Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Home Rule (County) Municipality Montgomery County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1973–1974

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Cheltenham, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Cheltenham, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Towamencin, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Towamencin, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lansdale, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lansdale, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Springfield, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Springfield, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Moreland, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Moreland, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Perkiomen, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Perkiomen, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Pennsburg, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Pennsburg, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
West Conshohocken, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
West Conshohocken, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Frederick, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Frederick, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Horsham, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Horsham, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Pottsgrove, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Pottsgrove, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Providence, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Providence, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Schwenksville, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Schwenksville, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Salford, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Salford, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Abington, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Abington, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Royersford, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Royersford, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Souderton, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Souderton, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Marlborough, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Marlborough, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Gwynedd, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Gwynedd, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Bryn Athyn, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Bryn Athyn, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Hatfield, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Hatfield, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Hatfield, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Hatfield, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Hatboro, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Hatboro, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Red Hill, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Red Hill, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
West Pottsgrove, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
West Pottsgrove, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Merion, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Merion, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Worcester, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Worcester, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
West Norriton, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
West Norriton, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Salford, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Salford, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Green Lane, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Green Lane, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Pottstown, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Pottstown, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Montgomery, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Montgomery, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Plymouth, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Plymouth, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Bridgeport, Borough of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Bridgeport, Borough of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Narberth, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Narberth, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Franconia, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Franconia, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
New Hanover, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
New Hanover, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Ambler, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Ambler, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Collegeville, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Collegeville, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Moreland, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Moreland, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Salford, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Salford, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Skippack, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Skippack, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Telford, Borough of
Overlap
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Telford, Borough of
Overlap
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Conshohocken, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Conshohocken, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Pottsgrove, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Pottsgrove, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Norristown, Borough of (defunct)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Norristown, Borough of (defunct)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Providence, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Providence, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Whitpain, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Whitpain, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Whitemarsh, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Whitemarsh, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Jenkintown, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Jenkintown, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Frederick, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Frederick, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Limerick, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Limerick, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Dublin, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Dublin, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
East Norriton, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
East Norriton, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
East Greenville, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
East Greenville, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Douglass, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Douglass, Township of (Montgomery)
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
North Wales, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
North Wales, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Rockledge, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Rockledge, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Gwynedd, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Gwynedd, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Hanover, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Hanover, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Trappe, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Trappe, Borough of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Merion, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Merion, Township of
Whole
Montgomery County
Whole
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Montgomery, County of County, 2nd Class A (Home Rule Charter)

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Abington, Township of (Montgomery) Montgomery County PA
Ambler, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Bridgeport, Borough of (Montgomery) Montgomery County PA
Bryn Athyn, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Cheltenham, Township of Montgomery County PA
Collegeville, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Conshohocken, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Douglass, Township of (Montgomery) Montgomery County PA
East Greenville, Borough of Montgomery County PA
East Norriton, Township of Montgomery County PA
Franconia, Township of Montgomery County PA
Green Lane, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Hatboro, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Hatfield, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Hatfield, Township of Montgomery County PA
Horsham, Township of Montgomery County PA
Jenkintown, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Lansdale, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Limerick, Township of Montgomery County PA
Lower Frederick, Township of Montgomery County PA
Lower Gwynedd, Township of Montgomery County PA
Lower Merion, Township of Montgomery County PA
Lower Moreland, Township of Montgomery County PA
Lower Pottsgrove, Township of Montgomery County PA
Lower Providence, Township of Montgomery County PA
Lower Salford, Township of Montgomery County PA
Marlborough, Township of (Montgomery) Montgomery County PA
Montgomery, Township of (Montgomery) Montgomery County PA
Narberth, Borough of Montgomery County PA
New Hanover, Township of Montgomery County PA
Norristown, Municipality of Montgomery County PA
North Wales, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Pennsburg, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Perkiomen, Township of Montgomery County PA
Plymouth, Township of (Montgomery) Montgomery County PA
Pottstown, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Red Hill, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Rockledge, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Royersford, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Salford, Township of Montgomery County PA
Schwenksville, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Skippack, Township of Montgomery County PA
Souderton, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Springfield, Township of (Montgomery) Montgomery County PA
Telford, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Towamencin, Township of Montgomery County PA
Trappe, Borough of Montgomery County PA
Upper Dublin, Township of Montgomery County PA
Upper Frederick, Township of Montgomery County PA
Upper Gwynedd, Township of Montgomery County PA
Upper Hanover, Township of Montgomery County PA
Upper Merion, Township of Montgomery County PA
Upper Moreland, Township of Montgomery County PA
Upper Pottsgrove, Township of Montgomery County PA
Upper Providence, Township of (Montgomery) Montgomery County PA
Upper Salford, Township of Montgomery County PA
West Conshohocken, Borough of Montgomery County PA
West Norriton, Township of Montgomery County PA
West Pottsgrove, Township of Montgomery County PA
Whitemarsh, Township of Montgomery County PA
Whitpain, Township of Montgomery County PA
Worcester, Township of Montgomery County PA

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania - Criminal Division Election 669 1973 direct
View Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania - Criminal Division Election 684 1974 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 13, 1972 (Pa. Laws 184, No. 62), §§ 201–219 indirect
View Act of April 13, 1972 (Pa. Laws 184, No. 62), §§ 241–242 indirect
View Act of April 13, 1972 (Pa. Laws 184, No. 62), §§ 305–306 indirect
View Act of July 27, 1973 (Pa. Laws 239, No. 65), § 1 [210] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Montgomery, County of Charter Commission Election May 15, 1973
Montgomery, County of Election May 21, 1974 Rejected

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa.Dep't.Cmty.Econ.Dev.HmR.F. MONTGOMERY COUNTY
View Pa.Legis.Ref.Bur.HmR.F. Action Taken Under Act 62, as of January 1, 1982 Pennsylvania Department of Community Affairs, Municipal Information Center 5