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2023 Meeting Dates

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Board of Supervisors -

     November 22nd Workshop 7PM

Planning Commission -

      November 21st, 7:30PM

Parks & Recreation -

  November 27th, 2023, 7PM

Zoning Hearing Board -

   August 24: 7:30pm - Tesla Inc

             *PUBLIC NOTICES*

October 11th Public Meeting @ 7:00 p.m. - Waste Collection Program Ordinance


October 11th Public Hearing @ 7:00 p.m. - Repeal of Ordinance 313


Township News
& Reports

  2023-24 Fall & Winter Newsletter

Here's the News


      Job Opportunities:   

 No Openings at this time


           2023 budget 














Tax Collector Dorothy Lynn:

P.O. Box 368

For Office Hours Call (610)334-3240


         Animal Control Contacts

           McPAWS Regional Animal Shelter, Animal Hospital and Thrift Store



       Safety Net Sanctuary:  610-944-8099





Contact a Supervisor

Complaint Form (Township)

Complaint Form (Police Department)

Right to Know Form     Send to:


Mailbox Damage Policy and Form

Hometown Hero Application

         Facility Rentals

Township Facilities Rental Form

Social Hall

Park Usage Permit Agreement

Hold Harmless Form

Recycling Programs
Recycling Centers
Electronics Recycling Law

Berks County Links

Southern Berks Joint Comp Plan

Congressional Districts

Tri County Heritage

Caernarvon Township Water Authority

Berks Nature
(formerly Berks Conservancy

Conservation District

PDF Downloads                 
Right To Know Law Police Department Job Application
Right To Know Law
Solicitation Ordinance
Right To Know Law
Park Map
Right To Know Law
Open Records -
Right to Know Form

Send to:

Right To Know Law
Caernarvon Township Fire-Police Assistance

Interactive Park Map
(Note: This is a web page,
not a PDF download.)

Caernarvon Township is a rural community of approximately 4,000 residents in southeastern Pennsylvania, conveniently located an hour west of Philadelphia and an hour east of Harrisburg. There are a variety of opportunities for residents to get involved in the community by serving on boards, participating in sports programs and participating in community service organizations.

Caernarvon Township is 8.9 square miles and is located in Berks County.

Caernarvon Township offers a variety of housing types from garden apartments to small, older homes to luxury condominiums to spacious estate homes. Caernarvon Township is ideally located at exit 298 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Caernarvon Township is a highly desirable location for families with children as well as retirees.

In 2004, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, was named the 5th fastest growing township in the state of Pennsylvania.


                                                                                                     Twp Hours of Operation:  8:30AM to 4:00PM

                                                                                                     (610) 286-1010 / (610) 286-1001 fax

Police Non-Emergency 610-286-1012                                                 

        DCED Police Study Presented on June 22, 2021

SOLICITATION PERMITS  (Ordinance 293, Click Here)

SOLICITORS CURRENTLY IN THE AREA:     Renewal By Anderson - Solicitors will wear a pink Township Badge for ID



Residents: The remaining Budget meetings scheduled are cancelled.  The Board of Supervisors have created and advertised the 2024 budget for your review and therefore, the remaining meetings are not needed.


Toys for Tots will also be at the Christmas Village and Tree Lighting Event. Please support those less fortunate and bring an unwrapped toy.

Toys for Tots


Residents:   The Township's Christmas Village and Tree Lighting Event will be held on Saturday, November 25th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Friendship Park.  Come join in the festivities.  There will be smores, hot chocolate, presents, Santa and more!  And don't forget to bring an unwrapped toy to support Toys for Tots who will also be there!

  Christmas Tree Village Event



5/25/2023:  Residents: Regarding any PPL outages, please feel free to call PPL @ 717-257-5988.  They are available to speak with any customer individually regarding any reliability concerns you may have.


