Spring 2023 Curbside Chipping Begins March 27

Curbside chipping is scheduled for Monday through Friday, the week of March 27, weather permitting. This is a courtesy offered to Township residents only. It is offered to assist with storm damage and incidental pruning by homeowners. It is not meant for homeowners to have a contractor take a tree down and then have Public Works clean up the debris. It is also not meant for homeowners clearing a portion of their properties.

Please leave branches at the curb (do not stack, tie or pile them), cut side facing the street, by 7 AM on Monday, March 27th. There is a 15 minute time limit per property. 

Opportunity with the West Chester Public Library

Pocopson Township seeks to nominate a Township resident for a position on the West Chester Public Library Board of Trustees. The West Chester Public Library receives over 110,000 visits annually and circulates over 150,000 items per year from a collection of 50,000 items. New media, such as internet access and digital and electronic materials, have expanded to meet contemporary need. The library offers an array of events that include youth programming as well as programs and services for families and adults. Programming is designed for a wide variety of interests and inspirations.  The appointment must be confirmed by the West Chester Borough Council. Residents interested in the appointment should send a letter of interest and resume to the Township Secretary, secretary@pocopson.org on or before March 24, 2023.


Per the Board of Supervisors, sealed proposals will be received by Pocopson Township for the General Construction, Mechanical Construction, Plumbing Construction (Plumbing & Fire Protection) and Electrical Construction for the Pocopson New Township Administration Building to be located at 650 Wawaset Road in West Chester, PA in accordance with the Bidding Documents prepared by GKO Architects, 300 Brookside Ave., Ambler, Pennsylvania, 19002 www.gkoarchitects.com 

Bid Documents will be available electronically on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 1:00 PM (local time). Bidders must register with the Architect by emailing Susan Feenan at susan@gkoarchitects.com and indicating name and address of their company, work discipline, contact name and contact email.  Bidders will then be given a web link to access the Bid Documents.  Questions regarding the Bid Documents shall be emailed in RFI – Request for Information format to susan@gkoarchitects.com.

Bids shall be addressed to ‘Pocopson Township’ and must be received on or before Friday, April 2, 2021 at 1:00 PM, local time at the current Pocopson Township Administration Building, located at 740 Denton Hollow Road, West Chester, PA 19382.

View Public Notice HERE.

New Ordinances passed on 5/20/2019

What can I recycle at the Township Building (740 Denton Hollow Rd.)?

Area residents may drop off recyclables behind the Township Building at 740 Denton Hollow Road, where five large metal bins are emptied weekly by SECCRA. Plastic bags jam the sorting equipment at recycling facilities; so if you transport your recyclables in plastic trash bags, please empty the recyclables into the bins, take the used bags home, and either use them again (if they’’re in good shape) or put them in the trash. If the bins are full, please return at another time. Do not leave recyclables outside the bins.

  • Aluminum cans, foil, and pie plates
  • Corrugated cardboard and boxboard (cereal boxes, cracker boxes, soda and beer cardboard casing)
  • Glass bottles and jars, clear and colored
  • Metal cans. including empty aerosol cans
  • Mixed paper
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Plastic #1-5 and #7 containers


  • Caps/lids even if they are plastic and come from recyclables like water bottles, detergent, etc.
  • Ceramic cups / plates / flower pots
  • Crystal / drinking glasses
  • Light bulbs / mirrors / plate glass / window glass
  • Metallic wrapping paper
  • Oil cans / bottles
  • Ovenware
  • Paint cans
  • Check with your trash hauler about other items that they may recycle. Please note, recyclables are commodities. Dirty or contaminated, they are worthless. Clean and properly prepared recyclables have value and may be turned into new products.

    Township Holidays

    New Year’s Day
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    Presidents’ Day
    Memorial Day
    Independence Day
    Labor Day
    Election Day
    Veterans Day (observed)
    Thanksgiving Holidays
    Christmas Day

    *If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the offices are closed the Friday before. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the offices are closed the Monday after.