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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.

Railroad Crossing Delays – Friday, February 23

Expect delays on 2/23/24 at the Home Ave and Main St railroad crossings.

We’re Hiring!

PUBLIC WORKS LABORER/WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR The Borough of Topton, Berks County, PA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Public Works Laborer/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.  The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, maintaining borough parks and other property; assisting in maintenance, repair, and construction of roads in the Borough; […]

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.

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, […]

Payment Plans for Water Bills

Residents interested in establishing a payment plan for their water/sewer bill may come to the Borough Office at any time prior to the due date to establish a payment schedule. All payments must be completed prior to the start of the next billing cycle. Late Notice Fees are waived for residents actively enrolled in a payment […]

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…