SEPTA – Butler Avenue Grade Crossing Construction & Road Closure

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will be working on their grade crossing near the intersection of Bristol Road & Butler Avenue and will require a complete road closure of Butler Avenue at the railroad crossing starting Friday, December 2, 2022, at 9:00 AM, through Monday, December 5, 2022, at 6:00 PM.

Residents should plan their travel during this period accordingly and address any questions/concerns to SEPTA directly.

CLICK HERE for SEPTA contact information and additional information on the road closure.

We are Hiring!

Full-time Parks & Recreation Crew/Equipment Operator/Driver/Laborer – New Britain Township has an immediate opening for a full-time Parks & Recreation employee. The standard work schedule is Monday through Friday, 7 am to 3 pm. Interested applicants must have the ability and willingness to work overtime, including mandatory availability for all forecasted winter and severe weather emergency events.

Please navigate to Employment Opportunities to learn more.

300 Committee

New Britain Township’s 300th Anniversary is on June 14, 2023, and is quickly approaching.

The Board of Supervisors is looking to establish an ad-hoc committee to focus on:

  • 300th Anniversary Commemorative Collectable
  • July 4th Parade Float
  • Fall Festival Display

The ad-hoc committee will be made up of two (2) Board members and five (5) residents/business owners, and will have three (3) sub-committees focusing on each of the activities/events defined above. Each of the subcommittees will be led by one of the five residents/business owners, with the remaining two (2) resident/business owner positions to be at-large. Volunteers are also needed to help with events.

If you are interested, please fill out an application HERE and email to

Please continue to monitor the Township’s 300th Anniversary page for updates: 300th

New Britain Township is a designated location for residents to dispose of expired or unused prescription drugs. The Prescription Drug Take Back drop-box is in the Administration building lobby at 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, PA 18914. Please DO NOT use this bin to dispose of needles or sharp objects.

CLICK HERE to find a Prescription Drug Take Back drop-box near you.

Veterans Day Ceremony Update – Location Change

New Britain Township will NOT host a Veterans Day Ceremony in 2022. The Chalfont VFW Post 3258 has elected to attend the Veterans Day Ceremony hosted by Doylestown Township on Friday, November 11th, at 10:30 AM, at Doylestown Township Building, located at 425 Wells Road, Doylestown, PA 18901. New Britain Township encourages residents interested in honoring our local Veterans to attend. Additional information about the event can be found HERE.

Chalfont Fire Company will escort Santa and his Elves throughout New Britain Township on Saturday, December 10, 2022. CLICK HERE to find out when Santa and his Elves will be in your neighborhood. Please go to the closest street listed if you do not see your street on the schedule provided. Santa and his Elves would like to see as many boys and girls as possible!

Santa’s Elves will be accepting non-perishable donations for the Bucks County Opportunity Council’s Food Pantries!!!

Preliminary Budget

The New Britain Township 2023 Preliminary Budget was presented to the Board of Supervisors and authorized for public advertisement at November 7, 2022, Business Meeting. The 2023 Preliminary Budget is available for public review at the New Britain Township building during regular business hours or by clicking on the links below.

CLICK HERE to view a recording of the Board of Supervisors Business Meeting held on November 7, 2022, on the Township’s YouTube page.
CLICK HERE to view a PDF of the 2023 Preliminary Budget Presentation.
CLICK HERE to view the 2023 Preliminary Budget.

The Board of Supervisors will consider the adoption of the Final Budget and Tax Levy Resolution at a meeting in December at the New Britain Township Building, 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, PA 18914.