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*Conceal Carry Permit applications UPDATE: May, 27 2020*

On May 27, 2020 The Luzerne County Sheriff’s Department will begin scheduling individuals that have submitted, applications for a License to Carry Concealed, and have been approved to complete the process and receive their permit.  The Sheriff’s Staff will call the number provided by the applicant and you will be assigned a time slot.  If there is not an answer, a message will be left and you will need to call before the close of business on that day to be scheduled in the next available appointment.  If you do not answer and return the call, or are unable to make the scheduled appointment, you will be contacted at a later date as appointments become available.  Appointments will begin on June 1, 2020 at 8:30am through 3:00pm, Monday through Friday.  No walk-ins will be allowed at this time.

To complete the process, approved applicants with appointments will report to the Luzerne County Records Retention Facility located at 85 Young St. Hanover Twp., Pa 18706 at their scheduled time. Upon arrival you will remain in your vehicle and call ­­­­­­­­570-820-6363.  You will receive further instruction at that time. You will need to bring your valid Photo ID (or equivalent). Bring nothing but your ID and car keys into the building with you.  Please note that you will be denied entry you are not wearing a mask, if you have traveled outside of the county recently, are exhibiting any signs and symptoms of COVID-19, or have come into contact with anyone who has been confirmed to have COVID-19.

** For Immediate Release**

4/30/2020

Effective Monday May 11, 2020 the Luzerne County Sheriff’s Department will be accepting applications from Luzerne County residents between the hours of 8:00AM and 3:00PM, at the Luzerne County Courthouse 200 North River Street Wilkes-Barre PA 18711. Click the link for further instructions and applications: Luzerne County Sheriff’s Department Licensing Division

APRIL 27, 2020

BY EMERGENCY ORDER OF THE LUZERNE COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, THE SHERIFF SALES SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 5, 2020 AND AUGUST 7, 2020 HAVE BEEN CONTINUED GENERALLY, A NEW SALE DATE WILL BE SET WHEN THE COURTS BECOME AVAILABLE AFTER THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY. WHEN SET, THE DATE WILL BE ADVERTISED FOR TWO WEEKS, THE SALE WILL THEN BE HELD ON THE WEEK FOLLOWING THE ADVERTISING.

CLICK FOR LINK TO COURT ORDERS AND MEMO FROM THE REAL ESTATE DIVISION

CLICK FOR LISTING OF THE SHERIFF SALE PROPERTIES

April 1, 2020

**GOVERNOR WOLF GRANTS EXTENSION FOR LICENSE TO CARRY PERMITS**

Permits that expired March 19 or after will now have until May 30 to renew. (Click to view Memo from the Pennsylvania Sheriff’s Association)

Amended Court Order Regading the April 3, 2020 Sheriff Sale of Real Property.⇦

MARCH 24, 2020

BY EMERGENCY ORDER OF THE LUZERNE COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, THE SHERIFF SALE SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 3, 2020 HAS BEEN CONTINUED GENERALLY. A NEW SALE DATE WILL BE SET WHEN THE COURTS BECOME AVAILABLE AFTER THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY. WHEN SET, THE DATE WILL BE ADVERTISED FOR TWO WEEKS, THE SALE WILL THEN BE HELD ON THE WEEK FOLLOWING THE ADVERTISING.

CLICK TO VIEW THE MOTION AND COURT ORDER

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