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The Splash pad typically opens Memorial Day weekend and closes labor day weekend.
Visit the Staff Directory to find all department and staff contact information.
In 1728 and is one of the oldest Townships in Chester County.
The Township is 4.4 square miles in area.
The 2020 Census estimates that we have approximately 5465 residents.
The 2020 Census has the population of East Caln Township at 5,384.
Commercial Properties: Yes.
Residential Properties: Only if structural changes are being made.
Click here for a resource for an explanation on when and why permits are required!
Yes! You will need a mechanical and/or plumbing permits.
Yes, you need a demolition permit to remove an in-ground pool.
Yes, you need building permits to make and upgrades to your basement.
No, as long as you are not changing the structure of the home, a permit is not required!
Yes, call 610-269-1989 for detailed instructions.
Yes, you will need an electrical permit as well as a 3rd party electrical inspection.
Only if you are adding sidewalks/pavers to the property. Please do not landscape in the right of way (near roadways) without consulting with the Township.
Generally, we need two copies of permits. Plans/Blueprints, we require an electronic version.
Yes, you need to dial 8-1-1 and contact the Township at 610-269-1989.
No, however, the replacement hot water heater should be installed in accordance with the 2015 residential building code and include an expansion tank.
The Bulk Trash Collection is the 3rd Thursday of each month. Two items per month are accepted, no items with Freon. Items must be on the curb by 5am.
Trash and Recycle bins are provided by the trash hauler. Call the Township at 610-269-1989.
The Township has branches, limbs and sticks picked up each month on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Residents must stack these items on the curb by 5am on collection day. Nothing over 4" in diameter, bamboo or anything with Root Balls are accepted.
If you see a dead deer along a Township or private road, contact the PA Game Commission at (610) 926-3136. For deer along State roads, call PennDOT at (484) 340-3200 or report it at customercare.penndot.gov.
Most dehumidifiers contain Freon. This item would need to be taken to the Lanchester landfill for Freon removal and recycling. There is a $20 charge.
Old TV's can be taken to the Lanchester landfill. Please contact them directly for limits and instructions. There is a fee of $20.
No!! All recycling should be put into the recycling cart loose! Plastic bags clog up the sorting machines!
Only if it is cardboard and has NO signs of food/grease. Sometimes it is just the top of the box that can be recycled.
Refrigerators and Freezers must have the Freon or Refrigerant removed from them professionally (usually by an HVAC or appliance company). The professional will mark it with a special certification sticker. One it is stickered, it may be set out for Bulk Trash day.
CLICK HERE for detailed information on how to dispose of paint!
Bulk refuse may include either two extra bags of trash or one larger item like an appliance (without Freon) or piece of furniture.
No item can weigh more than 250 pounds or be longer than 7 feet.
Special arrangements are required for any appliance that contains freon, i.e. air conditioners, refrigerators, etc.
Bulk refuse must be placed at curbside by 5:00 am on the third Thursday of the month.
Bulk refuse must be placed at curbside by 5:00 am on the third Thursday of the month. Bulk refuse may include either two extra bags of trash or one large appliance or piece of furniture.
Special arrangements are required for any appliance that contains freon, i.e. air conditioners, refrigerators, etc. (must be professionally removed and stickered)
It depends on the type of lightbulb. Click HERE for a listing!
Yes, the application can be found in the forms section of this website.
Yes, the application can be found on the forms section of this website.
No, unless there is an attached garage.
No, if a garbage disposal currently exists, it must operate properly.