CHESTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA

ELK TOWNSHIP


952 CHESTERVILLE ROAD   BOX 153   LEWISVILLE, PA 19351
PHONE: (610) 255-0634 | FAX: (610) 255-0492


MEETING MINUTES | ORDINANCES | BUILDING PERMITS | CALENDAR OF EVENTS | LINKS | OPEN SPACE | HISTORY | PRIVACY STATEMENT


 

 

board of SUPERVISORS

 

ALBERT JEZYK, JR, Chairman

Term expires 2018

ESTACE WALTERS, Vice Chairman

Term expires 2016

JAMES GEORGE, Member

Term expires 2020

 


 

TOWNSHIP SECRETARY/TREASURER &

OPEN RECORDS OFFICER

 

TERRI KUKODA

 

610-255-0634 Phone

610-255-0492 Fax

elktownship@comcast.net

 

Mondays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Thursdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

(also by appointment)

 


 

PLANNING COMMISSION


MARK GRUBER, Chairman

Term expires 2016

FRAN DIIENNO

Term expires 2017

 

MELANIE RYAN

Term expires 2016

 

THOMAS SHAR

Term expires 2015

 

DELBERT STEELE

Term expires 2017

 


 

ZONING HEARING BOARD


SAMUEL SMITH, Chairman

Term expires 2016

MARK PLAUGHER, Vice Chairman

Term expires 2017

 

SUZANNE DOUGHERTY, Member

Term expires 2015

 


 

BOARD OF AUDITORS


REBECCA GEORGE

Term expires 2018

 


 

BUILDING CODE OFFICIAL

ZONING OFFICER

 

THOMAS LOWRY

Municipal Support Services, Inc.

610-692-9232

 

Mr. Lowry does not maintain regular

office hours at the Township Building but is

available by phone or appointment.

 

All filings of non-structural zoning complaints must be submitted in writing on the

Zoning Complaint Form as per

Resolution No. 2009-11.

 


 

REAL ESTATE TAX COLLECTOR


Diane Corcoran

610-932-5865

 

Diane collects only the Township Real Estate Tax. Please do not contact Diane for questions about the Earned Income Tax, Oxford Area School District Tax, or County Real Estate Tax.

 


 

TAX INFORMATION

 

Municipal Real Estate 0.257 Mills

Municipal Earned Income Tax 1.5%

 

Chester County Real Estate Tax

 

Oxford School District Real Estate Tax

 


 

KEYSTONE COLLECTIONS GROUP

EARNED INCOME TAX COLLECTOR

 

The Chester County Tax Collection Committee (TCC) appointed Keystone Collections Group to serve as the Earned Income Tax (EIT) collector for school and municipal taxing authorities within Chester County. This important change was brought about under Act 32 of 2008. Act 32 requires municipal governments and school districts in all Pennsylvania counties, except Philadelphia, to select a single tax collector to serve the Earned Income Tax collection needs of the political subdivisions within the county.

 

For additional information on Keystone Collections Group, please visit their website www.keystonecollects.com

 

 

 

 

STATE ESTABLISHES TERRORISM TIP LINE

 

Click here for more information

Information on PA's Counter-
Terrorism Task Forces

 


 

2014 Chester County Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Event Schedule

 

Chester County Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection April 26th at Octorara High School

 


 

OXFORD REGION MULTIMUNICIPAL COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

 

The Oxford Regional Multimunicipal Comprehensive Plan was adopted by Elk Township on July 25, 2012. The plan was prepared by the Oxford Region Multimunicipal Comprehensive Plan Planning Committee with technical assistance provided by the Chester County Planning Commission. The committee is currently working on the Intergovernmental Cooperative Implementation Agreement. Please click on the following link for more information: Oxford Region Multimunicipal Comprehensive Plan

 


 

OXFORD REGIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 


 

Chester County Department of Emergency Services

 


 

TOWNSHIP ELECTED & APPOINTED POSITIONS

 

Elk Township has elected and appointed officials along with appointed members of commissions, committees, boards, etc. Elected officials include the Board of Supervisors (3 members), Board of Auditors (3 members), and the Real Estate Tax Collector. Appointed officials include the Zoning Hearing Board (3 members) and the Zoning Officer. Appointed members include the Planning Commission (not less than 3 nor more than 9 members), Historic Commission (not less than 3 nor more than 14 members), Open Space Committee (not less than 3 nor more than 7 members), Chester County Tax Collection Committee (1 delegate plus an alternate), and Oxford Area Recreation Authority (1 representative). The terms and requirements for these positions, along with the setting of compensation if applicable, are in accordance with the PA Municipalities Planning Code, the Second Class Township Code, and any other applicable state or federal laws. Please click on the following for further information:

 

http://www.newpa.com/get-local-gov-support/publications

 

If you are interested in serving as an elected/appointed official or member, please call or e-mail the Township Office at 610-255-0634 or elktownship@comcast.net..

 


 

REPORTING ROAD ISSUES

 

Maintenance issues on State roads: Penn DOT 1-800-FIX ROAD (800-349-7623)

Maintenance issues on Township roads: Roadmaster, Estace Walters 484-459-2879

Removal of dead deer on State roads: Penn DOT 1-800-FIX ROAD (1-800-349-7623)

Removal of dead deer on Township roads: PA Game Commission 610-926-1966

State roads in Elk Township are the following: Brick Meetinghouse Road; Chesterville Road (South of Strickersville Road); Chrome Road, Hickory Hill Road (Route 472 North of Intersection); Lewisville Road (Route 841 North of Strickersville Road); Media Road; Route 472; Route 841; State Road; and Strickersville Road.

 


 

ELK TOWNSHIP PUBLIC RECORDS POLICY

 

ELK TOWNSHIP REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC RECORDS

 

DCED STANDARD RIGHT-TO-KNOW REQUEST FORM

 

Please make sure that when you file a request, you are seeking records and not just asking questions.  The Right-to- Know Law governs the release of records, which is defined as any information regardless of its physical form or character that documents a transaction or activity of an agency AND is created, received, or retained pursuant to law OR in connection with a transaction, business or activity of an agency.  For a basic overview of the law, please refer to the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records CITIZEN'S GUIDE TO OPEN RECORDS.

 

State Office of Open Records

Commonwealth Keystone Building

400 North Street

Plaza Level

Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225

717-346-9903

 openrecords@state.pa.us

http://openrecords.state.pa.us

 


 

STRAY ANIMALS & PA DOG LAW

 

Elk Township has a limited contract agreement with the Chester County SPCA. The SPCA will accept stray animals originating from within Elk Township that are brought to the SPCA For more information on services provided, please contact the Chester County SPCA.

 

Chester County SPCA

610-692-6113

 

Chester County Dog Warden

610-918-9078

 

Department of Agriculture - Dog Law & License Information

 

 


 

 

 

 

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