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City of Nanticoke

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Welcome to Nanticoke, Pennsylvania


We've prepared this window on our community to provide our residents, along with visitors and businesses alike, with information about the many services  The City of Nanticoke has to offer.

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City of Nanticoke
15 E. Ridge Street
Nanticoke, PA. 18634


City Hall Hours



City Hall is now open to the public and the regularly scheduled Council meetings are held in the City’s Council Chambers.   We ask that residents remain socially distanced and please wear a mask inside City Hall.  We are still at a limited capacity restriction.
Thank you for your cooperation.

The City of Nanticoke is hiring Part-Time Summer help for the City's Department of Public Works.  Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and must have a valid driver's license.  Apply in person at 15 East Ridge Street, Nanticoke or an employment application can be found on the City's website under the "Forms" tab.

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Website Updates:


  • 5/5/2021 Draft Minutes.

  • Police News.

  • Nanticoke News.

  • Municipal meeting minutes of 2/22 & 3/24.

  • 4/21/2021 Draft Minutes.

  • Police News.

  • 5/5/21 Agenda.

Luzerne County is now accepting Grant applications for the following COVID Reliefs:

1. Renters who fell behind on their rents:


2.Hotels and Restaurants:

Nanticoke City Information

  • For non-emergency police business, please call Luzerne County Non-Emergency number 570-819-4916.

  • For all police, fire and medical emergencies, please call 911.

  • Nanticoke City Hall and Nanticoke Fire Headquarters are closed to the public until further notice.

  • Building permits can be obtained by emailing

  • For rental inspections, house sale inspections and code violation or problems please call 570-550-3434 during regular business hours or


If you have any further questions or need assistance, please call              570-735-2800 and the extension in the directory of the office you wish to contact.


Nanticoke Police Department Information

Anyone needing to pay a parking ticket or alarm fee is asked to place payment (NO CASH) in the mail and address it to:

Nanticoke Police Department 15 East Ridge Street Nanticoke, PA 18634

Anyone requesting a copy of a crash report is asked to call 570-735-2200 ext 201 between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM weekdays and you will be directed on how to make payment, we will then e-mail or fax the copy of the report for you.

ABSOLUTELY NO FIREWORKS are to be set off within the City Limits of Nanticoke.  Please refer to Ordinance #2 of 2019 that states fireworks of all kinds are prohibited.  Violators will be issued warnings and/or citations by the City's Police Department.  We ask for your cooperation with this ordinance for the safety of all residents within the City of Nanticoke.

Mayor and City Council are excited to announce our
"Salute to our Nanticoke Veteran's Banner Program."

Honor your favorite Veteran by purchasing a 30' x 60" double-sided, vinyl banner with their name, branch of service, rank and person or family sponsoring the banner. Cost is $150. Banners will be displayed for 3 years, Memorial Day through Veteran's Day.

Please complete an application, which can be found HERE on our website and send with payment by April 1, 2021. Any questions, please call 570-735-2800 Ext 111.

An example of the banner can be found here.

The City of Nanticoke's goal is to create an informative, welcoming, and user-friendly platform to move our city forward. The website features a consistent and intuitive design to make navigation and finding relevant information simple. Our website is mobile responsive, making it easy to use on all browsers and portable devices.

Going forward we will continue to update the website with current events, city news, and useful information for families, and all people of our community.

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