How Do I
How Do I
The Winterfest Parade will be held Sunday November 19, 2023 at 2 pm. Light Up Night will be held Friday, November 24, 2023. from 5 to 7 pm.
Prospective volunteers may fill out a Volunteer Interest Form available on this website under Miscellaneous and also from the Manager's Office at 401 Blair Street. Attach a resume with the form and return it to the Borough Secretary, Patricia J. Duron.
Borough Council meets on the SECOND Thursday of each month at 7:00 P.M. (unless otherwise advertised) in Council Chambers on the first floor of the Municipal Building at 401 Blair Street. Meetings are open to the public.
The Borough office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. The Hollidaysburg Police Department is open Monday through Friday from 7 A.M. to 11 P.M. You may contact the Police Department by calling 695-3711 for non-emergency calls.
Prior to starting any project, you should have any proposed work reviewed by the Building Code Official. Most work will require a permit of some type.
Yes, but ONLY on Saturdays ONLY between 7:00 A.M. and 11:00 A.M. Fire should be out by 11:00 A.M. No recyclables or garbage may be burned. You cannot burn brush. (Burning of brush is a violation of PA state law.) Please check to see if there is a burning ban in effect before starting any outdoor burning.
A Certificate of Appropriateness; which is granted by Borough Council following a positive HARB recommendaiton to perform exterior improvements to a building located within the Historic District. The fee is $20, in addition to a zoning permit (also $20.00 for repair and replace projects) which is required for the improvements, and that fee may vary by type of improvement. The COA may be $40.00 in total for repair and replace projects, or more depending on the project.
Yes, they are available to be printed in PDF from this site. Use the link from the TOP navigation bar; Forms and Documents, on the homepage.
No, no permit is needed. However, please make sure to remove the advertising signs when the sale is over. NO SIGNS of any type are permitted to be placed on trees or utility poles nor in the Borough's right of way.
There is a Zoning Map that outlines the Historic District on this website. If you are unsure about whether or not your home is in the district or not, please contact the Borough at 695-7543. A "historic plaque" is not an indicator of whether or not a house is in the Historic District. Do not make any exterior renovations until you have this information and a valid permit.
Please contact Joseph Dodson at 814 931-2341.
Yes, the publication is called The Town Crier and is produced and available online 5 times per year. The newsletter contains much useful information for Borough residents regarding ordinances, requirements such as zoning and building permits, services, news, and events within the Borough. Register your email by sending a request to: TownCrier@hollidaysburgpa.org
The Borough's Code of Ordinances is published on this website. The Zoning Ordinance is Chapter 27 of the Borough Code of Ordinances.
Please call the Manager's Office at 695-7543 to rent any of these facilities. The rental form for the Canal Basin Park's performing arts pavilion can be found on this website under Miscellaneous on the Forms and Documents page.
Yes, recycling is required in the Borough. You may co-mingle your items. Your hauler will pick them up for you.
Please call 695-7543 if you have an after hours problem and you will be prompted to leave a message for the on-call supervisor who will return your call and be of service to you promptly.
The Borough has established buidling codes and safety guidelines according to the Uniform Construction Code that regulate the installation of temporary swimming pools as well as permanent pools. Contact the Office of Community Development in the Municipal Building to obtain further information regarding permits and guidelines for safety. The fee for a pool permit is at least $25.00.
Yes, this is required by ordinance. You must hire your own trash hauler.
You may make these payments on the first floor of the Municipal Building at 401 Blair Street in the Water Department, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. There is a drive up drop off box located on the rear of the Municipal Building on Market Square Alley, for after hours drop off. You may also sign up for Automatic Payment by requesting an application at the Water Department or by printing one from this webpage. Credit card payments may be made through the Borough's webpage using the link on the Homepage.
Yard Waste pickup times are shared on the Borough's newsletter The Town Crier and on the Borough's website. During the announced time, Borough workers will pick up and haul away all compostable waste such as dead leaves, dead plant material, tree and brush trimmings and branches up to 3” in diameter and 6’ in length. Bagged items: Leaves, grass, and twigs can be bagged. Bags are to be paper for recycling (no plastic bags). Bags should be filled no more than 2/3 full. Bags should not weigh more than 50 lbs. Do not tape or staple bags. Bundled items: Brush and twigs may be bundled. Bundles must be tied with twine (no wire). Bundles should weigh no more than 50 lbs. Items not bagged or bundled according to these standards will not be picked up. Missed items will not be picked up until the next scheduled pickup day! Do not call the Borough to advise that they were missed. Wait until the next week and make sure that your items are bundled correctly and curbside by 7 am of the day of your scheduled pickup.
The Zoning Map is located on this webpage: