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Buckingham Township

Township Office
4613 Hughesian Drive
P.O. Box 413
Buckingham, PA 18912

Phone : (215) 794-8834
Fax : (215) 794-8837

Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Police Department

Emergency:  9-1-1

Non-Emergency Police Dispatch
(215) 794-8811

Police Department: (215) 794-8813
Fax: (215) 794-9081 -
(Not to be used for immediate police response) 

Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Building & Codes Department

Phone : (215) 794-8836
Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Water & Wastewater Department

Emergency : (215) 794-8854

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Welcome to Buckingham Township!

Instructions to Participate in the Virtual Planning Commission Meeting of January 6, 2021

You are invited to participate in the Virtual Buckingham Township Planning Commission meeting of Wednesday, January 6, 2021, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The agenda may be found on the "Meeting Minutes & Agendas" tab at...

Central Bucks Emergency Medical Services - 2021 Subscription Drive

You may have received your Central Bucks Emergency Medical Services 2021 Subscription Drive request - please answer it! You will save a lot of money if you need ambulance transportation, while supporting our first responders. CLICK...

Have you received calls or literature from Service Line Warranties of America?

Buckingham Township has partnered with Service Line Warranties of America to offer Public Water and Wastewater customers affordable water, sewer, and interior plumbing protection plans. Click on the following articles for more information: Press Release...

Letters to Santa!

Write your Letter to Santa Claus and bring it to the special Santa Mailbox at the township building, or mail it! Letters must be received by December 18th, and include a self-addressed envelope along with...

Press Release on Status of Township Offices - November 30, 2020

PRESS RELEASE on STATUS OF TOWNSHIP OFFICES November 30, 2020 Due to the increasing number of COVID19 cases as well as the latest orders from Pennsylvania Governor Wolf, the Township Administrative Offices will be CLOSED...

Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2021

The proposed Budget for the Fiscal Year 2021 for the Township of Buckingham, County of Bucks, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, has been prepared and is open for inspection BY CLICKING HERE and also at the Buckingham...

“We Support Buckingham Police” signs have officially arrived!

“We Support Buckingham Police” signs have officially arrived! They are available at the Buckingham Township Police Department offices during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm. Signs cost $20.00, cash or check...

Spotted Lantern Fly: Stopping next year's crop starts now

The invasive Spotted Lantern Fly (SLF) continues to spread in our area, threatening plants, businesses and our economy. Taking a few smiple steps now can greatly reduce their numbers next spring. CLICK HERE for a...

Help Wanted: Buckingham Township Public Works Director

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR—Buckingham Township, Bucks County seeks a skilled and experienced individual to administer and manage the municipal department responsible for road and bridge maintenance and repair, including snow removal; facilities maintenance and planning; parks...

Buckingham Township Fall Leaf Drop-Off

Buckingham Township wants to help you by providing a location to drop off your leaves/tree limbs in your own biodegradable bag (unfortunately, due to COVID-19 the township is not providing free bags this year. Please...

Bucks County General Election Informational Portal

Election Day: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Bucks County Information Portal is available HERE.

Bucks County Medication Disposal Program

The Bucks County Medication Disposal Program Drive Up & Drop In program is Saturday, October 24, 2020 between 10am-2pm. CLICK HERE for details on the products accepted and not accepted, as well as drop off locations.

COVID-19 Press Release: Updates including Board of Supervisors Meeting Information

COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE Updates including Board of Supervisors Meeting Information August 20, 2020 Buckingham Township - The Buckingham Township Board of Supervisors will hold their August 26th Work Session and Regular Business Meetings starting at...

2020 Census - There's still time to make a difference!

Have you responded to the 2020 Census? There's still time! Click HERE and get it done online.

Job Posting: Director of Public Works

Director of Public Works F/T w/benefits. Buckingham Township, is accepting applications for Director of Public Works. This senior position is responsible for the budgeting and administration of all public works operations including highway construction, maintenance...

Spotted Lanternfly - Spingtime Update

For information on the Spotted Lanternfly activities in the Spring from PennState Extension, click here.

Building Inspection and Permit Process - Return to Work begins May 1, 2020

Building Inspection and Permit Process Return to Work begins May 1, 2020 DT: April 29, 2020 TO: Township Residents and Contractors FR: James M. Kettler, Director of Building & Codes The Governor has modified the...

Board of Supervisors Letter to our Water and Wastewater Customers April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020 Board of Supervisors Letter to our Water and Wastewater Customers Dear Residents, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Buckingham Township offices remain closed to the public to promote the safety of the...

Find Out Direct & Find Out First!

Buckingham Township wants you to be informed before, during, and after an emergency. That's why the Township is using several outlets to provide timely information to our residents during this public health crisis. Our Emergency...

Keystone Collections Group - Help line for local tax inquiries

Do you have questions regarding the tax collected by Keystone Collections Group? Click Here for direct contact information for assistance.

Approved Master Trail & Bicycle Plan

The Master Trail & Bicycle Plan dated April 2019 was Approved by the Buckingham Township Board of Supervisor's during their May 22, 2019 regular business meeting. Click on this articles title and then View it...

NEW Zoning Ordinance Incorporating Amendments Enacted to January 24, 2018

Please click the word " Zoning " for the New Zoning Ordinance.

Free Firearm Safety Kits

Please feel free to obtain free Firearm Safety Kits available at the Buckingham Township Police Station lower level of the Township Administration Building.

Online Utility Payments/Inquiry and E-bills Now Available

Buckingham Township water and sewer customers can now Pay/View Utility Bills Online . You will need the account number and PIN number listed on your bill to access your account. Please Note: Convenience fees are...

News E-mail Alerts

Sign Up For News Alerts If you would like to receive email alerts when News items are posted, visit our Email Alerts page .  

Township History

Bucks County is one of the three "Founder's Counties" defined and named by William Penn in 1682. Land claimants soon filled the townships in the southernmost part of the county, and in or about 1700, Buckingham Township was opened to settlement.

Physically, Buckingham is the biggest township in the county, covering 33 square miles. Its geography is dominated by Buckingham Mountain which rises to a height of 520 feet, but its landscape is characterized by gently rolling countryside. Blessed by many streams and rich soil, it has yielded bountiful harvests for 300 years.

Prior to European settlement, this area was the home of the Lenni Lenape Indians, and many of our place names - Lahaska, Holicong and Neshaminy, for example - reflect the cadence of their language. Coming at Penn's invitation, English and Welsh Quakers were the principal pioneers in the Township. However, many German-speaking dissenters from high church orthodoxy were also early settlers in the county. As a consequence, the wonderful old stone houses and barns so typical of Bucks County reflect both English and German architectural traditions.

Read more about the History of Buckingham Township.

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For three hundred years, residents of Buckingham Township have prided themselves on the beauty of its landscape. Its boundaries encompass the wooded slopes of Buckingham Mountain; the headwaters of several important streams; crossroads villages; and farms of such fertility that Buckingham was called the "Empire Township". More


A resolution (Resolution 2067) of the Board of Supervisors Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania appointing an open Records officer and adopting revised written policies and regulations under the right-to-know law. More


When it rains or snows, the water soaks into the ground, evaporates back into the atmosphere or runs off. This runoff, also known as storm water, has some obvious impacts such as flooding and erosion. Some less obvious, but equally important, impacts of stormwater runoff include increased pollution, reduced ground water supplies, and lower stream flows during dry spells. More