PUBLIC WORKS

Jason Kulp, Roads & Maintenance Department Supervisor

Brendan Beshore, Roads & Maintenance Department Assistant

Please contact the Borough Office at (215) 679-4546 ext. 3 to report any roads related issues.

To Report Potholes on State Roads (Route 663 & Route 29) CALL 610-275-2368.

2019 Chipping Schedule

May 13 - 17

June 10 - 14

July 8 - 12

August 12 - 16

September 9 - 13

As of May 7, 2019, the chipping schedule has been changed to the 2nd week of each month from May through September, and weekly April and October.

 

Please have branches placed for collection on Mondays, weather permitting.

 CHIPPING (TREE BRANCH PICK UP)      
April & October pick-up will take place weekly, weather permitting. This service is provided by the borough.
May through September pick up will take place the second week of each month, weather permitting. 
Trees removed from your property cannot be put out for chipping, please contact a tree removal service. 

• Place branches, hard covered bark only, clear of root balls & dirt where you normally place your trash.  
• Branches can be no larger than 2" in diameter.
• Smaller pieces should be placed in a container.
• Stack branches neatly with butts of branches facing one direction.
• There is a 10 minute time limit for each stop.
• The following will not be picked up: vines, root balls, flowers, weeds, leaves, bush trimmings, branches with

   fruit, dried flower stems, grass clippings.
• This service is not intended for downed trees or lumber.
• Christmas trees will be picked up weekly in January.  Place your trees where you normally place your

   branches  for pick up, with ornaments removed.

 SNOW REMOVAL  
Borough Ordinance requires property owners / occupants to remove snow and ice from sidewalks within 24 hours after snow or freezing rain has ceased to fall. Please wait until the borough snow plows have finished plowing before you begin snow removal. Do not deposit removed snow onto roadways. Remember to keep fire  hydrants on your property clear and open.


 GRASS/WEEDS 
Borough Ordinance requires property owners to maintain grass and weeds on their property at a height not to exceed 8 inches.


 STREET SWEEPING 
Dates will be announced.


 LEAF COLLECTION 
The leaf collection program has been discontinued. You may bag your leaves and place them out with trash collection. For specific information, please visit Trash & Recycling.

Consider composting your yard and food waste. Information is available at:

Guide to Home Composting (PA DEP)

https://www.dep.pa.gov/Citizens/RecyclingDisposal/Composting/Pages/default.aspx

© 2019 by Borough of Pennsburg.

76 W. 6th Street

Pennsburg, PA 18073

PHONE: 215-679-4546

FAX: 215-679-5140