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Helpful Information for Individuals

Here is a list of places, organizations, businesses, and other information that could be helpful for you or someone you know.


Cable tv/phone/internet

Service Electric Cablevision (SECV) is the only cable franchise currently authorized to provide cable service in Sunbury. 

(877) 955-7328

Cable TV/Phone/Internet Website


PPL (Pennsylvania Power and Light)

(800) 342-5775

PPL Website


UGI Utilities

(800) 276-2722

UGI Website

Garbage Collection

Every property owner/resident must arrange for garbage collection. There are several providers that provide service in Sunbury.

Water and Wastewater 

Sunbury Municipal Authority. Property owners are required to hook up to the City's systems. Wells and septic tanks are not permitted within the City.

(570) 286-5858

Sunbury Municipal Authority Website

Transfer Station and Recycling Center - Sunbury Municipal Authority

(570) 286-9595

Sunbury Municipal Authority Website


Don't forget to register to vote or update your voter registration by going to Votes PA website or contact the Northumberland County Board of Elections for more information (570) 988-4208


The City of Sunbury is proud to be part of the Shikellamy School District. Go to the website for more information.

Triangle Technical Institute.

Shikellamy School District Website

Lackawanna College Sunbury.

Nearby universities:

Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove PA

Bucknell University, Lewisburg PA

Bloomsburg University of PA., Bloomsburg, PA


The City of Sunbury has wonderful parks, playgrounds, and community center for all to enjoy.  For more information.

Recreational Locations Link

Property Maintenance

The City of Sunbury requires all property owners to keep their properties neat and tidy.  If you are a renter, check with your landlord about your responsibilities. City Code Enforcement Officers may issue tickets or citations with fines to those who do not comply with City Code. Some common violations include:

  • Grass/weeds higher than 10".

  • Snow/ice not cleared from public sidewalk within 24 hours.

  • Trash/garbage accumulation, not contained.

Whether you rent or own, be a good neighbor!

Learn about flooding and other hazards

Sunbury is a river town and has experienced catastrophic floods in the past. These days the city is well-protected by a flood wall and levee system. Learn more about how to be prepared for flooding and other hazards HERE.

Individuals Experiencing Essential Needs Problems

(rent, food, utilities, other)

24/7 Helpline
Call 2-1-1 or Text zip code to 898-211

Visit your legislator's websites for more information on resources to help you and your business.

Important Contact Information



Court House


State Representative Culver's Office


Housing Authority


Northumberland County Dispatch


State Health


State Police



LERTA is a real property tax exemption program on the additional assessment attributable to the actual costs for new construction or improvements to any industrial, commercial, or other business property located in the designated area. The taxes on the cost associated with the new construction or improvements will be exempted by a certain percentage over a 7-year timeframe until the 8th year, when the property owner would pay taxes on the full new assessment of the property. Click the button for the LERTA application.

Other Helpful Information

Alcohol Rehab Guide:  

Alcohol Rehab Guide Website

Alzheimer Support: If you are in need of Alzheimer support visit

Birthright Sunbury: 

Birthright Sunbury Website Link

CareerLink: 570-988-7300 

CareerLink Website

Elijah's Bowl Community Soup Kitchen:  

Elijah's Bowl Community Soup Kitchen

Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way: 570-988-0993

Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way

Intelligent: Resource for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals 

Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way

Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging: 570-495-2395

Nursing Home Abuse: If you or someone you know is experiencing nursing home abuse check this website for more information.

Red Cross: 570-286-4411

PA Red Cross Website

Retireguide: If you need help fulfilling your retirement goals checkout this website.

Nursing Home Abuse
Retireguide Website

Salvation Army: 570-286-4131

St Matthews: (Food & Diaper Giveaway) 570-286-7002

St Matthew Food & Diaper Giveaway website

Unemployment Compensation Assistance: 888-313-7284

Unemployment Compensation Assistance Website

YMCA Food Pantry: 570-286-5636

United Way 2-1-1: Call 2-1-1 to connect with a specialist who can put you in touch with local organizations that provide critical services. 

 Lanier Law Firm-Mesothelioma Cancer Guide: Mesothelioma Cancer - The Lanier Law Firm.

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