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All accidents should be reported, however, it is not a requirement. Accidents involving death, personal injury or if one or more vehicles can not be driven from the scene under its own power must be reported to the police department in the jurisdiction where the accident occurred. If an accident occurs in West Whiteland Township, it cannot be reported to West Goshen Police; it must be reported to West Whiteland Police.
Fender bender type accidents in which there are no injuries and in which the vehicles are operable are not required to be reported; however, your insurance provider may require a police report. A good rule of thumb would be to report all accidents in West Goshen to the police. Learn how to contact the West Goshen Police Department.
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Requests can be submitted using the police report request form. Please complete this form to the best of your ability and submit to the Police Department with a $15 payment per report. Checks can be made payable to West Goshen Township. If you are mailing your request, please address it to the Police Department, Records. Further questions about requesting a police report can be answered by calling (610) 696-7403.
The West Goshen Police Department may be contacted at 610-696-7400 during business hours. Business hours are 7 am to 11 pm, Monday through Friday.
The 911 emergency system was designed to be used to report serious police, fire, and medical emergencies.
Non-emergencies can be reported by calling 610-696-7400.
The best email to use depends upon the reason for contacting us. Choose from the following list to access the best email address for your issue:
No, it is posted as such and vehicles parked in the Fire Lane are subject to a fine.
The motor vehicle has to display a handicapped registration plate on the rear of the vehicle or a placard from the rear view mirror; if not hung from the mirror, the placard must be placed somewhere visible on the dash.
Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation or a notary requesting an application for a placard. After it is received, your family doctor fills it out and it is returned to the Department of Transportation in Harrisburg. If you qualify, the placard is then issued by the Department of Transportation. The completed application can also be processed by a notary.
Typically, handicapped parking spaces are designated by the posting of signs and the handicapped logo painted in blue in the space. The painting of the logo on the space is not enough to designate the space as handicapped. The signs have to be present.
Yes. The owner of each dog within West Goshen Township shall at all times keep such dog confined within an enclosure from which it cannot escape, firmly secured by means of a collar or chain, or be under the control of a reasonable person. Fines can be imposed for violating any of the items mentioned.
The possession or sale of any "BB" guns, air rifles (air pistols), slingshot or any similar device is not permitted. For more information, view Chapter 23 of the Township Code.
No. It is not permitted to sell or use fireworks under the fireworks regulations. For more information, view Chapter 42 of the Township Code.
Yes. Sunday through Thursday, a youth under the age of 18 will not remain on, in or upon any street, public place or any establishment in West Goshen Township between the hours of 10 pm to 5 am of the following day. The exception is Friday and Saturday nights and all nights between June 15 and September 15 inclusive, wherein the hours shall be 11 pm to 5 am the following day.
This does not apply if the youth is accompanied by a parent, guardian or an adult over the age of 21.
When a Township parking ticket is issued on your vehicle, there are instructions on the ticket regarding payment. Payment should be made in accordance with the instructions, otherwise a state citation is issued imposing higher fines.
Yes. A solicitors license, issued by the West Goshen Police Department is required for each individual selling a product or service. The license is to be renewed annually. For more information, view Chapter 60 of the Township Code and visit the Forms page.
You may use the online Emergency Notification Information Form (PDF) to provide this information to the West Goshen Police Department. This form may be submitted by email or by fax at 610-696-3935.