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Author: Covington Township


ROAD OPEN 10-5-2023

UPDATE: Old Schoolhouse Road between State Route 502 & Legg’s Road is now open.


Zoning Hearing Board hearing ~ Kost Tire Sign Variance

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Zoning Hearing Board of Covington Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania at 6:30 p.m. on October 19, 2023 at the Covington Township Building, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA  18444 for the purpose of receiving evidence and hearing testimony concerning the Application for a Zoning Variance-Sign by ETK Jr. Realty, LP/Kost Tire and Auto Service for the use of the real property located at 940 Drinker Turnpike (Covington Township), PA 18444 with Tax Parcel No. 212-02-030-001.03. At issue are the requests for relief under the Covington Township Zoning Ordinance sections 404.4 C-1-General Commercial District, 504-Signs, 504.A2-Business Signs, 504.2(L) General Sign Regulations-Revolving Signs and 608.3-Variances. The property is located in a C-1-General Commercial District of the Covington Township Zoning Ordinance.

            If you have any objection to said requests for relief, you should be present at said time and place as stated above to make your objection known to the Zoning Hearing Board or be represented by an attorney at that hearing.

                                                                                    Robert P. Sheils, III, Esquire

                                                                                    Solicitor for Covington Township

                                                                                    Zoning Hearing Board




Office Closing Early 9-29-2023

The municipal office will be closing at noon on Friday, September 29, 2023. The office will re-open for regular business hours on Monday, October 2, 2023.



Budget Workshop 9-25-2023

The Board of Supervisors will be holding a Budget Workshop on Monday, September 25, 2023 at 5:00pm at the Municipal Office, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444. The agenda can be found below or under the 2023 Meeting Agendas tab. Members of the public are welcome to attend.


Budget Workshop Dates Set

The Covington Township Board of Supervisors will be conducting budget workshops for the 2024 Budget on the following dates: Monday, September 25, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. and Monday, October 23, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.  All workshops will be held at the Municipal Office, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444.  The workshops are open to the public.