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.


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 

Trash and Recycling Routes

2018 Recycling Schedule and Trash Routes Download (PDF) CLICK HERE


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.

The Taylor Police Department has now partnered with CARFAX.

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Fireworks display Application

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Special Notices & Meetings
 ATTENTION – Crews are still working in the 1100, 1200, 1300 blocks of Loomis Avenue as well as 1100 & 1200 blocks of Reynolds Ave. Please be patient and mindful of the crews in the roadways.

 ATTENTION – Crews will be installing a new stormwater system in the area of the 800 block of Union Street, Jefferson Street, Roosevelt Street and Powell Street.
Construction will begin October 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 am and run until December 20th, 2017. Please use caution and be prepared for traffic diversions and delays.
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