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Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Kenhorst Fire Station
The Kenhorst Volunteer Fire Station will be open for Halloween Trick-or-Treat from 6-8PM on Halloween - Friday, October 31st.  
 
Kenhorst Borough ghosts and goblins are welcome to stop by!!
 
LAST YARD WASTE PICKUP in 2014 - TUESDAY DEC. 9th!
Tuesday yard waste pickups resumed in March this year and will continue through Tuesday, December 9, 2014.  Residents are encouraged to put grass clippings, weeds, bush/shrubbery clippings and small branches (bundled, no longer than 4 feet in length and weighing less than 40 pounds) out for pickup.  Our trash hauler prefers that yard waste be put in brown paper, biodegradable bags but can also be put loose in open trash containers.  Brown paper biodegradable bags are available at home supply centers such as Sears Hardware, Lowe's and Home Depot. 
 
Questions can be directed to the Borough Office at 610-777-7327 or Eagle Disposal at 717-355-9560.     
3RD QTR SEWER & REFUSE BILLS MAILED
The 3rd quarter sewer and refuse bills were mailed October 16th - the due date is Friday, November 14th. 
 
ROOF & SOLICITATION PERMITS ARE REQUIRED IN KENHORST BOROUGH!
Many Kenhorst property owners have been approached recently by contractors regarding the possible need for their roof to be replaced due to damage resulting from the May hail storm.  
 
Property owners and contractors are reminded of the following:
 
A building permit is required if 25% or more of the roof is being replaced.  Siding and gutter work does not require a permit.  Roof permit application forms can be obtained at the Borough Office or accessed online:  
 
The cost for a roof permit is $74.00 and must be applied for and approved prior to the start of work.  Per Borough Ordinance, the permit fee will be doubled if work is begun prior to the permit being issued.      
 
Kenhorst Borough requires that a permit be obtained before any sales representative is authorized to solicit door-to-door.  Property owners are strongly encouraged to ask to see a Borough Solicitation permit which will clearly state the specific date that the permit is approved for.  Contact the Reading Police immediately at 610-655-6111 or 610-655-6116 if you are solicited by someone who cannot produce their approved Kenhorst Solicitation permit. 
 
Please contact the Borough Office with any questions at 610-777-7327 or email info@kenhorstborough.com.  

Our Events

Title
Start Time
HALLOWEEN Trick-or-Treat
10/31/2014 6:00 PM
ELECTION DAY!
11/4/2014 7:00 AM
Council Meeting
11/6/2014 7:00 PM
Borough Office Closed
11/27/2014 8:00 AM
Borough Office Closed
11/28/2014 8:00 AM
Borough of Kenhorst
339 South Kenhorst Blvd
Kenhorst, PA  19607
610.777.7327 Office
610.777.8980 Fax
general email:  info@kenhorstborough.com
 
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
(closed for lunch 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.)
 
Emergency Dial: 911
Non-Emergency
Reading Police: 610.655-6111 or 610-655-6116. 
Kenhorst residents can reach Reading Police 24/7 at above non-emergency numbers.