Vacation Home Check Form

**Disclaimer: By filling out this form, the homeowner realizes that the Police department and the Township do not assume any liability for loss or damage to property while you are away. Homeowner also understands there is no guarantee that vacation checks will be daily. 

The Spring Garden Township Police Department is pleased to be able to provide the service of checking your residence while you are away on vacation. Every effort will be made to periodically check your home while you are away. Upon your return, we would ask that you call us at (717) 843-0851 to let us know that you have returned. This is for your safety as well as the police officers that serve you.

  • What is a House Check? A: Your house will be checked by an Officer every other day. This, of course, depends on the manpower and availability of Officers.
  • What does the Officer do when checking my house? A: The Officer will walk around the residence to ensure the house is secured and there are no signs of forced entry. They will also be looking for any signs that unwanted persons, or vehicles have been there. They will watch for things that may seem out of the ordinary. The Officer will log the times of the check in their activity log.
  • What happens if something is wrong? A: The person(s) you list as an emergency contact will be notified, most likely you will also be notified immediately afterwards. Don't forget to give us your cell phone number in case of an emergency.

When completing the form below, please be as thorough as possible because an incomplete form may result in your request being delayed.

Spring Garden Township Police Department or County Control MUST be called when you return home.

Contact Info
Home Location

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Vacation Duration
Select the dates and times for when you leave and return.
Home Details
For each vehicle parked outdoors, please add its registration plate state/number, make, model and color in the "Notes" box below.
If somone is checking on your home while you are away, add their information in the "Notes" box below if different than your listed emergency contact person.
Emergency Contact
Enter details for the person who should be contacted in case of any emergency.
Home Summary
Enter additional information such as the make, model and color of vehicles left at home, pets left at home, light timers, alarm systems, visitors, etc.