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Welcome to Brecknock Township

Township Board of Supervisors 

Chairman, Jeffrey M. Fiant 
Vice Chairman, Richard K. Burkhart
Supervisor, F. Mark Weber

Township Building

Brecknock Township is a Township of the second class governed by a Board of Supervisors who are elected at large by the qualified voters of the Township for terms of six years each. Their responsibilities include setting of policy, approval of expenditures, budgets, subdivisions and zoning changes, care of roads and bridges, hiring of personnel, and appointing members to various boards and commissions.
Board of Supervisors Meeting
Planning Comission Meeting
Recreation Board Meeting
Notice of Office Closing

The Township office will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2015 and Friday, November 26, 2015 and will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 9 AM.  The Police Department will be open on those days.

Brecknock Township Fire Company Reflective Address Markers
Click on the below link to download an order form for Reflective Address Markers from the Brecknock Township Fire Company.
Occupancy Permits
“Occupancy Permits are required for new structures and resale of existing properties and will require that a reflective address marker be placed at the end of the driveway or entrance to the property if one does not already exist.  The purpose is to assist emergency responders when called to an address in Brecknock Township.”
In addition the following is now required:   a smoke detector on each floor level and in the bedroom area(s); a smoke detector in each room utilized or that could be utilized for sleeping purposes; a carbon monoxide detector in the hallway adjacent to the bedrooms if there is an attached garage and/or if the residence has a fuel fired appliance.
Click on above title to download a copy of the ordinance.
Mailbox Bases
If you are considering making changes to your mailbox base construction, please contact the Twp. zoning officer to make sure that what you want to do is acceptable.
Medication Drop Box
Brecknock Township now has a medication drop box located in the Police Department for free disposal of unused, unwanted or expired medications.  The program is free and ID is not required.  All medication should be placed in the original containers and packaging with personal information blacked out.  We cannot accept loose pills not in containers or bags, syringes, thermometers, bloody or infectious waste, medication from businesses, hydrogen peroxide and cleaning agents, aerosol cans and inhalers.  For more information you can log onto or call (610)376-8669.