Borough of Beaver, PA • Established 1802

Resident Information

Resident Information

 

Ambulance Service

FOR EMERGENCIES, CALL 911
Medic Rescue is the provider of emergency medical services (EMS) serving the communities of Beaver County. For more information, call 724‐728‐3620 – Website – Medic Rescue

Animal Control

For more information on animal control, adoption of dogs and cats, call Beaver County Humane Society at 724‐775‐5801. Website – Beaver County Humane Society

Beaver County’s Swift911 Notification System

System Swift911 is a high-speed Emergency Notification System that alerts residents to emergency situations like severe storm warnings, evacuations and more in the local area.  The program has the capability of delivering messages to the entire County via telephone, cell phone, email, text message and social media sites.  Some phone numbers are not in the system and residents are encouraged to update their information and contact preferences, or add phone numbers, cell phones and email addresses.

To register your information text “SWIFT911” to 99538 to customize your information or visit the website Beaver County Swift911

Registering through the Swift911 web portal ensures that residents have access to the most immediate notice of an emergency in their area.

Borough Office

Located at 469 Third Street, Beaver. Ph 724‐773‐6700. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:00PM.

  • Beaver is governed by a nine person council, three representing each of the three wards in the borough. Council members are uncompensated and serve four‐year staggered terms.
  • Council meets each second Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the Borough Community Room.

Building & Zoning Permits

Most work requires both Borough zoning and State building applications. All forms must be picked up at the borough office. Generally, zoning and building permits are required for change of use or prior to following construction activity such as rebuilding, moving, enlarging, or physically altering a building or other structure. Ph 724‐773‐6700.   Zoning/UCC Building Permit Application

Cable Television

Comcast, located at 2810 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, provides cable services for Beaver. Ph 1‐800‐266‐2278. Website – Comcast

Chamber of Commerce

Call or write the Chamber at Beaver Area Chamber of Commerce, 469 Third Street, Beaver. Ph 724‐888‐3820. Website ‐ Beaver Area Chamber of Commerce

Christmas Tree Removal

The Borough will collect Christmas trees in January. Residents must remove all ornaments and lights and place the tree by the curb in front of their home.

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement Complaints – In order to file a complaint, call Randy Morrow 724-601-9953, Rick Sprecker 724-462-4314 or George Lindemann 724-773-6700 x 214 or you may use the attached form to submit your complaint. [Form]

Community Events

List of events can be found on several sites:

Dial 2-1-1

It’s your friendly-community-24 hour-professionally-staffed hot-line for help with human services. If you need help, info or referrals in your community, dial 2-1-1 first. [Link]

Dog License Application

The Borough of Beaver requires that all dog owners acquire licenses for their pets, available at the Beaver County Courthouse, 800 3rd Street, in the Treasurer’s Office (724-728-5700, ext. 7751). Dogs must be kept on a leash or within a fenced-in yard while outside. While walking your pet in the Borough, it is your responsibility to clean up any droppings. Violators will be subject to a fine of $300.  

Driver’s License

Beaver Falls PennDOT Driver License Center of Beaver Falls, PA is located at 2580 Constitution Blvd., Beaver Falls. Ph 800‐932‐4600. Website – DMV – Pennsylvania

Election Calendar – Beaver County

To view the election calendar please click the attached ( Link )

Electricity

  • Duquesne Light ‐ Ph 888‐393‐7100. Website – Duquesne Light
  • Pennsylvania Power/FirstEnergy – Ph 724‐598‐2200. Website – FirstEnergy

Facility Rental

Contact the Borough Office 724-773-6700 to verify date availability.  Reservations for the next year cannot be made until January 1st.

2017 Shaw Park Reservation Form pdficon_small
2017 Gazebo Reservation Form pdficon_small 
2017 Community Room Reservation Form pdficon_small

Fee Schedule

At the regular meeting of the Beaver Borough Council held on December 13, 2016, the following fees were adopted and should be immediately implemented. All fees and monies collected are to be turned over to the Borough Office for deposit. 2017 Fee Schedule pdficon_small

Fire Department

Beaver Volunteer Fire Department is located at 165 Market Street, Beaver. Ph 724‐775‐1550. FOR EMERGENCIES, CALL 911! Website – Beaver Fire Department

Garage Sales

No more than two (2) yard sales may be conducted at one site in a calendar year. A permit issued by the Borough is required for each yard sale. The permit shall be issued promptly upon the filing of a completed application with the Borough.

