According to PennDOT, large animals, such as deer, bear, and elk, are the responsibility of the Game Commission. If these or any other dead animals are found on a state road or bridge, the local PennDOT office should be contacted and arrangements will be made for their removal.
2105 Lincoln Highway East
Lancaster, PA 17602
Office Phone: 717-299-7621
ROAD-KILLED DEER should be reported directly to the region office that serves the county where the animal is located. A variety of entities handle road-killed deer removal throughout the state and the region office can clarify the proper authorities to notify based on the location of the animal. CONSUMPTION PERMITS for deer and turkey only: Residents can pick up deer and turkey only for consumption purposes and must obtain a permit within 24 hours. Consumption permits are issued from region offices. Call the region office that serves the county where the animal is located, directly. Region office contact information can be found below.
Southeast Region - Pete Sussenbach, Director
Berks, Bucks, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Schuylkill counties.
253 Snyder Road
Reading, PA 19605
Phone: 610-926-3136, 610-926-3137
Lancaster County Game Warden – Greg Graham – firstname.lastname@example.org