Show All Answers
Please visit the Votes.PA.Gov website to check your Voter Registration Status - which lists information such as your Voting Status, Party Affiliation, Voting District, and Election Day Polling Place.
For more information on the upcoming election, please visit the Montgomery County Voter Services website.
Our Tax ID Number is 23-6000384.
Limerick Township does not, at the present time, require permits for fencing a property when the proposed fence is six (6) feet high or less. However, the fence does need to meet certain requirements as listed in the Fence Guidelines supporting document.
Yes, a permit is required to re-roof a residential dwelling. Please refer to the Permits & Forms page to access the necessary permit application(s).
A residential construction permit is required for all additions and alterations to a residential building, including accessory buildings like sheds, garages, barns, and decks that are 30 inches or more above grade. Finishing basements and modifications and changes to plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems also require permits. Please refer to the Permits & Forms page to access the necessary permit application(s).
A commercial/non-residential building permit is required for any alterations to any commercial building. Please refer to the Permits & Forms page to access the necessary permit application(s).
Limerick Township does not require Use and Occupancy permits for residential resale.
For properties connected to public sewer, please contact Beth DiPrete at BDiPrete@limerickpa.org or call 610-495-6432 to confirm there is no delinquent balance due.
Yes, a Zoning Use Permit is needed for commercial re-sales or a new commercial tenant in a commercial property. Please refer to the Permits & Forms page to access the Zoning Use Permit Application.
Yes, this requires a Residential Construction Permit, which can be found on the Permits & Forms page.
You can find more information on KI tablets on the Montgomery County, PA website here.
If a violation is found during an inspection, a Fire Inspection Notice will be issued to record the type and location of the violation—if there is not a responsible party on site to receive the notice, it will be mailed to the property contact. Unless the violation poses an immediate fire, life, or safety violation, reasonable time will be granted to make the corrections.
No. Fire extinguishers shall be conspicuously located along normal paths of travel where they will be readily accessible and immediately available in the event of a fire.
Yes. Servicing which includes maintenance, recharging and hydrostatic testing shall be performed by a licensed businesses.
The Township does not provide this service. Fire extinguisher service shall only be performed by a licensed contractor. You may search online for “fire extinguisher servicing” or look in the yellow pages. We do not endorse or recommend fire extinguisher servicing companies.
Please be aware of fraudulent fire extinguisher servicing companies saying they were “sent by the Fire Department” to service the extinguishers. We would never send a company to service your fire extinguishers. A fire extinguisher company or a fire service company of any kind does not have enforcement powers nor the authority to demand work to be performed. If at any time you feel uncomfortable or threatened, call the Limerick Township Police Department, or 911. If you have further questions regarding fraudulent fire extinguisher or fire protection service companies, please call the Fire Marshal’s Office at 610-495-6432 ext. 119
Yes. All businesses and multi-family residences within the Township of Limerick are required to provide fire extinguisher(s).
The number of fire extinguishers required will depend on the type of hazard being protected, the maximum travel distance allowed to each extinguisher, and the square footage of the business or multi-family residence. Contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at 610-495-6432 ext. 119 and ask to speak with a Fire Marshal to determine how many your property requires.
Yes. Fire extinguishers with a Class K rating shall be provided for hazards where there is a potential for fires involving combustible cooking media (vegetable or animal fats; CCR Title 19).
All business occupancies, as determined by the Fire Code Official, shall be inspected at least once every 18 months for fire and life safety requirements, based on federal, state, and locally adopted codes and regulations.
To report violations, please call the Fire Marshal’s Office at 610-495-6432 ext. 119 or send an email to SSemmeles@LimerickPA.org
If compliance has not been met after the period allotted by the initial issue of the Fire Inspection Notice, a 2nd Fire Inspection Notice will be issued; concurrently a penalty fee may be assessed to you. A subsequent recheck will be made, and if the conditions in violation are still found, a final notice will be issued by way of a Compliance Order. A subsequent recheck will be made, and if unsafe conditions are still found, a penalty fee will be assessed by way of an Administrative Citation. If conditions continue to exist, the matter will be forwarded to the District Justice office, and additional fees will be assessed. Each additional re-inspection for non-compliance will be charged as a penalty fee. If you have been assessed a penalty fee for noncompliance, you will not have your violation notice signed off as corrected until proof of payment is made.
A re-inspection is necessary to confirm the correction or abatement of any previous fire and/or life safety violations.
The Limerick Township Fire Marshal enforces the Fire Code. Chapter 84 of Township Code. "106.5 Fire Safety Inspection Program. Inspections are required annually for all tenant spaces in a commercial occupancy." If entry to the premises or common area is denied to the code enforcement officer, the code enforcement officer may apply to the appropriate authority for an administrative search warrant.
The Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code and applicable Fire Code, currently the 2018 International Codes issued by the International Code Council (ICC) and the provisions amended by the UCC Review & Advisory Council (RAC)
Fire inspections are conducted to identify and correct any potential fire and life safety violations. In doing so, the Fire Marshal plays a vital role in educating businesses and residents in proper fire prevention practices.
Please visit www.aetna.com or call 1-800-370-4526 for a list of network providers.
