LAST UPDATE: Thursday July 24, 2014

 

A public meeting about the
proposed replacement of the Route 926 Bridge
between Pocopson and Birmingham Townships was held on May 7
.

The current design for the bridge project and the results of environmental studies were reviewed.
Please click here to view the Powerpoint presentation, here to view the presentation boards used at the meeting, and here for meeting minutes.


Comprehensive Plan

Please click here to view the Township's draft Comprehensive Plan and click here to view its maps and other appendices.


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.  


Newsletters

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.  

The Barn At Spring Brook Farm



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.

As of April 28, 2014, the roundabout intersection will be completely closed.
 
All three roads will be under Detour Stage 3, which directs traffic onto
 Route 926 (Street Road) and Pocopson Road.

It is required that detour signs be placed on all through streets that intersect with the closed segment of Route 52 (in addition to the signs for the official detour route). 

 Please click here for information on all staged detours.


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


Interested in researching the American Revolution?

The Chester County Historical Preservation Network seeks volunteers to research the Trimbles Ford area. Of particular interest is the area's unique history during the Battle of the Brandywine and the impact it had on British Troop movement. Please contact Karen Marshall, Chester County Heritage Preservation Coordinator, at 610-344-6285 if you are interested in participating.


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
Pocopson
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 for Board of Supervisors meeting Monday, July 28, 2014
          
Barnard House Steering Committee: next meeting not yet scheduled

Founders Day Committee:  

Historical Committee: meeting Wednesday, September 10, 2014 (no meeting in July or August)

Parks, Recreation & Trails Committee: meeting Thursday, July 10, 2014

Agenda for Planning Commission meeting Wednesday, July 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

Recycling
          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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