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)
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)
Aqua Pennsylvania to Restrict Route 23 for Water Main Replacement (Updated)
September 10-12, 15-16
Aqua Pennsylvania will restrict traffic on Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) for water main replacements.
The work schedule is:
- Wednesday through Friday (Sept. 10-12) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) will be closed between Country Club Lane and Valley Park Road. During this operation, Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) will be detoured over Country Club Road and Valley Park Road.
Aqua Pennsylvania will complete this project under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas.
The schedules are dependent on the weather.
Thousand Cankers Disease Detected in Chester County Trees;
Agriculture Department Enacts Wood Quarantine
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has found the Thousand Canker Disease in the Walnut trees in Southern Chester County. As in Bucks County in 2011, a quarantine has been put in place for the movement of wood products from Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. More information is available here.
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: September 15, 2014