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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.

Representative Ryncavage
Satellite Event

Thursday, January 26, 2023
Friday, January 27, 2023
8 AM to 4 PM

Plymouth Municipal Building
Council Meeting

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
6:00 PM

Plymouth Municipal Building
(Join Zoom Meeting)

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.

GFL Garbage Collection Schedule

Click on the picture to view a PDF of the map

Right-to-Know Requests


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


Representative Ryncavage

Satellite Event

Representative Alec Ryncavage's staff will be at the Plymouth Municipal Building on the following dates from 8 AM to 4 PM:

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Friday, January 27, 2023

Citizens are welcome to ask questions or speak with staff members regarding any topic of interest.

GFL Garbage Collection

A representative from GFL (formerly County Waste) has confirmed that garbage stickers will continue to be utilized for garbage collection until other options become available. If there are to be any changes in the future, GFL will relay them to Plymouth Borough in advance so residents can be notified accordingly.

Plymouth Borough is looking to hire a few dependable crossing guards in the borough for the coming school year.


Guards will be required to safely cross the elementary school children for the 8:00 AM bus pick up (1 hour) and the 3:30PM bus drop off (1 hour).


Interested applicants can submit their completed employment application, along with all necessary clearances to the Plymouth Administrative office, 162 West Shawnee Avenue during regular business hours (M-F 8:00AM-4:00PM) or come in to the fill out an application in person.


For any questions, please call The Plymouth Borough Administrative

Office at:  570 779-1011.  Thank you.

Yard Waste Collection

 Plymouth Borough yard waste collection program has concluded for 2022. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the program in 2022. We also wish you a safe and warm winter season.


Christmas tree pick up will begin on Friday, January 6, 2023 and pick up days will be Mondays and Fridays until February 3, 2023. Put your live Christmas tree out on the tree lawn for pick up and call the borough admin office (570 779-1011) to inform them the tree is there for pick up. Trees must be free of all lights and decorations as well as the tree stand., otherwise it will not be picked up. If it snows, you will need to make sure it is not covered by the snow.


Thanks, and remember with your continued cooperation we can continue to provide this service.


Enjoy your holiday season!

Code of the Borough of Plymouth

Click here to visit the website with the current codes of Plymouth Borough:

Message from the Tax Collector

Barbara Dellario, Plymouth Borough Tax Collector, announces that we are currently in the Penalty period for the County/Municipal and School taxes until 12/31/22.


Office hours during the penalty period will be

Tuesday evenings from 6PM-7PM .


The Tax office will be open

Saturday, December 31, 2022 from 9AM-10AM.


*No taxes will be collected at this office after December 31, 2022.


Tax payments can also be mailed to PO Box 26 Plymouth, PA  18651 or dropped off with the secretary at the borough building, 162 W Shawnee Avenue during regular business hours (M-F 8AM-4PM).


**As a reminder…personal checks must be in my office before December 16th! Beginning December 16, 2022 only certified checks and money orders will be accepted as payment on tax bills…


Absolutely No Personal Checks will be accepted. They will be returned with no exceptions per Luzerne County Treasurer’s Office!

Plymouth Borough is accepting applications for part-time police officers. The hourly rate is $20.00 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).

Mary Atkinson 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.

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