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You can contact the Upper Providence Township Police Department during working hours for general questions: Phone: 610-566-8445 Hours 8:30am to 4:30pm
If you need to see an officer or wish to report an incident, call 911. The 911 system is utilized for emergency and non-emergency purposes.
You can call 911 anytime you need an officer. For example, you can call if you have been bitten by an animal.
You are requested to dial 911 to file a police report. An officer will be dispatched and will respond directly to your residence to take the report. Depending on the nature of the call, you may request that the officer contact you by phone. You may also respond to the police station located at 935 N. Providence Rd Media, PA 19063.
We recommended that you report all accidents to the police department. In most cases your insurance company will require you to file a police report if you intend to file an insurance claim. By law, you must report an accident to the police if one or more vehicles involved in an accident cannot be driven from the scene because of vehicular damage, if the accident involves injury or there is damage to unattended vehicles or property.
To request a copy of a Police Report please complete the Police Report Request Form. You can drop off or mail the completed form to the Upper Providence Twp Police Department located at 935 N. Providence Rd Media, PA 19063 or Fax the request to 610-566-4590. There is a $15.00 fee for a copy of a police report (cash or check only). When picking up the report please bring your ID with you.
If you received the citation from the Upper Providence Twp Police Department (Delaware County), you will need to go to: District Court 32-2-46 located at 939 N. Providence Rd Media, PA 19063 Phone: 610-566-3495.
Handicapped placard applications are obtained through PennDOT. The easiest way to obtain a handicapped placard is to download the application on line. Once you have the application, both you and your doctor must complete the application. After it is completed, submit it to PennDOT for review. You should receive a handicapped placard within 2 weeks of submission to PennDOT.
A handicapped placard or a handicapped registration is required on vehicles parked in designated handicapped spaces.
Handicapped spaces are designated by blue painted stripes on the ground as well as posted handicapped signs.
No. The discharge of weapons is not permitted in Upper Providence Township. (Per Ordinance 694.01)
Yes. Pursuant to Township Code, ( Chapter 660), Minors (under age 18) are not permitted upon any street, highway, alley, park or public place within the Township between 10:00pm and 5:00am, Monday through Thursday and 11:00pm to 5:00 am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
No. Fireworks are prohibited pursuant to state law.
Parking tickets must be paid within 48 hours of issuance. Tickets may be paid at the police station between 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday or they can be mailed to: 935 North Providence Road Media, Pennsylvania 19063.
Failure to respond to a parking ticket will result in the issuance of a state citation.
Solicitation does require a permit. Applications are available on the township website or at the township building. Any questions or concerns please contact the Police Department or the Code Enforcement Officer.
(2011) Yes. All alarms are required to be registered and they must perform within the standards set forth in the Township Code (Chapter 1440). A fee of $35.00 is required when the alarm application is submitted. Alarm applications may be picked up at the police station or can be downloaded from the Township website.
Yes. Repeated false burglary alarm activations have the following penalties:1. First and second alarm activations per calendar year, a warning.2. Third, fourth and fifth alarm per calendar year, a $25.00 fine for each violation.3. Sixth and subsequent alarm per calendar year, a $100.00 fine for each violation.
Yes – there is a Medication Drop Box located in the main lobby of our Administrative Offices located at 935 N. Providence Rd Media, PA 19063. The lobby is open to the public during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please make sure the pills are either contained in a pill bottle and/or plastic bag. Please do not place “loose” pills into the drop box.
Yes—Please return our vacation form located on our Documents & Forms webpage to our Administrative Offices located at 935 N. Providence Rd Media, PA 19063. The lobby is open to the public during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Or email form back to Sergeant Lawrence Baker at LBaker@upperprovidence.org.
The Upper Police Twp Police Department is now able to assist residents with instructions on how to properly install child safety seats. They will also provide inspections to make certain that the seats are properly installed by you should you have any doubts. Due to the time necessary to perform this service, please set up an appointment by contacting Detective Sergeant George Moore at 610-566-8445, ext. 110.
Residents of Upper Providence Township (Delaware County) may contact our Administrative Offices during normal business hours, Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm to schedule an appointment to be fingerprinted. Fingerprinting services are only offered on the first & third Wednesday of every month between the hours of 10:00am and 12:00pm, by appointment only.
Unlike individual on-site systems, the operation of public sewer systems is monitored by the PA DEP. While it is always possible to find examples to the contrary, the fact is that public sewer systems are better for the environment because their operation is monitored for proper performance and they are generally kept in a good state of repair. There is no such monitoring of on-site systems.
To learn when the next Household Hazardous Waste Event is, view Delaware County's Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program page.
Delaware County hosts 4 events per year. See the attached flyer for more information.
2021 HHW Collections
To obtain a license, view Delaware County's Getting Your Dog License page.