Gas

Stay safe – Make sure your family knows how to detect natural gas, and what to do when it’s detected.  A message from Columbia Gas Stay safe

Health Care

The Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital is located at 1000 Dutch Ridge Road, Beaver. Ph# 1‐877‐771‐4847. Website – Heritage Valley

Leaf Pickup

Leaf pickup begins towards the end of October through the end of November. Leaves will be picked up according to the normal no‐parking schedule. If you have leaves before or after the actual pickup times, you must take them to the yard waste area with your permit purchased at the Borough office.

Library

The Beaver Area Memorial Library is located at 100 College Avenue, Beaver. Ph 724‐775‐1132. Website – Beaver Library

Newspaper

  • Beaver County Times located at 400 Fair Avenue, Beaver. Ph 724‐775‐3200. Website – Beaver Newspaper
  • Tribune – Website – Tribune

Police

Our Police Department is located on the first floor of the Borough Office, 469 Third Street, Beaver.

  • 911 ‐ EMERGENCY
  • 724‐773‐6709 – Beaver Borough Administrative Office, Monday through Friday 8AM – 4PM.
  • 724‐775‐0880 ‐ After office hours to have an officer dispatched and/or to speak to an officer.

Pool

Pool opens Saturday, May 27, 2017 @ noon.  2017 Pool Prices with discount  pdficon_small

Post Office

The Beaver Post Office is located at 777 Corporation Street, Beaver. Ph 724‐773‐2583. Website – Post Office – Beaver

Property Maintenance

The Borough of Beaver takes great pride in its clean, well-kept, and inviting appearance.  All property owners are encouraged to keep their homes and property maintained (i.e., hedges trimmed, grass cut, not outside storage of building materials, etc.). Property Maintenance Ordinance pdficon_small
Code Enforcement Complaints – In order to file a complaint, call Randy Morrow 724-601-9953 or Rick Sprecker 724-462-4314 or George Lindemann 724-773-6700 x 214.

Recycling

Beaver is an environmentally friendly town. All residents are expected to take part in the town’s recycling program.  Recycling containers can be picked up at the Borough Building. 

Recycling pick‐up dates are as follows:

  • First Monday of each month – from River Road to the south side of 3rd Street
  • Second Monday of each month – from the north side of 3rd Street to 7th Street
  • Exception – Christmas and New Year’s Day, pick up will be the next business day

Recycling Guidelines…[Brunner’s Recycling Guidelines]  

The Borough of Beaver cannot collect televisions, computers and computer peripherals at the curb. This is because the State of Pennsylvania has banned these items from landfills (see the Covered Devices Recycling Act (CDRA), Pa Act 108 of 2010). Computer peripherals include monitors, keyboards, mice, external drives, printers and other devices exclusively plugged into a computer. Do not place these items at the curb or you may be cited. These items must be taken to an electronics retail store or collection location where they will be collected for recycling purposes. For more information on the new CDRA Act or a more comprehensive list of facilities, please visit the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) website or Beaver County Waste, Brady’s Run Park – 724-770-2064, Bradys Run Park Recycling Center – Fact Sheet

 

Right To Know

Download the application Here

Schools

  • Public school (K‐12) ‐ Beaver Area School District Office is located at 1300 Fifth Street, Beaver. Ph 724‐774‐4021. Website – Beaver Area School District
  • Private school (K‐8) – Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School is located at 370 East End Avenue, Beaver. Ph 724‐774‐4450. Website – Saints Peter & Paul School

Senior Citizen Center

Center at the Mall, is located inside the Beaver Valley Mall, 380 Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca. Ph 724‐728‐1422. Website – Center at the Mall

Senior Citizen Passes

Any Beaver Area School District resident age 62 or over may obtain a pass valid for free general admission to district football games, basketball games, concerts and plays. Contact Beaver Area School District Office at 724‐774‐4021 for details. Website – Beaver Area School District

Sidewalk Rules

All Borough residents are responsible for keeping their sidewalks free of grass, weeds, snow, ice and any obstructions or dangerous conditions. Any replacement or repair of sidewalks or curbs needs to contact the Borough office at 724‐773‐6700 to obtain guidelines and permit.

