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Berks County > Municipalities > Sinking Spring Borough

Borough Hall
Sinking Spring Borough Hall
Located at 3940 Penn Avenue

Phone 610-678-4903

Fax 610-678-5802  


2018 TRASH AND RECYCLING SCHEDULE


NOTICE:

Eagle Disposal has made the decision to close today due to the inclement weather, they are operating off of the holiday schedule so trash pick up will be on Thursday, Feb. 8th. Please advise your neighbors!!!


***SNOW REMOVAL***

During the winter snow season, Borough employees work long hours in an effort to clear the roadways of snow and ice to make the streets safe for motorists. Please assist them in their efforts by obeying the following regulations:

Declaration of Snow Emergency - Parking Prohibitions:
In order to facilitate the movement of traffic and to combat the hazards of excessive snow and ice, the Mayor may declare an emergency due to such hazards.

After an emergency has been declared, it shall be unlawful, during the period of such emergency, for any person to park a vehicle, or to allow the same to remain parked, on the entire length of the following roadways: Columbia Avenue, Mull Avenue, Penn Avenue, Woodrow Avenue and Shillington Road.

Alternate Side Parking:
A. During the course of any snowfall with accumulations in excess of three inches, parking shall be prohibited on the uneven-numbered(house numbers) side of all Borough streets until such time as plowing is completed on said side of the street.
B. 24 hours following the end of the snowstorm(when the snow has stopped), parking shall be prohibited on the even-numbered(house numbers) side of all Borough streets, and on Vester Place in its entirety, until such time as plowing is completed on said streets.

Streets: No person shall shovel, push or plow snow from the sidewalk, driveway or other areas into the street.

Sidewalks: Within 24 hours after any snowfall shall have ceased or ice has formed, the owner or occupant of any premises shall clear a 30-inch path over such sidewalk.


NOTICE:

The Borough has vacancies on the following Volunteer Boards:

2 Vacant Seats on the Planning Commission

2 Vacant Seats on the Zoning Hearing Board

Please contact the Borough Office if you are interested in serving on any of these volunteer Boards.



STORM WATER MANAGEMENT

Please visit the websites listed below to educate yourself on Storm Water Management and find out how you can help keep our rivers and streams safe!


NEW BOROUGH ORDINANCES!

New Borough Ordinance regulating Yard Sales and Garage Sales. 

 Click here to view Ordinance #611-2014

Yard Sale Permit Application

New Borough Ordinance regulating the issuance of Handicapped Parking Spaces and Sings in the Borough of Sinking Spring.  

Click here to view Ordinance #616-2015


NEW ORDINANCE REGULATING PARKING DURING SNOW STORMS!!

New Borough Ordinance amending the Comprehensive Vehicle and Traffic Ordinance in regards to snow emergencies, snow plowing and parking during a snowstorm. 

Click here to view Ordinance #618-2015


 NEW EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION PROGRAM!
Code RED
To learn more about the program and to register click on the CodeRED logo above.


THE BOROUGH IS GOING GREEN!

We are now able to send you your Sewer/Refuse bill by e-mail!

Please contact the Borough Office at (610) 678-4903 or e-mail eeagelman@sinkingspringboro.org if you are interested!


Celebrate the 100th

Anniversary of the Borough

of Sinking Spring by ordering

your Limited Edition

"Farmer" Collector Basket!!

Click here for order form!!


VISIT US ON FACEBOOK
CLICK HERE TO LIKE US


SINKING SPRING BOROUGH CRIME WATCH

If you are interested in participating please contact the police department at 610-678-1906 to obtain an application.


NOTICE:

WE NOW ACCEPT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS FOR SEWER/REFUSE BILLS.  WE ARE ALSO PROCESSING AUTO DEBITS FROM CHECKING & SAVINGS ACCOUNTS.  PLEASE CONTACT THE BOROUGH OFFICE IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.


ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
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 Upcoming Events

2/27/2018 7:00 PM   Planning Commission Meeting 
2/28/2018 7:00 PM   Council Workshop Meeting 
3/1/2018 7:00 PM   Borough Council Meeting 
3/15/2018 7:00 PM   Revitalization Meeting 
3/27/2018 7:00 PM   Planning Commission Meeting 
3/28/2018 7:00 PM   Council Workshop Meeting 
4/5/2018 7:00 PM   Borough Council Meeting 
4/19/2018 7:00 PM   Revitalization Meeting 
4/24/2018 7:00 PM   Planning Commission Meeting 
4/25/2018 7:00 PM   Council Workshop Meeting 
(More Events...)