Borough of West Pittston, Pennsylvania

~ The Garden Village ~

EST. 1857

West Pittston Borough

555 Exeter Avenue
West Pittston, PA 18643

Office Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm weekdays

Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer
570-655-7782 extension 224 (or #5)

Code Officer/Zoning Officer will be in person at the borough building on Mondays and Thursday afternoons.

Phone Numbers
Main Office: 570-655-7782
Fax: 570-602-8046
Public Works: 570-655-7786
Police (non-emergency): 570-655-7780
Emergency: 911

Recycling Center
505 Delaware Avenue
Open for Recycling 8:00am to 12:00pm Saturdays
Residents can pick up recycle bins between 2-3 pm Mon.-Fri.

Borough Manager
Savino Bonita

Borough Secretary
Gloria Kijek

Borough Council President
Ellen Quinn

James Butera
John Hood​
Jared Jordan
Ray Judge
Bill Bohn
Ian Stevenson

Angelo Alfano

Tax Collector
George Miller
555 Exeter Ave.
570-655-7782 ext.232

Council Meetings
First Wednesday 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. If there are
5 Wednesdays in a month, Work Session will be on the fourth

Police Chief
Michael Turner

Fire Chief
John Hood
West Pittston Hose Company #1

Public Records Officer
Savino Bonita

Full Time Public Works Driver Laborer Position

THE BOROUGH OF WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY, PA is seeking applications for the position of a Full-Time Department of Public Works Driver/Laborer. Qualified candidates shall meet the minimum requirements of being 18 years of age or older, U.S. citizenship, possess a high school diploma or higher degree, have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and a safe driving record, ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds, ability to operate various types of truck vehicles and equipment, and previous experience in performing street maintenance/repairs and snow plowing. Preference will be given to candidates with prior work experience as a DPW employee or one performing similar duties. An addition to the hourly rate will be paid to candidate who has a valid CDL license currently or when one is attained. A Pre-Employment Physical Examination, Drug Testing and Background Check are required upon an offer of employment. This Union position also provides health insurance, pension, paid holidays and vacations. A full detailed job description can be requested and obtained by calling the West Pittston Borough Building at 555 Exeter Avenue, West Pittston, PA 18643 at (570) 655-7782.

Interested and qualified applicants must send a resume and cover letter to:  West Pittston Council
555 Exeter Avenue
  West Pittston, PA 18643

The Municipality of West Pittston Borough is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or family status in employment or the provision of services.

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

Crime tips may be emailed to

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