Chester County – West Whiteland Township

General Information

Type of Government:
2nd Class Township
Hours of Operation:
8:30am to 5pm, M-F

Contact Information

Michael Cotter, Township Manager

101 Commerce Drive

Exton, PA 19341

Joe Dimino

Tax Collector
610-363-9525 X2120

Residential Resale Inspection Information

Inspection Fee:
Reinspection Fee:




  • As of the date of last update, a residential resale permit or inspection is not required in West Whiteland Township. Always verify this information with the municipality.

Required Certifications

Building Codes and Sign Ordinances

Building Code Requirements

  • Pa UCC
  • 2009 International Codes

Open House Directionals

  • 2005 zoning ordinance: May only be placed on the property for sale – no off-premise signs allowed.

For Sale/Sold Signs

  • Only permitted on the property for sale – no off-presmise signs allowed.

Rental Property Inspection Information

Inspection Fee:
Rental property registration required
Reinspection Fee:
Rental Property Registration/License Required:
Cost of Registration/Licensure:
Registration Valid For:
Other Rental Property Inspection Required:


  • N/A


  • N/A


  • Must complete a Non-Owner Occupied Premises Form available on Township website
  • Rental registration must be renewed at change of tenant.

Required Certifications

Elected Officials

  • Chairperson of Supervisors – Keith Choper
  • Vice-Chairperson of Supervisors – Steve Soles
  • Member – William Herbert

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Tax Information

Millage Rate

Millage Rate (County): 3.965
Real Estate Mills Municipal: 0.6
Real Estate Mills School District: 18.36
Total Millage Rate: 22.925

Realty Transfer Percent

PA State Transfer Percent: 1
Realty Transfer Percent Municipal: 0.5
Realty Transfer Percent School District: 0.5
Total Realty Transfer Percent: 2

Other Information

School District Name: West Chester Area School District

Other Tax Information

Per Capita Tax: $0.0000
Earned Income Municipal: (%) 0.5
Earned Income School District: (%) 0.5
Local Services Tax: 52

Uniform Construction Code

Many local governments have adopted use and occupancy ordinances. Increasingly, code officials are citing non-permitted uses and or structures during their inspections. The following lists the enforcement policies as they relate to a residential resale inspection. Please see link below for more information regarding Pennsylvania’s statewide building code, the Uniform Construction Code (UCC).
PA Labor and Industry Building Codes Homepage

  • West Whiteland Township does not require a residential resale certificate for the transfer of residential property
  • Our web address for building and/or zoning codes is:
  • We have not separately adopted NFPA standard 211, Chapters 13 &/or 14, which regulate fireplace and heater chimney maintenance.


(Municipal data last updated 5/03/2011)

The information contained in this profile is only intended to provide a general summary of real estate-related laws and regulations in this municipality. It is not intended to take the place of written law, ordinances, or regulations that can be obtained directly from the municipality.