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Background

There is currently an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which has now been detected in numerous locations internationally, including cases in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html              

Township Resources 

Interim Department Protocols During COVID-19

Radnor Police Department

  • The Radnor Police Department will continue to remain operational during this period
  • Parking throughout Radnor has been relaxed during this period however fire lanes and handicapped parking regulations will be enforced as normal
  • Please remember all calls for Police service should still be completed through 911.

Public Works Department

  • Trash and recycling will operate as normal during these interim protocols
  • Please have all trash and recycling out by 7am on collection days
  • Bulk and Yard Waste Pickups are suspended for 14 days
  • The previously scheduled bulk pick-ups have been rescheduled.

Please contact the Radnor Township Public Works Department at 610-688-5600x155 or smcnelis@radnor.org for more information and questions as we are responding to all inquiries.

Engineering Department (as of 3/23/2020)

Until further notice, please see below for the latest operational guidelines:

  • Land Development applications will be accepted. All applications must include the signed MPC 508 waiver, and are to be submitted electronically. 
  • Permitting: grading permit applications, sidewalk permits and highway permits will be accepted and processed, but not issued until the Governor’s restriction on non-life sustaining businesses is lifted, and construction is allowed. All are to be submitted electronically.
  • Transfers of real estate can be processed electronically
  • The scheduling of and performing of all inspections is also suspended, unless the site is working under a waiver issued by the State of Pennsylvania or deemed an emergency
  • All Board meetings have been cancelled until further notice.
  • Engineering staff will be checking phone messages and emails daily.

For more detailed information on the above, please visit: https://www.radnor.com/208/Engineering, Engineering COVID-19 Protocol as of 3/24/2020

 Please contact the Radnor Township Engineering Department at 610-688-5600x133 or snorcini@radnor.org for more information and questions as we are responding to all inquiries.

Community Development Department

For contractors working in Radnor, please read the attached memo for an update to the Radnor Township Department of Community Development Inspection Protocols:
Community Development Inspection Protocol Memo - April 2, 2020

Until further notice the following activity has been suspended:

  • Submittal of permit and license applications.
  • Issuance of permits and licenses.
  • Scheduling and/or performing of inspections, and submission of applications for the Design Review Board, Historical and Architectural Board, and Zoning Hearing Board.
  • All Board meetings have been cancelled until further notice.
  • All jobs under progress cannot proceed without inspections.
  • Property Maintenance Complaints will be handled when the Township is in full operation, unless it is a life safety issue.

Community Development Staff will be responding to phone messages and emails daily.

Please contact the Radnor Township Community Development at 610-688-5600x161 or phagan@radnor.org for more information and questions as we are responding to all inquiries.

Recreation Department

All Radnor Township Parks and Trails are OPEN. Playgrounds, Courts, and Pavilions are CLOSED until further notice.

  • Do not use the parks or trails if you are exhibiting symptoms.
  • Please maintain a six-foot distance and avoid crowded areas.
  • Face masks or face coverings are recommended per Governor’s orders, attached please find the State’s face mask guidelines: https://www.chesco.org/4458/Coronavirus-COVID-19-Face-Mask-Guidance
  • Access to restrooms and water fountains remains closed until further notice.
  • All formal usage permits and organized groups have been cancelled until further notice.

Many new virtual recreation programs have been added for the community. Please check www.Radnor.com/Recreation for a list of all new programs, program postponements, and program cancellations.

Please contact the Radnor Township Recreation & Community Programming Department at 610-688-5600x141 or tcohen@radnor.org for more information and questions as we are responding to all inquiries.

Finance Department

  • Residents are encouraged to pay real estate taxes and utilities online. If you have not created an account yet, please click Here
  • Utility bill updates:
  1. Invoices are up on the Customer Self-Service site now and can be paid electronically.
  2. The mailing of the utility bills will be delayed. Residents are encouraged to pay online.
  1. All time requirements under the Right-To-Know Law are suspended since under the Act time is measured in business days. Once the Township offices are reopened, the time requirements for Township responses will be re-started and existing or new requests will be processed by the Township’s Open Records Officer.

Please contact the Radnor Township Department of Finance at 610-688-5600 x143 or alacey@radnor.org for more information and questions as we are responding to all inquiries.

Current Guidance
At this point, the best advice for individuals continues to be taking recommended preventative measures such as:

  • frequently washing hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
  • avoiding touching one’s eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands;
  • avoiding close contact with people who are sick;
  • covering one’s cough or sneeze with a tissue, and
  • most importantly, keeping yourself and your child(ren) home if you/they are sick.

Ongoing Efforts at Radnor Township

  • Health Officer Marie Carbonara, RN is tracking calls from residents reporting incidents per protocol.

Communications Plan

  • The CDC is the point of contact and authority on all matters Coronavirus.
  • Health Officer Marie Carbonara RN is the staff point of contact and all calls to the Township are directed to her. She will respond during normal business hours (M-F, 8a-4p). In an emergency, all residents should call 911.
  • As always, we will deploy Radnor’s emergency notification system (which uses email, voice mail, and text messages) as needed. If you are not already signed up for our Township Notifications, please do so from the blue telephone icon above. 

CDC Resources

PA Health Department Resources

Resources for Your Business and Employees

Delaware County Resources

Latest News for Chester County and Delaware County

If you have specific questions about COVID-19, you can call 610-344-6225 and follow the phone prompts. Staff are on site 7 days a week from 8:30am-4:30pm answering questions. After hours you can be connected to the Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Helpline which is staffed 24/7.

RADNOR TOWNSHIP DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: Public Health policy remains an important priority of the Board of Commissioners and the community. To this end the Board of Health was established at the very beginning of the 1st Class Township status. The board now consists of 9 members of the community either following careers or having a strong interest in matters of public health. The board meets monthly, except for July and August, and the Township Health Officer reports to them on his activities and acts as a liaison between the board and the Township Administration. For more information, please contact Radnor Health Officer Marie Carbonara at 610.688.5200 x 167. Visit Radnor Township at: http://www.radnor.com Like us on Facebook: http://Facebook.com/RadnorTownship/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/radnortownship Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/radnortownship

For more information:

Marie Carbonara, RN
Health Officer
610.688.5600 x 167