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Snow Removal in Municipal Lots

01.28.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

No parking in Lot D (behind the Waffle Shop), Lot A upper row (by First National Bank) and Lot H lower row (by CVS) after 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, to allow for the Borough to remove the snow from these municipal parking spaces.

Rate Increases

01.15.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Bellefonte Borough Authority has increased water and sewer rates. Beginning with the January billing, there is an increase of $1.00 per 1,000 gallons of water and an increase of $1.00 per quarter for sewer.

Snow/Ice Removal Policy

12.03.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

As a reminder to all residents and business owners, under § 495-22, you are required to have the snow/ice removed from your sidewalks within 24 hours after the same has ceased to fall.

Also, no business or property owner or property occupant, whether personally or by hire, shall clear his or her parking area, driveway, sidewalk or lot of snow by blowing, plowing, pushing or dumping such snow onto a Borough right-of-way or street or other public property.

If you want to read the entire ordinance regarding snow and ice removal, please go to and go to Chapter 495.

Ebola Virus

10.20.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

At a time when Ebola is all over the news, we want to make sure you have the clear-cut facts about Ebola. Please get informed by visiting and share this information with your friends and family to make sure they know the facts about Ebola.

Fire Police

09.29.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Applications are being taken for fire police. Anyone interested can contact Tim Schreffler at 574-6800.

Welcome Centre Region Code

07.02.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Bellefonte Borough would like to welcome Centre Region Code.   They are performing inspection and building services to Bellefonte Borough. For more information on Centre Region Code, please go to

“Do Not Disturb” List

06.05.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Recently the Borough revised its door-to-door sales ordinance. One change is § 410-22. List of homes not wishing to be solicited. There is now a “Do Not Disturb” opt-out form for Borough residents that can be completed and submitted by those residents who do not want door-to-door sales people. This form can be found on our website either under “Borough Forms” or on the right-hand side of the home page. Simply complete all the required fields and submit. Your address only will be placed on a “Do Not Disturb” list that will be provided to anyone who obtains a solicitor’s permit.


Borough Now Accepting Credit Card Payments

04.28.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Bellefonte Borough is now accepting credit card payments for water, sewer and refuse bills. Please click here to make your payments on the secure website. Please note the first time on the website you will be asked to register.

Pennsylvania’s Best Tasting Water

04.16.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Bellefonte’s Big Spring water was named “Pennsylvania’s Best Tasting Water” at the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association Conference.

Info on Potholes

04.08.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation offers the following service:

The Customer Care Center (CCC) is a portal for the residents of Pennsylvania to submit their concerns.

Concern is something that requires PennDOT attention for resolution such as potholes, drainage issues, or deer carcass removal.A concern should not be submitted for immediate needs or issues that could create safety concerns, like missing signs or roadway hazards. If the concern requires immediate attention, please call 1-800-FIX-ROAD to be connected directly to the county maintenance office in your area. 

We wanted to remind Borough residents that some of the main roads through the Borough are state roads.  They include   Allegheny, Howard, and Bishop streets.   If you have a pothole concern please contact Penn DOT through their website or call 1-800-FIX-ROAD.