West Caln Township

721 West Kings Hwy
PO Box 175
Wagontown, PA 19376


West Caln Township is located in beautiful Chester County, PA



-Dog Licensing

Chester County requires that all dogs over 3 months of age be licensed and not doing so can result in a maximum fine of $300 per violation. Annual license fees are $8.50, and only $6.50 for spayed/neutrued dogs. Lifetime licenses and senior discounts are available. Information on
Hazardous Waste Collection
Collection events are scheduled throughout Chester County. All events are 9am-3pm. Household hazardous waste ONLY. Proof of residency will be required. No electronics. For more information about what will be accepted and in what quantity, call 610.273.3771
Friday June 23
Coatesville Learning Center, 1635 E. Lincoln Hwy, Coatesville
Saturday September 9
Oxford School District Bldg, 601 Westtown Rd, West Chester
Saturday October 14
Government Services Bldg, 601 Westtown Rd, West Chester

Reminders For Spring & Summer

BURN PERMITS are required for all open burning. There is no fee for a Burn Permit and processing takes a few days.  You can print a Burn Permit Application here.

BUILDING & ZONING PERMITS are required for many common projects including installing sheds, building & repairing decks, putting in swimming pools, and many others.  Before starting a new project we recommend contacting the Township Office to see if a permit is required.  Print a Building Permit or Zoning Permit Applciations here.

LAYTON PARK is a poplar destination as the weather warms. Check here for information about Pavilion Rental. The Tennis Court is available for public use on a first come-first served basis. A key is needed to access the court and may be obtained for a $15 annual fee at the Township Office.

Important Dates


Board of Supervisors
Wednesday May 24
Planning Commission
Thursday June 1
Board of Supervisors
Wednesday June 14
Historical Society
Tuesday June 20

Lindberg Kidnapping

Parks & Recreation Commission
Thursday June 22
Board of Supervisors
Wednesday June 28