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Welcome to Vernon Township

Vernon Township is a 2nd Class Township located at 16678 McMath Avenue, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. 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 professional 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.



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

You must obtain a permit if you are planning any open burning – the permit does not allow for burning of anything except for wood products, you can not burn any furniture, garbage, or any other materials. If you burn any other materials, the police maybe called and you will not be able to obtain a future permit.

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

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 $45.00 and Shelter #5 is $80.00.

Contact Information

Vernon Township Office
16678 McMath Avenue
Meadville, PA 16335

Office Hours:

Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm



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