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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”).


Township Resources 

Due to the rise in COVID cases and out of an abundance of caution, members of the public who require staff interaction must conduct such work by appointment only effective November 20, 2020. Members of the public entering the Radnor Township Municipal Building are required to wear a mask or face covering for compliance with the mask wearing order from the PA Department of Health (updated 11/17/2020). All Department customer service windows will be CLOSED though each Department will provide a service table in the Main Lobby for common forms and paperwork, a box for outgoing paperwork for customer pick-up and a box for incoming paperwork for a customer to drop-off. Thank you to the Radnor community for your continued patience and understanding.

Interim Department Protocols During COVID-19

Radnor Police Department

  • The Radnor Police Department will continue to remain operational during this period.  
  • For Police Emergencies, always remember to call 911.
  • There will be a phone located on the table in the main lobby.  Please call “157” for assistance.  
  • If we cannot help you on the phone, you may be asked to make an appointment.
  • If you need to drop something off to the police department, there will be a Police “In Box” located on the table in the main lobby.  Please leave all documents in the box with your name/phone number so that we may contact you. 
  • Police Documents/Forms may be found on the table in the main lobby (Right to Know Request forms, Statement Forms, Alarm Registration Forms, etc.). Please complete the forms and leave it in the Police “In Box” for processing.
  • Thank you for your cooperation and stay safe.

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
  • Yard Waste pick-ups have returned to the regular Wednesday schedule effective week of June 22, 2020. 
  • Bulk pick-ups have returned to normal schedule effect June 22, 2020.
  • The previously scheduled bulk pick-ups have been rescheduled.

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

Engineering Department 

The Engineering Department will be processing Applications for Grading Permits, SWM Permits, Real Estate U&Os, SALDO, and Clearing permits, business as usual, during this time period.  The only change is that when you enter the Township Building, place your permit application in the box on the Engineering Table.  You will be contacted by phone or email when your permit is ready for pickup; it will be in the “Pick Up” box on the engineering table.  Please note the following:


  • Make sure your application is complete, and include any payment required to process the permit.  This should all be in an envelope, not just loose in the box.
  • It is imperative you include a valid phone number and email address so you may be contacted when your permit is ready to be picked up in the lobby.
  • When your application is approved, you will be contacted and you can then pick up your permit in the lobby.



  • Contact the party you use, as usual to schedule your inspections,  You will receive confirmation of the inspection date.
  • Our inspectors will be wearing masks; all persons in contact with the inspector must keep a distance of at least six feet, and wear a mask.  If this does not occur, the inspector will leave the site and you will have to re-schedule when you can comply with the Covid19 protocols.

If you need to speak to an Engineering Department Team member, the phone numbers are posted in the lobby.  Please contact the appropriate party, and they will address your concerns, and/or call you back.

Community Development Department

Please note all permit applications can be found at   

Application Submittals shall proceed as follows:

  • Applications submitted through the U.S. Mail, FedEx, UPS, etc. are still being accepted.
  • For hand delivered submissions, drop of your submissions (applications and plans) in the bin marked “Community Development Application Submissions.”
  • Please have your applications, plans, etc., when size allows, in an envelope or otherwise bound marked with:

    Name of firm/person on the application, Type of application, Date

  • All review comments, questions, etc. will be handled via email or phone.
  • When permits or licenses have been approved, the permits will be emailed to you once payment is received. You will be contacted to pick up the approved plan set(s).
  • Payment: 
    • For Permits and Licenses: due at time of plan pick-up.  You will be notified of the permit fee due.  You may leave your payment, in an envelope clearly marked:

      Name of firm/person on the application, Application Number (will be provided to you), Type of application, Date
      *Please note that no permit will be issued until physical payment has been received
  • For DRB, HARB, and/or ZHB applications should be submitted with payment.  If payment is sent separately, the applications will not be added to the agenda, nor considered complete until payment has been made.

Recreation Department

Parks & Facilities:

All Radnor Township Parks and Trails and Amenities are OPEN.  

Permitted Usage has RESUMED.

Recreational Programming:

A variety of recreational programming and small events are available to the community with regimented health and safety guidelines – please visit for more information. You are REQUIRED to MASK UP at all recreational programs and events.  


Please contact Tammy Cohen, Director of the Radnor Township Recreation & Community Programming Department at 610-688-5600, x141 or for more information and questions. Our Department is responding to all inquiries daily.

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 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. 

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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: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on Instagram:

For more information:

Marie Carbonara, RN
Health Officer
610.688.5600 x 167