Borough code exists to protect the public health, safety and welfare of all borough residents and to promote compatibility between various land uses and developments. Any reported or observed code violations will be investigated and resolved in accordance with the code.
The type of enforcement action taken depends on the offense, but typically falls into one of two categories: fine-based offenses or civil matters that may result in a civil action against the offender or offenders. View fine schedule. Fines become effective July 1, 2020.
- Fine-based offenses generally pertain to:
- Civil matters generally pertain to:
Reporting a violation
To report a violation:
All complaints are investigated and if a violation exists, the appropriate enforcement action is taken to ensure the violation is corrected. Complainants names will remain confidential.
Please note that correcting violations can be a timely process. Every effort is made to work with violators to eliminate violations and avoid taking legal action and implementing fines or other code prescribed penalties.