Additional CRIZ Filing Information

Per our contact at the state, CRIZ filings only need to be completed if there is a business (including home-based businesses and/or SOLE PROPRIETORSHIPS) located in the property in the CRIZ zone. For clarification, if you are "in the business" of renting property, you DO need to file. If it is a ONLY a residence (owner-occupied or rented) filing does not need to be completed. CRIZ filings are required…


Road Closures for Construction Prep

Upcoming Parking Restrictions
(construction prep)

Wednesday, May 16th:
-No parking both sides of W. Broad St. from S. Railroad St. to Berwick St.
-No parking both sides of Berwick St

Thursday, May 17th:
-No parking both sides of W. Broad St. from S. Railroad St. to Berwick St.


File Your CRIZ report before June 15th

File Your CRIZ Report Before June 15th

Businesses located in the Tamaqua Community Revitalization and Improvement Zone, or “CRIZ” are reminded to file the required state tax report on or before June 15, 2018, for calendar year 2017. Tamaqua is the only borough to have the CRIZ designation, and one of just three in the Commonwealth. The program was established by a state law in 2013 and the…


Water Boil Advisory UPDATE

Water Boil Advisory has been LIFTED as of 11:50 a.m. on Friday, April 27th.


Water Boil Advisory


The Tamaqua Area Water Authority is issuing a Boil Water Advisory effective Wednesday, April 25, 2018 beginning at 6:00 a.m. for all customers served by the Authority until further notice.

You will be notified when you no longer need to boil your drinking water.

For more information, please contact the Borough Office at 570-668-0300 or the Still…



Schuylkill Keep It Pretty


Tamaqua Fire Department efforts help Tamaqua Fire Insurance Rating Improve

The Insurance Services Office (ISO) recently completed an analysis of the structural fire suppression delivery system provided in Tamaqua.  The ISO analysis then establishes a scoring system. ISO gives fire suppression delivery systems a numeric score with, Class 1 being the best fire suppression a community could possibly have, down to Class 10 which means there’s not much, if any, fire suppression…


Pool Passes Now Available

Form for pool passes is available on our website:


HELP WANTED-Water Treatment Plant Operator

The Tamaqua Borough is currently accepting applications for the position of a full-time Water Treatment Plant Operator for a 5 MGD water filtration plant. Class A Operators License preferred. Applicants should posses a high school diploma and a valid PA drivers license.

Interested applicants may contact the Borough of…


HELP WANTED-Pool Employees

The Borough of Tamaqua is accepting applications for part-time pool lifeguards, clerks and assistant managers at the H. D. Buehler Memorial Pool for May thru August 2018. Background checks, lifeguard and first aid certifications required. Contact: Borough of Tamaqua, 320 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, PA 18252, phone 570-668-3444 or 570-668-0300. Applications due March 30.