Meet the West Goshen Fire Department

West Goshen residents are protected by not one, not two, not three but FOUR fire companies!  Township residents west of 202 are roughly covered the West Chester Fire Department (made up of the First West Chester, Good Will, and Fame Fire Companies) and the Goshen Fire Company roughly covers township residents east of 202. (Exact […]

Construction Project Updates

The Woodlands at Greystone Construction Update:  Construction commenced in August 2018 on The Woodlands at Greystone residential subdivision project.  The project is situated on 433 acres between Pottstown Pike, Phoenixville Pike and the Rt. 322 Bypass. The project received Final Plan Approval in 2016.  Construction includes installation of all public infrastructure, including six miles of roads, […]

May 2019 Park and Recreation Updates

Summer Recreation Registration:  Parents can sign their children up for the Summer Recreation Program, Summer Teen Program, and Summer Sports Clinics on Saturday, May 4th between 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM, and Saturday, May 11th between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM at the West Goshen Township Administration Building.  Please bring a copy of your child’s […]

Sergeant Joseph Burt Retires

Sgt. Joseph Burt has retired at 38 years of service on the West Goshen Police Force. A native of Springfield, Delaware County, Burt came to West Goshen Township as a patrol officer on April 20, 1981.  He was promoted to Patrol Sergeant in 1989. “He probably was the hardest working Patrol Sergeant we ever had,” […]

Comprehensive Plan Update

Through the hard work of the Township’s Comprehensive Plan Task Force since October 2017, the Final Plan is now under Act 247 review by West Goshen’s neighboring municipalities, the West Chester Area School District and the Chester County Planning Commission. The Plan will be on the May 30, 2019 Board of Supervisors agenda for discussion […]

Electric Charging Stations in West Goshen

The Township is applying for grant funding to install two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Township Building at 1025 Paoli Pike and two charging stations at the Township’s Community Park, located at 1023 Fernhill Road. If the grant application is successful, the EV charging stations will be installed in Spring 2020.

Road Rules: Bicycle Laws

  Did you know that bicycles are subject to the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code?  Chapter 35 of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code specifically spells out that bicycle operators must follow the same laws a motor vehicle drivers when on public roadways, including observance of stop signs and traffic signals, riding on the right side of the road, […]

Meet the West Goshen Parks & Recreation Department: Your Fun is Their Job!

West Goshen residents work hard and play hard. That’s why the West Goshen Parks & Recreation Department—led by Ken Lehr and Tom Steines— focuses on providing safe, welcoming parks and recreation opportunities for people of all ages to play, learn, and build community. Spring and Summer are particularly busy times for Parks & Recreation.  Special […]

From the Sewer Authority: A Reminder about Illegal Sump Pumps and Roof Drains

Reduce Your Risk! Illegal sump pump and roof drain connections to the sanitary sewer rob the system of valuable capacity and can lead to sanitary sewer backups. These backups not only cause damage that is difficult and expensive to repair, but also create health hazards. Click Here to view a larger PDF

Summer Evenings of Music at Community Park

For over twenty years, Sunday evenings in West Goshen have meant going to West Goshen Community Park, often with a picnic dinner and family, neighbors, and close friends, and enjoying an evening of concerts at the J. Leo Hagerty Amphitheater in West Goshen Community Park.  The tradition continues this year, as the West Goshen Summer […]