For IN NETWORK services, the employee only deductible is $1,500 and family is $1,500 per individual or $3,000 for family. For OUT OF NETWORK, employee only is $3,000 and family is $3,000 per individual or $6,000 for family. Limerick Township pays the first half of the IN NETWORK deductible.
Yes. IN NETWORK for employee only is $6,350 and family is $6,350 per individual or $12,700 for family. OUT OF NETWORK max out of pocket is $10,000 for employee only and for family $10,000 per individual or $20,000 for family.
To register for a program or trip, please complete the Recreation Program Registration. This can be submitted to the recreation department, along with your payment, via email, fax, or USPS. We offer online registration for which can be found by clicking here
Please refer to the Zoning Map for details on the zoning district for your property.
If the fence does not exceed six feet in height and is placed on your property, a permit is not required. The homeowner is responsible for determination of the location property boundary and should consult a surveyor if uncertain of the exact location of the property line. Please refer to the Fence Guidelines for more information.
Please refer to the New Home Construction Permits Guide for details.
In-law suites are permitted for immediate family members with the following conditions:
This information can be found on the Sewer Page.
Rental units are regulated through the Emergency Services Department. Click here to visit the Department of Emergency Services page.
Additionally, property owners with one or more residential rental units are required to register these units each year and within thirty (30) days of a change in occupancy via the Residential Registration Form.
Complete a Zoning Use Permit application. Your information will be forwarded to all Township Departments and a collective response letter of items needed to operate of that location will be prepared for you. You do not need to have a lease agreement signed with the landlord for the Township to perform this service for you. The fee for the Zoning Use Permit is $100.00. Please note that additional fees may be required if an alarm system needs to be registered, etc.
To operate a home business, you'll need to submit a Home Occupation Application.
For information on how to enroll, please refer to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Agricultural Security Area handbook.
Please consult the Resident Guide to Land Development.
Limerick Township provides police service 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. For counter service (reports, complaints, etc.), hours are 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Thursday and 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM on Friday. Hours may occasionally vary due to staffing. The building is closed for counter service on weekends and all legal holidays.
Yes, the police department provides fingerprinting services for purposes such as employment, name change, etc. The fee is $25. Please call 610-495-7909 for further details or to make an appointment.
A non-reportable crash requires no further investigation other than the form that was provided at the time of the incident.
For immediate problems such as road blockages, traffic light malfunctions, etc., contact 610-635-4300. For problems such as speeding, traffic regulations or general questions, contact the Police Department at 610-495-7909.
Trash service is individually contracted for by residents (or your HOA).
Check our Recycling Page under Private Trash Haulers (or by clicking here) for contact information of some of the trash haulers in the area.
Note: This may not be a complete list - so check your local listings, too.
No. Residents must arrange for these services through their trash hauler.
Note: Leaf & Yard Waste can be dropped off at Hetrick Gardens Landscape & Nursery - Recycling Facility free of charge to Township residents (not commercial) The Township has contracted with Hetrick Gardens to provide this service to our residents. For more information, go to their website at: https://www.hetrickgardens.com/recycling-facility
Privately contracted Trash Haulers are also required to collect Leaf and Yard Waste a minimum of 4 times a year. For more information please visit the Township's Recycling Department Page or by clicking here
For information, visit the Montgomery County Recycling website at https://www.montcopa.org/637/Recycling-Information or contact them at (610) 278-3618.
Montgomery County provides useful information on their Montgomery County Recycling website including an A-Z Recycling Guide: What to Do When You Are Done With It.
Remember: Latex (water-based) paint is not a hazardous waste; taking it to a hazardous waste collection center for disposal is not an option.
If you can’t use it and you don’t want to store it, give it away. Charitable organizations, churches and the like may be happy to take it.
Don’t put latex paint still in liquid form in the trash. Allow the paint to dry out and harden before disposing of the container.
For detailed information on how to dispose of paint, visit the Montgomery County Recycling website at: https://www.montcopa.org/1996/Paint
Recycle bins may be obtained by contacting your trash hauler. You may also purchase a recycle bin at your local hardware store, if your trash hauler allows.
(The Township no longer sells these, as we are unable to provide in a cost-effective manner)
Unfortunately, the Township no longer sells these. You can purchase at a better price at your local hardware store.
For a complete listing of roads within Limerick Township and who is responsible to maintain them, please refer to the Road Ownership Listing
If the damage occurred on a Township-owned road, email Info@LimerickPA.org or call the Administration Office at (610) 495-6432 during normal business hours. For more information, please refer to the following: How to Report a Concern on a Township Road
If the damage occurred on a county road, call Montgomery County Department of Roads & Bridges at (610) 278-3613 or visit their website at: https://www.montcopa.org/377/Roads-Bridges .
If the damage occurred on a Pennsylvania State road, contact PennDOT at 1-800-FIX-ROAD or by submitting a claim to the Commonwealth of PA. For more information, please refer to the following: PennDOT Customer Care Center and PennDOT - How To File an Insurance Claim to the Commonwealth
If the mailbox is protruding into the road and is hit by a plow unit, it is the responsibility of the homeowner to replace or repair. If the mailbox is installed properly and is accidentally struck by a Limerick Township Public Works plow unit, the Township will replace the damaged parts of the mailbox and/or post, however, the actual installation is the responsibility of the property owner.
