DUE TO COVID-19 PROCEDURES EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY – Access to our Municipal Buildings is Closed to the Public. For Emergencies Please call 911. For non emergencies for the Police Dept please call (570) 829-3432. For non emergencies for the Fire Dept please call (570) 829-3433. For Garbage Bags please use the buzzer in our foyer for service and we will accommodate you. Thank you for your cooperation

OUR TAX  OFFICE  will be doing business through our drop box in our foyer or by mail only until further notice. Receipts will be returned by mail as soon as possible. Thank you for your cooperation.

THE ZONING OFFICE will be doing business through the drop box in our foyer until further notice. Thank you for you cooperation.


2020 Yard Waste Pick up Schedule

2020 Trash & Recycling Schedule

The Recycling Center will be open on Saturdays staring on June 6, 2020 from 8 till noon. Please follow safety guidelines, stay in your car, wear your mask and our DPW staff will assist you with your yard waste drop off off.   Thank you for your cooperation.       

The Plains Twp. Recycling Drop off Center will re-open on Wednesday May 27th. Please follow COVID-19 guidelines for the safety of our DPW workers on site. All questions concerning DPW issues will continue to be handled via phone only. Thank you for your cooperation

The Plains Twp. Municipal Park and neighborhood playgrounds will reopen Friday May 29th. Please follow COVID-19  guidelines, so we can all enjoy again safely. Thank you!




Stop by one of our 3 neighborhood sharing libraries and borrow a book to read or donate a book that you have already read. They are located at the Ambulance building on Maffett Street, on the corner of  Miner and Oak Street and in front of St. Peter and Paul’s School on Hudson Road.

Township Trash –  bags are sold in boxes of 50 bags for $40.00 or 1 roll of 25 bags for $20.00 @ Municipal building 126 North Main Street during regular business hours. Payments for bags that are accepted are cash, check or money order.