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






Now Hiring – Part Time Zoning Officer

Pocono Township, PA is accepting applications for a part-time zoning officer. The ZO is responsible for reviewing applications for compliance, enforcement of all Township zoning ordinances, and other duties as assigned. Resumes, cover letters, and desired wage can be sent to Township Manager Gregg Schuster at


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


Board of Commissioners Meeting, Monday, May 18, 2015 (7:00 PM)

Planning Commission Meeting, Tuesday, May 26, 2015 (7:00 PM) – CANCELED

Special Joint Board of Commissioners / Planning Commission Meeting to discuss proposed sign ordinance – May 27, 2015 (7:00 PM) at the Pocono Hall Community Room, Room 108, at Northampton Community College.


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