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MS4 Program (Water Drainage)

Discharges from municipal owned stormwater collection and conveyance systems in Kingston are regulated under the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) program. The goal of this program is to eliminate the impacts that discharges from these systems have on the health of our local waterways. When it rains, chemicals, oils and grease, debris, litter and sediment which may enter these systems can contaminate and adversely impact the quality of our waterways. The residents of Kingston play an important role in minimizing those impacts by understanding the importance of how these systems contribute to the health of our local waterways. Therefore, we have provided links to educational material developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection below so our residents can be better informed of how they can participate in improving the quality of discharge from the municipal stormwater systems.


MUNICIPAL WEBSITE NOTICE

WVSA Stormwater Handout

What is Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)?

Pet Disposal

Auto Care

Car Washing

Just For Kids – Only Rain in the Drain

What is Stormwater Management

Every Day Tips to Reduce Storm Water Runoff Pollution

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection-Municipal Stormwater

Pollution Reporting Hotline: Please call 570-288-4576, ext. 112 to report stormwater pollution violations or complaints.

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Holiday Schedule

The Municipality of Kingston’s administrative offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 in observance of President’s Day and will re-open on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Residents of Zone #1 and #2A who normally place their recyclables curbside for pick-up on Mondays, are asked to do so on Friday, February 15, 2019.

URGENT PARKING UPDATE

Parking is prohibited on the even-numbered side of the streets between the hours of 6pm on Saturday, January 19 and 6am Sunday, January 20. Parking is prohibited on the odd-numbered side of the streets between 7am and 7pm on Sunday January 20th. Residents and businesses with off-street parking accommodations are urged to keep their vehicles off the streets. Failure to comply with the parking regulation will result in vehicles being ticketed or towed at the owner’s expense.

Kingston Forty Fort Trail Gap

The Kingston and Forty Fort Trail Feasibility Study Draft Plan is available for public comment. Please submit your comments to Ryan Parisi via email at rparisi@simonecollins.com. The review period will be open until March 16th. A link to the Draft Plan and Appendix can be found below:

Plan

Appendix

Public Survey for Kingston Forty Fort Trail Feasibility Study.

Weekly Street Cleaning

Enforceable Street Cleaning will begin on Monday, March 19, 2018. Please adhere to all posted street cleaning signs.

New Real Property Inspection Ordinance

Ordinance 2016-6 Ordinance 2016-8 Real Property Inspection Form
No Emergency Dispatch
Kingston will no longer dispatch police, fire, and ambulance calls. As of 12 a.m. on September 1, 2010, all residents and businesses of Kingston, Forty Fort, and Pringle are required to Dial 911 for Police, Fire and Ambulance emergencies. Do not call 287-6911 as this is no longer an emergency number.