LAST UPDATE: Tuesday April 15, 2014


Comprehensive Plan Public Meeting
April 16
7:30 p.m.

The Planning Commission will meet at the Township Office (740 Denton Hollow Rd.) to consider an updated Township Comprehensive Plan. The Comp Plan provides a vision for the Township's future and recommendations to achieve that vision.

Please click here to view the draft plan and here to view the plan appendices
 (such as maps).

A hard copy of the draft plan may be viewed at the Township Building during office hours (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 12 noon)

Open Records Law

Pennsylvania's open records law greatly expands public access to a wide array of government records. The law provides that requests be made in writing. Please click here for the necessary form, which can be mailed, faxed, or dropped off at the Township Building. Or, you may save the form and attach it to an e-mail to openrecords@pocopson.org. Please be advised that the Township has up to five days to fill requests.

Please click here for the
PSMA septic brochure which explains how septic systems work and why maintenance is so important.

The 2014 Pocopson Township Budget can be viewed by clicking here. The Board of Supervisors approved this budget at their December 2, 2013 meeting.


Click here to view the Spring 2013 Pocopson Township Newsletter.

Click here to view the Spring 2012 Pocopson Township Newsletter.

Click here to view the July 2011 Pocopson Township Newsletter.

Click here to view the December 2010 Pocopson Township Newsletter.

Click here to view the June 2010 Pocopson Township Newsletter.

Click here to read the second issue of the Pocopson Township Historical Committee newsletter.  

Roundabout Construction Schedule, Road Closures and Detours

Construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Route 52 (Lenape Road), Wawaset Road and Lenape-Unionville Road began on January 20, 2014. Please click here for detour information, including maps and a tentative schedule of road closures.

Lenape-Unionville Road is scheduled to be closed under Detour Stage 2
as of Wednesday, April 16.

The tentative date for detouring Rt. 52 (Lenape Road) is April 28, 2014. At that time the roundabout intersection will be completely closed. All three roads will be under Detour Stage 3, which uses Rt. 926 (Street Road) and Pocopson Road.

Notice of Public Meeting
for the proposed replacement of the Route 926 Bridge
between Pocopson and Birmingham Townships

The purpose of the meeting is to update the public on the current design for the bridge project and the results of environmental studies.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
5:30 - 8:00    Open House
6:30 - 7:30    Presentation
7:00 - 7:30    Q&A Period
Pocopson Elementary School, 1105 Pocopson Rd.

The public meeting location is accessible to persons having disabilities. Please contact Ms. LeAnne Fullard of PennDOT District 6-0 at 610-205-6581 so that special needs may be accommodated.

Please click here for the
 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events schedule.
Please note which materials are accepted at the various events.

Township seeks Committee members

Pocopson Township is seeking new members for the Parks, Recreation & Trails Committee. If you are a Township resident interested in serving, please send an e-mail to info@pocopson.org. No special experience is needed; we welcome those who have ideas about how to improve our trail system and park facilities.

New website for Public Transportation in Chester County
The Chester County Board of Commissioners has launched www.ChescoRideGuide.org with schedules, fares, eligibility and procedures for passenger rail, bus, taxi and paratransit services in the county. An interactive map shows options by location.

The Chester County Treasurer is also the
Township Real Estate Tax Collector

The Chester County Treasurer is Pocopson Township's real estate tax collector. 2014 tax bills were mailed out in January, 2014. For tax certifications, please click here or call (610)344-6370.

Township Ordinances

The Pocopson Township Code is available online by clicking here. The new format offers easier, more intuitive use of the online Code and provides accurate, up to date information on Pocopson's planning and zoning ordinances.

2014 Township Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held in the Township Office at 740 Denton Hollow Road. All meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Agenda - Board of Supervisors: meeting on Monday, April 28, 2014
Barnard House Steering Committee: next meeting not yet scheduled

Founders Day Committee: meeting Thursday, April 24, 2014

Historical Committee: meeting Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Parks, Recreation & Trails Committee: meeting Thursday, May 8, 2014

Agenda - Planning Commission: meeting Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Environmental Links

Stormwater Management
What is the MS-4 Stormwater Program?
A Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater Management
EPA Information on Stormwater Management
         Pennsylvania DEP Stormwater Information Link
         EPA guide on septic systems and how to keep them operating
Maintaining stormwater basins
MS-4 Information for Garages  
MS-4 Information for Restaurants   
MS-4 Information for Swimming Pools

 Global Warming

          Chester County Solid Waste Authority web site
          Recycling at the Pocopson Township Building

          When in Doubt, Throw it Out!
                How overzealous recycling can cause problems

Carpooling, bus routes, and other ways to reduce vehicle use:

         Chester County Ride Guide
         SCCOOT bus information
         Transportation Management Association of Chester County



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