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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.

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


City Hall Hours



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 Mar. 3rd, and Mar. 17th of 2021 Regular Work Sessions and Council Meetings via conference call to address business for General Purposes.  The agendas for the meeting can be viewed here on the City's website on the Monday before the meetings or a copy can be obtained by contacting Jennifer Polito by email at or call her at 570-735-2800 Ext. 107.  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.  The Mayor can rescind this decision at any time, so please follow our Website and Facebook pages for any updates on if and when the Council meetings will be open to the public and be held at City Hall.

Website Updates:



  • Police News.

  • 2/17/2021 Draft Minutes.

  • Resolution #6 of 2021.

  • NMA Agenda for 2/21/21.

  • 2/17/2021 Agenda.

  • Resolution #5 of 2021.

The City of Nanticoke is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified and experienced consulting firms to submit proposals to assist in the development and administration of a local small business economic assistance program.

Click here for further information. 

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.


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.

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