Welcome to
  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

June 16
The Township Office has received several complaints of aggressive solicitors approaching them on their property so far this month. Be aware of increased solicitation. Here are some guidelines to avoid problems.
June 15
The Official Minutes of the April 11, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting and Minutes of the April 1, 2017 Joint Session with the Board of Supervisors.
June 13
The Agenda for the June 15, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
June 8
The Agenda for the June 13, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting.
June 6
The Official Minutes of the May 1, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
The hearing on June 5th to consider passage of an ordinance pertaining to the definition, regulation, and serviceability of alternative energy systems resulted in adoption of that ordinance.
May 31
The Agenda for the June 5, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
The Official Minutes of the May 16, 2017 Historical & Architectural Review Board Meeting.
May 26
A Public Hearing is scheduled for June 27 for a zoning challenge regarding the outdoor advertising ordinance.
May 23
The Chester County Agricultural Development Council has just released its new 2017 Local Farm Products Guide. The guide is available in English and Spanish.
The Official Minutes of the April 20, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
May 22
The Charlestown Historical Society will have a ceremony on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Charlestown Revolutionary Cemetery.
A Public Hearing is scheduled for June 5 to consider passage of an ordinance pertaining to the definition, regulation, and serviceability of alternative energy systems.
Public Bids are being accepted until 11:00 a.m., July 7 for the sale of two parcels of the former Auchincloss property.
May 17
The Agenda for the May 18, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
May 4
The Chester County Planning Commission will be conducting a public workshop in an effort to gather input on transportation issues and opportunities in this region from 5 p.m.–8 p.m. May 25 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville.
The Official Minutes of the April 3, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.

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

Public Bids are being accepted until 11:00 a.m. July 7 for the sale of two parcels of the former Auchincloss property.

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 is being continued on July 10th.
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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Devault, PA 19432
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