Akron Borough PA

Welcome to Akron Borough!

Borough of Akron Municipal Office
117 South Seventh Street
PO Box 130, Akron PA 17501
Phone: (717) 859-1600 | Fax: (717) 859-4589

The office is open from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.
The lobby is open 24 hours a day with a night drop for bills, parking tickets, etc. Also a phone which dials directly to County Radio for Police.

Akron Borough Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee

Our first meeting is set for Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 6:30‐8:30 p.m. at the Akron Volunteer Fire Company, 1229 Main Street, Akron. Members of the Akron Borough Council, Akron Borough Planning Commission and the Akron Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will be attending. The purpose of the meeting is to explain how we will develop a new Comprehensive Plan for Akron Borough. During this meeting we will identify the most important concerns/highlights of Akron Borough. All Akron Borough residents are welcome to attend and participate.

John Williamson
Akron Borough Council President

Notice to the Residents of the Borough of Akron and Other Interested Person

The Borough of Akron Council will hold a specially scheduled meeting on Monday, November 7, 2016 commencing at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the 2017 Borough of Akron Budget and any other legal business that would come before the Council. The meeting will take place at the Borough of Akron Municipal Building located at 117 S. Seventh Street, Akron PA 17501. Please list any accommodations you would need in order to attend this meeting. For hearing impaired persons a sign language interpreter may be available upon request by contacting the Borough Municipal Office at 859‐1600.

Susan Davidson
Borough Manager

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List of Borough Ordinances


Residents are prohibited from parking vehicles on the grass in their front yard setback.

Pets in the park must be controlled on a leash and owners must clean up after their pets.

Cracks and crumbling sidewalks must be repaired or replaced.

Residents are responsible for bushes and trees encroaching in street right-of-ways.  Tree limbs must be trimmed to 10 feet

Property Owners are responsible for trimming weeds growing along the curb line.

It is a violation of Borough Ordinance to repair or work on vehicles on any Borough Street.

Borough Tree Height Ordinance Effective June 1st 2011
Based on the recommendation of the Borough Police Department and the Akron Volunteer Fire Company, last fall Borough Council amended the tree height ordinance in the interest of safety for both vehicles, pedestrians and our volunteer fire fighters. This change goes into effect June 1st and increases the minimum height of overhanging trees in street right-of way(s) from the current (10) feet to (14) feet the entire lengths of Seventh Street and Main Streets, North Ninth Street from SR 272 to Main Street, South Ninth Street from Oak Street South to Borough line and North Eleventh Street from SR272 to Main Street. These

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