City of Nanticoke

Commitment, Innovation, Integrity, Leadership, Sensitivity and Teamwork

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.

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


City Hall Hours




 Effective Wednesday, November 25, 2020, the Nanticoke Municipal Building is closed to the Public due to the rise in COVID-19 cases.

City Hall will remain closed to the public until Monday, January 4, 2021 (Subject to change).

Employees are here working and are able to assist you by phone or email.

Please call 570-735-2800 to contact personnel or if you need to drop off payments or correspondence please use the black Drop Box outside of the Municipal Building.

In case of an emergency please call 911.

The Mayor, Council and Administration thanks everyone for their cooperation and understanding.

The City of Nanticoke is planning a Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting that will start at the GNA High School ending at the park on Broad Street.
There will be No Festivities or Gatherings in the Park due to the COVID-19 pandemic. City Officials want to remind all who are watching the parade to please follow all CDC Guidelines for social distancing and you must wear a mask if you are outside your homes.
The date is scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2020; time is 1:00 pm
Happy Holidays to you all!!!

Holiday Meal Request Form
December 18th, 2020

We would like to cordially invite you and your family to our annual Holiday Dinner. However, it will be a little different this year in order to keep everyone safe and still be able to spread Holiday Cheer! Please click to read more and fill out form.

City of Nanticoke Council Meetings

Changing to Virtual for December 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and the rise of positive cases in the past week; City Officials are taking into account the health and safety of the public.  The City of Nanticoke Council will be holding the December 2, 2020 and December 16, 2020 Regular Work Session/Council Meetings via conference call to address business for General Purposes.  To obtain an agenda, please call Jennifer Polito at 570-735-2800, Ext. 107 or email her at  Agendas will be available for the public starting on the Monday before the meetings.  Any person desiring to participate in such meetings should call the City of Nanticoke conference call line at 1-800-201-3962 and enter code number 349057 before 7:00 pm.  The meeting will be conducted in the regular fashion and any member of public will be permitted to participate fully in the meeting as would be the case if the meeting were held in person.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Website Updates:


  • Police News.

  • December 2, 2020 Agenda.

  • Resolutions 17 thru 22.

  • 11/18/20 Draft Minutes.


Nanticoke City Information

  • The Mayor and Council would like to congratulate all of the winners in the 2020 Election and would like to remind the candidates to please QUICKLY remove their signs throughout the City.Thank you for your cooperation.

  • All meetings will be held at City Hall at 7pm.

  • 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 Fire Headquarters is 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.

Small businesses can now apply for the Paycheck Protection Program....Read More.

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.


Please click on the icon on the right hand side below for a full screen version of our 2021 Budget Presentation.


Our 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.

Thank you.

Please note:  After the initial launch of our redesigned website and after the Covid19 threat is over, this section will be used for "special announcements" and updates.

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