8/11/2022 - Guidelines for Maintaining Streams in Your Community <click here>


8/4/2022 - Residents see below notice regarding a change to the Board of Supervisors monthly meetings:

          Meeting Notice                       2022 Meeting Dates Schedule 



                      ********************For Road Advisories Visit****************************


4/22/2021 - Residents:  Below is a Tar and Chip Fact Sheet which offers some helpful information about this activity that occurs during road repair season.  We hope everyone finds it to be informative and good to know:

Tar and Chip Fact Sheet (click here)



           For Safety reasons, Right of Way areas need to remain clear.  If someone gets hurt or property damage is caused by objects/obstructions that are within the Right of Way, property owners will be responsible for damages.


Residents, see below vacancies for Township Boards.  Please submit your letter of interest to the Board of Supervisors:

                                              Planning Commission - Alternate

                                           Parks & Rec - Committee Member 


Residents:  Please click on the below link for a helpful brochure regarding Stormwater Best Management Practices for Homeowners:

Click Here For Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMP) for farm stormwater management.



Utility Markings Guide (click here)


Parks and Recreation

Interested persons must have been a resident for a year, and shall submit a letter to the Board of Supervisors.

Volunteers for Parks & Rec Board Need Background Checks
Find Policy Information Here.


For Current PennDot Projects go to (interactive map)

4/3/2019 - Updated Recycling Center link,


3/1/19 - Animal Control Services - Click Here for Township Update


****Casino news in Berks County has raised questions****

Statement from Caernarvon Township Supervisors

October 31, 2018 (click here)

Caernarvon Township Casino Impact Study (click here)

click here for more information about a research project conducted regarding casinos





Please visit the Parks and Recreation Facebook Page for information about the Township Recreation opportunities:


Report furnished by HVA: Part I HERE
Appendixes: Appendixes HERE



Find Out First
Get local alerts about emergencies, severe weather, and road closures on your cell or email.

Emergencies, Severe Weather, Traffic Alerts
When situations arise in Berks County that may affect you and your family, Berks Alert lets local officials notify you quickly. Be among the first to find out and stay informed during an emergency.

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Sheriff Brigade
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Berks County Emergency Services:

Lancaster Region Reliability Project
Please visit the following website for information about the electric transmission line:


A new Pennsylvania Drivers Manual is available at


Commuter Services' Rideshare and Emergency Ride Home - is a program that provide necessary tools to commuters in order for them to successfully switch from driving alone to a commuting alternative; such as carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling, walking or riding transit. Please visit In addition, they partner with
employers in Berks County. Click HERE for the list.



Medication Drop Box -

The Berks County Pharmaceutical Drop Box Initiative Program has been implemented. If you have unwanted and expired medications, the Township Building has a Medication Drop Box located at the Police Department. You may access the drop box during Township Business Hours (8:30am to 4:00pm) or after hours by contacting the Police Department for entry into the building. Please use a black marker to mark out any personal/identification information on the medication container. Please see the attached press releases for more information about this initiative program.

click here for press release  


Timbering Permit is Required
Date Updated: 2020-01-02

Property owners are reminded that prior to timbering any portion of their property please contact the Township for permitting requirements.  Thank you.

Right to Know Law

Caernarvon Township Open Records Officer - Margie Bishop

Contact information
PO Box 294
3307 Main Street, Morgantown, PA 19543
Phone 610-286-1010
Fax 610-286-1001

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records

Mailing Address: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225

Phone: 717-346-9903
Fax: 717-425-5343
General Email:

KEYSTONE  Caernarvon Township Tax ID is:     151001

The Chester Tax Collection Committee (CTCC) recently appointed Keystone Collections Group to serve as the Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Services Tax (LST) collector for school and municipal taxing authorities within Twin Valley School District. This important change was brought about under Act 32 of 2008. Act 32 requires municipal governments and school districts in all Pennsylvania counties, except Philadelphia, to select a single tax collector to serve the Earned Income Tax collection needs of the political subdivisions.

For more information go to:

                                                              (610) 286-1010
                                                (610) 286-1001fax                                                   

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