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 Bristol Township At A Glance

Unit of Local Government is a First Class Township

Council President - Bob Lewis Jr.
Council Vice-President - Troy Brennan
Councilman - Craig Bowen
Councilman - Joe Glasson
Councilwoman - Amber Longhitano
Councilman - John Monahan
Councilwoman - Cynthia Murphy
Township Manager - William McCauley

Local Government Contact Page

The population is 54,586 (2005 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 - Mike 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 Corbett

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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Christmas Tree Collection
The Township's waste hauler will collect Christmas trees on January 7 and January 14. Please remember to remove all lights and decorations from trees and to place them at the curb. Please call 215-785-0500 with any questions.


Watch your mailbox for the Fall edition of the Township's print newsletter. The electronic version can also be viewed by clicking here.

Council Approves 2015 Budget with Slight Millage Decrease
Council at the December 18 Council Meeting approved the Township's $68-million budget. The proposed budget recommends a millage reduction in the Township's Real Estate Tax (RET) millage rate from 23.9875 to 23.98, reflecting a decrease of .0075 mills (.03% decrease). There has been a Real Estate Tax DECREASE for two out of four years (unchanged in 2013 and 2014 and lowered in 2012 and 2015). Highlights of the budget presentation include: no fund balance being proposed as revenue in the balanced General Fund budget for the third consecutive year as well as continued investment in the Township’s infrastructure. Twenty-eight additional miles of Township highways will be paved next year bringing the total to 96 miles (since 2012).

Click Here to View the December 4 Budget Presentation

Christmas Holiday

The Township Administration Building is CLOSED for business on December 24-25 in observance of Christmas. The offices will reopen on Friday, December 26 at 8:30am.

Holiday Week Refuse & Recycling Collection
A Refuse and Recycling holiday collection schedule is in effect for the week of December 22, due to the Christmas Day holiday. Trash and Recycling Collection for Monday, December 22 through Wednesday, December 24 will operate as normally scheduled. There will be no Refuse or Recycling Collection on Thursday, December 25 (Christmas Day).  Pickup normally scheduled for Thursday, December 25 (Christmas Day) will be delayed to Friday, December 26. Pickup normally scheduled for Friday, December 26 will be delayed to Saturday, December 27.  Please call 215-785-0500 for additional information.

Council Welcomes New Staff Members to Bristol Township at November Council Meeting

Bristol Township Council at Thursday’s Council meeting welcomed Cody Stoner as a full-time Fire Inspector/Firefighter and Chelsea Hoffman as its new full-time Environmental Officer.

Click Here to Read Press Release about Cody Stoner

Click Here to Read Press Release about Chelsea Hoffman


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by Bristol Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania that the Proposed 2015 Township Budget is available for inspection at the Municipal Building and on the Township Web Site, www.bristoltownship.org.  A meeting will be held at the Municipal Building, 2501 Bath Road, Bristol on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm to consider the budget and any other issues proper to be brought before the Township Council.

By:  William J. McCauley III, Township Manager

Click Here for 2015 Budget Message

Click Here for Manager's Recommended 2015 Budget

Local Business Lykon Automotive Announces Car Giveaway
Locally owned Lykon Automotive along with Bucks County’s Business 2 Business Association is announcing their 2nd Annual “Make A Christmas “ Pre-Owned Vehicle Giveaway. One individual in need of a vehicle will be presented a Pre-Owned Vehicle on December 24th at 11:00 a.m. at Lykon Automotive 3213 Bath Road, Bristol, PA  19007.
The winner will be chosen by a committee who will review submissions received by Thursday, December 11, 2014 by 8pm. Applications can be obtained online at www.lykonautorepair.com, www.BTBA.biz, www.facebook.com/lykonauto
 or picked up from  3213 Bath Road, Bristol, PA 19007. The applicant can be nominated by an individual, an organization or apply themselves. 


Want to stay updated on Township news and events? Now, Bristol Township news and important information can be emailed directly to you! Bristol Township developed an electronic “E” newsletter to keep our residents and supporters better informed!  If you would like to receive Township news and updates, please enter your email address on the “Sign up for our e-newsletter” Township News icon on our website (bottom of this page).


To report potholes on Bristol Township Roads please call

(215) 785-2758 or e-mail rpp@bristoltownship.org.


To report potholes on State Roads please call

1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623)


Click here for a list of State Roads in Bristol Township

Route 13 Improvement Project

Construction to improve Route 13 from Route 413 (Veterans Hy) and Levittown Py began on January 21, 2013. For news and updates on the project visit http://www.safer13.com. Facts about the project and construction timelines are posted regularly.

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2501 Bath Road | Bristol, PA  19007 | BUCKS COUNTY | Phone: 215-785-0500

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