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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 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).

Local Earned Income Tax Return is Due April 18th

It’s that time of year again. The 2015 local earned income tax return filing deadline is approaching. The due date is extended to Monday April 18 this year because Washington DC is commemorating Emancipation Day on Friday April 15.

Did you know the quickest way to get your refund is to file online? If you live and work in Pennsylvania, you can e-file on our tax administrator’s secure website, which is available 24/7 at www.KeystoneCollects.com.

Keystone Collections Group’s e-file is the easy, fast and secure way to file your 2015 tax return.  It lets you file your tax return when it is most convenient for you. You will need your W-2, your Social Security Number and any other income documents that may apply (such as a PA-UE or a Schedule C).

Keystone redesigned e-file to make it even faster and more user-friendly.

If you have questions regarding local tax filing, visit Keystone’s Frequently Asked Questions or call Keystone’s Taxpayer Helpline at 1-888-328-0565 to speak with a local, knowledgeable Taxpayer Service Agent. You can also email your questions 24/7 to Taxpayer Support. Taxpayer Service Agents try to respond to all online inquiries within three business days.

Taxpayers with earned income in 2015 are required to file a Final Tax Return by Monday, April 18th.

cccdlogoManure Management Workshops 2016
for Owners/Operators of Small Livestock Operations and Equine Farms

Pennsylvania Law requires any operation that generates or land applies manure to complete and implement a Manure Management Plan. Continue reading

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

CHESCO DES Community Emergency Response Training: Chester County Department of Emergency Services has announced that it will hold Community Emergency Response Training on Wednesdays April 20th to June 1st from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM and on Saturday June 4th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM 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 for more information:
Spring 2016 CERT Course Annoucement

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.