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).
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
ReadyChesCo: Chester County has launched ReadyChesCo a mass notification system that notifies registered users of important emergency information. ReadyChesCo is used to notify you of a major crises or emergency, and delivers important emergency alerts; such as weather, road closures, health, or community alerts. Registration takes only a few minutes! You can register by visiting http://www.readychesco.org/. It is free to sign up for ReadyChesCo and you can choose the type of alerts that you get (e-mail account, cell phone, pager). Your wireless carrier may charge you to get messages on your device, so check your plan to see what is covered. You can choose to stop getting these messages at any time.
Complaint Form: All filings of non-structural, grading and environmental complaints shall be made in writing on the Elk Township Complaint Form and filed with the Township office. The Complaint Form will be provided to the Township Zoning Officer for investigation.
PA State Police Alert of a Phone Scam: The Pennsylvania State Police has been receiving an abundance of phone calls in regards to an IRS Scam. These callers are claiming that they are the IRS and demand money or else “a warrant will be issued for your arrest”. These phone calls are fraudulent. Voicemails have also been left requesting that you contact them. Do not contact that number or issue them any money. Call the Attorney General office directly if you are contacted at 717-787-3391.