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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

April 25
Chester County’s Department of Drug & Alcohol Services is raising community awareness for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day taking place on Saturday, April 29th. The service provides temporary locations for the disposal of prescription drugs while educating the public.
The Agenda for the May 1, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
April 22
The Official Minutes of the February 16, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
April 19
The Agenda for the April 20, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting. Meeting will take place at the Charlestown Elementary School cafeteria instead of the usual room at the Middle School.
The 2017 Series of Trail Walks begins with the Pickering Creek Wildflower Walk, April 23 from 1:00 pm until about 3:00 pm.
April 17
Registration for the 2017 Healthy Kids Running Series begins Sunday, April 23 at Charlestown Park.
April 12
A conditional use hearing is scheduled for May 1 to hear a request by Donald and Elizabeth Andersen for construction of a driveway within two feet of high ground water elevation.
The Official Minutes of the March 28, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting.
April 6
The township is now accepting bids for Road Base Repair and Resurfacing work. Deadline for submission is May 1 at noon.
The Chester County Department of Emergency Services is offering a series of classes in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training. Classes will be at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus in Coatesville from April 12th through June 3rd.
April 4
The Agenda for the April 11, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting.
The Official Minutes of the March 6, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
There are still a few garden plots available at Brightside Farm for the 2017 growing season! If you would like to join our group of community gardeners this year, complete this registration form and return it to the Township Office with the $25.00 fee.
All dogs 3 months of age or older are required by Pennsylvania law to have a current dog license. Failure to have your dog licensed may result in a fine of up to $300 (per dog). Information on acquiring a license for your pet is available from www.licenseyourdogpa.com.
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.

Projects

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.

Events

Meeting Agendas

Recent Documents

Bids & RFPs

Sealed proposals for Road Base Repair and Resurfacing bids must be received by the Board of Supervisors of Charlestown Township by May 1, 2017 until 12:00 Noon

Hearings

A conditional use hearing is scheduled for May 1 to hear a request by Donald and Elizabeth Andersen for construction of a driveway within two feet of high ground water elevation.
A hearing for the appeal of the denial of permits for the Spring Oak property has been continued with no date set.

Tips

Dividing a property? Our new Sketch Plan Fact Sheet will point you in the right direction.
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Devault, PA 19432
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Closings/
Openings
  • 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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