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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

OTHER USEFUL NUMBERS

Chamber of Commerce - (570) 326-1971
Williamsport City Hall - (570) 327-7500
Social Security office - (570) 323-9856

EMPLOYMENT QUESTIONS

Do you have County job listings online?
See our Employment Information page.

COURT RELATED QUESTIONS

 

When are County Offices closed?
Official County observed Holidays list.

When do I have to report to Jury Duty?
After receiving notification, know your Juror number and call 327-2292 or 1-800-326-9458 after 5:30 the day before to see if you have to report the following day.

I have questions about Jury Duty; I am going to be late or can’t make it - who do I talk to?
Call the Court Administrator - 327-2330

Who monitors adults with a Criminal Record?
Adult Probation Office 327-2385

Who do I contact for DNA testing?
Domestic Relations - 327-2395

Who do I speak with for Child Custody Hearings?
Family Court - 327-2433

Who monitor’s Juveniles (18 years of age and under) with criminal records?
Juvenile Probation - 327-2408

Contact Warrant control or a Constable.
Sheriff Dept, Warrant Control 327-2373

Where do I contact criminals working off community service?
Pre-Release Center - 433-3280

Where do I get information on Foster care?
Children and Youth - 326-7895

Where do you apply for Protection from Abuse (PFA) and Restraining orders?
Wise Options - 570-323-8167

Where do I make payments for Court Costs and Fines?
Cost and Fines at Central Collections, first floor of the Court House - 327-2272

PROTHONOTARY OFFICE

Phone Number: 327-2251
Handles:

  • Copies of Liens
  • Questions on foreclosures
  • Criminal records
  • Records of Divorces
  • Name changes
  • Case number on clients
  • Licensed Businesses
  • Where you file for Divorces
  • Jury Duty Payment
  • Passports
  • Emancipation
  • Names of Bail bondsmen

REGISTER AND RECORDER

Phone Number: 570-327-2258
Handles:

  • Copies of deeds
  • Marriage licenses
  • Wills
  • Short Certificates
  • Information on how to get Birth Certificates
  • Information on how to get Death Certificates
  • Military Discharge Papers
  • Recorder Of Deeds Fees

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Phone Number: 570-327-2280
Handles:

  • Permits for Firearms
  • Sheriff Sale
  • Outstanding Warrants
  • Constable

TREASURER’S OFFICE

Phone Number: 570-327-2248
Handles:

  • Dog Licenses (also available at SPCA on Reach Road)
  • Hunting Licenses
  • Small Games of Chance Licenses
  • Fishing Licenses
  • Bingo Licenses

REAL ESTATE OR LAND QUESTIONS

Who do I contact for Perc Tests?
Planning and Community Development: 570-320-2130

Who do I contact to get maps?
Economic Development and planning Services: 570-320-2130

How do I find out the ownership of property?
Assessment Office: 570-327-2301

Where can I find information on Clean and Green?
Assessment Office: 570-327-2301

I have questions on my occupation Tax, who do I talk with?
Assessment Office: 570-327-2301

Where do I pay Delinquent taxes on real estate?
Tax Claim office: 570-327-2274

Where do I get Tax Lien Certificates?
Tax Claim office: 570-327-2274

PUBLIC SAFETY QUESTIONS

When shouldn’t I call 911?

  • Don't call 911 for road travel or severe weather information
  • Don't call for repair of your household appliances, your car, etc…
  • Don't call for complaints of excessive noise, littering, pets up a tree, legal advice, the time or directions

What information do I need to give the 911 dispatcher?

  • Street Address
  • Municipality
  • Nature of the emergency

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

What do I do with left over paint?
Donate leftovers to community, school or theater groups. What cannot be reused can be solidified by removing the lid and letting it dry out or by absorbing with sawdust or clay based kitty litter. The solidified paint can and lid can be wrapped securely in a plastic bag and put out with the other trash.

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