Borough Information

PROPERTY OWNERS, LANDLORDS, HOTEL OWNERS, PLEASE TURN INTO THE BOROUGH SECRETARY THE NAMES OF ALL YOUR TENANTS 18 & older. This must be done within 14 days of your tenants changing residence according to Ordinance 2009-5. A P.O. Box is required for the Tax Collector.

Trash: All Property Owners and Landlords, please inform your tenants of the information below: As of January 1, 2017 Penn Waste will be the borough’s new refuse collector for the next 3 years. Please refer to your flyer from Penn Waste for information. Ordinance 2014-3 Amending 2008-4 “The Refuse Collection Ordinance” Only Trash Generated at Property Location May Be Put Out To Curb. Please visit Penn Waste for more information regarding trash restrictions, services and other trash pickup related information.

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FIREWORKS – York Haven Borough follows Pennsylvania State Law Act 43 of 2017 Section 2404 (b) Prohibitions (1) Consumer fireworks on public or private property without the express permission of the owner. (5) Consumer fireworks may not intentionally ignite or discharge within 150 feet of an occupied structure.

Stormwater/Drainage: York Haven Borough is classified as an MS4 Community by the State. An MS4 Permit regulates the discharge of stormwater from the Borough to neighboring streams. As a resident, you can help the Borough and the environment in the following ways:

# Please do not dump yard or pet waste in streams, ditches, or storm drains. #
Do not dump or pour oil, antifreeze and other hydrocarbons around your property or in the storm drain. # Dry out your latex paint to dispose of it. # If treating your lawn, please use the correct rate of fertilizer.

Construction: If your doing any type of construction to the outside of your home (windows, deck, roofing, driveways, walks, swimming pools, and *landscaping please contact the Borough office to acquire your permits. *Note New Stormwater Ordinance requirements.

Burning: Please check Ordinance 2009-3 Burning Ordinance restrictions before doing any burning in the Borough.

All snow/ice must be removed from sidewalks 24 hours after the last snowfall. For any Snow Emergency please WATCH WGAL TV-8.

Our Animal Control: Klugh Animal Control Services (717) 916-1413 & (717) 542-3047 As per Ordinance 2003-4 it is unlawful to permit any dog, cat, or any other animal to run at large in the Borough. All animals listed above must be on a leash or contained on the owner’s property.