South Waverly Borough

2523 Pennsylvania Avenue, South Waverly, PA. 18840


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Dogs Running at Large

Garage/Yard Sales

A motor vehicle, including but not limited to an automobile and truck, that is worn, deteriorated, obsolete, dismantled or disassembled as to make it inoperable or unusable in its existing condition, and/or a motor vehicle which has become incapable of being operated for a period of thirty (30) days due to mechanical defeats and/or because it is not licenses and/or does not have a current valid Pennsylvania inspection sticker. NO person shall maintain or keep a junk motor vehicle within South Waverly Borough for a period exceeding 30 days unless such junk motor vehicle is kept or maintained wholly within a building having four walls.

Brush, Grass & Weeds

It shall be unlawful for any person owning or occupying any property within the Borough of South Waverly to permit any grass or weeds or any vegetation whatsoever not edible or planted for some useful or ornamental purpose to grow or remain upon such premises so as to exceed a height of twelve (12) inches, to throw off any unpleasant or noxious odor, to conceal any filthy deposit or to create or produce pollen. The cutting of such grass, weeds or other vegetation twice a month in the months of May, June, July, August and September and the removal of the grass, weeds, or other vegetation so cut shall be deemed evidence that no violation of this section shall have been created.

Pooper Scooper Law

It shall be the duty of any person owning, harboring or having the care, custody or control of any dog to promptly remove any feces left by such dog on any common thoroughfare, sidewalk, passageway, Public Street, play area or park or any place where people congregate or walk on private or public property.

Swimming Pools

Swimming pools shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and in good repair. Private swimming pools, containing water more than 24 inches in depth shall be completely surrounded by a fence or barrier at least 48 inches in height above the finished ground level measured on the said of the barrier away from the pool. A building permit is required to install a swimming pool.


Ordinance No. 10-5-15 – Air Pollution, Open Burning

A 3 year permit will be issued to the property owner to have a recreational fire.