Conservation District

General Updates

The conservation district office has officially moved. 

If you need to stop by or see us for any reason, please note our new address is 674 Unionville Road, Suite 105, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Hours remain the same, call for appointments outside our posted hours.

September 2023

The Fall/Winter issue of The Back 40 has arrived! 

Check it out on our Publications page or fast-track and click here to read!

- Trees for Watersheds, formerly known as TreeVitalize Watersheds Grants, is now open for 2024 applications. Applications are due October 31st, 2023. For all the information, please read the full announcement here.

- Chester County Conservation District (CCCD) is accepting bids for the: Construction of a Manure Compost Facility in East Nottingham Township. Bid packages are available upon request starting September 22, 2023. Submission of bids is due by 11:00AM on October 19, 2023 at the CCCD office For further information you can look at the official bid announcement here.

- Chester County Conservation District is announcing a request for applications for the 2024 C3AP Non-Ag Implementation Grant. This grant is exclusively for projects located in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. You can take a look at the attached 2024 RFA for complete information about the program here. We've also put together a list of frequently asked questions that you can look at here.

Chapter 102 Permitting Updates

Online Payments

We have added an option for online payment to make submitting project fees more convenient for you! Please see our Applications/Forms/Payments page for more details, instructions, and the direct link to online payment page.

Please note: when mailing checks and pages 1 and 2 of the district application to our office, please send them via postal mail or use the drop-box next to our main entrance for convenient and secure in-person delivery of project fees.

Submit Notice of Termination forms, documents and plans in digital form to [email protected]. Paper copies are not required.

Agriculture Updates

Ag Services Fee Update

The Chester County Conservation District Board of Directors formally approved updates to the Agricultural Services Fees on January 20, 2022. The new fees will take effect for submissions received on and after March 1, 2022. 

Urban Resource Conservationists Territories Map

Urban Team Coverage 12-20-22
farm guide 2023
Homeowners Guide
Ag Services Brochure 20
Guidelines for Maintaining Streams in Your Community page 1 picture