CNBTJSA Pump Station Project – New Galena Road Closure

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that the Chalfont-New Britain Township Joint Sewage Authority will perform a sewer facility installation on New Galena Road in New Britain Township, Bucks County, beginning Monday, March 20.

Motorists are advised of the following travel restriction:

  • Monday, March 20, through Friday, April 21, from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a weekday closure is scheduled on New Galena Road between Barry Road and Walter Road. During the closure, motorists will be directed to use Barry Road, Railroad Avenue, Sunset Avenue, Route 152 (Main Street), and New Galena Road.

Local access will be maintained up to the work zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near the work area because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

Chalfont-New Britain Township Joint Sewage Authority will complete this project under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.

CNBTJSA Contact: Richard Heverly, 215-345-1225

Public Service Announcement: Leaf Waste Disposal

As a reminder, leaf waste and other yard waste must be bagged and disposed of properly, either by your trash hauler or at a designated facility. The Township holds two yard waste collection events per year at the Township Building. The next Township yard waste collection will be held during the week of May 8, 2023.

Leaf waste and other yard waste is not permitted to be deposited in roadways or in roadside swales. Per §20-204.1 of the Township’s Solid Waste Ordinance, leaf waste is considered a recyclable material and shall be placed at the curb, separated from solid waste, for collection or taken to a designated facility that accepts yard waste. For more information about yard waste pickups, please contact your trash hauler directly.

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 [email protected].

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.

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.

Veterans Day Ceremony Update

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 Triangle Park, located between North and South Route 611. New Britain Township encourages residents interested in honoring our local Veterans to attend. Additional information about the event can be found HERE.