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




DOG LICESNSES ARE NOW DUE

FEES: $6.00 SPAYED/NEUTERED
$9.00 NONSPAYED/NON-NEUTERED
$10.00 LATE FEE PER DOG AFTER MARCH 31, 2014

Please see the township clerk.


We Have a New Address!


TOWNSHIP OF ELK

680 WHIG LANE

MONROEVILLE, NJ 08343


YARD WASTE DROP-OFF SITE
Elk Township Residents Only
 
Grass, Leaves, Branches, Tree Stumps
No charge to Elk Township Residents
Fazio's Garden Center
541 Bridgeton Pike (Route 77)
Mullica Hill, NJ
Call for hours:  478 - 6298
 

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 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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