The Tamaqua Borough is proud to serve more than 7000 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 are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

For any zoning or code questions, you can call that department directly at 570.578.0165.

Borough Council has approved a Tamaqua Dines Out Program to increase outdoor seating for dining.  For more information, click here. The program has been extended until further notice.

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Unable to obtain a loan for necessary sidewalk or home repairs?  The Borough's CAC (Citizens Advisory Committee) may be able to help.  For the Sidewalk Repair Loan Program info, click here.  Be sure to ask about the Home Rehab Loan Program as well by emailing  Both programs can end without notice.

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. To file, either you or your tax preparer can log on to: CRIZ meetings are open to the public and scheduled the third Monday of the month at 6 p.m.   Please call the office at 570.668.0300 to check on any cancellations or changes.  

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 2020