Borough of West Pittston, Pennsylvania
~ The Garden Village ~
West Pittston Borough
555 Exeter Avenue
West Pittston, PA 18643
8:00am - 4:00pm weekdays
Main Office: 570-655-7782
Public Works: 570-655-7786
Police (non-emergency): 570-655-7780
505 Delaware Avenue
Open for Recycling 8:00am to 12:00pm Saturdays
Borough Council President
Barry D. Hosier
555 Exeter Ave.
First Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Borough Building.
Council Work Sessions
Third Wednesday of the month unless otherwise published at 6:30pm in the Borough Building.
West Pittston Hose Company #1
Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer
Alan J. Brezinski
Public Records Officer
24-hr Limit for Trash Cans
At its regular monthly meeting on November 8, Borough Council adopted a new ordinance regulating the length of time garage cans and other trash bins can be left at the curb. Residents have a 24-hour window to put containers out for collection and retrieve them. In any case, the containers must be off the curb within 12 hours of collection.
Following is an abbreviated version of the ordinance. A complete copy of the ordinance is available in the Borough Office:
Containers or receptacles used for trash, refuse, rubbish or recyclables disposal shall be placed for collection on the resident’s property or the tree lawn, if any, adjacent to the resident’s property and not more than ten (10) feet from the side of the streets or alley from which collection is made. Containers shall be removed within twelve (12) hours after collection is made. No refuse, garbage, rubbish, recyclables and/or ashes may be placed for collection for longer than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the scheduled collection date.
West Pittston Borough or its agent or subcontractor for trash or recycling collection may discontinue or refuse collection services to any person, whether as principal, agent, or employee violating or assisting in violation of any provisions of this ordinance. Any person, whether as principal, agent or employee violating or assisting in violation of any provision of this ordinance shall, upon conviction thereof before a District Magistrate pay a fine of not less than twenty-five ($25) dollars and not more than three hundred ($300) dollars.
Sign Up for CodeRED
CodeRED is an emergency notification service that allows borough officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive, general and emergency information. Only authorized officials have access to the CodeRED system. . Any message regarding the safety, property or welfare of the community will be disseminated using CodeRED. These include AMBER alerts, hazardous traffic or road conditions, boil water advisories, evacuation notices or community events.
For registration help, call 1-866-939-0911. Required information includes contact name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number and whether the property is a residence or business.
Police Department Website
The West Pittston Police Department has a new website. Be sure to check it often. The site is intended to help the West Pittston Police Department with its law enforcement duties. You may email tips, retrieve forms, access other law enforcement sites, or register for code red on the site.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the website please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Crime tips may be emailed to email@example.com.