lehighton_borough

Garbage
When: Fridays
Where: Place container curbside or in alley
Who: Interstate Waste d.b.a Advance Disposal - (800) 523-4290 or (866) 342-5497
What: Branches and carpet must be cut to no longer than 3ft. in length and bundled
Building materials and/or car parts not accepted with regular trash pick-up
Freon needs to be removed from refrigerators and air conditioners
Proof of Freon removal must be attached to item (sticker and invoice)
Paint must be dried (lids off)
Cans and/or trash bags should not exceed 50 lbs.

Q: Where can I find the Trash/Recycling Schedule?
A: Download the 2013 Interstate Waste d.b.a Advance Disposal Schedule here (.pdf)

Recyclables


When: Every other Friday for all residents in the Borough
What: Glass aluminum and bi-metal cans tin cans and plastic bottles can be placed in green yellow or blue recycling can only. All newspapers may be bundled or placed in a clean plastic bag and placed on top of the recycling can. All corrugated cardboard should be broken down flat in bundles no larger than 2' x 3'
Please place recycling container on curbside or in alley.

Residents are asked to NOT MIX garbage and recyclables in the same container. Please keep garbage and recyclables separated and in separate containers. If using a garbage can for recycling, please mark the can as “RECYCLING” so the haulers know it is in fact recycling and not garbage.

Leaf Collection
Begins approximately the second week in October and ends approximately the last week in November weather permitting. Residents are asked to place all leaves at curb in street Please wait until all leaves have fallen from all the trees on your property. Please do not park on leaves.

Street Sweeping
In spring of each year the Borough sweeps all of the streets on a rotating basis. Watch for 'No Parking' signs being posted in your area.

Snow Parking
During any snowstorm which is predicted to be of 4 inches or more, residents who park on Snow Emergency Routes shall obey signs posted regarding alternate side parking.

Borough Parks & Recreation
Lehighton Borough has many parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities The Grove located on the Iron Street in between Seventh and Eighth Street has a large playground, volleyball court, basketball court, tennis courts , a pavilion with picnic tables, and new comfort stations. In July of each year the Borough hosts a supervised playground program for all local children, which includes sports and crafts.

The Recreation Center is also located in the same area as the Grove. The center is multi-purpose recreational facility to be enjoyed by individuals, groups and organizations of the Lehighton Area. Basketball, volleyball, and pools are some of the services available at the center. There is also meeting room space. Call 610-377-0633 for hours and reservations that may be needed.

Skyline Park is a small playground located at the end of North Third Street.

Baer Memorial Park is located on the western end of Bridge Street. A large baseball and football field is situated in the lower filed. Our Community Swimming Pool is located in the same area. The Upper & Lower Parks surrounding the Municipal Building boasts many park benches for relaxation with a comforting fountain in the Lower Park Borough Hall is located in Upper Park. Incorporated in the rear of the stone building is an outdoor theater gallery the Amphitheater. The Amphitheater is a perfect location for concerts and celebrations.

New Residents
A moving permit is required when a resident is moving into or outside the borough. The cost of the permit if $5.00.
New residents must apply in person for utility service. A security deposit for a property owner is not required. A driver's license and some form of picture ID is needed to apply.
All tenants, residential and commercial, are required to apply in person for utility service. A security deposit is required at time of application.

Signs in the Borough

   Posting of Yard Sale Signs or any other type of signs, posters or banners, etc. on utility poles, light posts, sign or sign posts owned by the borough or any other public utility or entity is illegal and subject to a fine PER sign regardless of the method of attachment.

The Borough of Lehighton recognizes that posting of signs, banners, ect. on utility poles, light posts and sign posts within the Borough serve as a distraction to the motoring public. Download the sign ordinance.

 

Borough Hall
1 Constitution Avenue
Lehighton, PA 18235

(610) 377.4002

Monday thru Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

Non-Emergency
Pollice Number
(610) 377-4003

News


CFL Light Bulb Recycling

    CFL Light Bulb Recycling is
    available. Residents can drop
    their used bulbs at the Borough
    Hall.

Download the 2014
      Garbage Calendar:      (2014garbagecalendar.pdf)

Crossing Guards

    Lehighton Borough is currently
    accepting applications for
    Crossing Guards for the 2014-2015
    school year. For more information,
    please contact the police secretary
    at 610-377-4003.

    Download the application

Beat The Heat!
   
Buy your season pool pass
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CLICK HERE to download the
   discount form!!!!!!!!!

   

Upcoming Events

2015 Electronic Recycling
    Recycle your old unwanted, broken
    and outdated electronics and
    appliances.

    FREE ELECTRONICS &
    APPLIANCES RECYCLING DAY

    Lehighton Borough Public
    Works Garage
    East Penn Street
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    Saturday, May 16, 2015
    9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
    Read more...

Zoning Hearing Board Seats
    Open.

    There is currently
    2 vacancies on Zoning
    Hearing Board.


    Letters of interest can be
    submitted in the Borough
    Secretary's office.

There is no vacancy on the
    Property Maintenance Board


Local Tax / EIT Forms
    These forms can be found on
    Berkheimer Tax Administrator .

    Lehighton Borough Residents:
    PSD Code is 130203.

    Berheimer EIT Form (.pdf)

2014 Halloween Parade
   
The 2014 Halloween Parade
    will be on October 18, 2014
    at 4:00 P.M.!!!!!

   

2014 Trick-or-Treat Night
   
The 2014 Trick-or-Treat Night
    will be on October 29, 2014
    600 P.M. to 8:00.