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
Township Office e-mail
Directions to Township Hall
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.
Information for Residents
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)
December 3, 7:30 pm
The Board of Supervisors will consider adoption of the 2015 budget at the December 3, 2014 Board of Supervisors meeting. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.
More information and the draft budget are available here.
Tax Collection Dates
Real Estate Taxes are due no later than December 31, 2014 to avoid a property tax lien. Only certified checks will be accepted after December 15, 2014. More information is available at this notice page.
Thousand Cankers Disease Update
Thousand Cankers Disease Detected in Lancaster County Trees; Agriculture Department Enacts Additional Quarantine
Township Leaf Yard Re-Opens November 3
Fall CLean-Up Days for Residents
The Township Leaf yard will be open on the following Saturdays from 8 AM to 12 PM for leaf drop-off.
Saturday, November 8, 15, 29
Saturday, December 6
The leaf yard no longer accepts tree limbs, branches or shrubs. These should be taken to the Phoenixville Compost Yard for recycling. More information and hours of operation are available at the Recycling section of this site.
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Last Update: November 22, 2014