If you would like to be added to the Rockhill Quarry blast notification list please call 215-257-9156 or email Staff@EastRockhillTownship.org. Provide your name, address, phone number and email and the request will be forwarded to the correct person.
2/5/2018: The Township has received a Zoning Hearing Board application from Richard E. Pierson Materials Corporation appealing the Zoning Officer’s determination that Special Exception approval from the Zoning Hearing Board is required for the proposed use at the property located at 2055 North Rockhill Road.
1/22/2018: The Township received a Zoning Permit application for an extractive operations use at the quarry property located at 2055 North Rockhill Road and that application was denied for reasons based on the East Rockhill Township Zoning Ordinance, including but not limited to the failure to secure special exception approval from the Zoning Hearing Board. The extractive operations use is permitted on the quarry property by special exception.
12/27/2017: Rockhill Quarry, Rockhill Road will be resuming quarry operations very similar to the operations that were performed in the past and according to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Permit. Hanson Aggregates has maintained their DEP mining permit and East Rockhill Township Extraction use permit has been applied for through the years.
Questions and concerns regarding mining operations can be directed to the DEP Pottsville District Mining Office at 570-621-3118 who review the mining permit which encompasses activities such as blasting, air quality and well water. Additionally, contact East Rockhill Township with your concerns and to be added to a resident contact list.
At this time clean-up of the site, survey work and a traffic study is underway. A traffic route will be established by East Rockhill Township once the traffic study has been received.