610-255-0634 (Phone)
610-255-0492 (Fax)

Welcome to Elk Township, Chester County PA.  The physical address for Elk Township is 952 Chesterville Road, Lincoln University, PA 19352 (intersection of Route 841 and Route 472).  The mailing address for Elk Township is P.O. Box 153, Lewisville, PA 19351.

The Board of Supervisors meetings are held the first Monday of every month at 7:00 PM at the Township Building.  The Planning Commission meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30 at the Township Building. If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend a meeting and require auxiliary aide, service or other accommodation to participate in any meeting, please contact the Township Secretary at 610-255-0634 to discuss how Elk Township may best accommodate your needs.

The Township Office is open 1:00 to 4:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and also by appointment (please call and let the Township Secretary know if you’d like to schedule an appointment).  The Township Office will be closed on Tuesday, August 29th and Thursday, August 30th.  Please call Scott Moran at 610-637-1003 if you need to drop-off or pick-up a building permit.  Please call 610-255-0634 to leave a message for the Township Secretary or e-mail the Township at elktownship@comcast.net. 

Proposed Floodplain Ordinance & Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment:  The Board of Supervisors will hold a hearing on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM to review and receive public comment on the proposed Elk Township Floodplain Ordinance and proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment.  The Board of Supervisors will consider the proposed ordinances for enactment immediately thereafter at the 7:00 PM public meeting.  Please click on the following link for the Notice of Hearing and Adoption Meeting along with copies of the proposed ordinances:  Notice of Hearing & Adoption Meeting

CERT Basic Training Course:  CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) will host basic training designed to help prepare people to help themselves and others in the event of a catastrophic disaster.  The classes will be held from September 25th to November 18th at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus in Coatesville, PA.  Please click on the following link for further information:  Community Emergency Response Team Course Announcement

The Board of Supervisors September meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 5th at 7:00 PM.

Chester County Introduces New Smart911:  Chester County’s Director of the Department of Emergency Services, Robert J. Kagel, has introduced Smart911, a new emergency preparedness program.  Smart911 is a free services available to keep you and your family safer.  Smart911 lets you create a private and secure profile for your family, including any information you want 9-1-1 to have during an emergency.  You can include details such as a list of family members, photos, medical notes, pets and emergency contacts.  In an emergency seconds can save lives.  Take a few seconds now to plan ahead at www.smart911.com.

MS4 NPDES Permit Coverage for Elk Township:  Municipal Separate Stormwater Systems (MS4’s) are conveyances or systems of conveyances including roads with drainage systems, municipal streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, man-made channels or storm drains that are owned or operated by a public entity, are designed or used for collecting or conveying stormwater, and are not a combined sewer or part of a publicly owned treatment works. Continue reading