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Posted on: December 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Boards and Commissions Vacancies

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The municipal boards and commissions that help influence the policies, development and well-being of Norristown need residents to fill open positions.


Each board, generally, requires five people and meets once a month. Term lengths last two to six years, depending on the board and vacancy being filled. All boards and commissions require that members be residents of the municipality. Some boards require certain qualifications in order to be considered, i.e., an architecture background for the Historical Architectural Review Board; and at this time, the Norristown Municipal Waste Authority requests that applicants have a financial background. All persons applying to serve will be subject to approval by Municipal Council.


The following is a list of active boards and commissions:

Blighted Property Removal Committee*; 

Board of Code Appeals*;

Civil Service Commission*; 

Design Review Board*;

Historical Architectural Review Board*; 

Human Relations Commission;

Keep Norristown Beautiful Advisory Board;

Norristown Municipal Waste Authority; 

Norristown Stormwater Authority; 

Planning Commission;

Recreation Committee; and 

Zoning Hearing Board;

(*- Asterisks illustrate those boards which entail special membership requirements.)


The application, along with a statement of purpose, policies and guidelines outlining the role, operation, and responsibility of each of the municipal boards and commissions, is available online at Completed applications can be dropped off at temporary municipal offices at 1700 Markley St. Suite 104, or email to

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