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.

City Hall Hours



Michael L. Roke

Chief Of Police

Nanticoke City Police Department

15 East Ridge Street

Nanticoke, PA 18634

Non emergency


Police Dept Administrative/Records Hours

8:30AM - 4:30PM



Dial "911" for Emergency


Available 24 hrs. a day.

The City of Nanticoke has completed their transition to safely open City Hall to the public. As of June 9, 2020, the Building is now open to the public. Please follow the new guidelines upon entering the building such as keeping a safe distance according to the markings on the floor and all residents must wear a mask. Please DO NOT enter the building if you are feeling ill. If you can, we still encourage social distancing by calling the City if you need assistance or dropping off any correspondence and using the City's drop box outside the front doors. We appreciate your cooperation during this pandemic.

Website Updates:


  • Nanticoke News.

  • 8/5/2020 Agenda.

  • Municipal Authority Minutes of 7/22/2020. 

  • Landlord Association page.

  • 7/22/20 Draft Minutes.

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

Important Census Update Information

​Today the one thing everyone can do to assist the fight against the Corona Virus: 

Click here to read letter from David Pedri Luzerne County Manager.

Black Fly complaints may be reported to the Pennsylvania Black Fly program between April 1 and November 30. To report a complaint, please click button below.

The Mayor, Council Members and Administration would like to inform the City’s residents of the following payment extensions and due dates due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

  • City Real Estate taxes are due in Face Value by August 18, 2020.

  • City Refuse Bills (2nd ½ year payments of $129.00) are due by July 31, 2020.


Nanticoke City Information

  • 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.

  • District Court is closed and all hearings will be rescheduled. You will receive notice via mail. Any person needing blank forms for all landlord/tenant/civil complaints, please call 570-735-7648, and a form will be mailed to you.

  • 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.

Welcome to our new Nanticoke City website!

Our goal was 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 new 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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