The Office of the City Treasurer receives all city revenue and provides regular reports to the mayor, city council, and city administrator on all revenue received. The City Treasurer heads the office and is elected by city voters to serve a 4 year term of office. The city treasurer also serves as the city’s property tax collector and also sells city garbage stickers. The treasurer also signs all checks issued by the city. For more information on city taxes and tax collection please click here.
City Treasurer and Tax Collector
Chris Latona is presently the City Treasurer and Tax Collector for the City of Pittston. The City Treasurer’s Office is located on the first floor of City Hall, at 35 Broad Street, and is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm and can be reached by calling 570.654.1090 or 570.654.0513
2022 PITTSTON CITY REAL ESTATE TAXES
2022 Pittston City real estate (property) tax bills were mailed on February 28, 2022.
Now payable at Discount through April 27, 2022, Face through June 27, 2022 and Penalty through December 31, 2022. Bills may be paid in person at the City Treasurer’s Office, First Floor, Pittston City Hall, 35 Broad Street, Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm; or by mail to the this address.
The Pittston City Council has enacted an ordinance for a “Homestead Tax Exemption” for owner-occupied residential homes that reduces the city property tax bill for owner-occupied homes. Click here: Homestead Tax Exemption for more information.
2022-2023 Pittston City Refuse Fee
Pittston City Code Section 412 Article II requires that property owners pay an annual Refuse fee for each livable rental unit they own. The 2022-2023 Refuse bills have been mailed to the property owner.
The bills may be paid at the City Treasurer’s Office, 35 Broad Street, Monday thru Friday 9am – 4pm, online, or by mail (online and mailed in payments require additional refuse sticker mailing fee of $5.00 applies).
The 2022-2023 Green/White refuse stickers are $175.00 and are due July 29, 2022. After this date, the fee will increase to $225.00 ($175.00 + $50.00 Late Fee). Any current pink 2021-2022 stickers can be used until July 29, 2022.
Annual refuse fee must be paid prior to any additional sheets of stickers being purchased.
The Streets and Sanitation Department cannot pick up any garbage that lack a current 2022-2023 refuse sticker.
One complete sticker is required to be placed on each bag of garbage.
- If Mailing your payment or paying online, please include $5.00 for Postage and Handling. If the stickers are to be sent to an address other than your mailing address, please specify.
- If you did not receive a Refuse Bill in the mail, please notify the Treasurer’s Office at 570-654-1090.
Tax Certification Requests:
Please complete the Tax Certification Request Form and email to Treasury@cityofpittston.org. Please click on the “PAY NOW” button and choose “Tax Certification Fee” in the drop down box. The fee is $10.00 per parcel. Please indicate whether you would like the request returned to you via email or fax. If you would like to complete this form and mail a check, you can do so by sending the form and check payable to Pittston City, Pittston City’s Treasurer’s Office, 35 Broad Street, Pittston PA 18640. Once we receive the request and payment, we will return the request to you.