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Tredyffrin Township’s Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Coronavirus COVID-19

TREDYFFRIN, PA — Tredyffrin Township Board of Supervisors announced they will follow the lead of the State, as well as that of Chester County, by activating an “essential employee only operation” until April 30, 2020, due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) per Governor Wolf’s updated order (dated 3-30-2020).

Effective immediately, the Tredyffrin Township and its operations will close to the public and all Township meetings have been canceled for the month of April other than the Board of Supervisors (Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board are under review).

Tredyffrin Township will be operating at minimal staffing levels during the next month and non-essential personnel will work remotely when feasible and will continue to monitor the situation and make changes to this policy as needed.  Please see below for more information on Township operations during this time.

Real Estate Taxes – If you are dropping off your tax payment, the Township encourages you to use their dropbox, located at 1100 DuPortail Road.  The dropbox is located outside near the steps and checked daily.

If you would like a receipt for your tax payment, leave a note in your envelope, as well as a self-addressed envelope and the Township will mail you a receipt when they process the payment.

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The Township will not be accepting cash payments during this time.  Additionally, payment processing will be delayed over the next several weeks. Township is assuring the public they will do the best they can to process promptly.

Sewer Utility Fees – Sewer utility bills have recently been mailed.  The deadline for the sewer utility fee will remain the same as indicated on the bill.  If you are dropping off your tax payment, the Township encourages you to use their drop box located at 1100 DuPortail Road.

The dropbox is located outside near the steps and checked daily.  If you would like a receipt for your tax payment, please leave a note in your envelope, as well as a self-addressed envelope and the Township will mail you a receipt when they process your payment.

The Township will not be accepting cash payments during this time. Additionally, payment processing will be delayed over the next several weeks. Township is assuring the public they will do the best they can to process promptly.

Building Permits – Per the Governor’s Order, all residential and commercial construction must be halted unless a waiver is received from DCED, or it is deemed an emergency repair.

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These types of permit applications are encouraged to be submitted online via https://www.tredyffrin.org/services/permits-inspections/building-construction-permits or may be submitted via US mail as well.

The Township will also be limiting the number of inspections through April 30th.

Planning & Zoning – Due to the office closure, the Township will not be accepting any Land Development/Sub-Division applications or Zoning appeals through April 30th.  The April meetings of the Tredyffrin Township’s Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board are TBD.

Public Works – The Township’s Highway and Parks Departments will be conducting limited work during this time.  Tredyffrin’s Sewer Department will continue to operator their pump stations as normal.

Any employees working will be following recommended social distancing, as well as limiting any public interaction, and will respond to emergencies as needed.

The Township Parks are closed and will be evaluated based on recommendations from the Federal and Commonwealth agencies.

Engineering – The Township engineering department will only be accepting stormwater and grading permit applications electronically via e-mail or via US Mail.  They will be limiting the number of inspections during this time, as well.

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Library – The Township’s libraries will remain closed to the public until further notice. For more information click here.

Right To Knows – Right-to-Know requests will not be processed at this time. Right To Know processing will resume when the administrative office reopens.

Police – The Tredyffrin Township Police Department will continue to respond to calls as normal while taking necessary steps to protect the health and safety of officers and the public.

Fire/EMS Services – Tredyffrin Township’s volunteer fire companies and associated EMS teams will continue to respond to calls as normal, taking necessary steps to protect the health and safety of emergency personnel and the public.

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