Transfer Station


Transfer Station Garbage Fees

88 Transfer Station Road

Jim Thorpe Pa 18229

Yearly Garbage Permit Card

January 1, 2024 thru December 31, 2024

The Transfer Station/Garbage Fee invoices will be mailed during November 2023. If you do not receive an invoice by November 30th please call the Municipal Building

570-325-2768 or 570-325-2769 or email at or

Each household in the Township MUST obtain a Garbage Permit unless a licensed Carbon County hauler has been contracted for trash pick-up at the household. If a licensed private hauler has been contracted; a copy of the paid contract MUST be submitted to the Township before December 21, 2023.

Return the top portion of the Invoice with your check or money order


Make any corrections needed to your account such as name/mailing address, phone #

 FEES FOR 2024

Residential Permit:      $150.00

4 bags per week, 8 bag maximum per visit. Full utilization of card allowed for permit year. Included with permit is one free bulk item.

Commercial Permit    $300.00

8 bags per week, 16 bag maximum per visit. Full utilization of card allowed for permit year. Included with permit is one free bulk item.

There will be a $25.00 LATE FEE if payment is not received by December 31st,2023

Please note this is a MANDATORY FEE and each residential unit in Penn Forest Township will be invoiced for this fee whether you’re a full time, part time resident or the home is unoccupied.


The Transfer Station is now CLOSED

for all Township Holidays listed.


Recycling Event Flyer July 27th 2024

BOS Supervisors and Staff


Roger L. Meckes –  Chairman/Roadmaster
Christian Bartulovich –

Scott Lignore – Supervisor   
Patrick Holland –

Asst. Roadmaster/Supervisor
James Denier – Supervisor

Office Staff

Dana Vitale- Secretary
Laura Matz- Treasurer
Julie Rossi- Administrative Assistant

Cheyenne Calvo Roberts-Administrative Assistant
Greg Loftus- Zoning/Code Enforcement

Joshua Kase-Zoning/Code Enforcement

Transfer Station & Road Maintenance

Shannon Meckes
Ricky Ahner
Jerry Enck

Ronald Nametko

Richard Beers
Jay York- Working Foreman


Contact Information

2010 State Route 903

Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-2768 or 570-325-2769

Fax: 570-325-8230

Office Hours Mon-Fri 8AM to 4PM

Building & Zoning: 570-325-2760
Zoning Mon, Wed & Fri 8-11 AM

Building Tue & Thurs 8-11AM
Transfer Station 570-325-3016


2024 Township Holidays

New Year’s Day – Mon 1/1/24
President’s Day – Mon 2/19/24
Memorial Day – Mon 5/27/24
Independence Day – Thurs 7/4/24
Labor Day – Mon 9/2/24
Columbus Day -Mon 10/14/24
Veterans Day- Mon 11/11/24
Thanksgiving Day -Thurs 11/28/24

After Thanksgiving – Fri 11/29/24

Christmas Eve -Tues 12/24/24 Christmas Day -Wed 12/25/24