Schuylkill heading

[Township Hall]

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 2019 (PDF)

Township Code

Township Directory (pdf)

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Treasurer's Report October 2019

Bills paid list approved
by Board of Supervisors
November 2019


A summary of the 2019 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:
Revenues Summary
Expenses Summary


2018 Audit and Financial Report
Annual audit and report prepared by Township's independent auditors, as of December 31, 2018.


Reports from the Auditor General for the period January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018 (pdf scans).
Report on Police Pension Plan
Report on Non-Uniformed Pension Plan

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]

New Townhome Development in Township

The planned town home community on Pawling Road at Ferry Lane will be coming before the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors before the end of this year for final approval. Please see the attached notice with aerial view for details.

NPDES/MS4 Permit Renewal

Schuylkill Township is applying for renewal of its NPDES/MS4 permit. The complete notice may be found here.

Eagles Pointe at Sedgley Farm Planned Residential Development

Decision of the Board of Supervisors,
July 3, 2019

  The application package may be viewed at this Dropbox location (updated 2.26.19).

Wawa Conditional Use Appeal
On April 18, 2018,the Board of Supervisors rendered their decision on the Whitehorse-Phoenixville LLC (Wawa) conditional use applications.  The BOS decision may be found here.
Whitehorse Road-Phoenixville LLC has filed an appeal of the decision. The appeal documents are available here for review. (12.6 MB PDF)

Help Stop the Invasion!
Learn how from Penn State
The Spotted Lanternfly is the latest invasive insect pest that threatens our natural habitats, managed landscapes, and farms and forests. More information from the County Health Department is available at this page.>>>

Open Space Commission
Volunteer Opportunity

The Open Space Commission has an opening for a new commissioner. The full announcement with more information is available here.

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 Edward M. Mentry, Jr.,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.

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

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