Visit DisasterAssistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362 to begin your application. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing & home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses & other programs for businesses & individuals. Read on...
There has been lots of buzz around the development and new construction projects in the Township. Why so many apartments? What is going to happen to the mall? Will we still have green space? Do residents get any say in what happens here? Read on...
Chester County has a dedicated website with resources for residents impacted by Hurricane Ida. And if your home or business was flooded, please fill out the County's Storm Damage Survey to help secure federal financial assistance. More information...
Have an interest in local government? Neighborhood University returns on 9/23. This free 8-week program offers the opportunity to learn about local government, tour public facilities, and better understand available municipal services and resources. Read on...
Developing the Exton Crossroads
West Whiteland Township's plans and ordinances direct mixed-use residential and commercial development, along with corresponding transportation improvements, to the commercial corridors around Exton Crossroads, with the long-term goal of making it a more vibrant and walkable area, while keeping our existing neighborhoods the way they are. Read More
Historic resources are an important part of the Township's history and contribute greatly to the community's identity and overall unique character. West Whiteland has a rich history and has served as the crossroads at the heart of Chester County since the Revolutionary War. The Township serves as a regional model in the municipal support of historic preservation and was one of the first municipalities in the county to adopt an ordinance to establish a historical commission. Read More
Transportation Improvement Projects
Since the enactment of the transportation impact fee in 2015, the Township has collected nearly $750,000 to be used for projects to mitigate the impact of new development. At present, the Township is holding those funds in order to accumulate sufficient capital to match funds for future projects. Read More
Room to Breathe
Over 20% of the land in the Township is permanently protected open space. Any time land is subdivided or developed, whether for residential or corporate purposes, the developer is required to set aside a predetermined amount of land for open space and recreation. Township staff works with each developer individually and must approve the open space arrangements or assess an open space fee to secure adequate amounts of recreational areas for our residents.