Recycling Shred Fest Nov 2022

Electronics Recycling Event Flyer 11-5-22

Low Income Water Assistance Program

PA Homeowner Assistance Program


The Township of Plains will be accepting applications for positions with our Department of Public Works. This is for a part time position working less than 40 hours per week.  A CDL License is a plus but not required. Sufficient physical ability necessary for walking, standing, stooping and bending for prolonged periods of time, moderate lifting and carrying. Starting rate of pay will be commensurate with experience. Applications can be obtained at the Municipal Building, 126 North Main Street Plains, PA from the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Wednesday 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM. Plains Township is an equal opportunity employer

Part-Time Zoning / Code Enforcement Assistant

A part-time position is available in the Plains Township Zoning and Code enforcement Office as an assistant.  Knowledge of the rules and regulations of zoning and code enforcement is preferred but not necessary.  Applicant will report to the current zoning/code enforcement officer and provide assistance in maintaining accurate documentation on all current inspections, enforcement actions, and other job-related activities.  Hours are flexible and hourly salary commensurate with experience and references, this position offers no benefits. Applicants can submit their resume to Plains Township Administrative Office 126 North Main Street, Plains, PA  18705 or email interest to Township Secretary’s Patricia Sluhocki , Lynell Ent at  or Karen Rubasky at  Plains Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

September 24, 2022  – Rain Barrel Workshop for local residents

2022 Regular Monthly Meetings of the Board of Commissioners will start at 7:00pm

Use the link below for the Holiday Trash collection and Yard Waste schedule:


2022 Yard Waste Schedule


Help us design our Municipal Park

Plains Township is looking for your input on our Municipal Park Master Plan to make the park even better!

Follow the link to complete the survey, and give us your ideas for a bigger and better Plains Park! Be sure to share the link with your friends and family. Or scan the QR code with your camera app to get to the survey

What would you like to see in the Municipal Park? Watch this page for information on our next community meeting.

There will be a Neighborhood Meeting on Tuesday May 31st at 6:30 at St. Peter and Paul’s Church, to go over the proposed design.


Clutter Pick-up/Bulk Item Pick-up – 

The program runs from March thru October. Pick up is scheduled for the last Thursday of the month (subject to change). Limited pick up of 50 PRE-REGISTERED residents per month.  


The Plains Township Board of Commissioners is announcing a change to the clutter pick-up program. The new program will limit pick up to 50 PRE-REGISTERED residents per month (subject to change).  Pick up will be the last Thursday of the Month. The program with run from March through October.

PROCEDURE: All Items must be registered and a sticker purchased for each item.  Maximum of 4 stickers can be purchased per month. Stickers will be $5.00 for small items and $10.00 for large items.  Registration can be done at the Municipal Office, 126 North Main Street, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Office is open until 6:30 P.M. on Wednesdays

LARGE ITEMS ALLOWED: Couches, sectionals (1 sticker per piece), loveseats, recliners, mattresses, box springs, headboard and footboard sets, Large exercise equipment (treadmills/ stationary bikes/rowing machines), large appliances, (washer/dryer/refrigerator/freezer) Water heaters, rugs, lawn furniture, dressers, sinks/vanities or tubs, wooden kitchen chairs & tables, bookshelves.

SMALL ITEMS ALLOWED: Lamps, framed mirrors, vacuums, plastic chairs, gas grills, heaters, air conditioners, humidifiers and dehumidifiers, lighting fixtures, fans, toaster ovens, microwaves, lawn mowers (fuel removed), weed whackers, bedframe.  Small items should be placed in a box or a 30-gallon container.

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED: Chemicals, lumber, building materials, remodeling and construction materials, yard waste, newspapers, cardboard, garbage. Any type of e-waste such as computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, TV’s.  

Residents are asked to move their vehicles from the street prior to scheduled clutter pick-up day to allow equipment access to the items.

PPL may pick up large appliances free of charge. You can schedule a pickup with PPL at the website or by phone. 1-877-486-9204