Residential property owners have the opportunity to repair, replace, or install sidewalks at bulk quantity rates. This voluntary program enables residential property owners to:
Only perimeter sidewalks (that run parallel to the street) are eligible for this program.
Administrative and improvement costs will be billed to the applicant for payment:
Note: Some portions of the work you will be assessed for may need to be rebuilt at a later date by the Borough as part of a road project. There is no compensation to the owner by the Borough as a result of this replacement.
Every effort will be made to save the street tree(s) in front of your home. If the tree(s) must be removed in the process of constructing the sidewalk, the homeowner may purchase replacement trees. The Department of Public Works (DPW) must approve the tree species and size. DPW staff can install the trees free of charge.
The other option is to inquire about upcoming roadway improvement projects, through which trees may be purchased and planted at no cost to the homeowner.
Assistant to the Engineer