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 government officials with unprecedented immediacy and convenience.
Users 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 their local government, as determined by device location settings. The appropriate government official receives the alert in real time.