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Schuylkill Township
is located along the Schuylkill River
on the eastern border of Chester County
in southeastern Pennsylvania.

The township covers 9.44 square miles.
Population at the 2010 census was 8,516.

The Schuylkill River forms the township's
northern boundary, and Mount Misery
(also known as Valley Forge Mountain)
is the southern boundary. To the east is
Valley Forge National Historical Park.
The Borough of Phoenixville lies to the north
and west.

Municipal Building:
111 Valley Park Road 
Mail address:
111 Valley Park Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460-5766
Telephone: 610-933-5843 
Fax: 610-933-4428

Emergencies, dial 911
Non-emergency calls, 24 hours a day - 610-935-2440
Police administrative issues - 610-933-5820
The Police Department is open from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, M-F

Township Office e-mail

Directions to Township Hall

Boards and Commissions
meeting schedule for 2017 (PDF)

Township Code

Township Directory (pdf)

Phoenixville Area Newsletter -- Summer 2016

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Treasurer's Report January 2017

Bills paid list approved
by Board of Supervisors
February 2017


A summary of the 2017 budget is available by clicking here.
The full detailed budget is available for review at the Township office. The budget is illustrated on these charts:
Revenue Summary
Expenses Summary


2014 Audit and Financial Report
Annual audit and report prepared by Township's independent auditors, as of December 31, 2014.

Auditor Findings Letter
Letter of March 5, 2013, with auditors findings.

Fall 2006 Issue
File is approximately 1.8 mb
Requires free Adobe ® Acrobat ® Reader.™ Download reader here.

Changes in the Collection of Earned Income Taxes
Act 32 of 2008 amends the Local Tax Enabling Act to require the county-wide consolidated collection of earned income tax (EIT). See the attached notice for details.
The Chester Tax Collection Committee (CTCC) recently appointed Keystone Collections Group to serve as the Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Services Tax (LST) collector for school and municipal taxing authorities within Chester County. More information >>>

Please note that taxes being filed by residents or businesses with Keystone Collections should contain the correct Political Subdivision (PSD) codes. For reference, use this listing from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development of codes for every school district in Pennsylvania.



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Information for Residents

Board of Supervisors

Township Administration

Boards and Commissions

Building and Planning

Township Forms

Township Fee Schedule

Local Information and History

Maps and Regional Planning

Recycling Information

Stormwater Management

Government Links

Link to the BOS meeting videos

[Special Notice heading]

Public Notice - Board of Supervisors Special Workshop, March 24
The Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors will hold a workshop on Friday, March 24, 2017, at 9:30 am for a presentation to the Board regarding expansion and renovation of municipal complex buildings. The public is invited to observe the presentation. Mary Bird Township Manager

What’s In Your Garden?
March 23rd, 7:30 - 9:00
Phoenixville Country Club

Is your garden contributing to Pennsylvania’s biological pollution?

Find out by joining us on March 23rd at the Phoenixville Country Club for a seminar with Kelli Sitch, Ecologist & Botanist from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Learn what makes a plant species invasive in Pennsylvania, how to identify and rid your property of invasive plants, and discover the exciting, alternative native plants available to you. Details on this informative presentation can be found in the forum flyer available here.

Openings on Schuylkill Township Zoning Hearing Board
The Township is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on the Zoning Hearing Board. More information is available by clicking here for the information page.

Openings on Schuylkill Township Planning Commission
The Township is seeking volunteers to fill two vacancies on the Planning Commission. More information is available by clicking here for the information page.

There are volunteer openings for qualified residents on the Environmental Advisory Council, Historical Commission, Open Space Commission, Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board.
Click here for more information on the roles of the committees.
Submit your letter of interest with a resume to Mary Bird, Township Manager
Schuylkill Township
111 Valley Park Road
Phoenixville, PA  19460-5766

Phone: (610) 933-5843  Fax: (610) 933-4428

Or use the Volunteer Application form.


Freedom Trail
The Township is currently studying a developing a trail connecting Valley Forge Park to Phoenixville Borough. A draft feasibility study updated in August 2016 is available here to view or download (75 mb PDF file). The study is currently under review by the Chester County Planning Commission.

Sidewalk Feasibility Study
The Township is currently studying the installation of sidewalks in certain locations. A draft feasibility study updated on May 26, 2016 is available via the links below for viewing and downloading:

A public workshop was held on February 2, 2016. For residents who were unable to attend, the display boards are uploaded to this site as follows:


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Emergency Preparedness

ReadyPA: PA website with disaster preparedness & emergency preparedness tips

ReadyAmerica: Printable plan for emergency preparedness

PEMA/FEMA: Flood preparation information

Chester County: Department of Emergency Services letter outlining resources.

FEMA: Online study programs, including courses on preparedness.

Red Cross: "Get Prepared" website.

Limerick Emergency Information: Download brochure from the Exelon Nuclear site.

Chester County Pipeline Information Center
Information from Chester County on pipeline easements and rights of way.

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