Akron Borough PA

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Borough of Akron Municipal Office
117 South Seventh Street
PO Box 130, Akron PA 17501
Phone: (717) 859-1600 | Fax: (717) 859-4589

The office is open from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.
The lobby is open 24 hours a day with a night drop for bills, parking tickets, etc. Also a phone which dials directly to County Radio for Police.

Notice to the Residents of the Borough of Akron and Other Interested Persons

In accordance with the provision of Act 84 of 1986, commonly known as the Sunshine Act, Borough of Akron Council will hold public meetings the second Monday of the month during the calendar year of 2017 at the Borough of Akron Municipal Building, 117 South Seventh Street, Akron PA 17501 at 7:00 P.M. January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11.

The Finance Committee for the Borough of Akron will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the following dates in 2017, January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13, and December 11.

All other Borough of Akron Committee Meetings will be held on the fourth Monday of each month in 2017 commencing at 6:30 p.m. with the exception of the Committee Meeting in December. The December Committee Meeting will be held on the first Monday of the month. During all Committee Meetings it is possible that the majority of members of Council might attend and decisions be made by Council as a whole and therefore accordingly all Committee Meetings shall be considered as specially scheduled meetings of the Council as a whole.

Planning Commission meetings are held the first Thursday of each month (if needed) in 2017 commencing at 6:30 p.m. except in January. The January Planning Commission Meeting will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

The Borough of Akron Annual Authority meeting will be held the second Monday in November 2017 commencing at 6:00 p.m. All other Akron Authority meetings will be scheduled as needed.

Zoning Hearing Board meetings are scheduled as needed.

The Borough of Akron Steering Committee Meetings will be held fourth Thursday of each month in 2017 commencing at 6:30 p.m. at the Akron Volunteer Fire Hall, 1229 Main Street, Akron PA 17501 except in the month of November, the meeting will be held on the third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Please list any accommodations you need in order to attend the meetings. For hearing impaired persons a sign language interpreter may be available upon request by contacting Susan Davidson, Borough of Akron Municipal Building, 117 South Seventh Street, Akron PA 17501, 717-859-1600.

Susan Davidson
Borough Manager

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List of Borough Ordinances


Residents are prohibited from parking vehicles on the grass in their front yard setback.

Pets in the park must be controlled on a leash and owners must clean up after their pets.

Cracks and crumbling sidewalks must be repaired or replaced.

Residents are responsible for bushes and trees encroaching in street right-of-ways.  Tree limbs must be trimmed to 10 feet

Property Owners are responsible for trimming weeds growing along the curb line.

It is a violation of Borough Ordinance to repair or work on vehicles on any Borough Street.

Borough Tree Height Ordinance Effective June 1st 2011
Based on the recommendation of the Borough Police Department and the Akron Volunteer Fire Company, last fall Borough Council amended the tree height ordinance in the interest of safety for both vehicles, pedestrians and our volunteer fire fighters. This change goes into effect June 1st and increases the minimum height of overhanging trees in street right-of way(s) from the current (10) feet to (14) feet the entire lengths of Seventh Street and Main Streets, North Ninth Street from SR 272 to Main Street, South Ninth Street from Oak Street South to Borough line and North Eleventh Street from SR272 to Main Street. These

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