Alert Center

Alert Center allows you to view all alerts and emergencies in your area. If there are alerts or emergencies, they will be listed below by category. To be instantly notified of alerts and emergencies subscribe to Notify Me® or RSS.

1. County Alerts

20 Alerts
April 3, 2020

Upcoming Webinar: Methods and Strategies for Optimizing Remote Work Environments

Host Matthew Sowcik, Ph.D., Professor of Leadership and Management, University of Florida will be hosting a webinar focusing on Leading in a Remote Work Environment. For more information, click below.

April 2, 2020

Emergency Order Extension

Emergency Order Extension

April 1, 2020 3:11 PM

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 27, 2020

Stay-At-Home Memorandum

In an effort to keep ahead of the spread of COVID-19 in Luzerne County, a stay-at-home order has been issued by Governor Wolf and supported by the County Manager. This order will go into effect March 27, 2020 at 8pm and will stay in effect until April 6,...

Read Alret
March 25, 2020

April 2020 Sheriff Sale Motion and Order

The Sheriff Sale scheduled for April 3, 2020 is continued generally to a future date to be determined. Notice shall be given to the Times Leader, Citizen’s Voice, and posted in the Luzerne County Courthouse

March 23, 2020

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order 5th Addendum

Court is suspending weekend sentences to be served at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for a period of 30 days

March 20, 2020

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order 4th Addendum

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order 4th Addendum

March 20, 2020

Prothonotary Records Access

Prothonotary Records Access - Index Books for Cases Affecting Realty, Federal and Municipal Liens, Judgements & Liens, Grantor and Grantee Corps, Ejectment Dockets and Index to Cases Filed are now available on the Prothonotary Viewer at www.searchiqs.com...

Read Alert
March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Continuation Plan

New hours of operations, filing and payment times as well as other information
*We encourage the public to utilize our online platforms or mail for filing purposes.*
(See link below)

March 18, 2020

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order Addendum

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order Addendum

March 18, 2020

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order 2nd Addendum

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order 2nd Addendum

March 18, 2020

Luzerne County Planning and Zoning

Effective 9am on March 19, 2020. Public Access to Planning and Zoning will be by appointment only.

Zoning Permits Mondays and Fridays, - 9 am to 4pm
Call for Zoning permits appointments- 570-825-1589

Subdivision/Land Development Plans - Tuesdays...

Read Alert
March 18, 2020

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order 3rd Addendum

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order 3rd Addendum

March 17, 2020 3:30 PM

Suspension Of Gun Permit Applications

In accordance with state and county directives to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, NO GUN PERMIT APPLICATION PROCESSING WILL OCCUR AT THE LUZERNE COUNTY COURT HOUSE UNTIL MARCH 30, or further notice is given. Please do not come to the court...

Read Alert
March 17, 2020

PROCEDURE FOR WEDDING CEREMONIES CANCELLED AS A RESULT OF COVID-19 SHUTDOWN

If your wedding ceremony/reception is cancelled due to the COVID-19 closures and your marriage license expires:

1. Within 60 days of your new wedding date, bring your expired license and
photo
ID to the Register of Wills Office.
2....

Read Alert
March 17, 2020

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order

Luzerne County Courts Emergency Order

March 16, 2020 12:10 PM

Public Defender Representation

The Luzerne County Public Defender’s Office announces that until further notice, all applications for PD representation will be taken by appointment only. We are trying to minimize the contact and maximize the distance between persons coming into the...

Read On...
March 15, 2020

Luzerne County Has Declared a State of Emergency Effective Immediately

Luzerne County has declared a State of Emergency effective immediately. The following restrictions are in place in order to protect the health and safety of the residents of Luzerne County. Please click link below.

March 14, 2020 1:20 PM

Pittston Magistrate Office Special Announcement

Effective Immediately District Court 11-1-04

Pittston City Hall is a RESTRICTED AREA to the General Public. District Court is operational, however, we are kindly requesting that you abide by the Emergency Declaration of the Pittston City Mayor and...

Read Notice...
March 12, 2020 9:00 AM

Luzerne County Courts Special Announcement

The Court continues to monitor developments on the spread of the coronavirus and any potential impact on Court operations. We are communicating regularly with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, county officials, and are also monitoring the...

Read On...