FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
does one dispose of trash?
Borough residents contract directly with private collectors who charge a
fee. There is no public dump serving the borough. Consult your local
telephone directory for listings.
burning allowed in the Borough?
Paper and wood products are allowed to be burned in the borough on
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, holidays excluded, between dawn and
dusk. Other restrictions apply. Contact the borough office for
provision for leaf and brush disposal?
Borough is currently providing weekly curbside brush pick up on
Wednesdays. This courtesy only requires the resident to call in to the
Borough Office, (724) 452-6610, to get their name on the list for a
do I apply for electric and water service?
You must sign an agreement with the borough
by visiting the borough office.
do I apply for a building permit?
As construction and remodeling can be affected by building regulations,
zoning regulations, and borough ordinances, you are asked to contact the
Code Enforcement/ Zoning Officer (724-452-3002) or the Borough Building
Inspector, M.D.I.A. (866-884-6343). They can ensure your project
complies with appropriate regulations and advise you of the permit
fees. Some Permits/Applications are available on this Home Page by
do I get answers on zoning and related questions?
Contact the Code Enforcement/Zoning Officer at 724-452-3002.
there regulations or laws about the use of signs in Zelienople?
There are restrictions about displaying signs;
click here for details.
are lien letters? How are they initiated? How are they resolved?
Lien letters reflect an unpaid bill on a property such as for utility
bills or sidewalk repair. The property generally can not be sold until
the lien is paid. Payments for liens are generally made through the
attorneys handling the sale of the property. Lien letters may be
obtained by calling the borough office, 724-452-6610, x221. There is a
$20.00 fee for preparation and the request must be made at least 2 weeks
prior to its execution date.
do I contact community organizations not easily found in the telephone
Alphabetic Index of this Home Page
Chamber of Commerce or the Borough
do I get information about Voting?