The Borough of


500 Wyoming Avenue , Kingston, PA 18704 | 570-288-4576 | 570-288-9493

Urgent Update

There will be no parking on the odd-number side of the streets between 12noon and midnight on Monday, February 1.

There will be no parking on the even-number side of of the streets on Tuesday, February 2 between midnight and 12 noon.

Residents and businesses with off-street parking are urged to keep their vehicles off of the streets at all times during the storm. Our DPW thanks you for keeping your vehicles off of the streets!

Residents are reminded that glass is not to be placed in curbside recycling containers as of Monday, February 1. There is a large orange container fronting the DPW Warehouse for glass drop off.

Public access to the Kingston Municipal Building and Kingston Fire Headquarters remains closed until Tuesday, February 16. Our staff is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, for servicing all public needs.

Thank you and stay safe!

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.

We’re sure you’ll agree Kingston’s services and amenities make it one of northeastern Pennsylvania’s premier communities. Please visit:


Street Cleaning

Routine street cleaning will begin in the Municipality of Kingston on Monday, March 29, 2021. Please adhere to all posted street cleaning signs.
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Office Closure and Garbage Notice

The Municipality of Kingston’s administrative offices will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021 and Monday, April 5, 2021  in observance of Good Friday and Easter Monday, and will re-open Tuesday, April 6, 2021. The Department of Public Works will be open on Friday, April 2, 2021 and will be closed Monday, April 5, 2021. …
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Recycling Change Notice

No glass whatsoever will be accepted in curbside collection containers as of Monday, February 1. Please click the link below for more information on this change. 2021 Press Release Recycling ChangeDownload
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Building Closures December 2020 COVID-19

Kingston Municipal Building and Fire Headquarters are closed through January 29. Click for more information.
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Enforceable Street Sweeping will conclude on Wednesday, November 25. Thank you for helping us keep Kingston clean!
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The Shade Tree Committee will be planting trees throughout Kingston on November 9 through November 20, 2020.
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Landlord Registration

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.

Upcoming Events

Parking Regulations

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.


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