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The Stroud Township Board of Supervisors has declared a disaster emergency in response to COVID-19 and its possible consequences.  All meetings, hearings or other gatherings of all Township boards and commissions, including the Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing Board, Environmental Advisory Council, Uniform Construction Code Appeals Board, Non-Uniform Pension Plan Board, excluding any meetings of the Board of Supervisors, are postponed until April 20, 2020. 

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Until further notice, the Township office at 1211 N. 5th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 is closed to the public, but will be staffed during regular business hours by phone (570-421-3362), email (stroud17@ptd.net), regular mail, or the Township?s website stroudtownship.org

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Customers of the Stroud Township Sewer Authority are directed to mail payments to the authority?s attention at 1211 N. Fifth Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360.  The public is encouraged to conduct business with the township on-line by downloading documents which can be found by clicking on the Permit Forms tab on the township website, stroudtownship.org

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Completed forms can be emailed to the email address provided on the form.  If an email address is not provided, email your completed form to stroud17@ptd.net.  Completed forms can also be faxed to 570-421-3240.  Please identify the person and/or department that you?re faxing.  If you have any questions or require assistance, please call the township staff at 570-421-3362.



4/26/22 - The pedestrian bridge between Knights Park and Stroudsburg High School is closed until further notice.

 

Final Draft Comprehensive Plan 7/31/22

Hamilton, Stroud, and Pocono Townships and Stroudsburg Borough have prepared a regional plan to guide development and conservation, public infrastructure and services toward 2030.

The Stroud Township Planning Commission supports approval of this draft plan and its public review. 

HSPS Final Draft 7/31/22

Public Notice HSPS Public Hearing 9/6/22, 6:30 PM

 

COMMUNITY NOTICE – SPRING, 2022 UPDATE

 According to Commonwealth of Pennsylvania website, pa.gov, “COVID-19 mitigation measures have been lifted in Pennsylvania.  Businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies.  All businesses and individuals are encouraged to follow CDC safety guidance.”

The Stroud Township Board of Supervisors, and volunteer boards and commissions, are conducting in-person meetings at the Municipal Center, 1211 N. Fifth Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360.  Meeting agendas for the Board of Supervisors will be posted on the township website the day before their meeting.  Please click on the Calendar tab for scheduled meetings of township boards and commissions.

The public is encouraged to conduct business with the township on-line by downloading documents which can be found by clicking on the Permit Forms tab on the township website, stroudtownship.org.  Completed forms can be emailed to the email address provided on the form.  If an email address is not provided, email your completed form to stroud17@ptd.net.  Completed forms can also be faxed to 570-421-3240.  Please identify the person and/or department that you’re faxing.  If you have any questions or require assistance, please call township staff at 570-421-3362.

Customers of the Stroud Township Sewer Authority can mail payments to the authority’s attention at 1211 N. Fifth Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, or make payments on-line at stroudsewer.org.  Sewer Authority payments can also be made through the township’s website, stroudtownship.org under Pay Online.  If you have any problems making credit card payments to the Sewer Authority, call 844-324-5371, 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

The following Stroud Township facilities, parks and nature preserve are open:

Gaunt Road Compost Facility is open weekdays 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM and Saturdays 7 AM to 2 PM except holiday weekends

 

Glen Brook Golf Course

Big Pines Park with softball field & pavilion for scheduled activities through www.srosrc.org, 570-426-1512   

Yetter Park and its disc golf course- closed weekends at noon: trail remains open

Hickory Valley Park- closed weekends and holidays**

Pinebrook Park South, except closed on weekends and holidays from May 28 to Sept. 5

Pinebrook Park North**

ForEvergreen Nature Preserve*

Brodhead Creek Park** and 2 pavilions available for rental through www.srosrc.org, 570-426-1512

Red’s Park

Creekview Park* **

Albertson Park, 1 pavilion available for rental through www.srosrc.org, 570-426-1512

 *NO PICNICKING

**NON-RESIDENT PARK USER FEES APPLY

 The following are PROHIBITED in streams in Stroud Township:

Food, drinks, tubes, inflatables, bathing, swimming (wade at own risk, no lifeguard on duty). 

Fishing requires PA fishing license

Smoking, vaping and hookahs are PROHIBITED on Stroud Township properties.

Go to www.srosrc.org/parks for park rules and regulations


FIREWORKS:

Fireworks are prohibited from being discharged on township roads and in township parks and parking lots.  A person using consumer fireworks in violation of state law commits a summary offense and, upon conviction, can be fined $100.

PA law excerpt (emphasis added in bold):

 Section 2404. Use of consumer fireworks.

(a) Conditions.--A person who is at least 18 years of age and meets the requirements of

this article may purchase, possess and use consumer fireworks.

(b) Prohibitions.--A person may not intentionally ignite or discharge:

(1) Consumer fireworks on public or private property without the express permission

of the owner.

(2) Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices within, or throw consumer fireworks or

sparkling devices from, a motor vehicle or building.

(3) Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices into or at a motor vehicle or building or

at another person.

(4) Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices while the person is under the influence

of alcohol, a controlled substance or another drug.

(5) Consumer fireworks within 150 feet of an occupied structure.