Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Lansdale, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 24, 1872 Aug 27, 1872 11

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Montgomery, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 11 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4209141432 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4241432 direct
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215473 direct View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1178878 direct View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 460543 direct

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Gwynedd, Township of (defunct) Reduction Aug 27, 1872
View Creation Hatfield, Township of Reduction Aug 27, 1872
View Expansion Hatfield, Township of Reduction Jan 14, 1886
View Expansion Hatfield, Township of Reduction Jan 3, 1898
View Expansion Hatfield, Township of Reduction Apr 19, 1909
View Expansion Upper Gwynedd, Township of Reduction Apr 19, 1909
View Expansion Hatfield, Township of Reduction Jan 3, 1922
View Expansion Towamencin, Township of Reduction May 17, 1922
View Expansion Upper Gwynedd, Township of Reduction Dec 18, 1922
View Expansion Hatfield, Township of Reduction Sep 16, 1925
View Expansion Montgomery, Township of (Montgomery) Reduction Nov 9, 1925
View Expansion Montgomery, Township of (Montgomery) Reduction Jun 28, 1956
View Expansion Upper Gwynedd, Township of Reduction Jul 26, 1962
View Expansion Upper Gwynedd, Township of Reduction Jul 26, 1962

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Aug 27, 1872

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township North Wales Formation yes+ 1704
View New Township Montgomery (Philadelphia) Formation yes+ 1715
View New Name North Wales-Gwynedd New Name yes+ 1715
View New Township Towamencin Formation yes+ Mar 3, 1728
View New Township Hatfield Formation yes+ Mar 9, 1742
View New County Montgomery County Formation yes Sep 10, 1784
View Election Districts Gwynedd 1876 Election Districts yes+ 1876
View New Township Gwynedd Division yes Dec 16, 1891
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Montgomery County 4th to 3rd yes Dec 30, 1930
View School Districts North Penn SD Div in 3 Regions yes* 1966
View County Classification Montgomery County 3rd to 2nd A yes Nov 1, 1967

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 73: Relating to the annexation of certain lots or outlots or other tracts of land lying adjacent to the Borough of Lansdale Nov 1, 1897 Nov 1, 1897
View Ordinance 113: Annexing to the Borough of Lansdale, adjacent territory, upon petition of a majority of the freehold owners thereof, and declaring the admission of the lots or outlots, of which the same is composed. Apr 5, 1909 Apr 5, 1909
View Ordinance 145: Declaring the annexation and admission into the Borough of Lansdale, of certain lots and out-lots, comprising a section of land in Hatfield Township, lying adjacent to said Borough, upon the petition of a majority of the free-hold owners of said lots and out-lots, and extending the Borough limits so as to include said adjacent territory Nov 17, 1921 Nov 22, 1921
View Ordinance 146: Declaring the annexation and admission into the Borough of Lansdale, of certain lots and out lots, comprising a section of land in Towamencin Township, lying adjacent to said Borough, upon the petition of a majority of the freehold owners of said lots and out lots, and extending the borough limits so as to include said adjacent territory Dec 5, 1921 Jan 3, 1922
View Ordinance 152: Declaring the annexation and admission into the Borough of Lansdale, of certain lots and out-lots, comprising a section of land in Upper Gwynedd Township, lying adjacent to said Borough, upon the petition of a majority of freehold owners of said lots and out-lots, and extending the Borough limits so as to include said adjacent territory Oct 2, 1922 Veto Overridden Nov 6, 1922
View Ordinance 158: Declaring the annexation and admission into the Borough of Lansdale, of certain lots and outlots, comprising a section of land in Hatfield Township lying adjacent to said Borough upon a petition of a majority of the freehold owners of said lots and out lots, and extending the Borough limits so as to include said adjacent territory Jul 6, 1925 Jul 6, 1925
View Ordinance 159: Declaring the annexation and admission into the Borough of Lansdale, of certain lots and out-lots, comprising a section of land in Montgomery Township, lying adjacent to said Borough, upon a petition of a majority of the free-hold owners of said lots and out-lots, and extending the Borough limits so as to include said adjacent territory Sep 9, 1925 Sep 9, 1925
View Ordinance 492: Accepting the petition for annexation of a certain portion of Montgomery Township bounded by Welsh Road, North Wales Road, Knapp Road and Lansdale Avenue and authorizing and directing the Borough Secretary to certify said petition to the Court of Quarter Sessions of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Nov 4, 1954 Nov 4, 1954
View Ordinance 762: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Lansdale a section of Upper Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of the said Borough of Lansdale and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough of Lansdale; Providing for a certified copy of this ordinance together with the description and plot plan showing the boundaries of the Borough before and after the annexation to be filed in the Court of Quarter Sessions in and for Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; Providing for the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections, of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Jul 5, 1962 Jul 5, 1962
View Ordinance 763: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Lansdale a section of Upper Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and east of said Borough of Lansdale and hereinafter fully described and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough and providing for a certified copy of this ordinance together with the description and plot plan showing the boundaries of the Borough before and after the annexation to be filed in the Court of Quarter Sessions in and for Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; Providing for the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Jul 5, 1962 Jul 5, 1962
View Ordinance 781: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Lansdale adjacent land situate partly in the Township of Montgomery and partly in the Township of Upper Gwynedd, both in the County of Montgomery, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: the said tract of ground adjacent to and east of the Borough of Lansdale is fully described hereinafter: providing for the annexation of said territory to the said Borough of Lansdale: providing for the filing of a certified copy of this ordinance together with the description and plot plan of the Borough of Lansdale before and after the annexation in the Court of Quarter Sessions of the County of Montgomery, Pennsylvania: providing for the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Nov 1, 1962
View Resolution: "BE IT RESOLVED that Ordinance #781 having been adopted on November 1, 1962 was not advertised in accordance with the Borough Code and it is herewith rescinded, repealed, and made null and void." Dec 6, 1962

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
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Open Records Request (Relevant items in code): "Uncertified copies of: -title page of borough code (for citation purposes), -chapter A127 (Annexation of Territory) from Borough code, as well as uncertified copies of all of the ordinances referenced therein (being nos. 73, 113, 145, 146, 152, 158, 159, and 492)." Jul 23, 2009
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Open Records Request (Relevant items in code): "Kindly provide photocopies of Ordinances 762 and 763 of the Borough of Lansdale. Also provide photocopies from Chapter A137 of the 'Code of the Borough of Lansdale' of those pages containing § A137-18 and § A137-19 (which refer to the above-referenced ordinances), WITH THE TITLE PAGE FOR THE ABOVE-REFERENCED CODE." Sep 8, 2009

National Archives

Detail Source Government File Unit From To
1930.Cns.Mp. Lansdale
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Lansdale Borough 17500451 1722 1739
View 1940.Cns.Mp. Lansdale 5838022 1 1
View 1950.Cns.Mp. Lansdale 36433295 1 1
1960.Cns.Mp. Lansdale

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Lansdale Ordinance 781 no 1962–1963
View Home Rule (County) Montgomery County Proposed 1970s Home Rule no 1973