Information and Resources for Penn Forest Township residents
*****EFFECTIVE 3/26/20 the Penn Forest Township Municipal Office will be CLOSED for precautionary measures until further notice. Please mail in all of your payments and applications. E-mail for all your questions or needs. Phone messages will be checked daily. All employee contact information is in the "contact us" under the Resources tab at the top of the website. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
*****EFFECTIVE 3/21/2020 Transfer station staff will no longer be assisting in the removal of trash from personal vehicles, or assisting in loading it into the compactors. Transfer station hours remain the same. Please plan accordingly.
*****Notice: Please avoid flushing disinfecting wipes, paper towels and disinfecting and antibacterial sanitizers. These products may cause backups in the building sewer or significantly impact septic tank health.
***** ALL TAXES should be MAILED to Josiah Behrens, he will not be available in person at the Township building until further notice. Please see the "Tax Collector" at top of website for futher information.
*****EFFECTIVE 3/17/20 AARP will be CLOSED until further notice*****
Starting 2/5/2020 through 4/15/2020 every WEDNESDAY 9A-12P AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers - especially those 50 and older in the Lower Level of the Municipal Building.
2020 ELECTRONIC RECYCLING Dates-JULY 18TH & NOVEMBER 14TH
EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 11, 2019 Recycling has resumed at the Transfer Station
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 a LATE FEE of $25.00 will be applied to all garbage accounts.
LOST-AND-FOUND If you lost something, come in and check with the township office we may have found it!
Penn Forest Township Board of Supervisors Meeting - 1st Monday of each month 7:00 pm (Except if 1st Monday is a Legal Holiday then meeting will be held on Tuesday).
Zoning Board - 1st Thursday of each month 7:00 pm; scheduled as needed
Park & Recreation Meeting - 3rd Thursday of each month 6:30 pm; at the Penn Forest Township Recreational Park Concession Stand
Planning Commission - 4th Monday of each month 6:00 pm Basement of The PFT Municipal Building; scheduled as needed.(Except if 4th Monday is a Legal Holiday then meeting will be held on Tuesday)
Penn Forest Township residents have access to 9-1-1 emergency services. Dial 911 in an emergency, but only in an emergency. If you need assistance but do not have an emergency, call:
Fern Ridge State Police 570-646-2271 (non-emergency number)
Lehighton State Police 610-377-4270 (non-emergency number)
Lehighton Ambulance-Penn Forest location 570-325-8184
If you live in a development, contact your development managenent or Property Owner's Association for the property security procedures in case of an emergency.
BEFORE burning Call the Communication Center 570-325-9111
The PA turnpike exchange construction is completed and available to EZ Pass tag holders ONLY.
Tom Cross - Chairman
Christian Bartulovich - Vice Chairman
Roger L Meckes - Roadmaster/Supervisor
Scott Lignore - Asst. Roadmaster/Supervisor
Judith Knappenberger - Supervisor
Dana Vitale - Secretary
Heather Saba - Administrative Assistant
Julie Rossi - Administrative Assistant
2010 State Route 903 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-2768 or 570-325-2769
Office Hrs: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM Fax: 570-325-8230
E-mail : email@example.com
Office Hrs: Zoning M,W,F 1-4PM
Building T,TH 8-11AM
Transfer Station: 570-325-3016