You may call A. J. Blosenski to make arrangements (for a fee) to have your TV picked up. Call them at 610-942-2707 to inquire. The Landfill Disposal Ban went into effect January 24, 2013. This means that no person may dispose of these devices or related components with their regular trash these items must be must be properly recycled. Here are some suggestions: - Retailers that sell these devices. Participating retailers that offer this service are not permitted to charge a fee unless a financial incentive is provided. - Best Buy will take TVs and monitors up to 32" along with DVD, CD players and most small electronics excluding microwaves It is best to call first. - Salvation Army at 66 Chester Pike in Darby will accept WORKING TVs of all sizes. - Staples will accept computers, NO monitors or TV's. It is best to call first. - List of facilities in Delaware County
Yes. Recycling cans are available at the Township Building Monday thru Friday, 8:30-4:30. If you are a new resident and the previous owners did not leave you one, you can come get a can and lid at no charge. If you would like an additional one, the can is $12 and the lid is $3.50, or $15.00 if purchased together. You may also pick up a recycling sticker for an additional can at no charge.
Yes. If you are unable to find an answer to your question please call the township and we will assist you.
Yes. If you do not find the answer to your question please call the township and we will assist. you.
680.05Unnecessary noises and dust pollution prohibited.
[Ord. No. 447, passed 9-10-2009]
[Ord. No. 454, passed 1-4-2010]
Call Strickler Animal Control - Allen Strickler office 610-485-2770 or any animal control company of your choice. The township does not handle wild life issues therefore the homeowner will be responsible for any incurred expense.
It is provided by Media Fire Company 610-565-3738.
1. Having a current dog license is the best way to ensure a dog is returned to its owner. For details visit Delaware County's Getting Your Dog License page.
2. Anyone who finds a lost dog with a license can locate the owner by visiting the County website and click on Return a Lost Dog, enter the license type and number, and they will get the owner’s phone number. Or call the Delaware County Treasurer’s Office at 610-891-4276 during regular business hours to get the owner’s information.
3. If you find a lost dog and cannot locate the owner, contact the animal control officer in your municipality or call 911. Delaware County’s Emergency Services dispatchers will keep a log of recently reported found and lost dogs.
4. To report or reclaim a lost dog, call the Brandywine Vet Hospital at 610-459-0500, and provide detailed information. Stray dogs that cannot be returned to their owner will be transported to the Brandywine Vet Hospital by the local animal control officer. Citizen drop-off of stray animals will not be accepted.
5. There are some Internet sites where people can post photos and information on lost dogs. Visit PALostDogs.com, or Bring the Lost Pets of Delaware County, PA Home Facebook page.
Yes. You need to obtain a zoning permit. Zoning Permit Application
You should call the PA Game Commission at 610-926-3136 or Animal Control at 610-485-2770.
Not all streets within the township are maintained by Upper Providence. Most streets are maintained by Upper Providence Township others are maintained by PennDOT. Here is a list of PennDOT streets:
Bishop Hollow Road
Crum Creek Road (south from State Road to Nether Providence Township Line)
Manchester Avenue (except for 488-foot between bridge at Knowlton Road and Nether Providence Township. line)
S. Orange Street
Palmer's Mill Road
N. Ridley Creek Road
Rose Tree Road
Contractor shall collect, remove and dispose of yard waste placed at curbside in approved paper biodegradable, compostable bags, approved 55 gallon container or tied into bundles no more than 3 feet in length and weighing no more than 30 lbs. Yard waste may consist of tree trimmings, shrubbery, leaves, general yard and garden residues/wastes and other similar material but specifically excluding grass clippings. (grass clippings can be included as part of your regular trash) The collection will occur every other week on Wednesdays throughout the year or other scheduled time as approved by the Township.2021 ScheduleJanuary – 13th and 27thFebruary – 10th and 24thMarch – 10th and 24thApril – 7th and 21stMay – 5th and 19thJune – June 2nd, 16th and June 30thJuly – 14th and 28thAugust – 11th and 25thSeptember – 8th and 22ndOctober – 6th, 13th, 20th and 27thNovember – 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24thDecember – 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th
Residents may also place trees curbside to be collected with their regular trash.
Township Council meets the 2nd Thursday of each month for their regular business meeting and the 4th Thursday of each month for their Committees meeting. View Business and Committee Meeting.
To see when your recycled materials will be collected,
It is best to contact the Township and be directed to Code Enforcement so that the property in question can be checked for any code violations. You can also click on the "report a concern" LINK HERE button on the home page and submit it electronically.
- H & R Trucking & Environmental Services: 610-833-2836- Recycle Metals Corp.: 610-828-5553- Safe Disposal: 215-332-3134
Call 911 so that the Highway Department or PennDOT can be notified.