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Lake Township,
Luzerne County

Gate Card Distribution

Lake Township in Luzerne County is now distributing gate access keys which will be required for access into the yard.  Cards can be picked up during business hours or call the township office at 570-639-2828. Cards will also be available during monthly meetings which are held on the second Wednesday beginning at 6pm.

 Best Buy Retail Stores in Pennsylvania are once again accepting televisions and monitors (up to 49”) for recycling.

There are a few restrictions, and a fee in most cases, associated with this program. It is important to ensure residents are made aware of the restrictions and potential fees prior to taking their televisions/monitors to a Best Buy Retail Store for drop off:   

 

·         Only televisions/monitors up to 49 inches will be accepted;

·         There is a limit or two items per day (two televisions or two monitors; or one of each);

·         Best Buy branded televisions and monitors (Dynex or Insignia) will be accepted at no charge;

·         Televisions and monitors of other brands will be accepted, but the resident will be charged $29.99 per television or monitor. Residents paying the collection fee will be issued a $30 Best Buy Gift Card.  Please note, this collection fee model is acceptable in accordance with Section 504 of the Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA). 

RECYCLING UPDATE

As of 2-27-2024, bins are  EMPTY. 

 Check weekly after 10 am for updates.

Current hours

 are Monday-Thursday,

8-2.

Currently, there are NO Saturday hours.

FYI
Plastic recyclables MUST have a triangle symbol with number on them. Just because it's plastic, doesn't mean its recyclable!
This includes
window blinds, hangers, etc.

The Lake Township Board of Supervisors Monthly Meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the Township Building
488 State Route 29, Harveys Lake

TAX COLLECTOR NOTICE

Tax Collector Hours Posted on Tax Collector page

TO REPORT POTHOLES,

WASHOUTS OR DOWNED TREES ON STATE ROADS

PLEASE CALL

1800-FIX-ROAD

1-800-349-7623 or

570-826-2386

 

LAKE TWP

        Lake Township is a small municipality in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

consisting of a population of 1,993 per the 2020 census. It consists of three full time employees, one part-time secretary, three supervisors ,a sewage enforcement officer, and a code enforcement officer. Lake Township has a 3rd party agency for building code enforcement.

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