Pocono Township was created as a separate Township by a decree of the courts of Northampton County in November 1816. – learn more



Pocono Township Community Information, Phone Numbers, Services, Schools, Library and Places of Worship. – learn more



Pocono Township is in the Heart of the Poconos, located in the center of Monroe County, Pennsylvania. – learn more




Zoning Hours Change

Effective February 3, 2015, the zoning hours for Pocono Township have changed. The new zoning hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM daily. Appointments are encouraged as the zoning officer may be doing inspections during those times.


Position Vacancy – Public Works Director

Pocono Township, PA is accepting applications for Public Works Director. The director is responsible for overseeing all Township infrastructure including roads, facilities, parks, and the sewer collection system. Applicants should have 7+ years of increasing responsibility in public works and sewer systems. More information and the full job description can be found on the Township website at . Salary commensurate with experience.

Resumes and cover letters can be sent to Township Manager Gregg Schuster at  . Please include required salary range when applying. Position open until filled.

Job Notice and Description



Board and Commission Vacancies


Pocono Township currently has vacancies on multiple boards for interested residents. The Board of Commissioners has formed a seven member Bicentennial Celebration Committee. This committee is charged with the planning of the Township’s 200th anniversary in 2016.

One vacancy exists on the Recreation Committee which typically meets at 7:30 AM on the second Tuesday of each month. The committee makes recommendations on recreational facilities and activities in the Township. Also, one vacancy exists on the Planning Commission which meets the second and fourth Monday of every month at 7:00 PM. There are also workshops on some other evenings. The commission makes recommendations on land use ordinances and applications.

Residents interested in serving on any of these bodies should submit their resume to Township Manager Gregg Schuster at .


New Zoning Hearing Board Schedule 

The Zoning Hearing Board will meet the fourth Tuesday of every month when necessary.



Community Vision
The HSPS (Hamilton Twp., Stroud Twp., Pocono Twp., and Stroudsburg Borough) Region is an attractive community in which to live, work, and vacation, characterized by a high quality of life; diversity of landscapes and settled areas; a balanced and vital economy providing family sustaining jobs for residents; efficient alternative modes of  travel; extensive preserved open space; access to protected scenic, natural, historic, and cultural resources; a variety of recreational and social opportunities; managed, balanced and controlled development consistent with available infrastructure and the Region’s Plan for the Future; reasonable taxation; intermunicipal cooperation; social cohesion; and assimilation of new residents. – read more

Meeting Schedule

Board of Commissioners Meeting, Monday,February 2, 2015  (7:00 PM)

Planning Commission Meeting, Monday,February 9, 2015  (7:00 PM)

Board of Commissioners Special Meeting (sign ordinance), Thursday, February 12, 2015 (4:30 PM)

Board of Commissioners Meeting, Monday,February 17, 2015  (7:00 PM)

Board of Commissioners Special Meeting (Grossi hearing), Thursday, February 19, 2015 (4:30 PM)

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting, February, 24, 2015 (5:00 PM)



Mountain View Park

Mt. View Park, situated off of Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, Pa, is one of the most beautiful parks in Monroe County. The park was opened in 1978 and offers three ball fields, one soccer field, two tennis courts, two basketball courts, four pavilions- including grills, well-equipped playgrounds, rest rooms, and nature trails.
The park is open in May – weather permitting, and closes on Labor Day, but is open on weekends after Labor Day through Columbus Day. – learn more