The Borough of
500 Wyoming Avenue , Kingston, PA 18704 | 570-288-4576 | 570-288-9493
March 16, 2020
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, THE KINGSTON MUNICIPAL BUILDING IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THE OFFICES ARE OPEN TO OFFICE PERSONNEL ONLY, WHO WILL CONTINUE TO SERVICE PUBLIC NEEDS.
- PLEASE USE THE SIDE ENTRANCE FOR ACCESS TO THE MAGISTRATE’S OFFICE ON THE 2ND FLOOR.
- FOR NON-EMERGENCY POLICE BUSINESS, PLEASE CALL 570-288-3674.
- FOR ALL POLICE, FIRE, & MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL 911.
- THE KINGSTON FIRE HEADQUARTERS IS ALSO CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
- TAX PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED BY MAIL ONLY WITH A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. A RECEIPT WILL BE MAILED TO THE OWNER ON RECORD.
- BUILDING OR ZONING PERMITS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE: CLICK HERE
Welcome to the Kingston Borough
The Municipality of Kingston is a beautiful, tree-lined, bedroom community located in the heart of northeastern Pennsylvania. Kingston was first settled in 1771 and officially incorporated as a borough in 1857.
Kingston is a Home Rule Municipality governed by an executive mayor and a seven-member legislative council. Council Members are elected to four-year terms, which are staggered. The Mayors term is also four years. A full-time administrator is responsible for the daily management of the community.
Kingston is a model residential community and an excellent place to raise a family. The community prides itself on service and staffs full-time professionals to serve its residents and businesses. Our professional fire and ambulance service has a response time of only three minutes to any home or business in Kingston. Our full-time Police Department, one of Luzerne County’s best, provides around-the-clock protection and service. Our Public Works Department ensures that our streets are plowed, our public facilities maintained, and that the Municipality looks great year-round.
Kingston offers a wide variety of indoor activities at the Kingston Recreation Center, which include: basketball and racquetball courts, state of the art strength and cardiovascular fitness equipment, computer amusements, pool tables, etc.
Outdoor recreation includes seven outdoor parks and playgrounds, three tot lots, a lighted softball field, six tennis courts, and an Olympic-plus size pool.
Kingston, centrally located in the Wyoming Valley West School District, is home to the Hoyt Library, Good Shepherd Academy, Wyoming Seminary and 14 houses of worship.
Administrative Offices Closed
High School Students to Present on Stormwater
Recycling Drop-Off Update
Old Tire & Petroleum Based Products Disposal
Urgent Parking Update
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.
From the Office of Mayor Paul Roberts Jr.
The Kingston Police Department beginning on March 1, 2018 will begin to fully enforce all Municipal Parking Regulations as listed below.
Parking vehicles within 25 feet of the corner of any street.
Parking within 15 feet of a fire hydrant.
Parking vehicles within 30 feet of an approach to a stop sign.
Parking or stopping with left side to curb.
Stopping vehicle on crosswalk.
Parking in prohibited zone.
Violation noted on reverse side.
Overtime parking limit.
Blocking any lane of traffic or driveway.
All vehicles not parked parallel to the curb and within 12 inches therefrom, unless marked by diagonal lines or signs indicating diagonal parking.
Parking on sidewalk or tree lawns.
Parking on private property.
500 Wyoming Avenue , Kingston, PA 18704