IMAG0541This is the official website of the Borough of  Taylor. Taylor is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania,  four miles southwest of Scranton on the Lackawanna River. The history of Taylor Borough is an interesting journey. It was founded in 1790 by Cornelius Atherton.  Silk manufacturing and coal mining were once practiced in the borough. It is our intention at TaylorBorough.com to provide it’s visitors with an informative recap of our community. Taylor Borough has been a unique place to live and work. We hope that the information on this website will be useful and informational.




Street and Roadway Repair
Due to the very harsh winter we all suffered through, Taylor Borough DPW will be doing much needed road repairs over the Spring and Summer months. Residents are encouraged to contact the Borough to report any severe problems such as Large Potholes, Open Holes, Non-Functioning Storm Sewer Catch Basins, Severe Depressions and so on.


Taylor Borough Snow Removal

Taylor Borough residents are reminded that it is illegal for any person, owner or resident of the borough to deposit, throw or discard snow, slush or other obstructions into the public streets and rights-of-way. Offenders may be subject to a $600 fine. Residents have 24 hours after the snow stops to remove the snow and ice from their sidewalks


Its winter time and the snow will be fast approaching Taylor Borough.

Its winter time and the snow will be fast approaching Taylor Borough.  Taylor Borough Council would like to remind all Taylor residents that, the placement of any objects intended to save or protect parking spaces in front of properties is illegal. This is a citable offense for the residents that placed the object in the streets. Objects placed in the Borough Right-of Ways will be removed and disposed of accordingly. Along with the resident being citied

While making our streets clean and safe our Department of Public Works has been having problems with homeowners who have portable basketball hoops that hang out beyond the curb lines.  The Department has had a few incidents over the years when the plow trucks catch on the rim or the net of the basketball hoops.  Taylor Borough Council is asking all residents to move the basketball hoops away from the roadway so this can be avoided and make it safer for our Department of Public work employees in removing the snow




New Veterans Memorial Dedicated

The day has arrived were the  new veterans memorial was dedicated Tuesday  November, 11 2014,

The memorial is located at the Taylor Community Center is made of Pennsylvania blue stone and may be one of the only star-shaped memorials in the country.

The new memorial has been four years in the making, and contains all the names of the vets who served from Taylor.

Folks from all over came out to see the unique memorial.






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 Contact Inform

  This information is received and reviewed by our Borough Manager. Your question or comment will then be forwarded to the appropriate department.

Taylor Borough
122 Union Street
Taylor PA 18517
(570) 562-1400 Phone
(570) 562-1415 Fax


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