Welcome to Elk Township     "The Official Elk Township Website"

 

Elk Township, primarily known as an agricultural community, is made up of almost 20 square miles at the southern end of Gloucester County.  On many Township roads, visitors can find roadside markets offering the best in Jersey Fresh produce, continuing its great tradition of farming.  Through good planning, Elk Township has been able to maintain a "country" feel to its growth and residential development.   It is easily accessed by major roadways in south Jersey and offers a positive environment for business development and expansion.   


IMPORTANT NOTICES TO RESIDENTS



TAX SALE
October 28. 2014
10:00 AM
680 Whig Lane
Monroeville, NJ 08343

Elk Township Residents
Please review:

Jersey Energy Group and Commercial Utility Consultants concerning an energy aggregate co-op.



Currently, Elk Township is participating with the Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management to update our municipality’s Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The original plan was adopted several years ago and needs to be updated to maintain eligibility for certain federal grants as well as make sure we are working together to reduce the risk from natural disasters and hazards to the extent possible.  

If you are interested in learning more about this project, please visit: › Hazard Mitigation Project. The website includes current information and offers you the opportunity to submit any comments or questions.

Reminder - Elk Township address is:


TOWNSHIP OF ELK

680 WHIG LANE

MONROEVILLE, NJ 08343


Application for Park Use

 

Application for Elk Township Recreation Park and Ina B. Hull Park is now available on the municipal forms page, or you can:

 

›  Link to Updated Application


SPECIAL ALERT!

 

An increased number of residential burglaries have been reported to the Elk Township Police Department.  Anyone who observes any type of suspicious activity should do their best to get a license plate number, description of vehicle and description of any suspicious people in the area and call 911 immediately

 

› Additional Information

   QUICK LINKS:

 

  ›  Public Works

  ›  Tax Assessor

  ›  Municipal Clerk

  ›  Tax Collector

  ›  Police Non-emergencies

  ›  Municipal Forms

 

NEW!
Elk Township Code Book now online
 

    Have an EMERGENCY?

    Call 911


Elk Township Farmers grow the best fruits, vegetables, and horticultural products not only in the state but the country.  Most of our stands are closed for the season; however, here is a link to the Harvest Dates chart from the NJDA.  It's a great planning tool for next year.

 

›  List of Farm Stands throughout Elk Township

 

 

Jacob and Leonard Fisler, from Switzerland, who purchased land here in 1791, settled Elk Township.  Elk Township was originally noted for its lumbering business, but at present is known as a farming community, with some of the finest orchards in the country to be found in the area.


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