Chanceford Township municipal offices are located at 33 Muddy Creek Forks Road Brogue PA 17309,.
Chanceford Township, Lower Chanceford Township and Felton Borough together comprise the Muddy Creek Joint Planning Region.
Established in 1747, Chanceford borders the Susquehanna River.
Chanceford [†] is a Township of the Second Class. The governing body is a three (3) member Board of Supervisors, elected for 6-year terms. The Supervisors duties include governing and execution of legislative, executive and administrative powers to ensure sound fiscal management and to secure the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Township. In addition to the Board of Supervisors, Chanceford Township has a seven (7) member Planning Commission, responsible for the review of submitted subdivision and land development plans, recommendation of changes to Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance and Zoning Ordinance, and comprehensive planning; a Zoning Hearing Board consisting of three (3) members, that review variance and special exception applications submitted as per the Township's Zoning Ordinance; and a Park and Recreation Board members, charged with reviewing issues related to recreational activities for children and Township residents. Staff currently consists of a Secretary=Treasurer, Zoning Officer, and a road crew. The Township also employs the services of a Solicitor, Engineer, Sewage Enforcement Officer, Tax Collector, Emergency Management Coordinator, and codes enforcement.
† Muddy Creek Joint Comprehensive Plan, 2009, www.chancefordtwp.com, accessed January, 2022.
Nearby Towns: Conestoga Twp • East Prospect Boro • Felton Boro • Manor Twp • Martic Twp •