Borough of Edgewood, PA
Allegheny County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Edgewood 12-15-2003 by Ord. No. 987. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department — See Ch. 49.
Alarm systems — See Ch. 75.
Amusements — See Ch. 80.
Uniform construction code — See Ch. 105.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 152.
Subdivision and Land Development — See Ch. 180.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 193.
Zoning — See Ch. 200.
Notes
Administrative Forms
Created: 2016-11-03
Click Here for the Lien Letter Form.

Click Here for the Occupancy Permit Form. 
A. 
Municipal lien letter: $25.
B. 
Occupancy permit: $45.
[Amended 5-2-2005 by Ord. No. 1001; 12-4-2006 by Ord. 1017]
C. 
NSF check: $35.
D. 
Copy fees: $0.25 per page.
[Amended 2-2-2009 by Ord. No. 1026]
A. 
False alarm occurrences are accumulated and tracked, per structure, on a yearly basis from January 1 to December 31. False alarm fees are assessed on a yearly basis from January 1 to December 31.
B. 
Police reports: $20.
[Amended 12-4-2006 by Ord. No. 1017]
C. 
Fingerprints:
[Amended 5-2-2005 by Ord. No. 1001]
(1) 
Resident: $15.
(2) 
Nonresident: $30.
[Amended 12-14-2006 by Ord. No. 1017]
D. 
Records check: $15.
E. 
Beginning April 1, 2005, Borough parking tickets:
[Amended 2-22-2005 by Ord. No. 1000]
(1) 
If payment is received within 72 hours of the issuance of the ticket: $10.
(2) 
If payment is received after 72 hours of the issuance of the ticket: $20.
F. 
False alarms[1]:
[Amended 12-4-2006 by Ord. No. 1017]
(1) 
First occurrence: no charge.
(2) 
Second occurrence: $30 per occurrence.
(3) 
Third through seventh occurrence: $50 per occurrence.
(4) 
Eighth or higher occurrence: $100 per occurrence.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 75, Alarm Systems, Art. I, False Alarms.
Notes
Permit for Solicitation
Created: 2016-11-03
Click Here for the Permit for Solicitation Application.
For the purposes of this ordinance, a "peddler" is defined as someone who is soliciting door-to-door for a for-profit commercial enterprise.
A. 
Per day: $10 per person.
B. 
Per week: $25 per person.
C. 
Per month: $100 per person.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 152, Peddling and Soliciting.
Notes
Parking Permit Application
Created: 2016-11-03|Updated: 2016-11-03
Click Here for a Parking Permit Application.
A. 
Residential on-street 3:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. permit: $36 per year.
B. 
Borough lot permit: $60 per year.
C. 
Nonresident permit: $120 per year.
D. 
Commercial vehicle permit: $120 per year.
E. 
Recreational vehicle permit: $240 per year.
F. 
Overnight guest days: $15 per each thirty-day increment.[1]
[Added 7-21-2008 by Ord. No. 1024]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 193, Vehicles and Traffic, § 193-39A.
A. 
Sanitary sewer tap: $200 per unit.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: For other sewer-related charges and fees, see § 118-8, Miscellaneous Fees.
B. 
Street opening: $175, plus $1/foot.
[Amended 7-18-2005 by Ord. No. 1005]
C. 
Zoning Hearing Board appeal or other proceeding: $400.
[Amended 7-18-2005 by Ord. No. 1005]
D. 
Zoning Ordinance[2]: $35.
[2]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 200, Zoning.
E. 
Subdivision Ordinances[3]: $35.
[3]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 180, Subdivision and Land Development.
F. 
Zoning Map: copy cost.
G. 
Other maps: copy cost.
A. 
Residential.
(1) 
New construction: $40 plus $0.17 per square foot of gross floor area.
(2) 
Additions: $40, plus $0.17 per square foot of gross floor area.
(3) 
Alterations and repairs: 1.25% of construction cost (minimum fee of $40).
(4) 
Utility and miscellaneous use groups: 1.50% of construction cost (minimum fee of $40).
B. 
Commercial.
(1) 
New construction: $60, plus $0.25 per square foot of gross floor area.
(2) 
Additions: $60, plus $0.25 per square foot of gross floor area.
(3) 
Alterations: 2.5% of construction cost (minimum fee of $60).
C. 
Demolition.
(1) 
Residential: $125.
(2) 
Commercial: $225.
D. 
Signs: $25, plus $2 per square foot of sign area (minimum fee of $40).
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 105, Construction Code, Uniform.
Mechanical fees are applicable for air conditioning, furnaces, hot-water heaters, and supply lines to these appliances not applicable for a building permit.
A. 
First $1,000 of installation costs or fraction thereof: $40.
B. 
Each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof: $10.
C. 
Minimum fee: $40.
Notes
Forms
Created: 2016-11-03
Click Here for the Dumpster/POD Permit Application
A. 
Mulch: $40 per load.
B. 
Amusement device license:[1] $125.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 80, Amusements.
C. 
Vehicle extrication fee: $250.
[Added 8-1-2005 by Ord. No. 1003]
D. 
Plumbing certificate: $2.
[Added 8-1-2005 by Ord. No. 1003]
E. 
Basic service sewer rate: $4.70 per 1,000 gallons of water used.[2]
[Added 8-1-2005 by Ord. No. 1003; amended 9-5-2006 by Ord. No. 1014; 7-9-2011 by Ord. No. 1036]
[2]
Editor's Note: For other sewer-related charges and fees, see § 118-5, Construction- and Zoning-Related Fees.
F. 
Permit fee for cutting the curb, constructing a sidewalk across a driveway, or altering or changing either of them: $1.
[Added 8-1-2005 by Ord. No. 1003]
G. 
Additional recycling bin: $10 per bin.
[Added 8-1-2005 by Ord. No. 1003]
H. 
On-street dumpster permit: $25.
[Added 5-2-2005 by Ord. No. 1001]
I. 
Liquor license application: $500.
[Added 5-2-2005 by Ord. No. 1001]
J. 
Video production: $250.
[Added 12-4-2006 by Ord. 1017]