Welcome to Exeter Borough

2024 Revised Floodplain Map

Read the FEMA Letter explaining the REVISED Exeter Borough Floodplain Maps: https://exeterborough.com/2024/07/01/june-20-2024-fema-revised-flood-insurance-rate-map-letter/.

Search for YOUR FEMA Floodplain Map! (enter your street address) HERE: https://msc.fema.gov/portal/search

On June 4th, Exeter Borough Council voted to revise Exeter Borough Zoning Chapter 13, section on Floodplain Management, the Ordinance can be found HERE.

Read about the Proposed Exeter Borough Levee Flood Protection System footprint design HERE.


The Exeter Borough Planning Commission will meet on Thursday July 25, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss a subdivision proposal (SALDO) for 201 Schooley Avenue, Exeter. The meeting agenda will be published HERE and the subdivision map is HERE. To join the July 25th Planning Commission Meeting by Zoom, link HERE.

The next Exeter Borough Regular Council Meeting is Tuesday August 6, 2024 at 7:00pm. The meeting agenda can be found HERE. All residents wishing to provide verbal or written comment on agenda items should attend the Council meeting in-person or pre-register comments with the Borough Manager at exeterboro@comcast.net. To listen-only, please join our meeting by ZOOM, at the link below.

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TRASH COLLECTION 2024: The price of the 2024 trash stickers has increased to a doubling in price in hauler fees. Three bids were opened on June 6, 2023 and the lowest bidder was accepted for a two-year term, the new contract began July 1, 2023. Here is the June 6, 2023 BID TABULATION RESULTS.

The price includes 3 curbside services/week: Monday RECYCLING • Wednesday TRASH • Thursday YARD WASTE, amounting to a price of approximately $25/month, $6.25 per week, $2.09 per service/day. The 2024 Fee Schedule is HERE. Thank you for your understanding.

Penalty period begins April 1, 2024. Residents: $430; Seniors $390; Businesses $710/yr.

Stickers are valid through March 31, 2025.

Refuse stickers may be picked up at Borough Building weekdays between 9:00am-3:00pm. Payment may be mailed to Exeter Borough, 1101 Wyoming Avenue, Exeter, PA 18643 OR dropped off in the gray mailbox outside our building or paid online via our Payments page. Please note online payments will incur a $1.50 service charge for e-checks (Regular Resident price=$301.50); 2.65% for credit cards (Regular Resident price=$307.50).


  • Place all grass clippings and shrubbery in open containers weighing no more than thirty pounds, please do not put in bags
  • Tree branches , limbs, trimmings; not to exceed 3’ length or 1.5 “ diameter – tie and bundle please or it will not be picked up.
  • Leaves pick up starts 10/24/24, please place the leaves on your tree lawn, sidewalks or grass. DO NOT BLOCK SEWER DRAINS ( no collection on 11/28/24).


  • No full trees accepted
  • No yard waste from landscaping companies


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Upcoming Borough Events:

Voter Registration

Visit Voter Registration Website | Call Luzerne County Voter Services (570) 825-1715

Regular Monthly Meetings

Exeter Borough 2024 Regular Monthly Council Meetings will be held at the Exeter Borough Building 1101 Wyoming Avenue, Exeter, PA on the following dates: Jan. 2, Feb. 6, Mar. 5, Apr. 2, May 7, Jun. 4, Aug. 6, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, Nov. 12, and Dec. 3, 2024.  Meetings start at 7:00 PM. Agendas and links will be posted on the Boroughs web page at www.exeterborough.com.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend the meeting scheduled and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate, please contact Exeter Borough Manager, at 570-654-3001 ext. 4 to discuss how Exeter Borough may best accommodate your needs. Meetings are open to the Public.

Council Mtg. Minutes

Council meeting minutes can be downloaded here.

Right to Know Contact

Exeter Borough Manager
(570) 654-3001 x4

Exeter Borough Planning Commission Monthly 2024 Meetings, when needed: Jan. 25, Feb. 29, Mar. 28, Apr. 25, May 30, June 27, Aug. 29, Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 21, Dec. 19, 2024.

Recycling Calendars are available any time at the Exeter Borough Building.

2024 Refuse Stickers will be available for sale on January 3, 2024. Stickers are valid March 1, 2024 through March 31, 2025.

Payments may be made by check, money order, or credit card/e-check. Please visit our PAYMENTS page for details. E-check will incur an addtional $1.50 fee; credit cards will incur 2.65% fee.

Any questions: Call 570-654-3001 Ext. 2.