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





Spring Cleanup

The 2015 Pocono Township Spring Cleanup will be held:

THURSDAY, MAY 7th, 2015 7:30AM TO 3:00 PM

FRIDAY MAY 8th, 2015 7:30AM TO 3:00PM

SATURDAY MAY 9th, 2015 7:30AM TO 3:00PM

More information can be found on the Spring Cleanup Flyer


Advertisement for Bids

The Township is soliciting bids for the demolition of two houses. Interested parties may review the below specifications and submit bids as instructed.

House Demolition Bid Package


Proposed DRAFT Sign Ordinance

As recommended by the Planning Commission, and with additional comments from the Board of Commissioners, the proposed draft ordinance is below for review. Comments can be made at Board of Commissioners meetings or to Township Manager Gregg Schuster at . All written comments are due by 4/30/15.

Draft Sign Ordinance


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.


Bicentennial Celebration Committee Volunteers Sought

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. Residents interested in serving 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


Planning Commission Meeting, Monday, April 27, 2015 (7:00 PM)

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting, Tuesday, April 28, 2015 (5:00 PM)

Board of Commissioners Meeting, Monday, May 4, 2015 (7:00 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