Ordinance No. 2001-04 requires all residents with pets to adhere to the following guidelines:
> No person shall allow any animal to defecate and/or urinate upon any street, driveway, alley, 
   curb, sidewalk,  floors or stairways of any public building, grounds of any public park or public
   area, or on any private property other than their own.
> All animals must be on a leash and maintained under restraint by the owner.
> No person shall permit any animal to exhibit excessive levels of sound so as to create a public
> All animals must be in compliance with the licensing and rabies vaccination laws of the
   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
> Cats permitted by their owner to be outside must wear an ID collar containing the owner’s
    name, address and phone number.
> Any female cat “in heat” must be kept inside.


Applications are being sought for the position of part-time Groundskeeper, 35-39 hours per week.  Interested individuals must apply in person at the Borough Secretary’s Office, 1515 Poplar Street, South Greensburg, PA by 5:00 P.M., Monday, March 5, 2012.



Ordinance No. 2011-05 requires that snow and ice must be removed from sidewalks in winter months within 24 hours.  All snow, ice and/or sleet that is removed shall not be deposited onto the street, so as to interfere with the safe passage of emergency vehicles.


Ordinance No. 2011-05 requires all residences and buildings to have approved address numbers, legible and visible from the front of the property.  Address numbers shall be Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, etc…) or alphabet letters (A, B, C, etc…) with a minimum of 4 inches high and a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inches.


Ordinance No. 2006-09 requires all persons, firms or corporations who own real estate property in South Greensburg to notify the Tax Collector within 15 days of the date any residential tenant vacates or occupies a property.  Names and addresss of tenants should be forwarded to:  Marianne Bolling, Tax Collector, 1644 Broad Street, South Greensburg, PA 15601.  Phone:  724-837-8350.


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 2:00 P.M..  The test will last approximately 30 seconds.  During this period, regularly scheduled television, radio, cable and satellite shows will be interrrupted as the system is being tested.  FEMA is working to ensure that the public is aware of this test and that it will not be a real emergency alert.



As we enter the Summer season, all residents and/or property owners in South Greensburg are reminded that brush, grasss or weeds cannot exceed 6 inches (Chapter 57 of the Code of Ordinances).  It is the responsibility of each property owner to trim or cut any brush, grass or weeds on their property.  Trimmings or cuttings from brush, grass or weeds must be disposed of and cannot be deposited on the public streets or alleys.  Failure to comply with this Ordinance could result in a fine of up to $600.00.


All residents and/or property owners are also reminded that all garbage must be in bags and then placed into covered containers with handles for pickup.  The gross weight of each filled container cannot exceed 60 pounds.  Oil drums or cans without handles are prohibited.  Please also adhere to the following guidelines:
> All boxes must be flattened and bundled. 
> Large brush and carpet must be bundled and cannot exceed 4 feet in length.
> Car batteries, tires, flammable materials, live ammunition or building materials will not
    be picked up.
> Items containing freon must have the freon removed prior to pickup.  After the freon has been
    removed, please contact the Secretary-Treasurer’s office at 724-837-8858 to have your item(s)
    picked up.
> Metals items will be picked up on Fridays, upon notice to the Secretary-Treasurer’s office at
> Paper items can be recycled and placed into the large green containers at the Maintenance 
    Building, 1815 Broad Street Extension.


Municipal Building

Welcome to the official website for the Borough of South Greensburg. We hope that you find the information on this website informative and interesting. The Mayor and Borough Council are committed to providing quality municipal services to all residents in the most efficient manner possible. We welcome your feedback concerning this website or any of the services provided by the Borough. We hope that you find South Greensburg an enjoyable and safe community for you and your family.

Municipal Building
1515 Poplar Street
South Greensburg, PA 15601-5497

Phone:  724-837-8858
Fax:  724-834-5460