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During periods of extreme cold (temperatures of 26 or below) Bucks County will active Code Blue Shelters, which are independently operated by non-profit organizations. For info call 267-450-5191 or visit the Upper Bucks Code Blue Facebook Page. Doors open at 9 pm and stay open through the night only. For info on the Code Blue Shelters and their locations, please visit The Housing Link website or the Housing Link Helpline during business hours 1-800-810-4434.

Click here to live stream the Tinicum Township regular Board of Supervisors meeting on Zoom. The next meeting will be held on February 7 at 7:30 pm. For more information on Zoom, go to www.zoom.us.

  • Bedminster Road Route 113 between Route 611 and Kellers Church Road will be closed Feb. 14 thru Feb. 23, Monday thru Friday, 4 am to 9 pm.
  • Farm School Road Bridge (Bucks County Bridge 183) over Tohickon Creek will be closed for approximately 7 months to allow for reconstruction of the bridge. The County has advised that every effort will be made to complete the project sooner.
  • 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.
  • The hill section on Uhlerstown Hill Rd is CLOSED for the winter. The hill is one-way going uphill.
  • 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.


  • Planning Commission Secretary: Seeks a secretary to attend evening meetings, 1 to 2 times per month, and take minutes. The PC reviews matters relating to zoning, subdivisions, land development and proposed ordinances, and advises the Board of Supervisors.  
  • 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. 

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.


  • The Groundwater Committee February 14th meeting at Nockamixon Township Building has been canceled.
  • Board of Supervisors Meetings will be live streamed on www.zoom.us. Click here to livestream the meeting.
  • Township Administrative Office: 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. Building Code and Zoning Officials are part time and have limited hours.
  • 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!


For questions regarding tax bil
ls, please contact the Tax Collector, Mike Clement.

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Updated 2/2/2023