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 […]

Roonie Says: March 2019

Dog license applications are available online at the Chester County website here or on the Pennsylvania Dog license site. All dogs three months or older must be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. Violators can be cited with a maximum fine of $300 per violation, plus court costs. An annual license is $8.50 and […]

Road Rules: Motorcycle Safety Tips from Sergeant Brian Griesser

As the warm weather approaches, the West Goshen Police Department Traffic Safety Division would like to remind you to be aware of motorcycles on the roadway.  The following are some safety tips and facts to help keep our roadways safe for everyone: With thousands of deaths each year, motorcyclists are overrepresented in crashes and fatalities. […]

About the West Goshen Traffic Safety Division

The West Goshen Police Department has a dedicated unit that is designed to address the concerns of the residents regarding traffic issues throughout the township.  The Traffic Safety Division is comprised of a Sergeant and two uniformed police officers whose main focus is the reduction of vehicle collisions and distracted driving through traffic enforcement and […]