*Please abide by the signage in the public lots and on the streets for snow plowing. If these areas are not clear of cars it is very difficult to remove the snow. Failure to abide by the signage can result in a fine to the car’s owner.
We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.
As the cold weather continues to be an issue this winter; Here are a few tips for keeping your water lines and meter from freezing.
-wrap heat tape around the lines
-let your faucet open to run just a trickle to keep the water flowing
If your water lines should freeze, the resident’s responsibility runs to the curb box. A lot of times it may be necessary to contact a welder who can hook a welding machine to the line and run a charge through to break up the ice.
If the borough needs to replace the meter and/or freeze plate because it has frozen, there may be a charge.
Click here for more information on the Facade Grant Application:
Facade Grant Application
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.
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 http://bellefonte.net/government/borough-ordinances/ and go to Chapter 495.
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 http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USHHS/bulletins/d6634f and share this information with your friends and family to make sure they know the facts about Ebola.
Applications are being taken for fire police. Anyone interested can contact Tim Schreffler at 574-6800.
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 www.centreregioncode.org.
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.
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.