Information and Resources for Penn Forest Township residents
***ATTENTION PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS***
A BURN BAN has been placed in effect due to the dry conditions in all of Penn Forest Township until further notice.
Electronic Recycling Dates for Penn Forest Township Transfer Station 2021 are July 17th & November 20th
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2021 a LATE FEE of $25.00 will be applied to all garbage accounts.
EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 11, 2019 Recycling has resumed at the Transfer Station
LOST-AND-FOUND If you lost something, come in and check with the township office we may have found it!
Penn Forest Township Municipal Office will follow CDC precautionary measures until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
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.
Penn Forest Township Board of Supervisors - 1st Monday of each month 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 7:00 pm; scheduled as needed.
Parks & Recreation Committee - 3rd Thursday of each month 6:00 pm; via Zoom due to COVID-19.
Planning Commission - 4th Monday of each month 6:00 pm; via Zoom due to COVID-19.
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.
Roger L Meckes - Chairman/Roadmaster
Christian Bartulovich - Vice-Chairman
Scott Lignore - Asst. Roadmaster/Supervisor
Tom Cross - Supervisor
Judith Knappenberger - Supervisor
Dana Vitale - Secretary
Laura Matz- Treasurer
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