Proposed Ordinance 489 Vacant Property Registration

 Ordinance 489 Vacant Property Registration provides for the registration of vacant properties; imposes duties upon property owners, sets annual fees; and provides for inspections of such properties. The council plans to vote to adopt this ordinance at their meeting on April 13, 2020 to be held at the borough building at 6:00 pm.  

 Ordinance 487 Rental Property Administration 

 

Curwensville Borough Council adopted Ordinance 487 on October 14, 2019. Property owners will be required to register their rental units with the borough and be available for inspections when requested. An inspection checklist will be provided to all property owners.

Code enforcement will not be interfering in  tenant landlord disputes and will not be handling complaints not related to Curwensville Borough Code.

ORDINANCE No 487 Rental Property Administration 2019 (pdf)

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Rental_Regististration_Form 2020 (pdf)

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CURWENSVILLE BOROUGH RENTAL CHECKLIST (pdf)

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Ordinance 483 International Property Maintenance Code

In October of 2018 Curwensville Borough Council passed Ordinance 483 adopting the International Property Maintenance Code 2009 Edition.  

  

The International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) is a model code that regulates the minimum maintenance requirements for existing buildings.

The IPMC is a maintenance document intended to establish minimum maintenance standards for basic equipment, light, ventilation, heating, sanitation and fire safety. Responsibility is fixed among owners, operators and occupants for code compliance. The IPMC provides for the regulation and safe use of existing structures in the interest of the social and economic welfare of the community.