1st BOROUGH & 4th MUNICIPALITY IN PA TO EARN PLATINUM SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFICATION
Millvale announced today it is the first borough and the fourth municipality in Pennsylvania to earn Platinum Certification (highest performance level) through the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification program. Millvale had previously earned Gold Certification through the program. The municipality completed the program’s rigorous assessment/checklist which tracks 131 policies and practices that define a sustainable community. In order to achieve Platinum, a municipality must provide justification in the form of web links to supporting publicly available material located on the municipal website for at least 90% of their certification claims. Millvale stands out as a leading Sustainable Community by demonstrating their commitment to the performance program’s certification criteria in areas of both policy and practice. FOR MORE INFO CLICK HERE AND VISIT OUR FRIENDS AT SUSTAINABLE PA.
PITTSBURGH WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY - SAFE WATER PROGRAM
Millvale residents are eligible for a water filter courtesy of PWSA.
In addition: All residents of the City of Pittsburgh and Millvale who are interested in testing their water may request a test kit, in addition to the filters being made available to the general public. In order to request a filter and/or a test kit, residents are asked to either visit the Safe Water website, or call 412-255-2621.
UPDATE FOR PWSA CUSTOMERS IN THE BOROUGH OF MILLVALE: If you have requested a filter through either the Safe Water website or by calling 412-255-2621, the Borough will begin distributing filters to pre-approved customers that meet the priority criteria (expectant mothers and families with children under the age of 6). You MUST be pre-approved and have been contacted by 311 to receive the filters.
We will begin distributing filters on FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM at our Borough office. You must bring a form of identification and/or proof of residency in the Borough of Millvale to receive your filters. If you cannot make it to our office during business hours on Friday (until 4:30 PM), they will be available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY on MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017 and TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017 until 8 PM.
There will be only ONE pitcher/filter set per household; if you would like to purchase additional pitchers/filters, ZeroWater has provided coupons which you can use at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Home Depot, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart. Click here to download and print these valuable coupons.
CHECK OUT OUR BLOG!
For news and up-to-date information about all things Millvale, check out our blog!
Additionally, click here for our latest edition of our e-newsletter, the Millvale Bulletin. You may download it and print it at your convenience!
ALCOSAN Clean Water Assistance Fund
Need a little help on the sewage portion of your water bill?
The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority has created the Clean Water Assistance Fund to help families pay their sewage treatment bills. This program serves low-income residential customers in the 83 municipalities that ALCOSAN serves. It is administered by Dollar Energy Fund. Click here for more information.
AT YOUR DOOR - SPECIAL COLLECTION INFORMATION AVAILABLE
Curious on what to do with that old TV in your living room? How about broken electronics, batteries and household chemicals? Check out At Your Door, from Waste Management. More information, including what can and cannot be picked up by this service is available here.
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 email@example.com.
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
MILLVALE COMMUNITY CENTER AND RIVERFRONT PAVILION RENTALS FOR 2017 ARE NOW AVAILABLE!
We are now accepting applications for facility rentals of the Millvale Community Center and the Riverfront Pavilion for 2017. 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.
If you have any questions, please call the Borough Office at 412-821-2777 x 3134.