Information

 

Jermyn Community Center
440 Jefferson Avenue
Jermyn, Pennsylvania  18433 

Map of Jermyn Borough

Borough Office
Secretary/Treasurer: Cara Frankosky

 Office Hours Mon-Fri 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Phone: (570)876-0610
Fax:(570) 876-0204
Email: cfrankosky@jermynpa.com  Web Site: www.jermynpa.com  Email Events/Media: media@jermynpa.com

Webmaster: Stuart Wilson
webmaster@jermynpa.com

Jermyn Police Department
Chief: William Arthur
police@jermynpa.com
Phone: (570)876-1330
Fax:(570) 876-0706
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: (570) 489-4767

Council Meetings
First and third Thursdays of the Month
Community Center at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers

Planning Commission
Meeting:  Fourth Thursday of the Month
Community Center at 7:00 pm

Zoning Board
Contact Borough Office

Shade Tree Commission
Meeting:  At the call of the Chair
Community Center at 5:30 pm

Recreation Commission
Meeting: TBA of the Month
Community Center at 7:00 pm

Building Permits
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.

 International Property Maintenance Code
         See Ordinance Section for IPMC Ordinance for further information and direction, referring to maintenance of properties and structures that would pose a danager to persons and/or community.

Emergency Parking
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 Collection
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.

Recycling
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.

Animal Control
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.

Burning Ordinance
No outdoor burning of any kind, other than for the purpose of cooking is allowed.  Fine $200.00.

House Numbers
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.

Sidewalk Maintenance
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.