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  Charlestown Township!

Our township is about 25 miles west of Philadelphia and very close to Valley Forge National Historical Park. It is rich in the history of Pennsylvania. The township is about 12.515 square miles (8,010 acres) in area.

Latest News

March 21
The Planning Commission has added an agenda item to the March 28th meeting in order to review the East Pikeland proposed ordinance amendments.
March 13
The Township Office will be closed Tuesday, March 14th because of weather.
Because of the impending storm predicted for March 14th, Great Valley Middle School has cancelled all activities. As a result, the Planning Commission meeting scheduled for March 14 has been cancelled. It’s rescheduled for March 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the school.
March 8
The Agenda for the March 14, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting.
March 7
The Official Minutes of the February 6, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
The March 16th Parks & Recreation Board meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held on April 20th, 7:30 p.m. at the Great Valley Middle School.
March 3
Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors & Environmental Advisory Council will host “Invasion of the Plant Polluters — What’s In Your Garden?” on March 23 at the Phoenixville Country Club.
February 28
The Agenda for the March 6, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
February 24
The Great Valley Nature Center board will host a community forum on Thursday, March 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. in the Barn. Parking in the Hollow Road parking lot. Please come and join the conversation, led by Wendy McLean, to discuss the current situation and future for the Great Valley Nature Center. For directions or questions please see the website (www.gvnc.org) or call Sue Staas at (610) 716 5682 or Lyn Hyduke at (610) 999 1865.
February 23
State Representative Duane Milne is offering another Annual Shredding, Recycling and Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, May 6th, 9–noon at Penn State Great Valley. Paper, flags, electronics, clothing, drugs, and a variety of other items are included. Check the event flyer for inclusions and exclusions.
February 22
The Official Minutes of the January 19, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
February 20
The Township Office was closed for Presidents’ Day, Feb. 20th.
February 13
The Agenda for the February 16, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
The Official Minutes of the December 15, 2016 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
February 9
The Township office was closed February 9 due to the inclement weather, and expects to open on Friday morning.
Seeking proposals for Labor & Equipment Rental for Road Work.
Charlestown Township seeks resident volunteers for Earth Day Spring Roadside Clean-up Saturday April 22, 2017.
February 6
Welcome to our redesigned Website! Links to topics now reside at the bottom of each page. Links to recent topics appear on the home page. The new pages will respond to mobile devices and you can check items like agendas, meetings, even trail locations and maps from your smart phone or tablet.


Eagle Scouts – Pickering Trail

Max Stillwell with his Eagle Scout Project, completed with help from Troop 67, a 16′ bridge over a large gully on the Pickering Creek Trail near the Ice Dam.

Devault Trail

The final version of the Devault Trail Feasibility Study has been added to our Trails section.


Meeting Agendas

  • Board of Supervisors: March 6
  • Planning Commission: March 28 (Rescheduled)
  • Parks & Recreation: March 16 meeting cancelled.
    Next meeting April 20.

Recent Documents

Bids & RFPs

Sealed proposals for Labor & Equipment Rental for Road Work, will be received by the Board of Supervisors of Charlestown Township on March 6, 2017 until 12:00 Noon


The hearing for the appeal of the denial of permits for the Spring Oak property has been continued with no date set.


Dividing a property? Our new Sketch Plan Fact Sheet will point you in the right direction.
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  • The Turnpike bridge over Yellow Springs Road is now completed. The road reopened midday on Friday, October 28th.
  • Road Hazard? Visit the new PennDOT District 6 interactive Customer Care Center or call the Chester County Maintenance office at (484) 340-3200.
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Milepost 312-319 – Total Reconstruction and Widening Project website.

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