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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

February 7
The Official Minutes of the January 3rd Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
The Official Minutes of the January 3rd Board of Supervisors’ Reorganization Meeting.
February 1
The Agenda for the February 6th Board of Supervisors’ Meeting. This meeting will be held at our new office location at 7:00 p.m.
The Agenda for a special February 8th Board of Supervisors’ Meeting for a presentation on the Brightside Farm Bird Sanctuary Project by RES Landscaping. This meeting will be held at our new office location at 7:00 p.m.
January 30
The Winter 2023 Newsletter is now online.
January 24
PennDOT announced it will begin bridge repair work on Pikeland Road after the bridge sustained damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida in September 2021.
Motorists are advised of the following travel restriction: Monday, Feb. 6, through Tuesday, Feb. 21, a 24/7 road closure is scheduled on Pikeland Road between Hollow Road and Highlands Lane. During the closure, motorists are directed to use Hollow Road, Yellow Springs Road, and Merlin Road.
January 23
The Township Annual Report is now available for the year 2022.
January 20
Road News: PECO announced a 1-2 month project starting in March to relocate its infrastructure out of the right-of-way along Yellow Springs Road to make the area more accessible by foot for the crews.
Also, the PA Turnpike Commission is planning to widen a local section of the Turnpike from two to three lanes with a target 2027 opening.
January 13
The office will be closed on Monday, January 16th for Martin Luther King Day.
The January 18th Historical Commission/HARB meeting for 1 pm has been canceled.
The Agenda for the January 19th Parks & Recreation Board Meeting. This meeting will be held at our new office location and at a new time – 7:00 p.m.
January 11
The Official Minutes of the December 13th Planning Commission Meeting.
January 10
The Official Minutes of the December 12th Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) Meeting.
January 6
The agendas for the January 9th EAC Reorganization Meeting and the regular Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) Meeting. The combinded meetings will be at our new office location at 7:00 p.m.
January 5
The Agenda for the January 10th Planning Commission Meeting. This meeting will be held at our new office location at 7:00 p.m.
The Official Minutes of the December 5th Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
December 29
The office is closed on Friday, December 30th and Monday, January 2nd for New Years. We wish all of you a happy, healthy, and safe New Year!
December 28
The agendas for the January 3, 2023 Reorganization Meeting and the Board of Supervisors’ Meeting. The meetings will be held at our new office location starting at 7:00 p.m.
December 15
The Official Minutes of the November 16th Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
December 14
The Official Minutes of the October 11th Planning Commission Meeting. (The November meeting was canceled.)
December 13
The Official Minutes of the November 14th Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) Meeting.
December 12
The Greene-Marks subdivison review scheduled for the Planning Commission meeting on December 13th has been tabled to January 10th. A revised Agenda has been posted.

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Charlestown Day – 2022

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

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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.

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  • 1/23/23: PennDOT announced it will begin bridge repair work on Pikeland Road after the bridge sustained damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida in September 2021. Motorists are advised of the following travel restriction: Monday, Feb. 6, through Tuesday, Feb. 21, a 24/7 road closure is scheduled on Pikeland Road between Hollow Road and Highlands Lane. During the closure, motorists are directed to use Hollow Road, Yellow Springs Road, and Merlin Road.
  • 1/18/23: PECO announced a 2-3 month project starting in March to relocate its infrastructure along Yellow Springs Road.
  • 1/13/23: PECO will be replacing cable along Bodine Road and will replace a number of poles in the process, which will require extensive tree removal and trimming. One lane traffic will be available but may cause delays over the next two weeks.
  • The PA Turnpike Commission is planning to widen a local section of the Turnpike from two to three lanes with a target 2027 opening.
  • 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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