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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Boards and Commissions
meeting schedule for 2014 (PDF)
Township Directory (pdf)
Township Newsletter -- Fall 2014 (630 kb 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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Board of Supervisors
Building and Planning
Township Fee Schedule
Local Information and History
Maps and Regional Planning
2014 Schedule of Township Meetings and Events (PDF)
Workshop, October 14
The Board of Supervisors will hold a special budget workshop on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, at 7:00 PM at the Township Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to review the draft 2015 Schuylkill Township budget prior to advertising for adoption. The meeting is open to the public.
Devault Trail Public Workshop
October 20, 7 - 9 pm
Charlestown Township is holding a public meeting on October 20 regarding the feasibility of the Devault Rail line becoming a trail. Further information is on this information page from Charlestown Township’s website.
Public Hearing, Zoning Ordinance Amendment
November 5, 7:30 pm
The Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, November 5, at 7:30 p.m., in order to consider for adoption and enact an Ordinance to amend the Township Zoning Map and Zoning Ordinance to incorporate various properties into the Public Facilities Zoning District and promulgate and amend regulations. More information is available at the hearng notice page.
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Last Update: October 12, 2014