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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

August 17
The Township Office will close at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21 so we can enjoy viewing the solar eclipse.
August 16
The Agenda for the August 17, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting. The meeting will take place at the Charlestown Park Pavilions instead of the school.
Registration for the 2017 Fall Healthy Kids Running Series begins Sunday, September 17 5:00 pm at Charlestown Park.
The Official Minutes of the July 11, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting.
August 8
The Planning Commission meeting for August 8, 2017, initially cancelled, has been rescheduled for August 15. The agenda is here. The meeting will take place in the library.
The conditional use hearing originally 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 was continued to September 5th.
The Official Minutes of the July 10, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
August 3
The Official Minutes of the July 18, 2017 Historical & Architectural Review Board Meeting.
August 2
The Planning Commission meeting for August 8, 2017 has been cancelled. [Rescheduled – See August 8 above.]
Public Bids are being accepted until until 12:00 Noon August 30 for the Brightside Farm Park Walking Trail and Parking Lot.
The Summer 2017 Newsletter is now online.
The Official Minutes of the May 18, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
August 1
The Agenda for the August 7, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
July 21
The Kimberton Fair runs from July 24 through July 29. Please support this event which benefits the Kimberton Volunteer Fire Company.
Trail Walks have been scheduled for September 9th and 24th.
July 12
The 2017 MS-4 Progress Report (now biennial) on Storm Sewer Systems is available on our Stormwater Management page.
The Official Minutes of the June 13, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting.
July 11
The Official Minutes of the June 5, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
A Conditional Use Hearing is scheduled for August 7 for Carl Lillmars Jr. and Donna M. Lillmars regarding dwelling construction.
July 7
The Agenda for the July 11, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting.
The Agenda for the July 10, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting has been revised again with a new business item.
July 5
The Agenda for the July 10, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting has been revised with some additions and changed order of presentation.

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

  • Board of Supervisors: August 7
  • Planning Commission: August 15 (rescheduled from the 8th)
  • Parks & Recreation: August 17 (Charlestown Park Pavilion area)

Recent Documents

Bids & RFPs

Public Bids are being accepted until until 12:00 Noon August 30 for the Brightside Farm Park Walking Trail and Parking Lot.

Hearings

The conditional use hearing originally 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 was continued to September 5th.
A hearing on June 5th for the definition, regulation, and serviceability of alternative energy systems resulted in adoption of the ordinance.
A hearing over a zoning challenge to the Township’s outdoor advertising ordinance is scheduled for June 27.

Tips

Don’t get duped by unscrupulous solicitors. Here are some guidelines to avoid problems.
Dividing a property? Our new Sketch Plan Fact Sheet will point you in the right direction.
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