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 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.
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)
Februrary Storm Recovery Assistance:
Work Day April 5th
On Saturday April 5th, Chester County is going to co-host a VOAD (Voluntary Agencies Active in Disasters) Work Day to help local residents recover from the February storms. The organizations will primarily be focused on tree work (prioritizing safety issues and trees on homes & vehicles).
Residents who will not be able to recover without help and who meet certain criteria can request help.
Details on applying are available at this page.
The deadline for applying is noon on March 12.
The Disaster Help Request Form is available here.
Small Business Economic Injury Disaster Loan Information
The Chester County Department of Emergency Services is issuing a reminder to
all small businesses in the region that have suffered economic loss due to
the ice and snow storms in February: If your small business has sustained
substantial economic injury, regardless of physical damage, you may be
eligible for financial assistance from the U.S. Small Business
(SBA). The full text of this press release is available here.
Zoning Hearing Board
Public Hearing March 10, 2014
NOTICE: The Zoning Hearing Board of Schuylkill Township will conduct a
public hearing on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Township
building at 111 Valley Park Road, Schuylkill Township. This is a hearing on
an application by Edward & Norma Hull seeking a variance on lot size height
area and bulk regulations (Section 370-26) in order to construct a
patio/deck and fire pit around a pool, resulting in a greater than 30%
impervious coverage, and such other relief as may be deemed necessary, on
their property located at 425 Picket Post Lane.
UPDATED: 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 Opportunities --
Environmental Advisory Council
The Schuylkill Township Environmental Advisory Council is taking applications for two open seats. 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: March 9, 2014