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.

2023 Proposed Budget

View the proposed 2023 Budget of Plymouth Borough HERE

Special Council Meeting
Friday, November 18, 2022
6:00 PM

Plymouth Municipal Building
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Council Meeting

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
6:00 PM

Plymouth Municipal Building
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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.


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


Is administering a Written Examination for


Police Officer

Full - Time

The starting wage is $23.81 per hour.

Applicant must be MPOETC Act 120 Certified,

be 18 years of age or older at the time of exam,

 and must be a citizen of United States.


Qualified applicant must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver's license, which shall not be suspended or revoked at time of filing application.


The qualified applicant must be of good moral character and physically and mentally fit to perform all duties of a police officer.

Applicant cannot have been convicted of any state or federal offense classified a misdemeanor or felony.

He/She must be able to perform the job functions and possess the personal characteristic requirements adopted by the Commission.

Those who pass the exam will be required to pass an oral exam, and background investigation in order to be considered for an appointment as a conditional employee and then must pass the medical and psychological exam. Applicant will pay any fees associated.

Passing applicants will be placed on an eligible list, which may be valid for up to one year. This list will be utilized to fill appointments when they become available.

Any applicant claiming a veteran's preference must submit a DD Form 214 with his/her application.

Proof of Act 120 Training must be submitted with application.


All applicants must sign a Waiver & Release for background information on the job application form.

Any applicant seeking accommodation under the American Disabilities Act in any examination must submit a written request with supporting documentation from a treating physician or other qualified professional by November 16, 2022 to the Commission at the address listed at the bottom of this ad.


The list of eligibility will be valid for one (1) year from the date of approval by Civil Service Commission and may be renewed for one (1) additional year by vote.


Appointment will be subject to a 180-day probationary period during which no seniority will be accrued, and no benefits of any type will be paid.  If after completion of the probationary period, Council appoints the probationary person to a Full-Time position, that person will be entitled to the benefits provided in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Last date applications will be accepted is

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 4:00 P.M.


Civil Service Written Exam will be held on

Saturday, November 19, 2022 starting at 12:00 P.M.

at the Plymouth Borough Municipal Building.


Successful applicants will be notified of future examinations dates.


Please apply at:

Plymouth Borough Building

162 West Shawnee Ave.

Plymouth Pa 18651

Attn: Gail Burdulis

Mon-Fri (except Holidays)

8:30am - 4:00pm.

Plymouth Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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.



Plymouth Borough residents are reminded:


2022-yard waste collection will end soon. Monday/Friday regular pick up will continue until November 21st. *We will continue to sell yard waste bags ($1.50 per bag) until the last day of pick up.


Collection schedule is as follows:

  1. Monday, November 21

  2. Monday, November 28

  3. Friday, December 2

  4. Monday December 5, (the last day for collection)


As always, please call 9570 779-1011) before 10:30am for same day collection. However, you may call the day before a collection day to get on the list for collection the following day.

Thank you so much for making this yard waste recycling program a success. Enjoy your winter and stay safe and warm! See you in the spring when we start the program back up.

Code of the Borough of Plymouth

Click here to visit the website with the current codes of Plymouth Borough: https://ecode360.com/PL1287

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.