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
2023 PITTSTON CITY REAL ESTATE TAXES
Please note that we cannot accept any 2023 tax payments after December 31, 2023 at our location
2023 Pittston City real estate (property) tax bills were mailed on February 6, 2023.
Now payable at Discount through April 13, 2023, Face through June 13, 2023 and Penalty through December 31, 2023. 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 or place check or money order with your tax bill in the red box in front of City Hall
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.
2023-2024 Pittston City Refuse Fee
Pursuant to Pittston City Codes Section 412-11 and 412-12E requires the owner of each unit in the city to pay an annual fee for collection of refuse (garbage).
The current April 2023 thru April 2024 fee is $205.00 if paid by June 30,2023. After this date a $50 late fee will be assessed.
Refuse bills are mailed to each Homeowner every April. The year for refuse runs from April to April the following year.
The bills may be paid at the City Treasurer’s Office, 35 Broad Street, Monday thru Friday 9am – 4pm, online, by mail, online or placed in red box in front of City Hall.
All online, mailed and payments placed in red box require an additional postage and handling fee of $5.00. Please specify the address you would like the stickers mailed to.
The 2023-2024 Orange/White refuse stickers are $205.00 if paid by June 30, 2023. After this date, the fee will increase to $255.00 ($205.00 + $50.00 Late Fee).
Annual refuse fee must be paid prior to any additional sheets of stickers being purchased.
The Streets and Sanitation Department will not pick up any garbage that lack a current 2023-2024 orange refuse sticker.
One complete sticker is required to be placed on each bag of garbage. Maximum bag weight is 30 lbs.
If you did not receive a Refuse Bill in the mail, please notify the Treasurer’s Office at 570-654-1090.
Pursuant to Pittston City Codes 412-11 and 412-12E for residential buildings with a minimum of six (6) or more units or commercial buildings who utilize private haulers, the Exemption from Residential Refuse Fee form must be completed and returned to the Treasurer’s office prior to June 30, 2023. This form is located on the main page of the city website, or a copy may be obtained from the Treasurer’s office by calling 570-654-1090 or requesting one by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.