A Community Of Firsts And 1 of 50 Best Places to Live in America!
Bensalem Township has been designated as a "Community of Firsts". We are proud of the progress we have achieved through a variety of initiatives and completed projects. There is still much to be done to fulfill the overall goals of this Administration for our community. Bensalem Township has set the bar high for surrounding municipalities, many have taken our example and improved the quality of life for their residents as well.
Affordable Senior Housing
Bensalem Fall Festival "Signature Event" attracting over 35,000 visitors.
County Conference and Visitors Center
Emergency Services Training Facility
First municipality to enact a Veteran's Advisory Board
Community Television Studio
Community Park (State-of-The Art)
Golf Course Preservation
Graffiti and Litter Removal Programs
Handicapped Accessible Playground, "Imagination Land"
Internet Streamlining of all Land Development and Permit Processing
via the Building and Planning Department portion of this website
Massive Infrastructure Improvements (intersections)
Named "A Model For America" by the Bucks County Courier Times
Named "1 of 100 Best Communities For Young People" in United States by America's Promise Organization
Named 1 of 100 Best Places to Live in America Per Money Magazine 2012
Named 1 of 50 Best Places to Live in America Per Time Magazine 2014
Parx Casino and Racetrack
Request Partner Technology (24/7 Citizen Assistance Program)
Sexual Predator Legislation
State Police Barracks
Transportation Management Association
Tree City U.S.A For 12 Consecutive Years
Video Camera's and Laptops in all Police Vehicles
Waterfront Re-Zoning and Revitalization Initiative