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Manager/Planning Board Office/Zoning Office
Hours 8:00 - 4:30 Monday thru Friday
Manager/Zoning Officer: Robert Horvat


loriswaveyTownship Secretary's Office 
Lori Swavey was hired by the Vernon Township Supervisors in June 2005. Prior to being hired at Vernon Township, Lori was employed in the office at the Borough of Edinboro for 10 years. She brings with her to Vernon Township a strong background of local government office skills and is a member of the PAMA. 


amy Vernon Township  Assistant Secretary/Water Authority
Clerk: Amie Steadman
Amie Steadman was hired by the Vernon Township Board of Supervisors as the Assistant Secretary to assit in everyday operations of the Township. She has proven to be a great asset and will continue her duties as the Vernon Townsip Water Authority Clerk along with posting of the LST Taxes. She can be reached at either 814-337-8126 or 814-332-0803. We look forward to many years with her as a valuable employee. 


Senator Michele Brooks' Staff Member
Senator Brooks utilizes office space within the Township Building to serve constituents with State issues.  Staff members are available on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 8:30am - 4:00pm with lunch from 12:00-1:00 pm.  
814-337-8132 or 1-800-457-2040





ludVernon Township Road Department
Road Master: Lud Zarembinski
Vernon Township Road Department works hard at maintaining the 54 miles of road within the Township. Many issues are handled by the Road Department such as paving, snow plowing, maintaining equipment, mowing berms, storm water management (cleaning out storm drains), street signs, traffic lights, installation of culvert pipes and much more. This department has 24/7 dedication to keeping all of the roads well maintained and as safe as possible for all who travel on the Township Roads.


Rep. Brad Roae's Office
900-920 Water Street, Downtown Mall, Meadville PA
Staff:  Becky Little and Brian Williams
8:00am - 4:00pm


Vernon Township Police Department
Patrol Office: 814-333-6309 or 814-337-8133
Emergency: 9-1-1
Police Chief: Randy Detzel

Vernon Township Sanitary Authority
Office Manager: Bev Styborski


Vernon Township Tax Office
Tax Collector: Dorothy Longstreth
Office hours for the collection of Real Estate and Per Capita Taxes:

County/Township Taxes 
March 1 to April 30 (Discount Period)
Vernon Township Municipal Building, Meadville, PA 
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Thursday

May 1 to August 1 and October 1 to December 31 (Face and Penalty Periods)
9511 Krider Road, Meadville, PA


School Taxes
August 1to September 30 (Discount Period)
Vernon Township Municipal Building, Meadville, PA
McMath Avenue
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Thursday

October 1 to December 31 (Face and Penalty Periods)
9511 Krider Road, Meadville, PA



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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.