Hickory Park was a small building constructed about 1920 as an “oil station.” It had a gas pump and sold gasoline, oil, and automobile tires.

Recent News

Feb 27, 2024

Montgomery County Whole Home Repairs Program

Last week, Montgomery County officially launched the Whole Home Repairs Program (WHRP) at the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners’ meeting. WHRP focuses on essential enhancements, aiming to provide significant, life-improving changes to residents’ living spaces.

The program opened on February 22, 2024, for individuals to submit applications. People may visit the WHRP website to learn more:

The WHRP aims to provide eligible Homeowners in Montgomery County with grants of up to $50,000 per owner-occupied unit to address habitability and safety concerns. The application period will be open for an initial 50-day period; closing April 12, 2024. To be eligible, applicants must own and live in a home needing repairs in Montgomery County, and the household income must not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income based on household size. The application can be accessed at:

Feb 4, 2024

Wassmer Tract Trail Project (Draft)

The Township's DRAFT Wassmer Tract Trail Project is available for review and comment.  The Board of Supervisors will consider moving forward with the final design of the project during its next meeting on March 7.  Click here for the presentation discussed during last week's meeting. 

For questions and comments, send your name, address, questions and/or comments to

Dec 28, 2023

Online Portal for Permit Submissions

There’s a new and easy way to apply for your permits! New Hanover Township is pleased to introduce an online portal for permit submissions. You can fill out the form, attach the required documents, and pay for the permit all from the convenience of home. Currently available ONLY for fence permits, shed permits, and patio permits. All other permit types will require mailed, e-mailed, or in-person submission on the required form(s) with the applicable fee. Please email with any questions.