Delaware County – Chadds Ford Township

General Information

Type of Government:
1st Class Township
Hours of Operation:
M-Thurs 9am – 1pm

Contact Information

Maryann Furlong

10 Ring Road

Chadds Ford, PA 19317

(610) 388-6368
610 388-5057
Bruce Prabel

Tax Collector

Residential Resale Inspection Information

Inspection Fee:
Reinspection Fee:

Exterior

Interior

Other

  • As of the date of last update, Chadds Ford Township does not require a residential inspection at resale. Always verify this information with the municipality.
  • Sewer certification, please contact township.

Required Certifications

Building Codes and Sign Ordinances

Building Code Requirements

  • PA UCC
  • IRC
  • IPMC

Open House Directionals

  • Permitted for 48 hours prior to open house. Must be removed immediately after.

For Sale/Sold Signs

  • Signs may be a maximum of 6 sq. ft., only one sign per street frontage, not in the right of way of public.

Rental Property Inspection Information

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

Exterior

Interior

Other

  • As of the date of last update, residential rental registration or inspection is not required in Chadds Ford Township. Always verify this information with the municipality.

Required Certifications

Elected Officials

  • Chairman of Supervisors – Garry Paul
  • Vice-chairwomen of Supervisor – Deborah Love D’Elia
  • Supervisor – George Thorpe

Find your elected state and federal legislators.

Tax Information

Millage Rate

Millage Rate (County): 5.18
Real Estate Mills Municipal: 0.772
Real Estate Mills School District: 24.53
Total Millage Rate: 30.482

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: Unionville Chadds Ford School District

Other Tax Information

Per Capita Tax: $0.0000
Earned Income Municipal: (%) 0
Earned Income School District: (%) 0
Local Services Tax: 0
Comments: NOTE: Some properties have fire hydrant service and those parcels pay an additional 0.095 mills for a total of 0.867 mills. ALSO NOTE: Unionville-Chadds Ford School District spans portions of two counties – Chester and Delaware. The real estate tax rate for Chadds Ford Township, Delaware County is 21.82 mills for the 2011/2012 school year.

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

  • Non-permitted decks that have been installed: Owner must remove or get a permit and ensure structure is compliant with codes
  • Non-permitted finished basements: Owner must remove or get a permit and ensure structure is compliant with codes
  • Means of egress for finished basement is required when includes sleeping quarters and/or Must comply with 2009 IRC
  • Non-permitted fences, sheds, or other structures: Owner must remove or get a permit and ensure structure is compliant with codes
  • Our web address for building and/or zoning codes is: Zoning only
  • We have not separately adopted NFPA standard 211, Chapters 13 &/or 14, which regulate fireplace and heater chimney maintenance.

 

(Municipal data last updated 8/12/2011)

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.