Prospect Borough Code of Ordinances

 A full copy of the Prospect Borough Code of Ordinances book is located at:

Prospect Area Library
357 Main Street
Prospect, PA 16052


Listed here are frequently asked questions about ordinances

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Animal Ordinance

It shall be unlawful for the owner of any dog or dogs to allow or permit such dog or dogs to run at large in the Borough of Prospect.

 *Please see the attached Ordinance for Definitions, Regulations, Exceptions, Enforcement, Penalties, etc. (PDF format)

Animal Ordinance (pdf)

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Burning Ordinance

This Ordinance states that all such burning takes place between the hours of 9:00AM to 9:00PM, Monday through Saturdays, ONLY!

*Please see the attached Ordinance for Definitions, Regulations, Exceptions, Enforcement, Penalties, etc. (PDF format)

Burning Ordinance 2016-05 (pdf)

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Driveway ordinance

Please see the attached Ordinance for Definitions, Regulations, Exceptions, Enforcement, Penalties, etc. (PDF format)

Driveway Ordinance (pdf)

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Grease Trap Ordinance

Please see the attached Ordinance for Definitions, Regulations, Exceptions, Enforcement, Penalties, etc. (PDF format)

Grease Trap Ordinance (pdf)

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Noise Ordinance

Noise limitations; General, Musical Instruments, Noise from Premises, Equipment Noise, Noise in Handling Refuse Cans, Noise in Vicinity of Hospitals, Schools and Churches, Unlawful to Keep Noisy Animals, Noise by Peddlers, Use of Horns and Other Devices on Vehicles, Public Events, Vehicles.

 *Please see the attached Ordinance for Definitions, Regulations, Exceptions, Enforcement, Penalties, etc. (PDF format)

Noise Ordinance (pdf)

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PERSONAL NUISANCES ordinance

 Motor vehicle nuisances prohibited.  Storage of nuisances prohibited.  

 *Please see the attached Ordinance for Definitions, Regulations, Exceptions, Enforcement, Penalties, etc. (PDF format)

Personal Nuisances Ordinance (pdf)

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SIDEWALK OBSTRUCTIONS ORDINANCE

This Ordinance states that residents are responsible for keeping sidewalks clear during inclement weather.  Grass, leaves or other debris is not to be thrown, mowed or swept into the streets for any reason.  PLEASE keep our storm sewers free of debris.


The owner, occupant or tenant of every property fronting upon or alongside any street in the Borough, shall remove or cause to be removed from all sidewalks fronting upon or alongside that property, all snow and ice, within 24 hours after the snow or ice has ceased to fall or to be formed upon the sidewalk. 


*Please see the attached Ordinance for Definitions, Regulations, Exceptions, Enforcement, Penalties, etc. (PDF format) 

Sidewalk Obstructions Ordinance (pdf)

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weeds and vegetation ordinance

The accumulation of heavy undergrowth and/or vegetation which would impair the health and/or safety of the neighborhood; not shall they permit any trees, plants or shrubbery, or any portion thereof, to grow on their property and which constitute a safety hazard to pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic. 

*Please see the attached Ordinance for Definitions, Regulations, Exceptions, Enforcement, Penalties, etc. (PDF format)

Weeds and Vegetation Ordinance (pdf)

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Please contact the Prospect Borough Secretary at email: prospectboro@zoominternet.net or  phone: 724-865-3010