Property Maintenance / Code Enforcement Department
Code Enforcement Officer
The Code Enforcement (Property Maintenance) Department was established to enforce Borough Ordinance #1373 -19-1.1. (The International Property Maintenance Code).
The main purpose of the department is to maintain a quality of life in the Borough that reflects it values. Such as beautiful tree lined streets and well maintained homes and businesses.
The overall appearance of the community is paramount in helping to keep property values stabilized.
The department’s responsibility is to patrol the community and inspect residences and businesses for any violations.
The department responsibilities extend to enforcing property owners and tenants not to place garbage or trash over the weekend. Enforcing snow and ice removal from sidewalks within 18 hours after snow has stopped falling. Enforcing owners not to place leaves in the streets after published leaf season has ended. Enforcement of removal of unregistered or inoperative vehicles on residential properties. Enforcement of grass height not to exceed 4 inches, and trimming of all overgrown shrubs, as well as all general maintenance on all properties.
PLEASE CALL THIS DEPARTMENT WITH ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING A SUMMONS RECEIVED FROM PROPERTY MAINTENANCE.
Property Maintenance Reminder
REMOVAL OF GRASS, WEEDS, AND OTHER IMPEDIMENTS
All grass, weeds, or growth of any kind that may have grown between the curbline and the line of the sidewalk of any street, or within the inside line of sidewalk and property line shall be kept below the height of four (4) inches from the ground, and shall be cut to that length within three (3) days of notice to cut same.
Vacant or Abandoned Properties
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BOROUGHS VACANT/ABANDONED PROPERTIES REGISTRATION ORDINANCE.
Please be advised that ordinance 1456 Vacant Property registration was amended on June 27, 2019. The amended ordinance number is 1525. It can be found under section 9-11.1.
Identifying Vacant or Abandoned properties for the purpose of registration and code violations pursuant to ordinance #1456, as well as all other duties directed by the Borough Administrator in keeping within the confines of Code Enforcement.