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

A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held at Strayer Middle School, 1200 Ronald Reagan Drive, Quakertown on October 28, 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM, rain or shine. Click here for more information and locations and dates.

If you found a tick on you or someone else, you can have it tested for LYME. Free tick testing is available 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.

  • Tankhannen Road: The Dirt and Gravel Road Project preliminary work has been completed. Driving Surface Aggregate (DSA), designed to resist erosion and traffic wear on unpaved roads, will be installed in September.
  • The hill section on Uhlerstown Hill Rd is OPEN. 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: On Oct. 20, 2022, the Supervisors represented the Township at a National Historic Preservation Section 106 Hearing for the Golden Pheasant Bridge, Route 32 in Erwinna. PennDOT has paused the process to revisit the Project Purpose and Need Statement and the Alternative Analysis Report. No date has been set for a public meeting. 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.
  • Parks and Recreation Board: Seeks new members to help maintain, operate and supervise Township-owned parks.
  • Environmental 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 butterfly 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 9/20/2023