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.
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.
Borough Code Chapter 101 prohibits abandoned /inoperable vehicles.
Make sure all vehicles on your property are licensed and inspected.
~Failure to comply will result in the vehicle(s) being impounded at the owners expense and additional storage and legal costs may apply.~
Property Owners, Landlords, & Realtors are required to keep their properties maintained by keeping lawns mowed and other vegetation trimmed. Borough Ordinance 259
The Borough reminds residents not to mow grass clippings into the street. Grass clippings are considered litter. Residents found mowing grass into the street could receive a fine from $50 to $300. Borough Ordinance 299
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