Plymouth Borough was incorporated on April 23, 1866 and covers 1.1 square miles. It is situated on the west side of the Susquehanna River in the Wyoming Valley of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
With a current population of approximately 5,792 residents, Plymouth Borough is a member of the Wyoming Valley West School District and is home to the Wyoming Valley West High School.
Effective Tuesday, September 21, 2021...the Plymouth Borough administrative office
will have new temporary hours:
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2020, MAYOR FRANK COUGHLIN HAS DECLARED THAT PLYMOUTH BOROUGH IS UNDER A STATE OF EMERGENCY.
Starting at sunset on March 29, 2020, the Plymouth Municipal Building, Firehouses, and DPW garage will continue to be closed to the public until further notice.
The offices are open to office personnel only, who will continue to service the needs of the public.
Any Borough Employee who has visited a "hot spot" will quarantine for 14 days upon their return.
- For non-emergency police business, please call 570-779-2147.
- For all police, fire and medical emergencies, please dial 911.
- The tax office will be closed as well. Tax payments will be accepted by mail only, with a check or money order until further notice. A receipt will be mailed to the owner on record.
- Building, zoning and other applications can be found on our website www.plymouthborough.org .
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Plymouth Municipal Building
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Plymouth Municipal Building
Newspaper/cardboard recycling will be on Tuesday & Thursday.
For questions call the Administrative office at 570-779-1011.
Thank you again for supporting this recycling program.
The Local Luzerne County Resource guide provides information to all types of human services. The Help Line/ 2-1-1 is an information referral service and first response point for crisis calls in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. It is the central access point for problems and issues regarding: Aging, Mental Health, Child Abuse/Neglect, Drug and Alcohol, Runaway, Energy Assistance, Homeless Services and Victim Services. If you are facing a problem regarding any of these issues, please call 2-1-1 or review the pamphlet for further information. If you would like pamphlet please see the Borough Administration Office, the Police Department or the Code Enforcement Officer.
Local Resource Guide
No Nonsense Neutering
Message From the Tax Collector
Barbara Dellario, Plymouth Borough Tax Collector, announces that we are currently in the Penalty period for the 2021 County/Municipal taxes until 12/31/21.
We are also currently in the Face period for the 2021 school taxes until 11/30/21.
We will then be in the penalty period after that date until 12/31/21.
Payments can be made either by mail to P.O. Box 26 Plymouth, PA 18651, dropped off at the front door of the Plymouth borough building with the secretary Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, or a message can be left to set up an evening appointment by calling 570-779-7704.
If making a payment after 12/15/21, a certified bank check or money order can only be accepted. The tax office cannot accept personal or business checks after that date per the Luzerne County Treasurer's office.
Mary Barrett Historical Home Award
The Plymouth Borough Planning Agency is proud to introduce the Mary Barrett Historical Home Award!
This Award was created to celebrate the beautiful historic houses of Plymouth and to honor the late Mary Barrett, a dedicated member of the Planning Agency who loved the historical buildings of Plymouth and invested time and energy to the restoration of her own historical home.
To nominate a home, please complete the attached form. The Planning Agency will award one home per quarter. You can nominate your own home or that of a friend or neighbor, as long as the home is located within the boundaries of Plymouth Borough.
The first award will be decided by the Planning Agency in December and announced at the January council meeting. Nominations will roll over quarter-to-quarter so no need to re-nominate each quarter.
Code of the Borough of Plymouth
Click here to visit the website with the current codes of Plymouth Borough: https://ecode360.com/PL1287
Tax Collector Office Hours
Rebate: Monday & Tuesday 5 to 7 PM; Sat 8 to 10 AM
Face and Penalty: Tuesday 6 to 7 PM; Sat 8 to 9 AM
Due to a rise in Covid-19 cases in Luzerne County, the Plymouth Borough Tax Office will be closed to the general public until further notice.
Tax payments can be made by mail to P.O. Box 26 Plymouth, PA .
Payments can also be dropped off at the door during the day with the borough secretary but please call 570-779-1011 beforehand.
If an evening appointment is necessary, please call 570-779-7704 and leave a message for a call back to schedule the appointment.
If taxpayers have not received a copy of their tax bill , please either contact the tax office at 570-779-7704 and leave a message for another copy or email email@example.com.
If payments are sent through the USPS, taxpayers are encouraged to follow up to make sure that their payment was received by the tax collector either by checking that their personal check has cleared their bank account or by contacting the tax office.
It has been brought to our attention that some residents may have or will receive Fundraising Drive Appeal Requests in the mail claiming to benefit the Plymouth Area. These requests have not been sent out on behalf of the Plymouth Police Department and do not benefit our public servants directly.
Requests of this nature have been known to be sent out on behalf of Police, Fire, and EMS Departments. Fundraising requests benefiting our hometown police and emergency responders will be clearly identified using the organization's official name and department logo(s). Please be cautious when responding to requests of this nature and ensure that they are coming from one of our local public service organizations.
For more information regarding how to protect yourself from a scam, visit the Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information webpage:
Plymouth Borough is accepting applications for part-time police officers. The hourly rate is $17.25 per hour. Applicants must be Act 120 Certified.
Employment Applications may be obtained and returned to the Plymouth Borough Administration Office, 162 West Shawnee Avenue, Plymouth, PA, 18651, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).