Information on Government, at the state and local level that affect Delaware County Pennsylvania
|County Government||State Government||Municipal Governments||Federal Government|
State Government, www.state.pa.us
State Judicial System, www.courts.state.pa.us
PA State Senate, www.pasen.gov/index.cfm
PA House of Representatives, www.house.state.pa.us
Delaware County Government (includes county judicial system), Phone: 610.891.4000, www.co.delaware.pa.us
The government structure of Delaware County consists of a five-member elected council. County Council is involved in activities pertaining to economic development, public transportation, waste disposal, human services, land use and culture. The Council also decides the best means of providing services which are required by law or are necessary for the well being of the county, and determines the participation of the County in intergovernmental programs involving federal, state, and local government as well as distribute federal and state grants for social services.
Delaware County Council, www.co.delaware.pa.us/council1.html
There are 49 municipalities within the 184 square miles of Delaware County. There is one city, twenty townships, and twenty-seven boroughs. All have a municipal form of government in place with elected representatives that oversee the administration of their respective communities.
Federal Government, www.us.gov
Federal Judicial System, www.fjc.gov
US Senate, www.senate.gov
US House of Representatives, www.house.gov