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Board of Supervisors Meetings are live streamed on www.zoom.us. Click here to livestream the meeting.

Rep. Shelby Labs and the PA Dept. of Banking and Securities are hosting a Scam Jam, a financial fraud prevention program, geared towards seniors on Thursday, June 1, 10 AM - Noon, at the Pennridge Community Center, 146 East Main Street, Silverdale. Registration is required. Click here to register or call 215-489-2126.

Found a tick on you or someone else? You can have it tested for LYME. Free tick testing at www.ticklab.org. For more info click here.

Deborah Ann Yerger is the new tax collector for Tinicum Township. The tax office is located at 2875 Richlandtown Pike, Coopersburg. Office hours are Mon. - Fri. 8:30 AM - 5 PM for walk ins. Ms. Yerger can be reached at (610) 346-7906 or by email at debby@tinicumtaxcollector.com. Tax bills can now be paid online at www.tinicumtaxcollector.com.

  • River Road (Route 32) between East Dark Hollow Road and Point Pleasant Pike will have moving road closures beginning May 8, through mid-June, weekdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. During the closure, motorists are advised to use Dark Hollow Road, Route 413 (Durham Road), and Point Pleasant Pike.
  • River Road (Route 32) between East Dark Hollow Road and Narrows Hill Road in Tinicum and Bridgeton townships will have seal coating and line striping operations scheduled beginning on May 8, through late May, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays may occur. All operations are weather dependent and subject to change.
  • Headquarters Road between Sheephole and River Road (Route 32) will have intermittent closures on various sections for milling and paving beginning on May 8. Detours will be posted. Work is expected to be completed on or before May 26.
  • Farm School Road Bridge (Bucks County Bridge 183) over Tohickon Creek will be open on or before May 5.
  • The hill section on Uhlerstown Hill Rd is OPEN as of April 11. The hill is one-way going uphill.
  • Beaver Run Road Bridge (Bucks County Bridge 365) over Beaver Creek Rehabilitation. Due to the poor condition of the substructure, Bucks County has proposed rehabilitating the single span concrete encased steel I-beam bridge.  For more info about this review process, please visit www.dep.pa.gov
  • Golden Pheasant Bridge: Tinicum Township Board of Supervisors represented the Township at a National Historic Preservation (Section 106) Hearing on Thursday, October 20th to learn about the options that PennDOT is considering for the Golden Pheasant Bridge on Route 32 (River Road) in Erwinna. Due to the numerous responses received both during and after the Consulting Parties Meeting, PennDOT will be revisiting the Project Purpose and Need Statement and the Alternative Analysis Report. More information regarding the timing of the public meeting will be provided as the Township receives it. For more info on the process click here.
  • Headquarters Road Bridge: A Headquarters Bridge update will be provided at each Board of Supervisors meeting. Click here to view the current minutes.
  • Headquarters Rd Bridge over Tinicum Creek at Sheephole Rd is CLOSED.
  • Report potholes on PennDOT roads by calling 1-800-FIXROAD or online at PennDOT's customer care center. Unsure if a road is PennDOT or Township owned? - check our list.
  • Traffic conditions on major PA highways: Log on to www.511pa.com or call 511.


  • Historical Commission: Seeks new members to help preserve Tinicum's historic character.
  • Land Preservation Committee: Seeks new members to help preserve open space and natural resources in Tinicum.
  • Park and Recreation Board: Seeks new members to help maintain, operate and supervise Township-owned parks.
  • Envronmental Advisory Ad Hoc Committee: Seeks new members to work on environmental projects and advise the Board of Supervisors on environmental matters that impact the Township. 

If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities, please provide a letter or email of interest along with the volunteer application form to admin@tinicumbucks.orgClick here for the application form.


  • Township Administrative Office: Building Code and Zoning Officials are part time and have limited hours. Please call 610-294-9154 to schedule an appointment before visiting the office for in-person assistance with permitting, property info or other issues. Scheduling an appointment enables officials to prepare for your appointment and ensures that you make the best use of your time.
  • Permit Applications: Applications can be found online. Completed applications can be mailed or left in the gray drop box located outside the office door during regular office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 - 5 and Wednesday 9 - Noon. Incomplete applications will be returned. NO rolled plans please – folded only.
  • Permit Payments: Personal or cashiers checks (for the correct amount) should be made out to “Tinicum Township.” Credit cards are not accepted. Please call 610-294-9154 prior to picking up permits.
  • Building Inspections: Take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. To schedule an inspection, please call 610-294-9154 during regular business hours.

The Eastern Monarch population has declined 80% in the last two decades. To learn more about how you can help these lovely pollinators click here!

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Updated 5/19/2023