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 Bristol Township At A Glance

Unit of Local Government is a First Class Township

Council President - Craig Bowen
Council Vice-President - Cynthia Murphy
Councilman - Patrick Antonello

Councilman-Raymond Blalock
Councilman - Joe Glasson
Councilman - John Monahan

Councilwoman-Maryann Wagner
Township Manager -William J. McCauley, III

Local Government Contact Page

The population is 55,421 (2010 Census Data)
The size is about 17 square miles
Population density is 3211 persons per square mile
The schools are in the Bristol Township School District

Part of the 8th Congressional District - Brian Fitzpatrick
Part of the 141st Legislative District - Tina Davis
Part of the 6th Senate District - Robert M. Tomlinson
U.S. Senators - Patrick J. ToomeyRobert P. Casey, Jr.
Governor - Tom Wolf

Minimum drinking age is 21.
Minimum age for buying tobacco products is 18.
Curfew for people 11 or under is 10:00 P.M.
Curfew for people 12 and 13 is 10:30 P.M.
Curfew for people 14 through 17 is 11:00 P.M.
View Nighttime Curfew Ordinance



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Two Officers Promoted to Sergeants at the October 17th Council Meeting

Congraulations to Charles "CJ" Winik and Kurt Leacock on their promotions to Sergeant at last night's Council meeting. Click here to view the Press Release.

New Hire Police Officer List for Bristol Township

Bristol Township, by and through the Bristol Township Civil Service Commission, is creating a New Hire Eligibility List in order to hire for the position of Bristol Township Police Officer in accordance with the Bristol Township Civil Service Rules and Regulations.  All interested candidates must first participate in the Bucks County police officer consortium testing being administered by the Bucks County Police Chief’s Association on Saturday, November 9, 2019.  All applicants for the consortium testing must be at least 21 years of age, in good physical condition, a US citizen in good standing, and be a high school graduate or possess a GED.  All applications must be completed online. Interested individuals can find applications at:  www.buckscountypolicetest.com

Applications must be completed no later than Friday, October 25, 2019, 4:00 pm.  Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.  After successful completion of the consortium’s physical agility test and written examination, Bristol Township will contact the successful applicants and require the submission of a separate application for the position of Bristol Township Police Officer.  Applicants for the position of Police Officer with Bristol Township must score a minimum of 70% on the consortium’s written examination.  In addition, applicants will be given an oral examination that shall involve questioning applicants on how they would handle situations relevant to police work and undergo a physical fitness test, a polygraph test and a background investigation.  After an applicant has been extended an offer of employment, the appointment shall be contingent upon the applicant passing a physical and psychological examination.  The creation of a Bristol Township New Hire police officer list and the hiring of police officers shall be done in accordance with the Bristol Township Civil Service Rules and Regulations.  A copy of the Bristol Township Civil Service Rules and Regulations is available for examination during normal business hours in the office of the Township Manager at 2501 Bath Road, Bristol, Pennsylvania.  The Township of Bristol is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

2019 Holiday Parade

The Bristol Township Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the 2019 Holiday Parade! The parade will take place on Saturday, November 23 at noon (Rain date: November 24). The parade will begin at Brookwood Elementary on Haines Road and will end at the showmobile stage at Ben Franklin on Millcreek Road. Register your group, team, or business today by emailing Jessica Fox, jfox@bristoltownship.org, or calling 267-716-1647.

Fall Clean Up Day - October 26, 2019 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free disposal of your household junk, recyclables and electronics for Bristol Township residents at the Municipal Complex. Click here to see the flyer. 

Fire Safety & Touch-A-Fire Truck

Come join Edgely Fire Company, Croydon Fire Company, Levittown Fire Co #2, Third District Fire Co, Newportville Fire Company and the Bristol Township Fire Marshal's Officeon Saturday, October 19th, weather permitting, at the Bristol Township Muncipal Complex from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Fireworks Laws

No fireworks displays are permitted within 150 feet of an occupied structure. No fireworks displays are permitted on public and/or private property without a township permit. No fireworks displays are permitted on any properties owned by Bristol Township or Bristol Township School District. Anyone violating these restrictions will face maximum fines up to $1,000.00 plus court costs for the following summary offenses: Bristol Township Ordinance - DISORDERLY PRACTICES Bristol Township Ordinance - LITTERING International Fire Code - EXPLOSIVES AND FIREWORKS

Live Broadcast of Council Meetings
Council Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Verizon FiOS Channel 45 and streamed live from the Township’s website.Click Here for Schedule of Meeting Dates


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FEMA National Flood Insurance Map Changes:
FEMA has Reclassified Properties in Several Large Areas of Bristol Township for Flood Insurance. FEMA has released new maps for public review. The new maps – also known as digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) –reflect current flood risks. These new maps are available at the Bristol Township Administration Building for Bristol Township residents to review.

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