Autumn 2023 Newsletter

West Creek Road Gravix Retaining Wall Project


Pocopson Township will receive sealed bids online for the West Creek Road Gravix Retaining Wall project.  Sealed bids may be submitted online via the PennBid™ Program until June 21, 2023 at 10:00 AM. The bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud on June 21, 2023 at 2:00 PM at the Pocopson Township building, 664 South Wawaset Road, West Chester, PA 19382.  The date, time and place of bid award will be announced at the bid opening.

All Bid Documents and solicitation details will be available on May 26, 2023, at no cost, at PennBid™ –

The project is to be bid pursuant to PennDOT Specifications. The project is subject to prevailing wage.  Prevailing wage project rates issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry shall be required.

The project is being financed in part by a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Financing Authority.

A certified check or bid bond made payable to the Township for the amount of 10% of the total bid shall be required. The selected bidder shall be required to provide a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the amount of 100% of the contract amount in a form acceptable to the Township.  Bonds are to be issued by a surety licensed to do business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Pocopson Township reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids on any basis whatsoever, to eliminate any item or items from the contract, to waive any informality in the bids, and to accept a bid which is in the Township’s judgment in the Township’s best interests, as permitted by law.


Susan Simone

Township Secretary


Building Permit Submission Reminder

If you live in a community with a homeowners association or planned community association, you may be required to receive approval from the association prior to proceeding under any building permit issued by the township. It is the applicant’s obligation to investigate whether an association approval is necessary, and where required, obtaining such approval. Failure to obtain a required association approval may result in legal action for proceeding under any permit issued under the building permit application. If you have obtained association approval, please attach it to the application. By not attaching an association approval, you are certifying that no such approval is necessary.


Hurricane Ida Disaster Assistance

Major Disaster Declaration

Curbside Chipping Begins Monday, October 25th*

No branches over 12″ in diameter
Place large cuts ends facing the street
Do not stack; spread branches out
No firewood, construction lumber, or fence posts
No roots or stumps
15 minute limit per address

Materials should be curbside by 7 a.m.

*Weather permitting