Native Americans lived along most streams of New Hanover for at least 10,000 years.

Recent News

Hickory Park Pool

Hickory Park Pool is opening for the summer season.  New Hanover Township residents receive a 10% discount on pool memberships if submitted before May 10th.  Click here for the pool membership application.

Apr 9, 2021


The Planning Commission regular monthly meeting scheduled for April 14, 2021 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled.  The next upcoming of the Planning Commission is scheduled for May 12, 2021 beginning at 6:30 PM.

Mar 26, 2021

EIT Tax Return Payment Extended

The Berks County TCC Executive Committee extended the deadline for filing and payment of the 2020 individual local earned income tax return from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021 (which is now consistent with the extensions approved by the IRS and PA Department of Revenue). This means that Berks EIT will waive penalties and interest on final 2020 individual local income tax returns and payments through the new deadline of May 17, 2021.

Apr 9, 2021


Recreation Committee currently has an opening for a member interested in being involved in recreational activities in the Township.  This is a voluntary commitment with members meeting the 1st Wednesday each month at 6:30 PM.  Please contact Eileen Pogany at 610 323-1008 ext 101 for more information. 

Apr 9, 2021


Panning Commission regular monthly meeting scheduled for April 14,  2021 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled.

Mar 18, 2021

Lifeguarding Opportunities

Are you interested in working for the Township as a lifeguard or head lifeguard for the summer season?  Click here for more information.

Mar 12, 2021

USGS Well Water Survey

Well Water USGS
Volunteers are  needed for persons using well water to participate in a data collection survey of water usage at their home.   Data collected will help by providing information to water managers in planning for demands of water resources in the area.  Contact Elizabeth Hittle at for more information information.

Feb 11, 2021

Comprehensive Plan (Public Comment)

New Hanover Township has completed a draft Comprehensive Plan: New Hanover Township Comprehensive Plan 2040. The full draft plan can be found here.  Hard copies of the draft comprehensive plan are available at the Township’s Main Building, 2943 North Charlotte Street, Gilbertsville, PA.  If you have any comments and questions please contact: Danielle Baer, Community Planner, Montgomery County Planning Commission

Jan 15, 2021

Employment Opportunities

Interested in a position within our Authority or Public Works Department?  Click here for more information.