Township News & General Information

Real ID Information

Beginning October 1, 2020, Pennsylvanians will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, photo ID card, or another form of federally-acceptable identification (such as a valid passport or military ID) to board a domestic commercial flight or enter a federal building or military installation that requires ID.

REAL IDs are now available to Pennsylvanians who want them. This guide will help you decide if you need a REAL ID, and provide information on what documents you will need and steps you can take to get an optional REAL ID.

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Internet Purchase Exchange Location

The Limerick Township Police Department is happy to announce a new initiative for residents regarding safe online sales transactions. With the increase in crimes associated with online purchases, we understand that residents feel hesitant to give someone out their home or work address. Using the Internet Purchase Exchange Location is easy. You do not have to notify the police department of your intent to use the location. Just make sure that you conduct your transaction in the immediate area of the posted sign.

Designated parking spaces, within our public parking lot, are assigned to complete exchanges generated from online sales. The area will be monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by surveillance cameras and will be located just steps from the Limerick Township Police Department.

Disclaimer: The Limerick Township Police Department assumes no liability whatsoever for those using the zone for conducting such transactions.

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Internet Exchange Location 1

Spotted Lanternfly -Pest Alert
Limerick Township is in the Quarantine Area for this pest.  Please take some time to familiarize yourself with how you can help eradicate this pest from our region and help protect the agricultural community from its affects.

For the most up-to-date information from the PA Department of Agriculture and Penn State Extension on the Spotted Lanternfly and what Homeowners should do please visit their website using the below links to be redirected automatically:           

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Penn State Extension  

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PLEASE NOTE: The PA Department of Agriculture notified us that since Limerick Township is already in the Quarantine Area, you do not need to report when you see them on your property.                                                                               

However, if you see a Spotted Lanternfly outside of the Quarantine Area - especially if you are outside of Pennsylvania and see one - please report it to the PA Department of Agriculture immediately by emailing badbug@pa.gov or by calling 1-866-253-7189

Please take steps to avoid relocating materials out of the area and do your best to eliminate the insects with the proper use of insecticides or call a tree expert.  Between October - May, when eggs masses are deposited, be sure to scrape the eggs and dispose of them properly using solutions such as hand-sanitizer and double bag them before throwing away.

 As of February  2019 - The following counties are currently under quarantine:

Berks       Bucks      Carbon     Chester     Delaware     Lancaster     Lebanon     Lehigh     Monroe     Montgomery     Northampton
     Philadelphia     Schuylkill

         

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For Businesses in the Quarantine Area --  check to see if you need a Permit from the PA Department of Agriculture by clicking on the image above of the Adult Spotted Lanterfly with its' wings closed to redirect you to the PA Department of Agricultures website or by using the below link:  https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/Plants_Land_Water/PlantIndustry/Entomology/spotted_lanternfly/quarantine/Pages/Do-I-Need-a-Permit.aspx