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

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MEMORIAL DAY

The Municipality of Kingston will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day. Residents of Zone #3 who normally place their recycling curbside for pick-up on Wednesdays, are asked to do so on Thursday, July 5, 2018.

PETROLEUM DROPOFF

Residents of Kingston will get a chance to dispose of old tires and other unwanted petroleum based products. Kingston will hold a community wide “petroleum drop-off” on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Proof of Kingston residency will be required to drop off items at the Department of Public Works Municipal Warehouse, 455 Church Street. Items that will be accepted include tires and the following liquids: motor oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, antifreeze and cooking oil. All liquids must be labeled and in air-tight containers. Paint cans will not be accepted.

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.