Closures & Information:

The Lower Merion Township Building is restricted to public access and will be available for a limited appointment only basis. Please click here for a department directory. The Lower Merion Transfer Station is open through Saturday, June 6, 2020, for tree debris and branches only. No regular dumping is permitted. Fill out your Census today at!

Police FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How do I complain about or commend a police officer?

  • How do I get a crash report?

  • Where can I purchase a dog license?

  • How long does the solicitor permit application process take

  • What is required for the Solicitor Permit

  • What are the costs associated with a Solicitor Permit

  • How do I obtain a Solicitors Permit

  • Who must obtain a Solicitors Permit

  • How do I obtain a Dog License?

  • What hours is the department open?

  • What is the department's mailing address?

  • Does the Police Department do fingerprinting for applications, etc?

  • Where do I renew a license or car registration?

  • Where do I pay a traffic ticket?

  • How do I find out about crime statistics for my neighborhood or about a neighborhood that I am considering moving into in the Township?

  • How do I get a copy of a police report for my insurance company?

  • What if the insurance company requests that I provide the report?

  • How do I find out which investigator is assigned to follow-up my case?

  • Does this department provide residential and commercial security surveys?

  • How can I get Crime Prevention information?

  • How do I request temporary No-Parking signs in front of my house for a special event?

  • How do I get police services for a special event at my residence or business?

  • How do I get a Protection from Abuse Order (PFA)?

  • Are there any other sources of assistance for victims of abuse or other crimes?

  • I want to become a Lower Merion Township Police Officer, how do I go about this?

  • Who do I contact about traffic problems in the Township?