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Honesdale Borough is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Questions on Burning in the Borough?

Review the regulations here:  Regulations on Burning

Council Seeks to Fill Vacancies

Honesdale Borough Council is seeking resumes from interested residents so that Council can fill the following vacancies:

  • Two alternates to serve on its Civil Service Commission. The term of office shall be six years.
  • One vacancy on its Zoning Hearing Board as an alternate. The term runs through December 31, 2021.
  • One vacancy on its Property Maintenance Appeals Board. The term runs through December 31, 2021.
  • One vacancy on its Quality-of-Life Appeals Board. The term runs through December 31, 2021.
  • One vacancy on its UCC Board of Appeals Board. The term runs through December 31, 2021.

Currently the above listed agencies of Honesdale Borough meet as required.

Applicants must be a resident of Honesdale Borough.  Resumes can be dropped off, faxed, or emailed to the Borough Office, 958 Main Street, Honesdale.  The fax number is 570-253-4624.  The email is .

File Your Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Applications Online

Use this link:

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program claimants now have the option to submit program applications online with the Department of Revenue’s myPATH system. Filing online leads to fast processing, easy direct deposit options and automatic calculators that will help you apply for your rebate. Visit to file your application.  The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded. Spouses, personal representatives or estates may also file rebate claims on behalf of claimants who lived at least one day in 2018 and meet all other eligibility criteria.

Draft Budget Available

The 2022 DRAFT budget is available for review.   Please follow this link:

Yard Debris Collection

Yard Debris Collection is every Monday morning. Please place debris container with appropriate sticker, which can be picked up for free at the Borough Hall.

Notice: Please do not include the following in your debris container: Rocks, Dirt, Cinders, Sod, and other heavy materials.

Council Minutes Available Online

The link to previous Council minutes is

Ordinances and Resolutions Available Online

The Code of the Borough of Honesdale has been made available through a program entitled eCode360. The link to the eCode360 is Newly passed ordinances and resolutions not incorporated in the Code of the Borough of Honesdale can be found under the Legislation subsection not New Laws subsection.

  Documentation for Review

Please check the appropriate tab for draft legislation.

The proposed media ordinance was sent to a sub-committee consisting of Councilors James Jennings, Jared Newbon and James Brennan. The sub-committee will present a report to Councilors at the regularly scheduled meetings of their progress.

Other Relevant Links

Wayne County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update:—Final
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