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Willistown Township holds a recycling event every April for residents. Keep an eye on the WillisTowne Crier for the date and list of accepted items. Another option for Chester County residents is the Lanchester Landfill located in Narvon, PA run by the Chester County Solid Waste Authority. For a list of no fee recyclables and fee based recyclables please visit: Recycling at the Lanchester Landfill
Only deer on the side of the road will be picked up (i.e. not a deceased deer on private property). For state roads (please see list below), please call PennDOT at 484-340-3200. For local roads, call the PA Game Commission at 610-926-3136. Other deceased animals (raccoons, foxes, skunks etc) will not be picked up.
For deer IN the road and obstructing traffic, please call the non emergency Willistown police line at 610-647-1440.
State Road ListN Cedar Hollow RoadDelchester Road/State Road 2013Devon Road/State Road 2024Goshen Road/State Road 2010King RoadLancaster AvenuePaoli Pike/State Road 2014Providence Road/State Road 2016South Valley Road (between Devon Road to Whitehorse Road)/State Road 1005Street Road/State Road 926Sugartown Road/State Road 2022Warren Avenue/State Road 2015West Chester Pike/State Road 3*Whitehorse Road (*bridges only)
Roads not listed are local roads.
No, Certificate of Occupancy (U&O) is not required for any property sale in Willistown Township.
Hunting and trapping is allowed on privately owned land as long as the person is following the PA Game Commission laws, the Township Ordinance and any regulations and ordinances of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Hunters and trappers should always seek permission from landowners prior to accessing private property. Written permission carried while hunting on private lands is not required, but it is advisable. The Permission to Hunt/Trap Form created by the PA Game Commission can be downloaded and filled out and carried with the hunter/trapper while on private lands.
Hunting/trapping is NOT allowed on Township owned lands.
No, Certificate of Occupancy (U&O) is not required for a residential property sale.
To dispose of large household items contact your hauler to see if they will schedule a pick up. Another option for Chester County residents is the Lanchester Landfill located in Narvon, PA run by the Chester County Solid Waste Authority. For a list of no fee recyclables and fee based recyclables please visit.https://www.chestercountyswa.org/170/Recycling-at-the-Lanchester-Landfill.
In Willistown Township trash and recycling services are privately hired, That means you get to pick! The residential trash providers that work in Willistown are AJ Blosenski/Waste Connections, and Opendaker.
If you are on our low pressure system please call the Township's designated service company, PreDoc, at 610-935-8590 available 24 hours a day. For all other sewer issues, please notify the Township at 610-647-5300.
Resolution 18 of 2018 - Sewer Rental Fees
By exiting the business of sewer system operation, the Township can better focus on core government functions while ensuring the residents are still offered safe and reliable sewer service by a Commonwealth-regulated utility. In addition, the funds generated by the sale will be used to pay off sewer debt. The sale also allows the Township and ratepayers to avoid future costs of sewer system upgrades. Furthermore, it was concluded that a utility company such as Aqua could maintain the sewer system as it ages at a lower cost than a single municipality.
The Asset Purchase Agreement was approved by the Township Board of Supervisors in December of 2020, but it required further approval at the State level. The sale was subsequently approved by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) in July of 2022.
Yes, but the PUC is not bound by the recommendation of the Administrative Law Judge.
Yes. Board of Supervisors Chair Bill Shoemaker addressed this in the statement on September 26, 2022. The "Outside Date" was extended by Aqua as indicated in this letter. By the adoption of Resolution 11 of 2023, the Board authorized the sending of a notice of termination, which was accordingly sent on April 15, 2023.
See the Zoning Map. If you have further questions, contact the Zoning Officer at 610.647.5300 ext 252.
If the Zoning Officer finds that the proposed use complies with all applicable provisions of the Zoning Ordinance, the Zoning Permit will be issued and a written record maintained of the findings. If all of the provisions of the ordinance are not complied with, it will be denied and all reasons set forth in writing.
If the Zoning Officer denies a zoning permit request, the decision may be appealed to the Zoning Hearing Board as described in the Township Code.