The Board of Assessment Appeals and five auxiliary appeal boards are currently hearing reassessment appeals from the new assessments mailed to property owners on July 1. The new assessments are the result of a court order that mandated Delaware County to undertake a reassessment of all properties within the County, establishing new assessments effective January 1, 2021.
The deadline to appeal the new assessments is September 1, 2020. Appeal forms can be downloaded here http://www.delcopa.gov/treasurer/forms/BOAAnnualappealForm.pdf or by calling the assessment office at (610) 891-5695. All appeals are subject to the Board’s Rules and Regulations that are available on the Board’s website or by calling the assessment office. Appeals must be postmarked or hand-delivered to the assessment office no later than September 1, 2020.
Your vote is needed, your vote is important, your vote will make a difference!
The voter registration DEADLINE for the November 3, 2020 presidential election is October 19, 2020. If you have any questions or concerns call 1-877-VOTESPA (1-877-868-3772).
Mail-in and absentee ballot APPLICATIONS for the November 3, 2020, general election must be received by your county election office by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. The Voted Ballots must be received by your county election office by 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
Hand delivered to the Delaware County voter registration office. Government Center, Ground Floor 201 W. Front Street Media, PA 19063 Phone: 610-891-4659 Fax: 610-891-4814 TDD/TTY: (610) 891- 4306 Email: email@example.com
If you are on active duty in the military, hospitalized/bedridden veteran, or an overseas citizen you can register at any time. See www.fvap.gov for more information.
Ways to Vote
Absentee Ballot (Reason Required)
Registered voters who are either too ill, hospitalized, on military deployment, or will be away from their designated polling area, will need to apply for an absentee ballot. Registered voters who may vote absentee include:
People whose work or vacation take them away from the Municipality where they live
Those with a physical disability or illness that prevents them from going to the polling place
Members of the military
People who may have a conflict due to the celebration of a religious holiday
Online: Registered voters can apply for an absentee ballot online with a valid PA driver’s license or photo I.D. from the PA Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
By Mail: Download an absentee ballot application form at votespa.com/absentee. Print, complete, sign, and deliver or mail the application to your county election office.
By Mail: Beginning 50 days before an election, voters can download a mail-in ballot application form votespa.com. Print, complete, sign, and deliver or mail the application: Delaware County Bureau of Elections, 201 West Front Street, Media, PA 19063
Voting in Delaware County: What to Expect at Your Polling Place
Last Day to Register to Vote: October 19, 2020
Applications for Mail-In or Absentee Ballots: Must be RECEIVED by your county election office by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
Voter Ballots Due: VOTED BALLOTS must be RECEIVED by your county election office by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 – postmarks are not enough.
General Election: November 3, 2020
Helpful Resources for Voting
Delaware County Bureau of Elections
Government Center Bldg.
201 W. Front Street, Media, PA 19063
The Bureau of Elections supervises the conduction of elections in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The office prepares machine ballots, programs voting machines, processes and issues absentee ballots, oversees district election workers, and maintains county and local candidate filings for elected offices. In addition, the office also maintains records of county election results, campaign finance filings, polling places and district election workers.
Elections: Contact Elections for questions related to your polling place, when or where an election will be held and other election related information.
Voter Registration: Contact Voter Registration to confirm if you are registered to vote, how to register and other questions related to voter registration.
Ms. Mary Jo Headley
Chief Clerk/Director, Voter Registration
201 W. Front St.
Government Center Bldg.
Media, PA 19063
(610) 891-4659 DelcoElection@co.delaware.pa.us Delaware County Website
Committee of Seventy: nonpartisan civic leadership organization that advances representative, ethical and effective government in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania through citizen engagement and public policy advocacy. USA.gov Vote.org
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a public health crisis. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware County is making history by establishing a public health department.
Join WHYY, Delaware County Council, and The Foundation for Delaware County for a public town hall to learn more about the plans for this new public health department, an update on COVID-19 in Delco, and the results of Johns Hopkins year-long public health study.
Please be advised the Borough Hall building is under construction for roof replacement. The expected date for completion for the project will be approximately two weeks. Please use caution as there are heavy operating equipment and possible debris falling from the roof. Parking may be limited. Please use the Borough parking lot behind the old Yeadon movie theater and Quality Gas or the Lukoil parking lot across the street. Also, entrances may be temporarily closed for everyone’s safety.
If you need further direction on ways to enter the building or parking please call the Borough at 610-284-1606.