When you enter Kidder Township you are entering the front door of the Pocono’s. The Township covers 70-square miles of beautifully wooded terrain in the northern tip of Carbon County. It is primarily a heavily wooded area easily accessible. If taking I-476 (formerly called the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike) use Exit 95 and if taking Interstate 80, Exit 277 / Lake Harmony or Exit 284 / Blakeslee. We’re only 20 minutes south of Wilkes-Barre. The Township encircles Hickory Run State Park and has thousands of acres of Pennsylvania State Game Lands which provide excellent camping, hiking, cross country skiing and hunting. The many resorts within Kidder Township offer facilities for conventions, ski slopes, golf courses and lakes for boating and fishing so there is something for everyone year round. Kidder Township is a zoned community that consists primarily of vacation and seasonal homes from small rustic A-frames to large glass fronted contemporaries suitable for executive entertaining. The full time residents are, rightfully so, proud of their Township and strongly support the governing ordinances that provide building codes, anti-littering laws, trespass and abandoned vehicle controls as well as other laws that promote living in a civilized community.
As many have experienced, it is a popular vacation and seasonal home location, governed and patrolled to keep it as peaceful, tranquil and beautiful as it is. Whatever your reason for being in Kidder Township, we welcome you!
You can now view Kidder Township Ordinances online. Click here for Kidder E Codes
The Kidder Township
Administration Office will be
closed Monday July 5, 2021
in observance of 4th of July.
COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL TAX INFORMATION
The 2% Discount deadline ends May 31, 2021. The base period for the County and Township taxes are due July 31, 2021. The Penalty period will begin on August 1, 2021. If there are any questions, you may contact the Kidder Township Tax Collector, Kim Ginopolas at 570-510-1335 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kidder Township Tax Collector WILL NOT be hosting in-person tax payments that were scheduled during the County/Township discount period, which ends May 31, 2021. These locations include her home office, as well as the scheduled times at Golden Oaks Clubhouse, Albrightsville Firehouse and Kidder Township Municipal Building. Tax payments can be made via mail to: Kim Ginopolas- Tax Collector PO Box 197 Lake Harmony, PA 18624 If you are in need of a tax receipt, please send BOTH copies of each bill (tax collector copy and taxpayer copy), along with a self-address stamped envelope. Your stamped “PAID” copy will be returned to you with the envelope you provided. Questions? Call Kim at 570-510-1335 or email email@example.com.
For convenience residents can use the drop box in front of the Township Office.
Secretary of Health Signs New Mask Order
Expanding on the Commonwealth’s existing business safety order requiring the wearing of masks
in businesses, Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine has now expanded the mask-wearing
directive to require that absent social distancing masks be worn, effective immediately.
This order requires face coverings to be worn in the following situations:
*If outdoors and unable to consistently maintain a distance of six feet from individuals who are not members of your household.
*In any indoor location where member of the public are generally permitted.
*On or waiting for public transportation.
*When Obtaining healthcare services for yourself, family or pet.
* When working, at the workplace of off-site, when interacting in person with any member of the public, in any space where food is prepared or packaged, working in or walking through common areas or any room or an enclosed area where other people, except a member of a person’s own household, are present and unable to physically distance.
♦ There will be a Public Workshop on Thursday June 10, 2021 in
regards to the Short Term Rental Ordinance, from 6pm – 8pm.
See “Important Notices” section to review the current draft.
Draft #3 has been uploaded.
♦ The Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
will be held
Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
Kidder Township would like to create a list of email addresses for the purpose of notifying residents of important information. This list will not be shared with any other entity or for solicitation purposes.
Please send your name (or business name), physical property address and the email address you would like added to our list to Kidder_clerk@pa.metrocast.net