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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 J. McCauley, III

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 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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Township Response to Grand Jury Report

The Bristol Township Manager authorizes the release of the following statement in order to keep township residents fully informed regarding the Grand Jury Report into the Cover-up of a DUI in the Police Department:

Click Here to Read The Complete Press Release

Click Here to Read Township's Letter (dated January 6, 2015) to District Attorney David Heckler

Bristol Township's Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday March 21, 12:00 noon
Bristol Township Municipal Complex (football field)

2501 Bath Rd. Bristol                        
This is a FREE event for children 10 & under

Click Here for Event Flyer

Bristol Township's Upcoming EAC Presentations

The Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) offers free community education programs to members of the public. Upcoming meetings are at the Bristol Township Municipal Building and begin at 7:00PM. See the list of upcoming meetings below:

March 25: Benefits of Composting 
May 27: Tree Planting: How to increase property values with trees and shrubs
July 22: Importance of Native Plants
October (TBD) MS4 and the importance of storm water management

Bristol Township's Spring Cleanup Weekend
Mark Your Calendar for Bristol Township’s Spring Clean Up Weekend. Free disposal of your Household Junk, Recyclables, and Electronics (televisions, computers, etc.) Saturday May 16 and Sunday May 17, 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM at the Bristol Township Municipal Building, 2501 Bath Road, Bristol. Proof of Bristol Township residency is required (such as a driver's license). For more information, call Joan Lamina at: 267-812-2950

Click Here for More Information

Bristol Township is making significant progress in meeting the Road Maintenance Program goal to provide excellent street conditions throughout the Township.Due to an unprecedented investment, 68 of the 177 miles of Township highways have been resurfaced over a three year period (2012-2014). At the February 2015 Council Meeting, Bristol Township Council awarded the 2015 annual paving project to James D. Morrissey, Inc. in the amount of $4,596,335. In 2015, Bristol Township will pave another 139 roads or 33.3 miles of Bristol Township highways
By the end of 2015, Bristol Township will have paved 435 roads or 101 miles of Township highways.

Click Here For More Information about Replacing Your Curb

Click Here to View a Complete List of Roads to be Paved in 2015

Bristol Township Swears-In Two New Police Officers
At their regular meeting of February 19, 2015, the Bristol Township Council welcomed Patrick Kitchenman and John Yeiter, who took their Oaths of Office in front of a large crowd. Patrick Kitchenman will start his employment with the Bristol Township Police Department on February 23, 2015.  John Yeiter will begin work on March 2, 2015. Under Chief Johnson’s supervision, Officer Kitchenman and Officer Yeiter will be trained to work in the patrol division as first responders to calls for service. The Officers were chosen from approximately 100 candidates who passed the Bucks County Consortium Test for police officers and both Officers already possess their Municipal Police Officer Training Certification Requirements.

Click Here to Read the Press Release

Bristol Township Sees Dramatic Increase in Residential Recycling with Implementation of New System

Township Manager, William McCauley, announced at the January 15 council meeting that Bristol Township increased its residential recycling collection rate by almost 48% in 2014 as compared to the previous year. Recycling tonnage increased from approximately 2,896 tons in 2013 to a staggering 4,268 tons collected in 2014. Click Here To Read The Press Release


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


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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