Tarentum Borough has experienced an increase property maintenance concerns and building structure deterioration. This causes a negative effect on the quality of life for residents, visitors and businesses. In an effort to protect both property values and the health, safety and general welfare of our residents and guests, Borough Council has pushed for an increase in the issuance of tickets, citations and penalties to owners and/or occupiers of said properties for code and property maintenance violations.
Code and property violations can be reported via the web located here. Violations may include items such as:
- High grass and weeds
- Storing or accumulating rubbish, garbage, junk or litter
- Dilapidated and dangerous property conditions
- Storing or abandoning hazardous materials
- Junk vehicles on or around a property
GovAlert Mobile App
Available for free download for Android and iOS, the GovAlert mobile app enables constituents to express concerns to Tarentum Borough officials with unprecedented immediacy and convenience.
Users can snap a picture of a pothole, litter, or other non-emergency along with a description of the situation. In just one tap, the concern is sent to our office, as determined by device location settings. The appropriate government official will receive the alert in real time and address the concern. You can track the progress of your concern via the mobile app.
Code Office Monthly Reports
Monthly reports for the code office are presented at each monthly public meeting. The report contains brief statistics on the number of notices, violations and citations issued by the department. Please note, not all investigations, inquiries and responses by the department are listed on this monthly report. This report only contains the physical notices and citations issued.