is located along the Schuylkill River
on the eastern border of Chester County
in southeastern Pennsylvania.
The township covers 9.44 square miles.
Population at the 2010 census was 8,516.
The Schuylkill River forms the township's
northern boundary, and Mount Misery
(also known as Valley Forge Mountain)
is the southern boundary. To the east is
Valley Forge National Historical Park.
The Borough of Phoenixville lies to the north
111 Valley Park Road
111 Valley Park Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460-5766
Emergencies, dial 911
Non-emergency calls, 24 hours a day - 610-935-2440
Police administrative issues - 610-933-5820
The Police Department is open from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, M-F
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meeting schedule for 2014 (PDF)
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Township Newsletter -- Fall 2013 (3.3 mb PDF)
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Changes in the Collection of Earned Income Taxes
Act 32 of 2008 amends the Local Tax Enabling Act to require the county-wide consolidated collection of earned income tax (EIT). See the attached notice for details.
The Chester Tax Collection Committee (CTCC) recently appointed Keystone Collections Group to serve as the Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Services Tax (LST) collector for school and municipal taxing authorities within Chester County. More information >>>
Please note that taxes being filed by residents or businesses with Keystone Collections should contain the correct Political Subdivision (PSD) codes. For reference, use this listing from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development of codes for every school district in Pennsylvania.
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Saturday, April 26, 2014
Schuylkill Township’s Pickering Preserve
Rte. 29/State Road & Pothouse Road
(behind Stove Shop)
We at Schuylkill Township believe that no matter where we live, our community is a key aspect of life. That’s why we’re teaming up with the Great American Cleanup to help keep our community clean, and we’d like your help in our efforts. Sign up to participate in our event by contacting Earl Cram at 610-917-9635 or at email email@example.com. And make sure to bring your friends and family!
2014 Schedule of Township Meetings and Events (PDF)
COMMUNITY SHREDDING EVENT
Saturday, May 3, 2014
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
rain or shine
CAT Pickering VoTech Campus
1580 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville
Co-sponsored by Schuylkill Township, Borough of Phoenixville, Charlestown Township and East Pikeland Township
For residents of participating municipalities only. No commercial shredding accepted.
Zoning Board Hearing
May 12, 2014
The Zoning Hearing Board will conduct a public hearing on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., on an application for the property located at 305 Kimberton Road. More information is available at this notice page.
Route 23 Road Closure -- Aqua PA Water Main Installation
AQUA PENNSYLVANIA will close Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) between Country Club Road and Valley Park Road during the day beginning February 24. This release from PA DOT has more details.The closure is part of the installation of a new water main between Colonial Spring Road and Country Club Road. More information and maps are available at this notice page.
Volunteer Opportunity --
Environmental Advisory Council
The Schuylkill Township Environmental Advisory Council is taking applications for one open seat. More information is available at this information page.
West End Fire Company #3 is STILL your ambulance service
Letter from Chief Jason Cole, Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Company, about West End Ambulance continuing to
provide rescue services in Schuylkill Township.
To volunteer for a position in the Township, please use the Volunteer Application form.
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Last Update: April 20, 2014