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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.

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


City Hall Hours



Operating hours for City Hall are:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

City Hall is now open to the public and the regularly scheduled Council meetings are held in the City’s Council Chambers.  

We are still mandating that residents have to wear a mask until further notice.  Mayor & Council are not removing the mask mandate until 70% of the State population over the age of 18 is vaccinated
Thank you for your cooperation.

The City of Nanticoke will be closed
on Monday, July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Day.
The Mayor, Council and Administration wishes everyone a safe and Happy Fourth of July.

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The Big Bang is Back!

Come out and Enjoy the Festivities and Fireworks on June 26, 2021 (Rain Date is Sunday June 27, 2021) from 4:00 pm to DUSK
to celebrate Independence Day!!
There will be Food Trucks, School Club Stands, 50/50 Raffle,
Chinese Auction and more.
This event will be held on the Football Field at the GNA High School.


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Website Updates:


  • Police News.

  • Nanticoke News.

  • 6/16/2021 Draft Minutes.

  • 6/16/2021 Agenda.

  • May 2021 Dept. Reports.

  • Resolution #11.

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.

  • 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.


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.

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

1. Renters who fell behind on their rents:


2.Hotels and Restaurants:

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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