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  • Attention Clarks Green Residents

    Are you willing to serve the Borough on a Board, Committee, or Commission? Residents needed for: Zoning Hearing Board, Planning Commission, Recreation Board, Shade Tree Committee, As residents move or retire, vacancies must be … [Read More...]

    Refuse & Recycling Pick Up

    Pick-up or billing questions should be directed to J.P. Mascaro & Sons 800-243-7575 or . By ordinance, all residents are required to participate in J.P. Mascaro & Sons collection services. This is the case regardless of how many … [Read More...]


    All STREET SHADE TREES located less than 25 ft. from the center of the road are considered in the Borough's right-of-way and requires a PERMIT for trimming and/or removal. Permits can be submitted to Clarks Green Borough office, 104 N. Abington … [Read More...]

    State Representative Bridget M. Kosierowski

    Please call State Representative Bridget Kosierowski's Office at 570-562-2350 for information on obtaining assistance with PennDOT paperwork, unemployment compensation, workers' compensation, PACE/PACENET prescription-drug coverage, unclaimed … [Read More...]

    Shade Trees

    Please contact the Borough Office at 570-586-4446 or Olga Trushina  ([email protected]) if you are interested in ordering a shade tree and/or volunteer to help with planting. The first five curbside shade trees are free! Street side shade … [Read More...]

    Permits Required

    George Parker, Clarks Green Zoning and Code Enforcement Officer. Can be reached at 570-585-6578 or 570-840-9693. Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. Don't forget fences, pools, sheds, replacing driveways, etc. require … [Read More...]

    Burning in the Borough

    Please be advised that open burning is prohibited in the Borough. Please see section 10-605 of the Health and Safety Ordinance for details which can be found on the website. … [Read More...]


    Mayor Thorburn pictured with Council President Carey of Clarks Summit receiving a certificate of appreciation on Saturday, April 16, 2016.   … [Read More...]

    Dog Licenses

    The Lackawanna County Treasurer’s Office notified the Borough of Clarks Green that DOG LICENSES are now available online. Please visit to file online. … [Read More...]

    House Inspections

    May 2015 the DPW performed a house to house inspection of improper connections to sewer lines as part of an agreement with the Abington Regional Wastewater Authority. We inspected 55 houses located on Grayson Drive, Greenbrier Drive and Lexington … [Read More...]

    Lackawanna County Prescription Drug Take-Back Location

    DRUG TAKE BACK PROGRAM South Abington Police Department has a drop box in the lobby of the Township Building available daily Location: 104 Shady Lane Road Chinchilla PA 18410 Phone: 570-586-2111 Hours of availability: M-F 8am-4pm … [Read More...]

    Parking Ban

    There is an overnight parking ban effective November 1 to April 1 between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:oo a.m. Streets must be kept open for snow plowing. … [Read More...]

    Handicapped Accessible

    Clarks Green Borough has installed an automatic door opener on it's main entrance door.  The Borough building is now handicapped accessible. … [Read More...]

    Fluorescent Light Bulbs

    Recycle your compact fluorescent light bulbs at the Borough Building. … [Read More...]

    Snow Removal

    Law of Physics: Our DPW crew is not intentionally moving snow into your driveway when they plow. Blocking your driveway in their attempts to keep the roads free of snow is unavoidable, but the extra shoveling is a small price to pay for clear, safe … [Read More...]


    STOP for pedestrians in crosswalks   … [Read More...]

    Join the Clarks Green Shade Tree Commission

    Volunteers Needed!  Call 570-586-4446. … [Read More...]

    Please clean up after your dog it’s the law

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    Caution: Deer Crossing

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    Prohibiting Cats as Nuisances and Running at Large

    Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of the Borough of Clarks Green - Cats are required to have identification tags indicating the cat owner's name, address, and telephone number to the cat's collar which must be worn at all times.  Cats are not … [Read More...]