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WELCOME TO
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Topton is a Borough in Pennsylvania, located in the northeast corner of Berks County. Topton offers an established neighborhood abundant with events and friendly faces.

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WELCOME TO
TOPTON

Topton is a Borough in Pennsylvania, located in the northeast corner of Berks County. Topton offers an established neighborhood abundant with events and friendly faces.

Public Notice

Employees of the Borough of Topton, who are members of Teamsters Local 773, are engaged in a strike. The Borough Council will ensure that the water distribution system and sanitary sewage treatment plant will remain operational during the strike. Likewise, as many other services as possible will be maintained throughout this time. The strike does […]

Branch Pick Up

The Borough of Topton will offer chipping April through September on the last Tuesday of each month.  Please leave branches and shrubs no thicker than 8″ in diameter curbside no earlier than the weekend prior to the last Tuesday of the month.  The mulch will be available to residents on a first come first serve […]

2024 Tax Rates

On December 11th, 2023 Council approved Ordinance 4-2023 increasing the tax rate by 1.0 mill. The new tax rate will be 8.55 mills per $1,000 of assessed valuation. –> 7.40 mill – Real Estate Tax –> 0.65 mill – Fire Tax –> 0.50 mill – Ambulance Tax Ordinance 4-2023

2024 Water/Sewer Rates

On December 11th, 2023 Council approved Ordinance 5-2023, which increases Water/Sewer rates for Industrial and Commercial customers only. The new rates will take effect in the April 2024 bills. Residential customer rates will remain unchanged. Ordinance 5-2023

Water & Sewer Bill Payments

WAYS TO PAY… 1) Pay online at toptonborough.com (There is a $4.75 fee to pay online with a card) 2) Pay at the office with cash, check or card (Visa, MC, Discover or debit). 3) Pay with a check in the drop box in the office door or by mail. PAYMENT PLANS Residents interested in […]

Quality of Life Complaint Form

Please complete the form at the link below if you observe a property in our borough that is out of compliance with Ordinance 3-2021, 8-2021, and 1-2023. Violations that fall under these ordinances include snow and ice on sidewalks, weeds and grass over 10 inches tall, having more than one unregistered car on a property, […]

Ordinance & Resolutions Regarding Water/Sewer Bills

Council passed Ordinance 3-2023, Resolution 14-2023, Resolution 13-2023, Resolution 24-2022 and Resolution 13-2021 which address water/sewer bills, 48-hour posting fees and delinquency consequences with payment plans.

Brandywine Heights Area Hometown Heroes Program

Brandywine Heights Area Hometown Heroes project is searching for applicants and participants to be featured on commemorative banners which will be displayed on telephone poles. The banners are intended to honor the members of our community who have served, and in turn, benefit our community. To submit an application for a banner, please fill out […]

Register Your Security Cameras with Fleetwood Police

Do you have security cameras on your house? Residential security footage can be extremely useful to local police departments for things such as catching criminals, auto accident information, and things of that sort. To learn more about the program and to register your cameras, visit the link below. If you need assistance filling out the […]

Update Your Contact Information!

Please help us update your contact information! Follow the link below or scan the QR code to fill out our form. Please enter all the required information, especially a phone number and email address if you have one. Right now, this form is just for residents who utilize our water and sewer services! If you […]

Federal Transparency in Coverage Rule

This link leads to the machine readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data. […]

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ABOUT THE BOROUGH OF

TOPTON

In 1859, the East Penn Railroad was extended from Reading to Allentown. On May 19th of that year, Judge George Stitzel, while inspecting the railroad, suggested to the community at the highest elevation be called Topton. In February 1876, the Borough of Topton was created. Topton, located in the northeast corner of Berks County, is surrounded by Longswamp Township, except for a small corner which is adjacent to Maxatawny Township. The population according to a 2020 census is 2,204.

HIGHLIGHTS

Some of the best things to love about Topton

RECREATION

Topton offers a 10 acre recreational facility including a basketball court, playground, baseball and softball fields, and two pavilions.

ORGANIZATIONS

Topton offers an established neighborhood with many organizations to keep you and your family involved.

HISTORY

In 1754, Berks County became incorporated. Settlers lived in “long swamp”. Farms were found to be underlaid with iron ore…