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The City of Sunbury is a “Third Class City”.


Pennsylvania Third Class Cities are municipalities with a population of at least 10,000 but less than 80,000 residents.


Third Class Cities

  • Third class cities operate under a commission form of government, with a Mayor and four Councilmen. The Mayor is a member and serves as president of the council. All third class cities are governed by the Third Class City Code.
  • There are 37 third class cities in Pennsylvania.
  • Each Councilman and Mayor is in charge of one of the city’s major departments.
  • These officials and the controller and treasurer are elected at-large for four-year terms.
  • Appointments of all other city officers and employees are made by the council.