Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Township offer incentives for new projects?

Incentives for the potential businesses, comprehensive planning, community engagement, staff and professionals working together help the development process become streamlined for incoming business which produce local jobs and local amenities benefits all stakeholders.

Additional Questions

Have a more specific question? Contact us!

What is my property zoned?

View your property on our interactive zoning map.

Where do I find census / demographic data for a development project?


What are the costs of the ZHB and SALDO application projects?

Our Fee Schedule is listed below.

Who do I contact for...?

View our contact list to find out who to contact for specific needs. Contact us directly for additional questions.

How many residents are in the Township?

Our township has over 17,000 residents. For more information, visit our market profile linked above.

What is the geographic size of Upper Chichester Township?

Our township is 7.2 square miles and is bordered by Bethel Township, Delaware State, Aston Township, Lower Chichester Township, Chester Township, and the City of Chester.

What are the Chichester School taxes?

School taxes are 39.8 Mills.

How many properties are in the Township?

There are 6757 parcels in Upper Chichester Township.

What are the municipal taxes?

The municipal taxes are 5.2 Mills.

Where can I find permits?

Permits are available on the Upper Chichester Township License and Inspection page.

Important Documents

Land Development and Planning Application

Download PDF Document

Zoning Hearing Board Application

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Erosion and Sediment

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SALDO Escrow Agreement

Download Document

Township Websites

Township Tools

Plans and Stories

Comprehensive Plan

View Comprehensive Plan

Municipal Planning Code

Download PDF

322 Plan

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Chichester Avenue Story Map

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Chichester Streetscape

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Government and Business

Delco Chamber of Commerce

Delaware County Government

Small Business Administration

Community Resources

Chichester Business Association

Upper Chichester Library

Chichester Rotary

Chichester Historical


Economic Development

Economic Development involves investors, businesses and local residents, working through a local community driven Heart and Soul planning process. Commercial and community development projects are key to a successful Upper Chichester Township economic development strategy.

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8500 Furey Road
Upper Chichester, PA 19061
(267) 438-9453
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