Announcements & News
Reading Township is now open to the public. A face mask is recommended.
Reading Township requires pumping and inspection of all on-lot septic systems in accordance with established pumping districts.  For details, requirements and schedule please review Chapter 18 in the "Ordinance" tab above. 

Permits Required for most projects in Reading Township including yard sales, fences, driveways, grading and swimming pools, in addition to all building projects.  Complete information is located in the "Permits" tab above. 
Please Remember: It is a violation of Ordinance 6-201 for lawn waste to go into any road, street, alley or stream within Reading Township. 
Firework Regulations in Reading Township: Please read the Fireworks FAQ under the Resident Tab 
Reading Township Municipal / Spring Real Estate and Per Capita Tax due dates have been adjusted due to the Corona Virus.  Discount is in effect until June 30, 2020.  Face/Par has been extended to October 31, 2020.  If you have any questions contact your tax collector, Jennifer F. Miller
SATURDAY JULY 25, 2020, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Reading Township Residents may bring items for disposal to the Reading Township Building, 50 Church Road, East Berlin.  Free permits are required from the Township Office Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and Friday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Proof of residency or homeownership is required.  Only one pick-up truck load or 5x7 utility trailer allowed per household.  Small materials must be boxed or bundled.  Accepted Items :  Household items and appliances with doors removed from freezers & refrigerators, wire fencing and batteries.  Tires may be on rims and paid at drop off:$5.00 and off the rims at $3.00 up to 18" maximum size.   No cement, roofing materials, brush or tree limbs, tires over 18"  or items for regular trash collection.​
About Us
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Contact Us

Reading Township
50 Church Rd
East Berlin, PA 17316

Monday-Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 12 PM
Administrative Assistant:
Phone:​ (717) 624-4222​ Ext. 3
Fax:​     (717) 624-7926

​Phone: 717-624-4222 Ext. 4

Public Works:
Phone: 717-624-4222 Ext. 2

Road Department:

Phone: 717-624-4222 Ext. 5 

Police Department:
​Emergency: 911

Phone: 717-624-4222 Ext. 1
       or 717-624-2270

To report a crime, DO NOT email.  Please call 717-624-2101