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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 May 2017

Bills paid list approved
by Board of Supervisors
June 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


2016 Audit and Financial Report
Annual audit and report prepared by Township's independent auditors, as of December 31, 2016.

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.

Audubon Bird Town Logo

The latest edition of the Bird Town Flyer from the Audubon Society can be downloaded by clicking here.


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]

June Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled
Due to a lack of agenda items, the June 21, 2017 Planning Commission meeting is cancelled.

Continued to July 11, 2017
The Board of Supervisors will hold a continued public hearing on conditional use applications for a proposed Wawa convenience store.
The Hearing Notice is available by clicking here.

A rendering of the proposed plan is available by clicking here.
The continued hearing will be held at the Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Company, 630 Valley Park Road. See this map for the hearing location.

The Chester County Planning Commission released a public survey in an effort to gather additional input from the public about the development of Landscapes3, the county’s next comprehensive plan. The survey seeks to gather feedback on several issues, including growth, open space and environment, sense of place, modern infrastructure, transportation, the economy, healthy lifestyles, and housing options. To participate in the survey, visit For more information about Landscapes3, visit

2017 Community Values Survey & Workshop
Help plan where we live, work, and play.
Take the Survey!

The Phoenixville Regional Planning Committee is updating the Regional Comprehensive Plan to establish policies for environmental protection, open space, housing economic development, infrastructure, and community resources for the 5 municipalities in the coalition. To voice your priorities and values, please complete the survey by clicking here.
A public workshop to discuss the Plan’s goals and objectives is scheduled for June 22, 2017 at the Kimberton Fire Company at 7:00 p.m.
For more information on the Phoenixville Regional Planning Committee, see the brocure here or visit their webpage at

Golf at Phoenixville Country Club for residents begins May 8
The 2017 schedule and rules for residents to golf at the Phoenixville Country Club are available by clicking here or at the Information for Residents page.

Phoenixville Police Athletic League
For kids 7 – 14 years of age

Participants will learn and work on the fundamentals of their golf swing, etiquette, sportsmanship, and other key skills, for both on and off the golf course.For more information, contact Schuylkill Township Officer Jim Deoria at or (610) 917-3735.
Information is also available in this brochure.

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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Chester County: Department of Emergency Services letter outlining resources.

FEMA: Online study programs, including courses on preparedness.

Red Cross: "Get Prepared" website.

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

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