If the damage occurred on a county road, call Montgomery County Department of Roads & Bridges at (610) 278-3613 or visit their website at :https://www.montcopa.org/377/Roads-Bridges
For a complete list of roads and responsibilities, please refer to the Limerick Township Road Ownership Listing
For Township roads, please visit the Winter Operations page for information on the Limerick Township Public Works Department's winter weather road program.
For PennDOT roads, visit the PennDOT website for more information at: PennDOT - Winter Operations and you can track the PennDOT plows, get traffic delay warnings, and travel alerts using PennDOT's 511PA website or app. For more information on 511PA, please click the following: PennDOT - 511PA Informational Flyer
Contact the Public Works Department at (610) 495-6432 x 317 or by email at: Info@LimerickPA.org
Contact the Public Works Department at (610) 495-6432 x 312 or by email to: Info@LimerickPA.org
To report a dead animal, such as a deer on a Pennsylvania State road, contact PennDOT at 1-800-FIX-ROAD or by Submitting a Concern to the PennDOT Customer Care Center
To report a dead animal, such as a deer, on a Township-owned road or County road, contact the PA Game Commission's Southeast Region Office at (610) 926-3136.
610-792-2112 & 877-987-2782
Contact Essential Utilities (Aqua America of PA) at 610-792-2112 to make an appointment to review the plans.
Call Essential Utilities (Aqua America of PA) at 877-987-2782. Any blockage from the street to the building is the responsibly of the property owner and you will need to contact a plumber. If there is a blockage in the sewer main, Essential Utilities (Aqua America of PA) will have it cleared.
The Customer Service number for PA American Water is 1-800-565-7292.
If you moved, but still own the property in Limerick Township, and need to report an address change for your Real Estate tax bills, please contact the Montgomery County Board of Assessment Appeals office at (610) 278-3761, as all changes need to be made at the county level.
Contact the Montgomery County Board of Assessment Appeals office at (610) 278-3761, as all changes need to be made at the county level.
No, but you must register your business with the Zoning Department by completing a Zoning Use Application.
The number required is an Employer ID # and is issued by Berkheimer Associates. They can be reached at www.hab-inc.com.
The earned income tax has been levied by your resident taxing jurisdiction (i.e., the township, borough or school district in which you live). Earned income is defined as salaries, wages, commissions, bonuses, incentive payments, fees, tips and/or other compensation for services rendered, whether in cash or property, and whether paid directly to you or through an agent. In addition, the net profits of a business are subject to a net profits tax. Net profits are defined as the net income from the operation of a business, profession, or other activity, except corporations, after deductions for all operating costs and expenses incurred in conducting said business.
Income such as dividends, interest, income from trusts, bonds, insurance and stocks is exempt. Also exempt are payments for third party sick or disability benefits, old age benefits, retirement pay, pensions - including social security payments, public assistance or unemployment compensation payments made by any governmental agency, and any wages or compensation paid by the United States for active service in the armed forces of the United States including bonuses or additional compensation for such service.
No. The tax withheld by your employer will be remitted to your resident taxing jurisdiction. It is still required that our questionnaire be answered by all residents.
Any individual working in a jurisdiction that levies the tax on residents and non-residents will have the tax withheld by their employer. If you work in a jurisdiction that does not tax non-residents, your employer is only required to withhold for those individuals who live in that jurisdiction. Occasionally, employers located in a jurisdiction where the tax is not levied will volunteer to withhold if your resident jurisdiction levies the tax.
No. If employed in Philadelphia, you may use the Philadelphia Wage Tax as a credit against your liability to your resident municipality, but the credit may not exceed the current tax rate for your local taxing jurisdiction. No refund or credit can be taken for any withholding greater than the current tax rate for your resident municipality.
The earned income tax will be collected directly from those who are:
- Salaried but self-employed in a side business
- Work in a municipality where the tax is not in place, or out of state
Those persons must file a declaration of the total of such estimated net profits or income, together with the total estimated tax due, with the Earned Income Tax Collector. Proper forms for reporting the quarterly payments will be sent to each person if liable.
State law, as well as the local tax resolutions and/or ordinances, make it a summary criminal offense if a taxpayer fails to file a tax return as required. This subjects the taxpayer to a fine not to exceed $500 per offense, plus the cost of prosecution. In default of payment of said fine and costs, the taxpayer may be imprisoned for a period not exceeding 30 days per offense. In addition, distress sale, wage attachment and/or civil suit proceedings may be used to collect any unpaid tax found to be due, and penalties and interest may also be assessed.
Yes. A Local Earned Income Tax Return must be filed annually by April 15.
Forms are available from Berkheimer Associates. You can reach customer service and download forms from their website at https://www.hab-inc.com/
Please click here to view the Tax Appeal Regulations: Montgomery County TCC Appeal Process
You can also visit the Berkheimer Taxpayer Resource Center at: //www.hab-inc.com/taxpayer-resource-center/taxappeals