COVID-19


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Looking for resources and information? Visit our Resource Page at the link below: http://www.malvern.org/community-corner/covid-19/resources-for-covid-19/


DECLARATION FROM MAYOR BURTON

In response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak effecting the region, Mayor David Burton has declared a Local Disaster Emergency. The intent of this declaration is not to alarm, but rather as a measure to improve our government’s ability to manage novel coronavirus transmission and minimize COVID-19 in our community. We are now in the most critical time of this pandemic, in that we have a window of opportunity to proactively mitigate the disease. This declaration is to ensure that the residents and business owners in the Borough of Malvern will have all the assistance that is needed during this time of national emergency. The full declaration may be accessed below:

DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER EMERGENCY


BOROUGH HALL CLOSURE

Effective immediately, as a caution to the COVID-19 virus and at the recommendation of the Chester County Health Department, Borough Hall is closed to the public until further notice. The Malvern Public Library will also be closed during this time. Essential services, such as those provided through the Borough administration, emergency services, and the Public Works Department, will continue at this time.

Individuals paying tax and/or sewer bills during this time are encouraged to mail in payments or place payments in an envelope in the dropbox located on the exterior of Borough Hall.

For administrative services, please call 610-644-2602. For police assistance, please dial 911. We urge you to check www.malvern.org periodically for more information and updates.

We encourage all residents during this time to also monitor the Chester County Health Department’s COVID-19 website. A link has been provided below:

CHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID-19 WEBSITE


Malvern Borough COVID-19 Update

Malvern Borough continues to monitor best practices advised by Governor Wolf, the PA Department of Health, and the Chester County Health Department with regards to the Coronavirus pandemic. Borough Hall remains closed to the public until further notice due to the COVID-19 virus. Essential services, such as those provided through the Borough administration, emergency services, and the Public Works Department, will continue at this time. This situation continues to be fluid and we encourage individuals to monitor the Malvern Borough website for updates.

For administrative services, please call 610-644-2602. For police assistance, please dial 911. We urge you to check www.malvern.org periodically for more information and updates.

Permits and Construction

Effective May 1, 2020, public and private construction activity will be authorized to continue subject to guidelines issued by Governor Tom Wolf and the PA Department of Health. The guidelines may be accessed below:

PA GUIDELINES FOR CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY

In accordance with these provisions, Malvern Borough is implementing the following procedures for permits. Please see the guidelines below:

  • Permit applications, including building, zoning, subdivision & land development, and Zoning Hearing Board applications, must be submitted via email or drop-off by appointment only. Pick-up of permits will be by appointment only.
  • All transactions for permit drop-off and pick-up will be handled in the parking lot of Borough Hall.
  • All meetings with contractors for projects will be done virtually. No in-person meetings at Borough Hall are permitted.

Contractors are expected to following the guidelines as set forth by Pennsylvania and the Borough will monitoring sites for compliance.