Established in 1759, Upper Chichester has a rich history and is classified as a First Class Township. It is a growing suburban community with a population of 16,738 (2010 Census). Located in southwestern Delaware County, the township is in close proximity to Wilmington and Philadelphia. Upper Chichester is one of 4 Municipalities in the Chichester School District.
The License and Inspection page will help you navigate important aspects of Code Enforcement, UCC Permitting and the BCO, and Engineering. All of these parts make up license and inspections and are an integral part of our Community.
Commissioners are elected officials responsible for policy making, fiscal management, and the administration of Upper Chichester Township. Find more information about our current elected officials including contact information, responsibilities, or personal biographies.
The Public Works Department is committed to providing efficient, cost-effective services to our citizens in the areas of Streets, Storm Water, Sanitation, and Recycling. With a team of people dedicated to excellence and customer satisfaction, we strive to accomplish these tasks efficiently, effectively and with accountability to the community we serve.
The Planning, Community, and Economic Development page includes Zoning matters, land development, and preservation. The Planning Commission meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM at the Township Building. The Zoning Board meets the first Monday of the month at 7:30 PM at the Township Building.
Get contact information for the Township Tax Collector, Local Service Tax, Delinquent Trash Fee, or find out more information about the Township Tax Codes.
More information on groups and associations in the Upper Chichester Township.
The Township Administration's Office runs the day-to-day business of the Township. The Township Manager is appointed by the Board of Commissioners and is responsible for implementing the Board's resolutions and ordinances and for overseeing all government departments. The Administration department is dedicated to maximizing government efficiency and resident satisfaction.
The Upper Chichester Township Recreation department with the help of some very dedicated Volunteers offers a plethora of events in which residents can participate. From open gym hours in the Field House, a Summer Camp for children, to Quizzo and Bingo Events, residents of all ages can participate in some manner.
Have a Question or Concern?
Contact us through our File a Concern page to direct your query to the appropriate department.