WELCOME to MILLVALE
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.
MILLVALE YULTIDE TOUR & TREE LIGHTING
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 12 - 8 pm. Tree Lighting at 5:30 pm. Check back soon for more information.
MAYOR & COUNCIL SENIOR HOLIDAY LUNCH 2015
The Borough of Millvale Mayor and Council will host their Annual Senior Holiday Lunch on December 6, 2015 at the Millvale Community Center. The event will take place from 11:30 am -1:30 pm. The event is free to Millvale seniors; pre-registration is required and can be done online or in person at the Millvale Borough Building or through your Senior living center. The Senior Holiday Lunch features live entertainment, games and a homemade lunch. Seniors can enjoy a laid back afternoon of relaxing holiday cheer. What a great way to start your Holiday season with this Millvale tradition. REGISTER ONLINE - CLICK HERE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING INTENT TO ADOPT
THE BOROUGH OF MILLVALE COUNCIL WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON DECEMBER 8, 2015, AND CONSIDER ADOPTION OF A NEW ORDINANCE TO BE KNOWN AS CHAPTER 312 OF THE BOROUGH OF MILLVALE CODE SPECIFIC TO COMPREHENSIVE ZONING AND ZONING DISTRICT MAPS, AT A MEETING THAT SAME NIGHT AT 7:00 P.M. TO BE HELD AT THE MILLVALE BOROUGH BUILDING, 501 LINCOLN AVE, MILLVALE, PA, 15209.
COMPREHENSIVE ZONING ORDINANCE AND MAP
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MILLVALE, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 1567 AND UPDATING - CHAPTER 312 By revising the entire zoning ordinance and map. The comprehensive zoning update reflects the recently adopted Millvale Comprehensive Plan and is consistent with Millvale’s development and growth.
The proposed Ordinance may be examined Monday thru Friday during regular business hours at the Borough of Millvale, 501 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, PA 15209 and online HERE. STREET MAP ZONING MAP
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
NOTICE OF CODE ENFORCEMENT & ZONING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
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.
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.
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.)
WATCH DESTINATION MILLVALE NOW
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