For safety reasons, please keep your sidewalks cleared of snow and ice.  when shoveling the snow from your sidewalk, DO NOT shovel it into the street.  Per IPMC Chapter 3:302.3 Sidewalks and Driveways:  All sidewalks, walkways, stairs, driveways, parking spaces and similar areas shall be kept in a proper state of repair, and maintained free from hazardous conditions.

Skunk Control

If Beaver residents have a problem with skunks, you may contact Charles Knisley (724-777-2338)  for the removal of skunks.  Residents are responsible for $25.00 per set up.

Snow Removal

Snow removal will run according to the normal no‐parking schedule.

Soliciting

All individuals who solicit in Beaver Borough are required to obtain a soliciting permit from the Mayor, which can be obtained at the Beaver Police Department, and are advised that when they solicit, they are required to exhibit a copy of the permit and identification upon contact with the resident. If they cannot produce a permit, they are soliciting illegally. Soliciting is prohibited before 9AM and after 5PM, and all day Sunday’s and holidays. If you come in contact with an individual who is soliciting illegally, please call the Beaver Police Department at 724‐773‐6709 (Monday through Friday 8AM – 4PM) or Non-Emergency Dispatch at 724‐775‐0880.

Spring Clean up

The Borough annual Spring Cleanup:
South Side (River side), May 20, 2017
North Side (Hill side), June 3, 2017

Street Parking

Liberal signage indicates when parking on certain street sides is prohibited in order to conduct an effective weekly street sweeping and snow removal program.  Snow removal generally occurs with three or more inches of new snow, plowing the main streets first, followed by the secondary streets, then alleys.  

Street Sweeping Schedule

Hours of operation Sunday – Thursday, 11:30PM – 7:30AM

Tax Collector

  • All employed residents of the Borough of Beaver are subject to a 1% quarterly tax on gross earnings, paid to the Beaver Area School District and Beaver Borough at 0.5% each. If you are employed within Beaver, your employer must withhold the tax from your regular pay. The Earned Income Tax Collector for Beaver is Berkheimer. Ph 1‐800‐360‐8989.
  • Local Tax Collector – Maureen Bostwick is located at Huntington Bank Building, 650 Corporation St., 4th Floor – Suite 403, Beaver. Ph 724‐774‐1686.  Office hours Tuesdays 5:00PM – 7:00PM and  Saturdays 10:00AM – 1:00PM.  In addition,  Thursdays 4:00PM – 7:00PM  during the discount months of March, April, July and August only.  Other hours by appointment only.

Taxi Service

JB Taxi located at 834 Duss Avenue, Ambridge, PA. Ph 724‐266‐6666.

Trash Pickup

Any of the following pickup in Beaver:

  • Joseph Brunner, Inc. – 724‐775‐6665
  • J. Young Refuse – 724‐495-6199
  • Valley Waste Service – 724‐843‐9373

Tree Maintenance

Extensive pruning or removal of a tree within the Borough Right of Way requires an application for permit (no charge) from the Tree Commission. Tree Maintenance Application  or can be picked up at the Police Station

Utility Companies

Electric – Duquesne Light, 1-888-393-7100  Duquesne Light
Gas – Columbia Gas, 724-416-6300 Columbia Gas of PA
Phone – Verizon, 1-800-660-2215 Verizon
Cable – Comcast, 1-800-266-2278 Comcast

Vehicle Registration

PennDOT Driver and Vehicle Services is located at 2580 Constitution Blvd., Beaver Falls. Ph 800‐932‐4600. Website – DMV – Pennsylvania

Voter Registration

Contact the Bureau of Elections located at the Beaver County Courthouse, 810 Third Street, Beaver. Ph 724‐770‐4440. Website – Bureau of Elections

Water & Sewer

Contact the borough office at 724‐773‐6700 x 201.

Yard Waste Disposal

Beaver Borough offers its residents a yard waste disposal facility along the Ohio River. This facility is for the disposal of yard wastes only such as grass, weeds, and branches. Residents must purchase an annual dumping permit at the Borough Police Office  for $20 (permits are available in the Spring).  Facility is available to residents only – NO CONTRACTORS.