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Meeting Dates
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Agendas

  - November 27, 2018 BOS

Proposed 2019 Budget

Supervisors Meetings start at 7pm

  - B.O.S Reorganization Meeting

  - November 20, 2018 Planning Comm.

Berks Joint Comprehensive Plan  click here for Meeting Dates & Agenda


     Community Survey Click Here

  Contact a Supervisor

Complaint Form

Tax Collector
Office Hours
(610) 286-8973
Dorothy Lynn

*Township Events & News*

Township Newsletter - Fall 2018

Recycling Programs
Recycling Centers
Electronics Recycling Law
Collection Events

Berks County Links

Congressional Districts

Tri County Heritage

Caernarvon Township Water Authority

2015 Water Quality Report

Berks Conservancy

2018/2019 Updates
2019 Budget

Officer Background Forms
Officer Job Application
Act 44
Township Facility Rentals

Facility Rental Application
Social Hall Agreement
  (both required for rental)

Hall Agreement w/Alcohol
Social Hall Agreement
  (both required for rental)

Ball Field/Park Agreement

Hold Harmless Form

Township Calendar
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PDF Downloads

Caernarvon Township Park Map
2018 Meeting Dates
Right To Know Law
Park Map
Caernarvon Township Park Map
Open Records Request
(Right to Know)
Caernarvon Township Park Map
County Emergency Preparedness Seminar
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.

ATTENTION RESIDENTS  (December 4, 2018)


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        Currently there are no approved Solicitation Permits active in the Township. 

              ****   REMINDER:   TOWNSHIP TREE TRIMMING   ****


Weather Alert:  In preparation for any upcoming potential inclement weather forecast, please remember to keep vehicles off roadways when roads are snow or ice covered.



 Ordinance #223 (click here to view Ordinance) will be in effect during times when roads are snow covered to help snow plow operations that are being performed.  Thank you for your cooperation and help to our snow plow drivers.  Stay safe!




****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




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Do not discharge mower clippings into the street. Caernarvon Township is in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, and any debris discharged into the street will end up as fertilizer for the negative growth occurring in the bay. It is also a federal violation of the Clean Water Act.


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

Halloween Party - See Pictures HERE

Christmas Home Decorating Contest


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



Vacancies on Boards:

Sewer Authority
Elected Auditors
Alternate to the Zoning Hearing Board

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

Volunteers Need Background Checks
Find Policy Information Here. The PA Waiver can be found Here.



Please remember to trim your sidewalks and curb-lines. Residents are responsible for the care and maintenance of the sidewalks and curbs in front of your house. Information on the Chesapeake Bay Best Management Practices BMPs) can be found HERE.

The Caernarvon Township Sewer Authority is working to comply with discharge sewer requirements. Township residents, including farms, are also required to comply with requirements. By reviewing the BMPs, you can likely find ways to help. Visit the Chesapeake Bay website at

The Penn State Extension Service has great information about mowing on their website. Click HERE for more information.

Also, please see the attached Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMP) for farm stormwater management.


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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:


Summer tips for mowing
Reminder: Please do not discharge grass clippings into the street. See this attached BMP Guideline for additional information.


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.


Tax Collector as follows:

Mail to PO Box 368 or call for an appointment at 610-507- 4894. For receipt, entire tax bill & self addressed, stamped envelope must be provided.



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 Added: 2010-03-15

Property owners are reminded that a Timber Permit is required to be submitted, along with a state approved Timber Harvest Plan, prior to timbering any portion of their property.

Additional information can be obtained obtained by visiting this page: (copy and paste into your browsers address box).

Right to Know Law
Date Added: 2018-05-11

Caernarvon Township Open Records Officer - Joan Bair

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:


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