Levee Fee Explanation

Levee Fee

The 2020 levee fee bills were issued on April 1, 2020.  Due to the current COVID-19 public health crisis the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority has extended the grace period where the annual bill can be paid at face value from May 31 to July 31.  After August 1, a 10% late fee payment will be applied to all 2020 delinquent accounts.  After December 31, all 2020 delinquent accounts will be turned over to Portnoff Law Associates for further collection efforts.

2020 Levee Fee Payments


The Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority (LCFPA) is tasked with the maintenance and operation of the Federally authorized 16-mile Wyoming Valley Flood Risk Management Project (WVFRMP). The Authority’s sole source of revenue to fund these activities is through an annual levee fee. Northeast Revenue Service, LLC has been retained by the Authority to perform current levee fee collections. Portnoff Law Associates, Ltd. has been retained by the Authority to perform delinquent levee fee collections. The following provides information regarding some of the more frequently asked questions.