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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Property Maintenance Check-Up

All property owners of the Borough are encouraged to be mindful of safety and property maintenance of your properties. The Borough enforces existing safety and property maintenance codes, and the following are some of the more common occurrences of concern, so please be sure to maintain your properties and the condition of your surroundings with the following regulations in mind:

  • High Weeds and/or Grass (Borough Code Chapter 109 §109.1)
  • Outside Storage/Trash and Garbage (Borough Code Chapter 223 §223.24)
  • Parking of Abandoned Vehicles󠆦 (Borough Code Chapter 207 §207.1)
  • Snow and Ice Removal (Borough Code Chapter 233 §233.1)
  • Stormwater discharge (Borough Code Chapter 207 §207.1)
  • Rodent/Vermin Harborage(Borough Code Chapter 207 §207.1)
  • Blocking of Sidewalk (Borough Code Chapter 233 §233.7)
  • Trash Cans not meeting Setbacks or Screening (Borough Code Chapter 223 §223.24)
  • Exterior/Façade Improvements needed (Borough Code Chapter 207 §207.1)
  • Unsafe/Dilapidated Building or Structure (Borough Code Chapter 207 §207.1)
  • Defacement of Structure and/or Property (Borough Code Chapter 207 §207.1)
  • Bamboo Growth (Borough Code Chapter 109 §109.22)
  • Pool in and Unclean/Unsafe or Unsanitary Manner (Borough Code Chapter 207 §207.1)
  • Sidewalk in need of Repair/Tripping Hazard (Borough Code Chapter 233 §233.3)

You can download this list as a PDF to keep on hand.

The Borough’s enforcement emphasis is on public safety, preserving our neighborhood character, and open communication with residents. If you have any questions or concerns, contact:

Steve Olkowski, Borough Code Enforcement Officer
215-862-3347 Ext. 151
New Hope Borough Code Enforcement
Keystone Municipal Services, Inc.

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