Everyday Ordinances You Should Know

  • Parking of vehicles is not permitted on the street between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. (Chapter 171; Schedule XVII: Restricted Parking) 
  • Parking on the streets is prohibited when snowfall has accumulated three inches (Chapter 171; Article VIII: Parking During Snow Removal) 
  • Shoveling snow onto the street is prohibited (Chapter 154; Article I; Ordinance Nos. 103 & 1114)
  • All dogs shall be licensed with Allegheny County per State law. Dogs and cats are not permitted to run at large (Chapter 71; Ordinance No. 12) 
  • The indiscriminate spreading of birdseed, animal feed or bread crumbs on any property is prohibited (Ordinance No 498) 
  • All door-to-door peddlers or canvassers must be licensed by the Borough and may not canvas after dark (Chapter 131: Peddling and Soliciting)
  • Recreational Fires may be no larger than 3 feet in diameter and are not permitted within 25 feet of a structure or lot line.  Permitted Fires are prohibited between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 7 a.m. (Chapter 101; Ordinance No. 1055)