The Transfer Station is now CLOSED for all listed holidays.
Credit Card Payments Made in Office or via Telephone
Penn Forest Township offers the convenience of accepting MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa credit cards for all applications and garbage invoices. The payment processing company charges a service fee of $3.00 minimum up to $100.00 or 2.65% there after, to cardholders who use this service. Just stop by our office or give us a call at 570-325-2768 or 570-325-2769 to use your MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express or Visa.
When: June 5, 2023, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Penn Forest Township Board of Supervisors – 1st Monday of each month at 7:00 pm (Except if 1st Monday is a Legal Holiday then meeting will be held on Tuesday).
Zoning Hearing Board – 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm; scheduled as needed.
Parks & Recreation Committee – 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm.
Planning Commission – 4th Monday of each month at 6:00 pm as needed.
Electronics Recycling Date for Penn Forest Township Transfer Station 2023 is June 24th 9am-12pm
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2023 a LATE FEE of $25.00 will be applied to all garbage accounts.
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) for all residents above Unionville Rd.
Lehighton State Police 610-681-1850 (non-emergency number) for all residents below Unionville Rd.
Lehighton Ambulance-Penn Forest location 570-325-8184
BEFORE burning Call the Communication Center at 570-325-9111
If you live in a development, contact your development management or Property Owner’s Association for the property security procedures in case of an emergency.
The Penn Forest Township Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) is located under the Resources tab.
The PA turnpike exchange construction is completed and available to EZ Pass tag holders ONLY.