Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 16, 1906 Jun 18, 1906 10

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 470 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207152016 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4252016 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215345 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1181972 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1186838 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 361173 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Manor, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction Jun 18, 1906
View Creation West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction Jun 18, 1906
View Expansion West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction May 26, 1913
View Expansion West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction Jul 27, 1948
View Expansion West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction Mar 17, 1953
View Expansion Manor, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction Feb 25, 1954
View Expansion West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction May 19, 1954
View Expansion West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction 1960
View Expansion West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction Aug 27, 1965
View Expansion West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction May 17, 1976
View Expansion West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction Nov 21, 1988
View Expansion West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction May 29, 1990

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jun 18, 1906

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Lancaster County 1729 Township Division yes+ Aug 5, 1729
View New Township Manor Township 1743 Creation yes+ 1743
View New Township East Hempfield Township-West Hempfield Township 1818 Creation yes* Aug 1818
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lancaster County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 18: Annexing to the Borough of Mountville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, adjacent territory on the petition of the sole owner thereof May 14, 1913 May 26, 1913 p. 43–45
View Ordinance 32: Providing for and declaring the annexation to the Borough of Mountville of a portion of land in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of the aforesaid Borough, and the admission of said land to the Borough of Mountville, which said portion of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Mountville and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Mountville as fully and with like effect as if the same had been originally a part of said Borough Jul 6, 1948 Jul 6, 1948 p. 77–78
View Ordinance 34: Providing for and declaring the annexation to the Borough of Mountville of a portion of land in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of the aforesaid Borough, and the admission of said land to the Borough of Mountville, which said portion of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Mountville and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Mountville as fully and with like effect as if the same had been originally a part of said Borough Apr 5, 1949 Apr 5, 1949 p. 80–82
View Ordinance 36: Providing for and declaring the annexation to the Borough of Mountville of a portion of land in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of the aforesaid Borough, and the admission of said land to the Borough of Mountville, which said portion of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Mountville and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Mountville as fully and with like effect as if the same had been originally a part of said Borough May 1, 1951 May 1, 1951 p. 86–87
View Ordinance 39: Annexing territory to the Borough of Mountville Mar 3, 1953 Mar 3, 1953 p. 93
View Ordinance 46: Annexing terr[itory] to the Boro[ugh] of Mountville Oct 6, 1953 p. 101
View Ordinance 48: Annexing territory to the Boro[ugh] of Mountville Feb 2, 1954 Feb 2, 1954 p. 103
View Ordinance 49: Annexing territory to the Borough of Mountville Apr 6, 1954 Apr 6, 1954 p. 104–105
View Ordinance 63: Annexing territory to the Borough of Mountville Aug 9, 1960 p. 141–142
View Ordinance 81: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Mountville a section of West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and northwest of said Borough of Mountville Jun 8, 1965 Jun 8, 1965
View Minute: "The tract of land annexed to the Borough recently, Ada Mae Smith property, must be zoned. Council should give consideration before next Council meeting as to how they wish to have this done." Jul 26, 1976 p. 35
View Minute: "On the current list from L.A.S.A. the Lloyd Smith property has been added. This property was recently annexed into the Borough and the sewer system has not been installed. The Lloyd Smith property must be zoned since it was annexed into the Borough. Harold Frey moved that it be the recommendation of Council to zone the former Lloyd Smith property, 8.12 acres, low density residential. The motion was seconded by James Fridy and carried. A letter will be sent to Kenneth Wile of the Planning Commission informing him of Council's recommendation and giving the commission 30 days in which to respond. Action will be taken on the matter at the next regular meeting of Council on September 13, 1976." Aug 9, 1976 p. 38–39
View Minute: "AT 8:00 P.M. THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING WAS DEFERRED FOR COUNCIL TO RENDER A DECISION FOR DENSITY FACTOR ON THE LAND IN THE SMITH ESTATE. President Eby read Ordinance with a full description of said property. Mr. Eby stated that he had a letter from Kenneth Wile, Chairman of the Borough Planning Commission, that at a meeting of the Mountville Borough Planning Commission, it was agreed that the land annexed into the Borough (Smith Property) shall be zoned "low density residential". Ordinance will be No. 121 -- Harold Frey moved that the Ordinance be adopted and Paul Swisher seconded the motion. Motion carried." Sep 13, 1976 p. 42
View Ordinance 121: Amending the Borough of Mountville Zoning Ordinance by providing a zoning classification for a tract of land located along the south side of U.S. Route 30 and on the west side of Lemon Street, extended, to R-1 Low Density Residential District Sep 13, 1976 Sep 13, 1976

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Elections) Jul 18, 2018
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Aug 3, 2011

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Mountville Borough 17500451 671 671

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Mountville Borough Ordinance 34 no* 1949
View Annexation Mountville Borough Ordinance 36 no* 1951
View Annexation Mountville Borough Ordinance 46 no* 1953–1954
View Home Rule (County) Lancaster County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2010s 3rd to 2nd A no 2011
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2020s 3rd to 2nd A pending 2021–2022