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 first Tuesday 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 Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1:00 to 4:00 and by appointment (please call and let the Township Secretary know if you’d like to schedule an appointment).
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.
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has advised that unless Elk Township qualifies for a waiver, stormwater discharges from its MS4 Municipal Separate Stormwater System (MS4) will need coverage under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit by September 17, 2017. The Township Engineer will continue to advise the Board on the requirements/deadlines for its NPDES permit or waiver (must meet certain criteria).
PA DEP Municipal Stormwater; PA DEP MS4 Resources; PA DEP Stormwater Management
CHESCO DES Community Emergency Response Training: Chester County Department of Emergency Services has announced that it will hold Community Emergency Response Training from September 24th to November 7th at the training campus in Coatesville. This training will teach you how to take care of yourself, your family, and neighbors in an emergency. Please click on the following links for more information:
Community Emergency Response Training
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.
Please click on the following for information on refuse disposal and the SECCRA landfill: SECCRA What Do I Do With…