Living in Sunbury
With all the charm and character of a small town, the City of Sunbury is a great place to live!
Welcome New Residents!
Whether you have purchased your home or are renting, we want you to feel right at home in Sunbury. Moving can be stressful and you might have a lot of questions. Check out the information and links on this page to help you get settled.
Cable TV/phone/internet - Service Electric Cablevision (SECV) is the only cable franchise currently authorized to provide cable service in Sunbury.
Electricity - PPL (Pennsylvania Power and Light)
Gas - UGI Utilities
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.
Transfer Station and Recycling Center - Sunbury Municipal Authority
Don't forget to register to vote or update your voter registration by going to Votes PA website https://www.votespa.com 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
Lackawanna College Sunbury
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
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.