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Office Hours:   Monday through Friday from 8 - 4:30;

closed for lunch from 12 to 12:30

WELCOME ! - On April 18, 2016 we welcomed our new Township Secretary Jillyan A. Sterling.  Ms. Sterling has many years of experience as a municipal secretary and will be an asset to our township residents and Board of Supervisors.  

Former Secretary Deanna L. Cunfer has decided to start her trip to retirement by moving to the Township Treasurer / Sewer Billing Clerk on a part-time basis.  Both are available by calling 570-386-5735.  Township Secretary can also be reached via email at and the Treasurer at  Sewer Billing questions can be emailed to

Occasionally the office needs to be closed for unforeseen reasons - please leave a voicemail at 570-386-5735 with a brief message, your name and phone number and we will contact you as soon as possible.  You can also email your message to


In case of emergency call 911; or the  STATE POLICE: 610-681-1850.  The non-emergency phone number for the Carbon County Communications Center is 1-800-452-1813



Scenic rural East Penn Township is located in the southwest corner of Carbon County, Pennsylvania in the beautiful Lizard Creek Valley. Our Township is bordered on the east by the Lehigh River, on the south by the Appalachian Trail along the top of the Blue Mountain, on the west by Schuylkill County.   







This website may not be fancy with all the bells and whistles but it serves the purpose in providing information for our residents and visitors and is maintained at no cost to the Township taxpayers.  If you do not find the info you need please call or email the Township office. Last update September 20, 2016.


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Important Phone #'s for Township


  • Emergency - 911

  • Non-Emergency Comm Center - 800-452-1813 

  • PA State Police - Lehighton 610-681-1850

  • Sewer Enforcement Officer: Scott Bieber 610-965-1167
  • Building Code Official:  Carl E. Faust  Phone: 570-943-2577; 

  •        email: 

  • Zoning / Permit Officer Carl E. Faust   Phone: 570-943-2577   

  • Alternate Zoning Officer Marge. Faust 570-943-2577

  • Fire Chief Cory Smith - 610-377-3322    

  • Assistant Fire Chief Robert M. Kleintop Jr. - 610-377-3322

  • East Penn Twp. Fire Station - 610-377-3322   (non-emergency)  email:

  • Tax Collector Thos. N. Beck - 610-377-4167

  • Berkheimer Tax Administrator - Earned Income Tax -

  • East Penn Social Hall - Admin. Lavona Berger call Twp. office - 570.386.5735

  • To rent East Penn Playground - call 610-377-0973 or the Twp. office - 570.386.5735


Other numbers you may need to know:


Ashfield Post Office - 610-377-5505
East Penn Elementary School - 610-377-6094
Lehighton Area School District - 610-377-4490 (Administrative Office)
Lehighton Area High School - 610-377-6180
Lehighton Area Middle School - 610-377-6535
Dinkey Evangelical Lutheran Church - 610-377-4242
Ben Salem United Church of Christ - 570-386-4990
Strohl Sanitation (Garbage & Recycling) - 610-377-9326





The Township of East Penn is not liable for the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this website.  Any documents posted on the website are for informational purposes only.  The true and actual copy of any posted ordinance, resolution, minutes or form is maintained at the township building and can be reviewed during normal business hours.  Reliance on the accuracy or completeness of the information contained on this website is at the user's risk.