Announcements & News
In accordance with the directive issued by PA Governor Wolf, the following procedures are now in place:
The Tax Office is CLOSED to 
the public.
The Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2020 is CANCELLED.
​              NOTICE
Due to concerns and evolving directives surrounding 
COVID-19, Reading Township will be closing all Township buildings beginning March 23 until further notice. Our staff will be working remotely to conduct essential business as much as possible.  Residents can communicate with our office staff via emails and phone calls during this outbreak.  We want to assure safety and welfare for our residents and our staff.  Please see our contact information below. Thank you for your understanding during these challenging weeks.  We encourage you and your households to stay informed with accurate information from trusted sources.  We advise residents to check often the Center for Disease Control and PA Dept. of Health websites for daily updates on the COVID-19 outbreak.
Township Phone:  717-624-4222
Sec/Treasurer: 717-634-7532
Director of Public Works: 717-465-6859
Be safe as our community works our way through this world emergency.
2020 Annual Spring Clean Event.  See Residents Tab for details.
On June 15, 2020 the Board of Supervisors will take public comment on the Comcast proposal.
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.
Contact Us

Reading Township
50 Church Rd
East Berlin, PA 17316


Monday-Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Friday: Noon - 4 pm
Front Office:​
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
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]