Jermyn Community Center
440 Jefferson Avenue
Jermyn, Pennsylvania 18433
Borough Manager: Daniel Markey
Pennsylvania Office of Open Records
Open Records Officer: Daniel Markey
Webmaster: Stuart Wilson
Jermyn Police Department
Chief: William Arthur
Non-Emergency: (570) 342-9111
First and third Thursdays of the Month
Community Center at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers
Meeting: Fourth Thursday of the Month
Community Center at 7:00 pm
Contact Borough Office
Shade Tree Commission
Meeting: At the call of the Chair
Community Center at 5:30 pm
Meeting: TBA of the Month
Community Center at 7:00 pm
As a general rule, building permits are required whenever the footprint of an existing building is altered well as for new construction and fences. Contact the Borough Office for further information.
Property Maintenance Code
See Ordinance Section for PMC Ordinance for further information and direction, referring to maintenance of properties and structures that would pose a danger to persons and/or community.
In order to allow safe passage for emergency vehicles and plowing of the Boroughs roads, Jermyn Borough has enacted an Emergency Parking Ordinance. The Mayor calls into effect the ordinance. On odd days parking is permitted on the odd number side of the street. On even days parking is permitted on the even numbered side of the street. Emergency Parking is put in effect by the Mayor for a period of 96 hours. When the ordinance is in effect it will be posted on the door of the Community Center, posted on the borough’s website: www.jermynpa.com, and posted on Channel 7 (Adams Cable). Violators will be fined $25.00 and/or tow plus cost. As a general rule, if inclement weather is forecast you should follow odd/even side parking.
Refuse is collected on Friday of each week. By ordinance, refuse should not be placed at the curb no more than 24 hours prior to scheduled collection. Fines will be imposed on violators.
Recyclables are collected weekly on Friday. Recyclables may be placed curb side no more than 24 hours prior to collection. Items accepted: food and beverage cans, glass, and plastic bottles and jars (please rinse and remove tops), newspapers, magazines, catalogs, phone books, and brown paper bags. Please Recycle! Recycling collection days are posted on the community calendar on the Boroughs website: www.jermynpa.com.
By ordinance, no pets are allowed to roam freely. Pets must be leashed and under the control of their owners at all times. Dog licenses are required. Pet owners must clean up after their animals. Carry necessary implements with you when you walk your pets. Fines start at $50.00 plus cost.
No outdoor burning of any kind, other than for the purpose of cooking is allowed. Fine $200.00.
All buildings must be marked with Arabic numbers at least three inches tall readily visible from the street. Fine not less than $100.00 nor more than $250.00 and/or 90 days imprisonment.
Shade Tree Ordinance
Applies to pruning, planting, and removal of trees within the green way (curb). Call Borough Office for more information.
By ordinance, sidewalks must be cleared within 24 hours of snow storm. Fines $20.00 1st offense, $ 50.00 2nd offense, $ 300.00 3rd offense.