Welcome to Vernon Township

Vernon Township is a 2nd Class Township located at  16678 McMath Avenue, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The Township maintains a population of 5,630 residents.  Vernon Township is overseen by a five member Board of Supervisors, who are elected to six year terms.  Day to day operations in the township are handled by our dedicated full time staff. 

Vernon Township (known as the "Golden Link" for its central location between Meadville and Conneaut Lake) is the business center of Crawford County and is home to many major stores, hotels, restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses.

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How can I obtain a burning permit?

Burning permits are now being issued through Vernon Township Municipal Building.

Where can I obtain a copy of the Vernon Township Local Tax Return?

Starting with the first quarter of 2012. Berkheimer Associates will be collecting the local 1% wage tax for the businesses located in Vernon Township. Quarterly forms are available at

How do I rent a shelter at Roche Park?

Call the Township Secretary at 814-337-8126. The shelter may be reserved over the telephone and payment made later. Shelter 1, 2, 3, and 4 are $40.00 and Shelter #5 is $75.00.