Announcements & News
Reading Township is 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, does not included interim bills. School discount is extended to September 30, 2020.  If you have any questions contact your tax collector, Jennifer F. Miller
The joint meeting of the Reading Township Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will be held at the township office located at 50 Church Road, East Berlin, PA 17316 on September 24th, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. The joint meeting is for the purpose of discussion of the proposed properties for re-zoning and to discuss any other relevant matters. The meeting will be broadcasted live on Comcast Channel 12, Community Media of South-Central Pa. It will also be shown on the Community Media Website, and through the Community Media Facebook Page @ community media of South Central Pa. Public Comments will be accepted one minute prior to the meeting by calling 717-624 -4222 ext. 4 or by emailing or by calling 717-624-4222, ext. 103 during public comments.
Trick or Treat Night is scheduled for Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
About Us
Reading Township is a political subdivision of the state of Pennsylvania, located in Adams County and is governed by a three member Board of Supervisors...[Read More]
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