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Welcome to the Borough of Bryn Athyn


Bryn Athyn is a tiny jewel tucked in suburban Montgomery County, just outside of Northeast Philadelphia. 1.9 square miles of mostly open space, Bryn Athyn is an oasis in the suburbs. Originally part of Moreland Township, in 1916 Bryn Athyn leaders petitioned the Commonwealth to become an independent community.  The Township of Moreland was then divided into Upper Moreland Township, Bryn Athyn Borough and Lower Moreland Township. Bryn Athyn became a Home Rule Municipality in 1979.  


Bryn Athyn Borough boasts two historic districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places: 


The Fetters Mill Historic District and

The Bryn Athyn Historic District.


Bryn Athyn then...

Bryn Athyn today...

Bryn Athyn PD

Thanks for all you do!

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4th of July Fireworks

We've made it easier to contribute to the 2023 July 4th Fireworks. 

Fireworks will be held on Monday, July 3, 2023

Donations will be accepted through Venmo.


Please note March meeting rescheduled



The next Regular meeting of Bryn Athyn Borough Council will be held in Borough Hall on Monday, April 3, 2023

The meeting will begin at 7:00pm.

Community Bulletin


The March 28, 2023 Zoning Hearing Board meeting has been cancelled.



A secure Drop Off Box and a Pick Up Box are located near the doors to Borough Hall for payments or other Borough business.  

COVID 19 Resources



Business will be conducted by Appointment on Monday and Wednesday from 10:30am – 12:00pm.

Questions regarding the permitting process should be directed to

Vikki Trost at


Building or Zoning permit applications should be directed to

Chalie Pluguez at  


We strongly urge all permit applicants to contact Vikki Trost prior to submitting a permit application (


All permit information and applications can be found here.  



            The next scheduled meeting of


          Borough Council:                                        Monday, April 3, 2023 at 7:00 pm IN BOROUGH HALL 


          Bryn Athyn Zoning Hearing Board:          Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 7:00pm     CANCELLED                     


             Finance Committee:                                  Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 6:00pm


             Bryn Athyn Planning Commission:         Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 7:30pm


Trash and Recycling will be picked up twice weekly except for the holidays listed here:

New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4th),

Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.  

NOTICE:  Republic Services has informed the Borough that they will pick up trash the day following the above listed holidays.  All trash will be pushed back a day that week.

Trash will be picked up on other holidays (i.e. Presidents' Day, MLK Day, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day)


The Bryn Athyn Borough Facebook page will provide information

for cancellation of trash pickup due to bad weather

Consult "Departments" page for more information on Trash Collection

















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