Garbage Truck

Our garbage truck is still out for repair.  Southwest Borough is allowing us to utilize their truck certain times during the day.  The borough will be working on obtaining a new garbage truck at the beginning of the year.   We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your continued patience.

Garbage Truck

The garbage truck is down.  We will let you know when it is back up and running.  Thank you for your continued patience.

Part-Time Police Officers

South Greensburg Borough Police Department is seeking to hire qualified applicants for the position of Part Time Police Officer. Applicants will be required to complete an application and be subject to a Criminal Record check and physical examination. All applicants must be 21 yrs of age or older, and CURRENTLY POSSESS PA ACT 120 certification (or equivalent), valid PA driver’s license, and current CPR/First Aid certifications. Applications can be obtained at the police department, 1515 Poplar Street, Greensburg, PA 15601 or on our website (under resources, employment). Applications must be submitted in person.

Borough Hours 11/8/18

The borough building will be having electrical work done on  11/8/18.  We may not be able to answer the phones and the office will reopen at noon.

Thank you for your understanding.

Flooding Concerns

If you have had significant damage from the recent flooding please contact our Emergency Management Coordinator  Ralph at 724-516-9002.


Park Commission Opening

There is an opening for one person on the South Greensburg Park Commission.  Interested candidates can apply by sending a letter of interest to the Borough office by September 3, 2018.

Water Diversion


As per Chapter 125 of Borough Code, amended by the Quality of Life Ordinance 12-2018

  1. Water Diversion.

            (1) No person shall cause water collected in a gutter or gutter system to be deposited onto the public right of way.


           (2) No person shall cause a pump, whether a sump pump or otherwise, to deposit water  onto the public rights of way.


           (3) No person shall cause for ground water, storm water, waste water or any other source of water to be deposited onto the public rights of way.


This means drainage pipes CAN NOT empty onto sidewalks or streets from ANY residence or business.

Self contained drainage ditches must be placed on the property to collect water from rain/snow/ ice  and sump pumps.

This Ordinance will strongly be enforced in the near future, please make your home compliant.