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Permit Info – Please call 570-753-5588
Zoning officer Kristian Barger
HELFUL INFORMARION FOR AVIS BOUOUGH ZONING OFFICE
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Council passed an ordinance numbering and in some cases re-numbering each home in Avis to allow emergency crews a faster response to your home. Please ensure that the CORRECT HOUSE NUMBER is on your property. YOUR HOUSE NUMBER – 706 Fox Street
The burning of paper or paper products may be burned in a NON COMBUSTABLE CONTAINER covered with a 1/2 INCH or less mesh screen. Hours of allowable burning are between 9:00am and 7:00pm Monday thru Friday and 9:00am to 4:00pm on Saturdays. Burning on Sundays and holidays is prohibited. Burning containers must be at minimum 5 feet from the property line and no closer than 15 feet from ANY structure.
Household waste cannot be stored in plastic bags for more than 12 hours. You cannot store or maintain abandoned, unused, stripped, damaged and generally unusable appliances, machinery, equipment or construction materials in the open on private property within the borough.
Vehicles unlicensed/not containing a valid PA. inspection sticker must be located in a garage, under a car port or other enclosure out of the view of public view. A permit may be obtained to allow vehicles to be repaired.
Grass, weeds or any vegetation whatsoever, not edible or planted for some useful or ornamental purpose cannot be allowed to grow in excess of 12 inches in height. This includes beyond the sidewalk to the street.
You cannot allow any animal to go beyond the boundaries of their premises or to run at large over the streets or public grounds without being on a leash. You cannot harbor, care for, shelter or maintain any animal in such a manner as to disturb or unduly annoy the public through the animal’s noise, barking, smell, mischief, or other harmful propensities. All animal pens or other areas in which animals are being kept shall be maintained in a sanitary condition free of offensive, obnoxious or foul odors.
Home delivery of U.S. Mail is available in Avis. You may call the Avis Borough permit officer for the procedure information.
LANDLORDS: It is your responsibility to pass this info to your tenants You can print a PDF copy of this information here: HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR AVIS BOROUGH ZONING OFFICE
Permit Info—-Call 753-5588
Zoning Officer Kristian Barger
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