Police to enforce said signs.  There are no time limits that trucks are allowed to park and officers regularly patrol the area ticketing violators.

 Hemlock Township Police, as a courtesy, issue $25.00 parking tickets to vehicles who violate Section 3353 (A,3,ii) of the Vehicle Code of Pennsylvania titled Prohibitions in Specified Places; No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle at any place where official signs prohibit parking.  A thirty-day grace period is allowed for the owner to respond to the parking ticket otherwise a traffic citation is filed with the Magisterial District Judge and the fines and costs total $124.50.


News / Notices

hemlock township community day - fernville park

The Fernville Park Committee is proud to announce the Hemlock Township Community Days event.  It will be held on August 3, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please stop by and enjoy a day of fun for all. The Buckhorn Community Fire Company will be on hand to give tours and demonstrations of their fire trucks and equipment. Food vendors will also be on hand.  The Park Committee will be offering free drinks, chips, and face painting. Entertainment will be provided by Rick Coons. See the attached flyer for additional details. 

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We will hold several workshops this year to review and update township Ordinances.  The following dates have been set and everyone is welcome to attend to give input.

Thursday, June 27, 2019       Food Trucks and cell towers

Tuesday,    July 30, 2019      Nuisance Ordinance, Event Venues, and Short Term Rentals

Thursday, August 22, 2019   Stream Buffers, Land Development, Drones, and Fireworks


All meetings will be held at the Township Office and will run from 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM.   


Suez Water project

Drinker Street will be a bit of a mess for several months this year. Suez Water company will be replacing water lines along Drinker Street to improve service to its customers. In doing this project the road will be closed several times to all traffic.  The alternate route will be to utilize Hemlock Street.  Water Company Contractor, Pioneer Construction, will be doing the work. The work could begin as soon as March 25, 2019 and run through the end of the year. 


Library Privileges
Did You Know?...As a resident of Hemlock Township, you are entitled to free library privileges at the Bloomsburg Public Library! read more ...

Township Services

Township services such as ordinances, online payments, and downloadable forms, can be found on our services page.  [more]

Community Events

We will post community events, as well as township meetings and dates of interest to our Events Calendar.  Check back from time to time.

Online Payments

Hemlock Township can process payments for Parking Tickets and Accident Reports online via PayPal©  Payment Services. No parking signs are erected by each business and under Section 6133 of the PA Vehicle code permits local authorities to enforce parking regulations.   [more]