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Solicitor Permit Application
TRANSIENT RETAIL BUSINESS: Engaging in peddling, soliciting, or taking orders, either by sample or otherwise, for any goods, wares, or merchandise from house to house within the Township of Easttown. No person shall engage in any transient retail business within Easttown Township without first having obtained from the Chief of Police or his designee a license, for which a fee, which shall be for the use of Easttown Township, shall be charged:
- $50.00 for one month
- $75.00 for six months
- $100.00 for one year
Exceptions (No license fee shall be charged): (1) To children under the age of 18 years who take orders for newspapers, greeting cards, candy, bakery products, and the like, or who represent the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts or similar organizations; (2) To the seeking or taking of orders by insurance agents or brokers licensed under the insurance laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; (3) To any person who has complied with the provisions of the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act.
If you are interested in obtaining a solicitor permit, please complete the application (which can be downloaded from the link provided to the left) and submit it to the ETPD with a copy of your current driver’s license, passport, or state-issued identification.
Vacant House Check Request
The Easttown Twp. Police Department takes great pride in ensuring the welfare of our citizens. We are more than happy to check the security of your residence should you leave for an extended period of time. Our officers generally check the residence daily for any signs of forced entry, unlocked doors, or any other physical signs that the security of the home has been breached while you are away. If something should happen while a resident is away, a call back person will be notified of the event.
In order to have your residence checked, the homeowner should complete a Vacant House Check request. The form should be filled out in its entirety and returned to the ETPD (in person, emailed, or faxed) prior to your departure. The form can be downloaded from the link provided to the left. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact a representative of the ETPD anytime.
Right-to-Know Request Form
For more information on this form and the Township’s Open Records policy, please visit: https://www.easttown.org/DocumentCenter/View/83/Open-Records-Policy-?bidId=.
The RTK request form can be found to the left of this section. Please ensure that you have filled out the form in its entirety including: the date of the incident you are requesting and your email address. Please note: All responses will be sent via email unless it is otherwise determined by the Township that another method should be utilized. Once completed, please submit to the ETPD by email, fax, or in person.
Requesting Police Recordings (Video & Audio) in Pennsylvania
Act 22 applies to individuals seeking "any audio recording or video recording made by a law enforcement agency." The Right-to-Know Law does not apply to requests for these recordings.
How to File a Request: Under Act 22, a request for an audio or video recording in the possession of a law enforcement agency must be made within 60 days of the date the recording was made. Requests must be submitted via personal delivery or certified mail. The link to this form can be found to the left of this section. The request must include:
- The date, time and location of the event recorded.
- A statement describing the requester’s relationship to the event recorded.
- If the recorded incident took place inside of a residence, the request must also identify every person present at the time of the recording, unless unknown and not reasonably ascertainable.
Once a request is filed, the agency has 30 days to respond, although the requester and agency can agree to an extension. For more information, please visit: https://www.openrecords.pa.gov/RTKL/PoliceRecordings.cfm.
Easttown Township Police Department
Address: 566 Beaumont Road, Devon, PA 19333