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.

The office will be CLOSED on Monday, February 18th. in observance of President's Day.  The CRIZ meeting WILL be held at 6 p.m.

DUE TO WINTER STORM: All recycling will be picked up on Saturday, February 16th. Thursday and Friday garbage will remain as scheduled.

C.R.I.Z. (City Revitalization and Improvement Zone) Info: FAQs click here / Guidlines click here or click on for more information. If your business is located in the CRIZ Zone, an annual repot must be done by June 15th. To file, either you or your tax preparer can log on to: (Click on “NIZ/CRIZ Report” on the menu on the left.)

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

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Recyling Reminder for Wednesday Pick Up:
Cardboard should be placed with your recycling. It is not to be put out for trash collection. FMI on recycling click here.

Annual Water Quality Report for 2016