Monroe County, Pennsylvania
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The burning of leaves and garbage is NOT permitted in Polk Township.
Below are links for downloading common homeowner and tenant information and forms.
As required by Chapter 7-A of Act 44 of 2009 the Municipal Pension Plan Funding and Recovery Act
NEW!! Spotted Lantern Fly Information - Spotted Lantern Fly.docx
- An invasive insect that is a threat to Monroe County's Agricultural community
- How to recognize a Spotted Lantern Fly and what you can do to stop the spread of them
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.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Offices will be closed Monday January 15th, 2018 for Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday
Parks & Recreation
Polk Township is looking for members that enjoy getting involvedand making a difference to join in our new Parks & Recreation Committee!! For more information please contact the township office at 610-681-5376