Police Dept.- 570-785-3453 *** Borough Office 570-785-3326
Short and long complaint forms are available either at the office, in the files attached below or can be mailed to you upon request. Written complaints are a necessary part of the process. This provides a record of what is being investigated, the outcome and the ability to follow-up with complainants. Please be specific as to the location of the alleged infraction and the property owners name. Identify yourself and provide contact information so you can be contacted for any additional follow-up.
FOREST CITY BOROUGH
ADOPT THE 2018 UCC EDITION
A RESOLUTION AMENDING Resolution #6_2018 that amended Ordinance #457, dated July 6, 2004, adopting the Uniform Construction Code Regulation and adopting the International Residential Code, International Building Code, International Plumbing Code, International Mechanical Code, International Electrical Code, International Property Maintenance and Existing Building Code in the Borough of Forest City, Susquehanna County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
WHEREAS, the Borough of Forest City is desirous of updating, modifying and revising Ordinance #457 of 2004 and Resolution #6_2018 to reflect the use of the 2018 edition of the pertinent building codes as adopted by the PA Department of Labor & Industry on February 12, 2022. Prints may be submitted with 2015 codes until August 12, 2022. After August 12, 2022, all prints must adhere to the 2018 codes.
BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Borough of Forest City as follows:
“2009”in subparts 2,4, & 5 as amended by Resolution #2_2010 to read “2012”,then subsequently amended by Resolution #6_2018 to read “2015” shall be repealed and amended to read “2018”.
ORDAINED, ENACTED AND ADOPTED into law by the Forest City Borough Council on this 7th day of March 2022.
Please see the attached files below to open a copy of the latest ordinances related to Code Enforcement. This is a limited selection of ordinances, please contact the borough office for more information.
Phone: (570) 785-3453
Premises Identification is very important for the safety and protection of all Resident and Business properties.
The State of Pennsylvania adopted the International Property Maintenance Code 2015 in October, 2019 and Forest City Borough has approved the update to 2015 Code as well. The code states, "All premises must have numbers a minimum of 4” high by 0.5 inches wide and a contrasting color from the background they are placed upon". The measurements are specific so that anyone from the street can view the numbers. For instance, any emergency personnel, delivery person or whomever needs to identify your premises. If you have any questions please contact this office 570.785.3326.
COMPLAINT form - SHORT (pdf)Download
Complaint - Long form (pdf)Download
Res#3_2022 UCC2018PropMaint (pdf)Download
501_2015 Prop.Access Amend.481 (pdf)Download
506_2017 Sidewalks_Curbs (pdf)Download
513_2018 Fire pits (pdf)Download