Due to Governor Wolf’s “Stay at Home” order, effective March 23, 2020 at 8 p.m., to help slow the spread of coronavirus throughout the region, Chester County Government and Courts are currently operating on an essential services-only basis.  Therefore, the Finance Department is currently closed for in-person business.  Fortunately, many of our staff are working from home to continue to provide some services and answer questions emailed to us. If you are not able to complete your business online or find answers to your questions, please send us an email at, and someone will respond.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time. Please stay healthy, stay safe and stay home to help slow the spread of coronavirus. 

The Finance Department is primarily responsible for budgetary preparation and control, forecasting and analysis, and updating the 5-year capital investment program. The department also administers debt service, cash management and investments, cost recovery, risk management and Single Audit; including the review of federal and state grants. 
The Finance Department supports the Commissioners’ priority of Smart Financial Management outlined in the County’s Strategic Plan which is part of the Managing for Results integrated management system by providing budget and financial management services to elected officials and County departments so they can deliver programs and services in the most cost effective and efficient manner.