Public Works Department
Supervisor - Ryan McGinley | Email
Foreman - Frank Young Jr. | Email
Public Works Committee meets the 4th Wednesday of the month at 6pm. February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 27, no meeting in December
Public Works Committee
Ryan McGinley (Chair)
For 2020 schedule please click HERE
Borough wide street sweeping Thursday April 23 and Friday April 24, 2020. This is weather dependent. Please move vehicles from designated streets when posted. If you have any questions please call the Borough Office at 610-252-7123.
For 2019 schedule please click HERE
Residents are asked to put leaf piles at the end of their yards by the curb NOT in the street, for pick up. Leaves in the gutter causes problems with the drains. The pick up schedule will be posted at the Municipal Building. Please note that this is for leaves only. Sticks, stones, grass clippings, etc. are not permitted. These items can damage the vacuum. If you have any questions please call the Borough Office at 610-252-7123.
Tatamy Borough has ordinances pertaining to grass & weeds. 19-1958 and 53-1968: known as the Grass & Weed Ordinances requires all citizens & businesses to keep grass cut below 6 inches. Cut grass is not to be put in the street. Please, do not blow clippings into the streets. This clogs the gutters. Thank you! Removal of clippings is the property owner's responsibility.
Snow emergency information will be broadcast on WFMZ- TV Channel 69, on Radio stations - B104, WZZO, Fox 1470, & WAEB AM 790, and online at WFMZ.com under the weather tab.
You can sign up for text and email alerts through WFMZ.
The following streets are Designated Snow Routes:
7th, Broad, Chief Tatamy, High, Main, Prospect, Shelley, & Trisha Streets, Alexus, Bridgette, Fern, & Mill Brook Courts & Mill Race Dr.
Please move your vehicles from these streets when a Snow Emergency is called. All vehicles will be towed at the owners expense if they are not moved.
Sidewalk ordinance 20-1924. Sidewalks and gutters must be cleared within 24 hours. In the event of ice, sand or salt should be applied. Please DO NOT place snow / ice in roads, on sidewalks or next to fire hydrants. Any help in keeping the fire hydrants cleared and accessible is greatly appreciated!
Ordinance-150-1990 requires the cleanup of all animal fecal matter. Please think of your neighbors while walking your dog. Clean up after your dogs, carry bags and use them when necessary. Thank you for your help in keeping Tatamy clean!
In accordance with the Tatamy Zoning Ordinance, section 803 Special lot and yard requirements, sight distance and buffer yards, Part C: Sight Distance #1 a trees and shrubs are required to be clear of the roadway and sidewalks. The intent is to ensure that traffic passing through an intersection or turning onto a street can safely see oncoming traffic.
Efective Immediately No Dumping at the Burn Pile behind the Fire Company by order of the Tatamy Volunteer Fire Co. due to the illegal dumping of debris and harmful materials.
Tatamy residents are allowed 5 bags/ bundels of yard waste per week, with the regular garbage pick up.