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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 2016 (PDF)

Township Code

Township Directory (pdf)

Phoenixville Area Newsletter -- Summer 2016

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Treasurer's Report September 2016

Bills paid list approved
by Board of Supervisors
October 2016


The 2016 budget was approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 2, 2015. A summary is available here.
The full detailed budget is available for review at the Township office. The budget is illustrated on these charts.


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
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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]

Aqua Road Work on Valley Forge Mountain
June - November

Aqua Pennsylvania will be doing water main replacement on various roads on Valley Forge Mountain starting in June with completion of this project expected in November. Details and the list of affected roadways are available in this release from Aqua. For information on the project, please call the Aqua Construction Superintendent, Jim Rosser, at (610) 430-0747.

Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Diseases
Chester County Health Department Offers Prevention Advice

now that the weather is warming up, the Chester County Health Department encourages county residents to “Make you and your home a bite-free zone," reducing the risk of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile virus and Zika virus.
See this press release from the County for more tips and information.


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:

Volunteer Opportunities
To volunteer for a position in the Township, please use the Volunteer Application form.


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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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