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We're a rural town in an urban setting, only minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
Come by to relax, slow down, and discover the things that really matter.
2016 MILLVALE HARVEST MOON WINEFEST
The Millvale Community Development Corporation and Borough of Millvale will host the 2016 Harvest Moon Wine Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The event will feature a single session; 6-9 PM. Tickets include WINE, LIVE MUSIC, UNIQUE VENDORS, Fresh Locally Grown Food, WINE, HONEY, TEA, SPECIALTY BEERS (yes beers at a wine fest), MORE LOCAL FOOD, MORE WINES, DESSERTS, A BONFIRE, CHOCOLATE, COFFEE and WINE. You also get a bottomless souvenir logo wine tasting glass. Ticket cost is $50 designated drivers can purchase a food ticket for $25. Back this year is the Very Important Wine Drinker Ticket (VIWD) for $75. The VIWD ticket includes entrance to the Fest at 5:30, a wine tote, wine coaster, VIWD tent serving unique food and wines from around the country and world. BUY TICKETS NOW
CHECK OUT OUR BLOG!
For news and up-to-date information about all things Millvale, check out our blog!
STATEMENT FROM MILLVALE BOROUGH REGARDING THE SAMPLE STREET FIRE
We would like to extend our gratitude to Millvale Volunteer Fire Department (Station 191) for their quick response to the early morning fire on Sample Street on Sunday, May 8, 2016. We would also like to extend our thanks and appreciation to the surrounding fire companies, police departments, EMS crews and citizens who supported our crews with water donations and their expertise. Our thoughts are with the families who lost their homes on that day. Please click here for more information regarding donations, and for a complete list of the various departments who helped MVFD. THANK YOU!
MILLVALE BOROUGH IS ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER!
Do you Tweet? Do you follow us on Facebook? If not, you should! Follow us for the most current updates of the things going on in Millvale! Tweet us at @MillvaleBorough and "like" our page on Facebook!
MILLVALE BULLETIN - SPRING 2016 NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!
Click here for our latest edition of our e-newsletter, the Millvale Bulletin. You may download it and print it at your convenience!
NOTICE OF CODE ENFORCEMENT & ZONING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS (UPDATED)
Please be advised that the Borough of Millvale has updated all construction-oriented permits including building, demolition, dumpster, floodplain management, sidewalk, street and zoning. Accordingly, all Borough Codes, Ordinances and General Legislation will be enforced as defined and intended through the Borough of Millvale Code.
A Zoning Permit is issued for compliance to the Borough’s Zoning Ordinance. A Building Permit is issued for compliance to the regulations of Pennsylvania’s statewide Uniform Construction Code. Both permits will be required for many construction projects in the Borough of Millvale.
A copy of the current Zoning Ordinance for Millvale Borough can be found here:
The Zoning Ordinance of Millvale Borough (Adopted December 8, 2015)
The major components of the permit review procedure are:
1) APPLICATION AND PLAN SUBMITTAL
• PERMITS MUST BE COMPLETE AND PROVIDE ALL REQUESTED INFORMATION, INCOMPLETE PERMITS WILL NOT
• COPY OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CERTIFICATE.
• ALL CONTRACTORS LISTED ON PERMIT APPLICATIONS MUST PROVIDE THEIR PA REGISTRATION NUMBER.
2) PLAN REVIEW
STATE LAW MANDATES THAT A FINE OF UP TO $500.00 TO ANY PERSON WHO PERFORMS WORK WITHOUT A PERMIT IF THE CONSTRUCTION IS OF A NATURE, WHICH REQUIRES A PERMIT, ADDITIONAL PENALTIES OF PROJECT CLOSURE, DAILY FINES AND CORRECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF ALL WORK DONE WITHOUT A PERMIT WILL BE ENFORCED.
If you have any questions, would like to review the updated permit procedure or need additional information about the Borough of Millvale Code and or zoning enforcement please contact Eddie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compliance will be strictly enforced and without exception, Thank you for your cooperation.
ASSISTANCE RESOURCES FOR HOME OWNERS
INFORMATION REGARDING FLOOD INSURANCE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Insurance Commissioner Announces Private Market Flood Insurance Is Available to Many Pennsylvania Homeowners, In Many Cases at Substantial Savings Over the Federal Government Plan; Unveils One-Stop Shop for Flood Coverage Information...click here for more information
2015 TAX INFORMATION FROM KEYSTONE COLLECTIONS NOW AVAILABLE
WINTER IS HERE!
