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“To facilitate the health, safety and well-being of the Penn Township community by providing residents, visitors and the business community with the highest quality of municipal leadership, municipal service and strategic, sustainable, effective and visionary planning in order to enhance the quality of life for all.”
"To provide a healthy, vibrant, affordable, economically successful, progressive community where citizens feel safe, enjoy their neighborhoods and access to their local government and have a great place to live, work and raise their families or retire."
Welcome to Penn Township – a great place to live, work and retire!
Located conveniently along the Route 1 corridor, just minutes from Newark, Delaware, Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Cecil County, Maryland, Penn Township prides itself as the commercial, residential and health hub of southern Chester County.
Nestled between the White Clay Creek to the north and the Big Elk Creek to the south, Penn Township is home to the Jennersville Regional Hospital, the Chester County Technical College High School, the Jennersville YMCA, the Shoppes of Jenner’s Village, the worldwide corporate headquarters of Dansko, and Starr Roses.
Penn is proudly called the “Nursery Capitol of the World” as in addition to satisfying the economic and health needs of the region through forward thinking and effective planning, the township has retained its rural agricultural character and strong roots in community dating back to the time of its founder, William Penn.
Penn Township features housing to satisfy every need including large and small farms, neighborhood living, and numerous active adult communities for every retirement budget such as Jenner’s Pond, the Villages of Penn Ridge, and the Commons at Rose View, Ovations and Luther House.
Looking for a place that has it all? Consider Penn Township – a great place to live, work and retire!