Lower Chichester, Delaware County PA

Located in Southern Delaware County Pennsylvania, Lower Chichester is located on the Delaware border just North of Marcus Hook PA, and is easily accessible from Route I-95.

With a population of approximately 3,500, Lower Chichester is a suburb of Philadelphia that is more like a small town community.

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Lower Chichester Township Board of Commissioners would like to thank:

All Police, Fire, and First Responders for the hard work and dedication you have shown and given during this time of crisis

As the saying goes, your only called when someone needs you.

You are needed, respected, and thanked ALWAYS by us.


The Senior Center is closed. Re-open date TBD.

The Youth Center has re-opened.

Youth Center Hours (as of April 2022):

Girls: Mondays 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Boys: Thursdays 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Book donations are needed.

Per the Commissioners:

No backpacks are permitted in the youth center.

All items brought in must be in a see through plastic bag.

Other Notices

It has come to our attention that persons are asking residents to see their UTILITIES BILL TO GET YOUR INFORMATION. Please DO NOT SHOW YOUR BILL OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENT concerning your personal information. ...Thank You, Lower Chichester Commissioners

Thanks to residents of Lower Chichester

Residents can contact the Township via email at lowerchitwp@comcast.net or call the Township at 610-485-1472 and we will do our best to respond within 24 hours.

For Police/Fire/EMS Emergencies call 911.

Meeting Notices

Lower Chichester Township
Notice of Meetings for 2023

The Board of Commissioners of Lower Chichester Township, Linwood, Delaware County, PA, will hold regular monthly meetings on the third Monday of each month at 7:30 PM on the following dates during calendar year 2023: Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20, Apr. 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Dec. 18.

The Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing Board, and Civil Service Commission, Board of Health, Fire Committee, Recreation Board and Board of Commissioners Workshop meetings will meet on an as needed basis.

The public is invited to attend these meetings. If anyone needs assistance to attend these meetings, please call the Township building at 610-485-1472 at least 3 days in advance, and a reasonable attempt will be made to accommodate you.

The public may participate in the meetings by submitting written comments to the Township via US mail or by emailing comments to lowerchitwp@comcast.net on or before the date of the meeting at 4:00 PM. Any person interested in calling in for the purpose of commenting during the public comment period should call the Township at 610-485-1472 and request the call in information or visit the Township website. The meeting Agendas will be available on this website.

Joseph P. Possenti, Jr.
Township Secretary
Lower Chichester Township


Lower Chichester Township Public Hearing - Joint Meeting between Board of Commissioners and Planning Commission - March 20, 2023

The Board of Commissioners of Lower Chichester Township, Linwood, Delaware County, PA, will hold a joint meeting with the Planning Commission, on Monday, March 20, 2023, at 6:30 PM.

The public is invited to attend this meeting, or may submit written comments to the Township via US mail or by emailing comments to lowerchitwp@comcast.net on or before March 20, 2023 at 3:00 PM.


Joint Meeting Agenda March 20th, 2023 at 6:30pm

Board of Commissioners Meeting Agenda March 20th, 2023 at 7:30pm


Senior Citizens Informational Meetings

Senior's regular meetings have been postponed until further notice.

Trash Collection

First Precinct: Tuesday and Friday
Second Precinct: Monday and Thursday

Transparency in Coverage (TCR)

As part of new regulation of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), plans must provide cost transparency to participants and enrollees. The intent of the regulations is to provide a consumer with access to information on the cost of health care services before that consumer receives health care services, rather than after care is received.

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Township History

Lower Chichester Township was settled in 1679, and incorporated as a township in 1682. It became a first class township in 1918. The original township was named after Chichester, an ancient city in the county of Sussex, England. That city was formerly called Cissancester, that is, the city of Cissa, because it was built by Cissa, the King of the South Saxons.