Bristol Township At A Glance
Unit of Local Government is a First Class Township
Council President - Craig Bowen
Council Vice-President - Cynthia Murphy
Councilman - Patrick Antonello
Councilman - Joe Glasson
Councilman - John Monahan
Township Manager -William J. McCauley, III
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The population is 55,421 (2010 Census Data)
The size is about 17 square miles
Population density is 3211 persons per square mile
The schools are in the Bristol Township School District
Part of the 8th Congressional District - Brian Fitzpatrick
Part of the 141st Legislative District - Tina Davis
Part of the 6th Senate District - Robert M. Tomlinson
U.S. Senators - Patrick J. Toomey, Robert P. Casey, Jr.
Governor - Tom Wolf
Minimum drinking age is 21.
Minimum age for buying tobacco products is 18.
Curfew for people 11 or under is 10:00 P.M.
Curfew for people 12 and 13 is 10:30 P.M.
Curfew for people 14 through 17 is 11:00 P.M.
View Nighttime Curfew Ordinance
The meetings of the Bristol Township Council, originally advertised for November 1 and November 15, 2018, have been cancelled. The next meeting of the Township Council will be on Thursday, November 8, 2018 in the Municipal Building, 2501 Bath Road, Bristol, PA.
Road Closure - Haines Road - Update 10/3/18
Haines Road between Route 13 and Junewood Drive is closed. Bristol Township met with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and the Lower Bucks Joint Municipal Authority (LBJMA) on Wednesday, October 3. These entities are working on permitting and tenative construction to be completed with road opening in mid November.
Change in Emergency Sewer Telephone Number
The Sewer Department Emergency Telephone Number for afterhours, weekend and holiday emergencies has changed. Please call 267-850-9883.
Please continue to call 215-785-0500 for sewer emergenies Monday through Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM.
Levittown Chosen As 41st Best Place To Live By Money Magazine
Money Magazine, in its annual Best Places to Live 2016 edition, has named the Levittown section of Bristol Township as the 41st best place to live in America. Levittown is the only Pennsylvania community to make the list. The magazine cited jobs, affordable housing, property taxes, public schools, healthcare, recreational opportunities, and low crime as their criteria for the methodology in determining their rankings.
Council President Craig Bowen said that it was a great accomplishment to be recognized by a highly-regarded national publication such as Money Magazine. “The Township Council made some very difficult decisions to reduce the cost of government and invested millions of tax dollars to improve Bristol Township,” Bowen said. “It’s nice to be saluted nationally. ”Bowen noted that the Council’s priorities of job creation, improving housing stock, lowering property taxes, and investing in technology to bring the police department up to date to fight crime have clearly paid off.
Live Broadcast of Council Meetings
Council Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Verizon FiOS Channel 45 and streamed live from the Township’s website.
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FEMA National Flood Insurance Map Changes:
FEMA has Reclassified Properties in Several Large Areas of Bristol Township for Flood Insurance. FEMA has released new maps for public review. The new maps – also known as digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) –reflect current flood risks. These new maps are available at the Bristol Township Administration Building for Bristol Township residents to review.
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