ordinance [awr-dn-uh ns]. noun

1. an authoritative rule or law; a decree or command.

2. a public injunction or regulation:

NOTE: Because of the length of these documents, it may take a long time for some to completely open. Please be patient. The following Table of Ordinances includes all currently applicable Borough Ordinances. Tables of Contents with Links to the various sections of the ordinance have been added for the longest ordinances to make it easier for you to locate the information you need.


Administration and Government

  1. Ordinance No. 1 of 1994--Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Risk Management Association

  2. Ordinance No. 3 of 1993--Ordinance Establishing a Planning Commission

Code Enforcement

  1. Ordinance 2 of 2008 --Property Maintenance Ordinance

  2. Ordinance No. 1 of 2016--International Property Maintenance Code

  3. Ordinance No. 1 of 2021--Blight Reclamation and Revitalization Ordinance

Fire Prevention

  1. Ordinance No. 1 of 2019--Open Burning Ordinance

Flood Plain Management

  1. Ordinance No. 2 of 2012--Flood Plain Management - replaced Ordinance 2-2005 (Storm Water Management and Drainage Ordinance)

Health and Safety

  1. Ordinance No. 1 of 2020--Fireworks Ordinance

Motor Vehicles and Traffic

  1. Ordinance No. 2 of 1994--Laying Out and Opening Certain Roads

  2. Ordinance No. 4 of 1994--Laying Out and Opening Certain Roads

  3. Ordinance No. 1 of 1999--Vehicular Driveway Ordinance

  4. Ordinance No. 1 of 2008--Road Dedication-Straub Subdivision

  5. Ordinance No 11 of 2010--Partial Vacation of Beaupland Road

  6. Ordinance No 9-19 of 2011--Stop Sign Ordinance

  7. Ordinance No 2 of 2021--Opening Seneff Lane and Beach Road as Public Roads

Sewers and Sewage Disposal

  1. Ordinance No. 1 of 2012--Management of On-Lot Sewage Systems

Stormwater Management

  1. Ordinance No. 3 of 2012--Stormwater Management

Subdivision and Land Development

  1. Ordinance No. 1 of 2010--Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance


  1. Ordinance No. 1 of 1993--Earned Income Tax

  2. Ordinance No. 2 of 1993--Realty Transfer Tax

  3. Ordinance No. 3 of 1993--Occupation Privilege Tax (Currently Local Service Tax)

  4. Ordinance No. 4 of 1993--Per Capita Tax

  5. Ordinance No. 3 of 2010--2010 Real Property Tax Levy Ordinance Note: The property tax rate is set by Council every year--by ordinance when there is a rate change and by resolution if there is no rate change. There has been no change to the property tax rate since 2010.


  1. Ordinance No. _ of 2010--Zoning Ordinance

  2. Ordinance No. 3 of 2013--Zoning Amendment-Shooting Range (firearms)