New Playground Coming to Mill Creek Manor

Kids living near the Village of Pennbrook will soon have new playground equipment to climb on and slide down. The Falls Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the purchase of a new playground unit ideal for kids ages 2 to 12 at Mill Creek Manor Park.

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Falls Amends Zoning, Allows Warehouses in Riverfront District

In an effort to boost business operations – and increase hundreds of local job opportunities – in Falls, the Supervisors unamimously adopted an ordinance amendment to permit warehouse operations in the riverfront district. The original zoning permitted warehouse operations only as a conditional use.

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Falls Considers Rezoning to Help Fill Vacancies

In an effort to help fill vacancies in the former Pathmark shopping center, the Falls Supervisors are considering a zoning change. The Supervisors on Monday voted unanimously to authorize advertisment to potentially rezone a portion of the shopping center, which is located at 500 Lincoln Highway.

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Falls Considers Parking Ban on Portion of Woolston Drive, Makefield Road

With an eye on public safety, the Falls Township Supervisors are considering a ban on parking on a portion of Woolston Drive and Makefield Road. Supervisors Chairman Jeff Dence said parking had been prohibited on the roads along the side immediately adjacent to the Commons at Fallsington Apartments, but drivers had recently started parking there.

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Hundreds of New Jobs Planned for Falls

With an eye on local job creation, the Falls Township Supervisors unanimously approved two land development plans projected to create several hundred new local jobs. During Monday’s virtual meeting, the Supervisors voted unanimously to grant preliminary and final land development approval for construction of a 254,699-square-foot warehouse and a roughly 300,000-square-foot recycling facility.

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Falls Extends Outdoor Dining Through Halloween

Those eating at restaurants in Falls Township will be able to continue dining al fresco – should they prefer – at least through the end of October. The Falls Supervisors voted unanimously to extend the provisions of its previously approved outdoor dining resolution. Originally, the resolution was approved in mid-June in response to the state’s reopening plan and limited capacity for indoor dining.

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Live Here Spend Here - Fairless Hills Garden Center

What began as a seasonal business selling plants from tables outside the nearby produce store has evolved into a 20,000-square-foot year-round operation that visitors from as far away as New York frequent for all of their gardening supplies, plants, bird seed, home décor for all occasions and more.

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Falls Township currently has 80-gallon Earth Machine Compost Bins and 55-gallon Rain Barrels available for purchase at the Falls Township Municipal Building. Falls Township will no longer sell these two items once the current stock is depleted. The Compost Bins are $45, and the Rain Barrels are $57. For additional information, or to see if either is still in stock, please contact the Falls Township Finance Department at (215) 949-9000, ext. 233.

Waste Management Announcement - Delayed Trash/Recycling Information

Falls Township will be posting daily updates on our website and Facebook page from Waste Management on trash/recycling delays that may occur to keep residents informed. Also, if you are experiencing any trash/recycling related issues, please contact Waste Management at 1-800-869-5566 and reference account number 45014766 for the area that needs to be serviced.

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New Guidelines for Green Phase - Effective July 16, 2020

All businesses may now operate as long as the owners/organizers strictly adhere to state guidance. Review the industry specific guidelines for more detail. The Department of Consumer Protection encourages businesses who are reopening to follow the CDC Business Guidelines. These guidelines are designed to protect employees, customers, and the general public.

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Falls Township Offices - Reopen on July 6, 2020

According to the Governor’s Orders as we head into the Green Phase on Friday, June 26, 2020, Falls Township will open to the Public on Monday, July 6, 2020 during normal business hours of Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you do not feel comfortable coming into the building, you can schedule an appointment or contact our office during normal business hours. Falls Township will adhere to the CDC and DOH guidance for social distancing and cleaning.

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Application for Outdoor Commercial Activity

Instructions to applicant(s): This application must be submitted and approved prior to any outdoor commercial activity. This application must be submitted by email to or by appointment with the Zoning Officer.

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All applications for permits must be submitted electronically. Applications can be found on the Township website at,-forms-permits.aspx Projects that involve exterior work (additions, patios, porches, etc) must submit a plot plan and impervious surface calculation sheet.

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BCPC Municipal and Act 247 Subdivision and Land Development Application Instructions

As a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and to ensure the timely review of subdivision and land development applications, the BCPC has adopted the following new electronic submission procedures effective immediately, until further notice.

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Parks Reopen April 18, 2020

Please be advised that all parks are reopening on April 18, 2020 with certain restrictions. Access to the walking paths, lake and the community garden at the Community Park will be permitted. Access to the boat ramp at Quaker Penn Park will also be permitted. However, all playgrounds, the dog park, skate park, basketball courts, hockey rink, and tennis courts will remain closed. We ask that everyone please follow proper social distancing guidelines when using our facilities.

Department of Community and Economic Development

The following is a new FAQ page from the Department of Community and Economic Development that should answer some of the questions you may have during the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit:

2020 Boat Ramp Pass Application

Please email your form to and a Township staff member will contact you once the application is received and you can make the payment over the phone. If you do not have access to electronically scan in your application, you may fill out the form and mail in your check or place your credit card information on the form. The Township is trying to stay within the Covid-19 guidelines to avoid any exposure to staff members and the public.

2020 Boat Ramp Pass Application


As the number of COVID-19 cases in the area have increased, food supplies have become extremely limited in our area. Local area food pantries have asked for help in restocking their supplies. If you can help in this matter, the Falls Township Fire Marshal’s Office has started a food drive. Please contact us by email at or by phone 215-949-9000 X264 to arrange a no contact pick up at your location. Thank you for your help in these trying times.

Recycling Information

Please visit for recycling information. This link provides you with county-wide recycling updates. All information such as Household Hazardous Waste schedules, relevant recycling videos, and recycling options for special materials is updated frequently so you are receiving the most current information. You can also visit…/trash-collection.aspx to access trash and recycling information on the Township's website.

Falls Township Business Directory

Falls Township would like to introduce a new directory that local businesses can apply for and be added. This will make searching for companies in our Township that much easier. Hopefully this will be a great resource for residents and businesses alike, and keep the spending local!

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October 6, 2020

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