The Tamaqua Borough is proud to serve more than 7,000 residents.  We welcome businesses and visitors to our community.

If you have any questions, please call us at 570.668.0300 or email

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. OUR OFFICE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC TFN.  You can still contact us for any questions or services via the above phone number or email address as well as message us on Facebook.  Garbage and recycling schedules will remain the same.  To see a list of postponed meetings, Zoom information, Street Sweeper Schedule and other updates including COVID-19, please see our NEWS page.

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For Sidewalk Repair Loan Program info click here....program can end without notice.

Be sure to complete your 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail. FMI: or call 844.330.2020.

Would you like to be a 2020 Census Taker? Census Takers' work schedules are flexible.  Some temporary positions require work during the day while others are evening and/or weekend work.  Learn more and apply online at

C.R.I.Z. (City Revitalization and Improvement Zone) Info: FAQs click here / Guidlines click here or click on and for more information. If your business is located in the CRIZ, an annual report must be done by June 15th. UPDATE AS OF MAY 26th:  Per the PA Dept of Rev, the filing deadline has been extended to August 31st., 2020.  To file, either you or your tax preparer can log on to: (Click on “NIZ/CRIZ Report” on the menu on the left.)  CRIZ meetings are open to the public and scheduled the first and third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Council room of the Borough.  The first of the two meetings can be cancelled monthly, so please call the office at 570.668.0300 to check on any cancellations.

Important info from FEMA can be found via:

Recyling Reminder for Wednesday Pick Up:  Cardboard should be placed with your recycling. It is not to be put out for trash collection. It is single-stream recycling.

Annual Water Quality Report for 2019