POLK TOWNSHIP

2017 Supervisor and Planning Commission Meeting information can be found above.

Burning of leaves and garbage is NOT permitted in Polk Township.

Below are links for downloading common homeowner and tenant information and forms.  

Hell Hollow Rd. will be closed starting September 11th for bridge repairs.


Homeowner, Landlord and Tenant Information

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Trick or Treat Night

Tuesday October 31, 2017

5pm to 8pm

Please light your porch light if you would like to participate. 

Current News

Monroe County, Pennsylvania

Welcome to Polk Township

Polk Township is located in the southwestern corner of Monroe County and consists of 30.8 square miles.  The Land of Polk Township has a diversified amount of landscaping, from rolling hills of forest to flat pastures, to our local homes and businesses.  Polk Township serves residency for approximately 8,000 people.


Polk Township was founded in 1846 and was named after our 11th president of the United States of America, James K. Polk. The first school was built in Kresgeville in 1825. The first post office was established in Kresgeville in 1845.

Residents of Polk Township are eligible to participate in using the solid waste and recycling facilities at a cost of $90 per a year, or they can use a private waste hauler.Residents are also responsible to acquire and obtain permits for projects such as pools, roofs, fences, decks, additions, sheds, blacktopping driveways and others. Please call the township office to inquire if your project needs a permit before starting.