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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

October 7
The Agenda for the October 10th Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) Meeting. This meeting will be at the Great Valley Middle School.
October 5
The Agenda for the October 11th Planning Commission Meeting. This meeting will be held at the Great Valley Middle School at 7:00 p.m.
Photos from the Township’s Charlestown Day celebration on September 24th.
Conditional Use Approval for Malvern General Warren Owner, LLC. (CU-2022-02) has been posted.
October 4
The Official Minutes of the September 6th Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
September 27
The Agenda for the October 3rd Board of Supervisors’ Meeting. This meeting will be at the Great Valley Middle School.
September 23
A Zoning Board Hearing is scheduled for October 5 at 7:00 p.m. for applicants Robert and Joan Cadigan seeking to increase an existing non-conforming building footprint.
September 20
PennDot will be resurfacing a portion of Route 29 (State Rd): Wed. thru Fri., Sept. 28 to Oct. 14, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A lane closure is scheduled on Route 29 between Aldham Road and Dickson Drive for high-friction surface treatment.
PennDOT will be resurfacing a portion of Charlestown Rd: Fri. thru Tues., Sept. 30 to Oct. 18, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A lane closure is scheduled on Charlestown Road between Swiss Lane and Pickering Dam Road for high-friction surface treatment.
September 16
A Conditional Use Hearing has been scheduled for October 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. for Francis Reed Wills to permit improvements associated with an existing residential dwelling,
Friday, October 8th at West Chester will be the last Household Hazardous Waste Collection for the year. Pre-registration is required at: https://www.chestercountyswa.org/117/Household-Hazardous-Waste.
September 14
The Official Minutes of the August 9th Planning Commission Meeting.
September 13
The Official Minutes of the August 8th Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) Meeting.
September 7
The Agenda for the September 13th Planning Commission Meeting. This meeting will be held at the Great Valley Middle School at 7:00 p.m.
The Official Minutes of the August 1st Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
The 2022 Budget has been revised.

Projects

Checkers Anyone?

Allen Underkofler
Eagle Scout candidate Larisa Greway of Troop 73G has provided us with a fun new feature adjacent to the Children’s Play Area at Charlestown Park – a giant checkerboard! The checkers are kept in a storage box next to the board with a lock code of 431.

Gallery

Charlestown Day – 2022

Photo from Charlestown Day 2022
Allen Underkofler
Photos from the September 24th Charlestown Day celebration taken by Allen Underkofler.

We Need Your Help

Environmental Advisory Committee

The Environmental Advisory Committee works to protect and conserve the natural resources of Charlestown and advises the township. This work needs caring residents who wish to preserve and protect Charlestown's beautiful environment to join a seven-person committee. Please contact: EAC@charlestown.pa.us.

Meeting Agendas

Recent Documents

Bids & RFPs

There are no bids open at this time.

Hearings

A Zoning Board Hearing is scheduled for October 5 at 7:00 p.m. for applicants Robert and Joan Cadigan seeking to increase an existing non-conforming building footprint.

Decisions

Conditional Use Approval for Malvern General Warren Owner, LLC. (CU-2022-02) has been posted.

Notices

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Devault, PA 19432
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  • PennDot will be resurfacing a portion of Route 29 (State Rd): Wed. thru Fri., Sept. 28 to Oct. 14, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A lane closure is scheduled on Route 29 between Aldham Road and Dickson Drive for high-friction surface treatment.
  • PennDOT will be resurfacing a portion of Charlestown Rd: Fri. thru Tues., Sept. 30 to Oct. 18, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A lane closure is scheduled on Charlestown Road between Swiss Lane and Pickering Dam Road for high-friction surface treatment.
  • Road Hazard? Visit the PennDOT District 6 interactive Customer Care Center or call the Chester County Maintenance office at (484) 340-3200.
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Milepost 312-319 (Charlestown Twp.) – Construction and Expansion MP312-319 Project Overview
Help Us Report Potholes on State Roads
  1. Call 1-800-FIX-ROAD or the District 6 Office at 484-340-3201
  2. Go to this link to submit a Roadway Concern: customercare.penndot.gov/

    This easy to use interface will provide you with an email confirmation of your entry and provide you with a tracking number for your complaint.

Not sure which roads are state-maintained? Visit our list of roads.

Regional Items

Cover image of the 2021 Phoenixville Regional Comprehensive Plan

The Chester County Planning Commission has released a web-formatted version of its recently adopted 2021 Phoenixville Regional Comprehensive Plan.

Plan Documents –

The Chester County Planning Commission has released its June 2018 Phoenixville Region Multimodal Transportation Study.

2022 Chester County
Guide to Local Farm Products

In English and Español

The Transportation Management Association of Chester County has released its Devault Trails Activation Plan final report

PA Dept of Agriculture

The Spotted Lanternfly is becoming an increasing environmental threat to the area. Learn to identify this pest and destroy its eggs when possible. For more information, visit Penn State Extention on the topic or the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

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