For New Residents

  • When do I need a permit from the Township? - Pocopson Township requires building permits for most construction projects. Permits are required to ensure that all construction activities meet the requirements of the ICC Building Codes. Examples of projects that require permits include: Alterations that require moving any plumbing drain, …
  • Is public transportation available in Pocopson? - Bus service in Pocopson Township is very limited. The Southern Chester County Organization on Transportation (SCCOOT) bus route follows Route 52 through Pocopson, but service in the area is noted to be “limited” with only Pocopson Home identified as a …
  • What materials are recycled in Pocopson Township? - Section 174-20 of the Township Code outlines residential recycling requirements in Pocopson. Residents must separate recyclable materials from other waste. Recyclables include: metal food and beverage containers and empty aerosol cans clear and colored glass plastics #1-3, 5 and 7 (look …
  • Who handles snow removal? - Pocopson Township is responsible for the maintenance and clearing of snow on Township and State roads. View Snow Removal Procedures. In some communities, private contractors are hired to remove snow from common areas, sidewalks, etc. Please contact your HOA for …
  • How do I register my children for school? - Pocopson Township is part of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. Registration information is available here.
  • Is there public water and sewer in Pocopson? - Most Township residents have on-site wells. In a few instances, mostly in or near larger housing developments, water is supplied by Aqua of Pennsylvania. Most homes in Pocopson have on-site septic systems rather than public sewers. The Chester County Health …
  • Who do I call for my electric, gas and cable and Internet services? - Electric and natural gas services are provided by PECO: 1-800-494-4000 Propane gas and solar energy are available from a variety of private companies. Comcast and Verizon have franchise agreements to provide cable and internet services in Pocopson Township. Comcast: 1-800-XFINITY …
  • Does Pocopson Township have trash pickup? - It is the responsibility of individual property owners to arrange for their own trash pickup. Residents must hire a private trash hauler who will pick up recyclables and trash at least once a week. The hauler will advise as to the types of …
  • Are there sports leagues in the area? - The Unionville Community Recreation Association (URA) is a volunteer, non‐profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for area youths by effectively managing and enhancing recreation programs and facilities. URA serves residents in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School district (Chadds …
  • Where do I pay my taxes? - Property/Real Estate Taxes The Chester County Treasurer collects Pocopson Township real estate taxes. Tax bills are sent out on February 1. For tax certifications, please call 610-344-6370. The Chester County Treasurer also collects County real estate taxes. Tax bills are sent …