ONE PITTSBURGH NEIGHBORHOOD YOU'RE MISSING OUT ON
MILLVALE BULLETIN: NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!
We are pleased to offer an online version of our newsletter, the Millvale Bulletin, online! Click here to view and print our current and past versions of the Bulletin.
MILLVALE COMMUNITY CENTER AND RIVERFRONT PAVILION RENTALS FOR 2016 ARE NOW AVAILABLE!
We are now accepting applications for facility rentals of the Millvale Community Center and the Riverfront Pavilion for 2016. You can download the application from our website to print and fill out, as well as rules and regulations for each facility and our new pricing chart. We do now require a current form of photo identification for rentals, such as a drivers' license or a state-issued ID. If you do not have photo identification, you may bring a current utility bill with your current address on it.
2016 Rental Rates for MCC/Riverfront Pavilion (new for 2016)
If you have any questions, please call the Borough Office at 412-821-2777 x 3134.
COMMUNITY GUIDE: MILLVALE - NORTH HILLS MONTHLY, NOVEMBER 2015
This is the word that epitomizes the Borough of Millvale and its' residents and business owners. Check out this great article from North Hills Monthly to discover why Millvale is the place to be and why we are excited for its' future!
DUQUESNE LIGHT METER EXCHANGE PROGRAM
During the next several weeks, Duquesne Light will exchange existing electric meters with new, digital models. This exchange is part of an overall upgrade of the company’s metering infrastructure required by Pennsylvania Act 129.
More information can be found here.
THE SECRET IS OUT: MILLVALE IS THE PLACE TO BE!
Not that we didn't already know this but our town is being recognized across the County and Commonwealth as an interesting and fun place to visit and live. Check out this great article from NEXT Pittsburgh.
ALLEGHENY COUNTY VACANT PROPERTY RECOVERY PROGRAM
For a limited time only Allegheny County will be accepting applications to acquire vacant properties for side yards to an owner-occupied primary residence or blighted structure remediation at a reduced cost to the applicant. Under the 2015 Side Yard and Blighted Structure Program, Allegheny County will waive the standard parcel fee of $3,000 for applicants for a side yard to their primary residence and applicants proposing to demolish a blighted structure. Allegheny County will reduce the fee to $1,400 for applicants proposing to rehabilitate a blighted structure. All applicants will be responsible for the appraised value of the property, a good faith deposit, and closing costs. The application, which contains additional details about the Program guidelines, can be accessed at the ALLEGHENY COUNTY WEBSITE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
KIDSBURGH: DESTINATION MILLVALE
Kidsburgh is both a concept and an online resource.
As an idea (and community initiative), it’s an all-out push by a large and collaborative group in Pittsburgh–from parents to educators to anyone working with kids or on kids’ issues– to make Pittsburgh the best place to raise kids on the planet. (That’s why we call it Kidsburgh.)
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NOTICE OF PENDING ORDINANCE
The Borough of Millvale has embarked on the development and update of the Borough Zoning Ordinance specific to the Riverfront District. Added to the existing zoning conditions of the Riverfront District will be an Overlay. The Overlay zoning district is being developed in accordance with all rules and guidelines set forth in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code. The Borough of Millvale has embarked on the development and update of the Borough Zoning Ordinance specific to the Riverfront District. Added to the existing zoning conditions of the Riverfront District will be an Overlay. The Overlay zoning district is being developed in accordance with all rules and guidelines set forth in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.
The Riverfront District overlay will provide guidelines that create a unique look and feel for Riverfront District, protect our valuable environmental resources and aid in meeting goals and objectives of Millvale as described in the Multi-Municipal Plan. Additionally, the Riverfront District Zoning overlay will maintain certain current codes while addressing special needs within the Riverfront District. The Riverfront District overlay zoning will include its own development standards, and any future development would need to comply with these standards.
OVERLAY STANDARDS DRAFT
REWARD YOURSELF for BEING GREEN
You may have heard us mention how you’ll soon be able to get rewarded for recycling – now’s the time to sign up for Recyclebank, brought to you by Waste Management. Hurry, you’re eligible to earn money-saving points each time you bring your Waste Management cart to the curb. But you have to sign up first!
Your points can be used for deals and discounts to hundreds of rewards for you, your family and your home. Visit Recyclebank.com/wm to sign up for your free account. You will need to confirm your home address so we can reward you for home recycling.
Once you’re signed up, find many other ways at Recyclebank.com/wm to earn Recyclebank Points:
• Recycling in the Borough of Millvale
• Referring your friends and family
• Learning about ways to green your lifestyle
• Entering points codes from our partners