Borough offices will be closed on New Year's Day, Tuesday, January 1. There is NO change in the trash/recycling pickup schedule.

Borough offices will be closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 21. There is NO change in the trash/recycling pickup schedule.


Christmas Tree Pick-Up: The Borough Public Works Department will be picking up Christmas trees on Tuesdays and Thursdays (weather permitting), January 3 through February 5. Borough residents may also drop off Christmas trees at the Borough at the back end of the complex, near the Public Works Building. Look for the sign that says Christmas Tree Drop Off. DO NOT PUT TREES IN THE YARD WASTE DUMPSTER. Make sure all decorations, wire, tinsel, and stands are removed.

Winter Weather Info: It's that time of year! All information about snow emergencies and residents' responsibility for snow removal can be found on Winter Weather page of our website here: WinterWeather. Remember, you can also sign up to get Snow Emergency notifications sent right to your phone or email by signing up at ReadyChesco.org and selecting Downingtown Borough alerts/Snow Emergencies.

Did You Know?: Still looking for a New Year's resolution? We have the perfect one in mind! Sign up to volunteer with the Downingtown Fire Department. The need is great, it's a great way to give back to your community and there are several ways you can serve as a volunteer! Find out more at HelpFightFire.com or contact Minquas Fire Co. or Alert Fire Co.

Upcoming Events (The full list can be found on the EVENTS page of our website here.)

Downingtown Farmers Market: Winter Schedule: 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, from 10am - Noon at Kerr Park


Borough Council News

Council News

  • The January 2 Council meeting is cancelled. Next meeting will be held on January 16. Click here to view the meeting agenda (posted the Friday prior) and minutes from previous meetings.

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Borough of Downingtown
4 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335