COVID-19 WRIGHT TOWNSHIP EMERGENCY SERVICE CONTINUATION UPDATE

Wright Township Municipal Building

321 South Mountain Boulevard

Mountaintop, PA  18707

Telephone 570-474-9067      Fax 570-474-2722

wrighttwp@gmail.com

3/19/2020

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, WRIGHT TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 MEDICAL SITUATION. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE OFFICES ARE OPEN TO OFFICE PERSONNEL ONLY. WE WILL CONTINUE TO SERVICE THE COMMUNITY VIA PHONE, EMAIL, AND MAIL.

For all police, fire and medical emergencies, please call 911.

For non-emergency police business, please call the Wright Township Police Department Non-Emergency number of 570-474-9251. Calls to the non-emergency number will be evaluated on whether a police response is required. If there is no answer, please leave a message and an Officer will contact you as soon as possible.

Until further notice, the nonessential police department services will be suspended. That will include fingerprinting service, station tours, visits or police attendance at functions.  Also, the Police Department is unable to accept home prepared food deliveries at this time.
 

Building and zoning permits applications can be obtained on the internet at http://wrighttownship.org/zoning .  Please scan and email permit applications to tdow@barryisett.com.  The zoning/code office is currently closed but will respond via email. Due to the governor’s ban on business activity including construction, permit applications can be accepted but not issued until the ban is lifted.

The Wright Township Recycling Center will be closed until further notice.

The Mountain Top COG yard waste facility closed until further notice.

The Wright Township recreation area has closed the basketball courts, tennis courts, play area, and dog park facilities.  The walking trail and fields will remain open and once again we request that social distancing practices are used.

Any events or park usage for groups are cancelled/rescinded/postponed until further notice.

District Court is closed and all hearings will be rescheduled. You will receive notice via mail. Forms for landlord/tenant/civil complaints can be obtained/dropped off in the foyer of the building.  For further instructions on payments, please call 570-474-6844 and listen to the message. 

Thank you for understanding the need to take these necessary steps so we can ensure the safety of our officers and employees. Wright Township will be here to continue to provide public safety services and other essential services for the community.  If you have any further questions or need assistance, please call 570-474-9067.

Please know we will be monitoring the situation as virus conditions continue to change and evolve. Should the Federal Government or Commonwealth of PA institute conflicting regulations or declarations those will supersede the notices above.