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 As time permits we are updating and converting our website to provide you with  useful and current information.  If you do not find the info you need please call or email the Township office. Last update: December 19, 2011.


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.  



Office hours are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 - 4:30; 


    OFFICE CLOSED: December 23, December 26, Monday January 2

   Office closing at 4:00 - December 27 and January 3


Important Phone #'s for Township

  • Emergency - 911

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

  • Township Police - Non-Emergency - 570-386-9982      * Dial Police Department Direct

  • Sewage Enforcement Officer - Carl A. Wolfe Jr. - 610-377-0276 

  • Building Code Official: Sean Corey of Spotts, Stevens & McCoy  610-849-9700

  • Zoning / Permit Officer Richard Dietrich - 570-386-5735

  • 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

  • Recycling - Carbon Co. Waste Mgmt - 610-852-5111

  • East Penn Social Hall - Admin. Lavona Berger - 610-377-5625

  • Social Hall Office - 610-377-1041

  • To rent East Penn Playground - call Twp. office - 570-386-5735 or 610-377-0973

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) - 610-377-3455



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.




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