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




Vacancy on Board of Commissioners

Due to a resignation, there is a vacancy on the Pocono Township Board of Commissioners effective 10/31/14. The remaining Commissioners shall choose a replacement. Any citizen interested in serving must submit their resume along, with any other pertinent information, to Township Manager Gregg Schuster by 10/24/14.

The information can be sent to the Municipal Building at P.O. Box 197, Tannersville, PA 18372. The information can also be e-mailed to the Township Manager at . All submissions must be received by Friday, October 24th, 2014.


Pocono Township Seeking Candidates for 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 at the link below. Salary commensurate with experience.

Resumes and cover letters can be sent to Township Manager Gregg Schuster at  . Please include required salary range when applying. All applications must be received by 10/31/14.

Public Works Director Posting and Job Description


Township Manager Proposed 2015 Budget Available

Ordinance 2014-1 requires the Township Manager to present a proposed budget to the Board of Commissioners by September 30th. Although early in the process, this gives the Board ample time to review the proposal, solicit citizen feedback, and make any appropriate changes. The budget was prepared without knowing certain important estimates and will be adjusted as new information is received.

Township Manager Proposed 2015 Budget


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

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