Welcome to the Borough of Taylor

This 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.


Updated Recycling Schedule

Please note that recycling can be placed in open containers other than the traditional recycling cans. Capacity should be 35 gallons or less, color doesn’t matter.

Recycling Schedule


Street and Roadway Repair

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.

  Meeting Notices
Taylor Borough Civil Service Commission will conduct a Meeting on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. in the Taylor Municipal Building, 122 Union St., Taylor, PA 18517 for General Purposes and any other business that comes before the Commission. The Public is invited to attend.

Attention Residents

PPL crews will be installing new LED street lights throughout the town. The project has started sooner than expected and they are currently performing this work now. Please be cautious around the crews while driving.

The new lighting will be more economical and brighter for increased public safety.

Reminder to all Borough Residents

Taylor Borough has adopted a new Burn Ordinance to regulate and prohibit the burning, ignition and combustion of rubbish, garbage and other materials within the Borough of Taylor, and to promote and protect the health, safety and welfare of its residents.

Click this link for the Fire Pit Application

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