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 Office hours are: Monday Thru Friday; 8:30am - 4:30pm


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;  The East Penn Township Police Department was disbanded in 2016. The office does not have the ability to transfer calls to the police department.  



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.   

As time permits we are updating and converting our website to provide you with  useful and current information.  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: January 19, 2015.


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Important Phone #'s for Township


  • Emergency - 911

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

  • Sewage Enforcement Officer - Scott Bieber - 610-965-1167 

  • Building Code Official:  Carl E. Faust  Phone: 570-943-2577; 

  •        Fax: 570-943-3031; email: 

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

  •        Fax: 570-943-3031; email:

  • Fire Chief Cory Smith - 610-577-6689

  • Assistant Fire Chief Robert M. Kleintop Jr. - 610-377-5718

  • 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

  • Social Hall Office - call 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.