Real Estate Certifications

A sewer and Stream Protection Fee certification is required for all real estate transactions, including refinancing, and all outstanding fees must be paid at the time of settlement.

Certifications are $50 each ($100 total for sewer and SPF) and must be paid at the time the request is made.  Checks should be made payable to "Borough of West Chester", and mailed or dropped off at Borough Hall:

Borough of West Chester
Attn: Finance Department/Certifications 
401 E. Gay Street
West Chester, PA 19380

Please request certifications at least 10 calendar days prior to settlement, and drop off or overnight payments if necessary - Certifications will not be provided until payment is received. 

Failure to request certifications and pay outstanding fees, will result in an immediate property lien in the name of the buyers.

For questions pertaining to certifications please e-mail, or call (610) 696-0249.

Click here to request sewer and SPF certifications