Want to make a donation to the Hatboro Police K-9 Program? The Hatboro Police Station is now accepting credit card donations in-house, so stop in and help out the cause!

Welcome To The Borough Of Hatboro


Welcome to the Borough of Hatboro's new website!

Our Borough is online to provide you with 24 hour access to information you need. We hope you enjoy your visit to our website. As always, residents and visitors are welcome to call or visit Borough Hall at anytime during working hours.

Borough Hall is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Please note Borough Hall is closed in observance of the following holidays:
New Year's Day; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; President's Day; Good Friday; Memorial Day; Flag Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veteran's Day; Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving; and Christmas Day.

Phone: 215-443-9100
 Fax: 215-443-0182

Borough Council & Mayor

Borough Council Committee meetings are held at 7:00 p.m.
on the second Monday of each month.

Borough Council meetings are held at 7:00 p.m.
on the fourth Monday of each month.


Nancy Guenst
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Borough Council

George Bollendorf, President
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David Stockton, Vice President
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Robert Hegele Sr., Pro-Tem
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Elle Anzinger
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Nicole Benjamin
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George Forgeng
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David Rich
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Borough Staff

Diane Hegele, Borough Manager & Open Records Officer
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Deena DeRenzis, Assistant Borough Secretary
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James Gardner, Chief of Police
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Brent Sine, Superintendent of Public Works

Mike Italia, Barry Isett & Associates, Zoning Officer



Janaury Committee Monday, January 14, 2019
Janaury Council Monday, January 28, 2019
February Committee Monday, February 11, 2019
February Council Monday, February 25, 2019
March Committee Monday, March 11, 2019
March Council Monday, March 25, 2019
April Committee Monday, April 8, 2019
April Council Monday, April 22, 2019

May Committee

Monday, May 6, 2019
May Council Monday, May 20, 2019
June Committee/Councill Monday, June 17, 2019
July Committee/Council Monday, July 15, 2019
August Committee/Council Monday, August 19, 2019
September Committee Monday, September 9, 2019
September Council Monday, September 23, 2019
October Committee Monday, October 14, 2019
October Council Monday, October 28, 2019
November Committee Monday, November 4, 2019
November Council Monday, November 18, 2019
December Committee Monday, December 2, 2019
December Council Monday, December 16, 2019

Public Works


 Snow Removal Information

All Borough and State roadways within the Borough are plowed and salted by Hatboro Borough. You can help in our efforts to clear the roads as quickly as possible by parking your car in a driveway or another (permitted) off-road location. And when shoveling your driveway, please remember to pile snow to the right of the driveway (if you are facing the street). In this way, the snow will be pushed away from the driveway entrance when the road is plowed.

For questions concerning snow removal please call Borough Hall at 215-443-9100. During a snow storm, our Public Works Department works to clear streets and keep Borough roads safe and passable. The staff at Borough Hall can answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding snow removal, plowing information, and other information.


Borough Ordinance requires all sidewalks to be cleared within twenty-four (24) hours after a snowfall. This is applied to all property owners, tenants and lessors. Also, please note it is unlawful to push snow into the street while clearing sidewalks, private walkways, and/or driveways.

Only vehicles with chains, snow tires or all-purpose tires are permitted on roads that are covered with three or more inches of snow or in any instances in which a snow emergency is declared. Any vehicle that has stalled, is incapable of moving under its own power and/or is left unattended on any street during a snow storm will be removed or towed at the owner's expense.

Snow Emergency

If a Snow Emergency is declared in Hatboro, no vehicles are permitted to remain parked on the following streets:

Byberry Road
E. County Line Road
W. County Line Road
Horsham Road
Jacksonville Road
E. Montgomery Avenue (Between N. York Rd. and Jacksonville Rd.)
W. Moreland Avenue
E. Moreland Avenue (between York Rd. and Jacksonville Rd.)
S. Penn Street
N. Warminster Road
S. Warminster Road
N. York Road
S. York Road

During a declared snow emergency, vehicles operating on any streets in the Borough must be equipped with snow rated tires or chains.


Free Mulch For Residents

Have you ever wondered what happens to the leaf bags and sticks you place curbside for collection? After our Public Works employees pick them up, the bags are transported to Abington Township's composting site where they are processed into mulch without added chemicals.

In an attempt to bring your recycling efforts full circle, the Borough is making this mulch available to Hatboro Residents free of charge. To make this mulch easily accessible to residents, the Public Works Department has constructed a bin at Memorial Park (closest to the wooden bridge on W. Monument Avenue)

Residents are welcome to stop by the bin at any time to take as much mulch as they need. The Public Works Department will make every effort to keep an adequate supply on hand at all times. Unfortunately, we are not able to load trucks with mulch at this time. Please note that mulch is available on a first come, first serve basis. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Borough Hall.

Invasive Species - Spotted Lanternfly Information
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is currently under quarantine for the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive species threatening multiple counties throughout the state. Spotted Lanternflies are planthoppers that attack host plants/trees, posing a threat to local vegetation and Pennsylvania's grape, fruit tree, and forest products industries. As a ressult, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is asking residents in Pennsylvania to aid in the identification, collection, and removal of the invasive pest. spotted lanternfly dorsal view
Information on the appearance of the Spotted Lanternfly and the damage it causes to trees can be found on the PA Department of Agriculture's informational flyer here
Once attacked by the Spotted Lanternfly, trees will develop wounds that weep and attract other insects. These wounds eventually leave a grayish or black trail along the trunk of the tree. Around the months of September and October, the Spotted Lanternfly lays egg masses on trees and smooth surfaces (such as stone, outdoor furniture, vehicles, etc.). These egg masses will have a gray mud-like appearance when newly laid. Over time, older egg masses will have a seed-like appearance and appear in rows of 30-50, measuring about an inch long.

If you come in contact with egg masses, immediately scrape them off, double bag the masses and dispose of them in the trash.  Egg masses can also be placed in alcohol or hand sanitizer to kill them before they hatch. 

If you see any egg masses or come in contact with any adult Spotted Lanternflies, please report them to the PA Department of Agriculture via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling their Invasive Species Report Line at 1-866-253-7189.


Union Library Company of Hatborough





Thursday, June 16     Registration for Teen Brown Bag Book Club
Saturday, June 18 11:00 pm   Father's Day Make It, Take It Craft




Wednesday 6:30 pm   Yoga     $5 per class



Thursday, July 14 11:00 am  Summer Reading Program Kick-Off
Thursday, July 21 12:00 pm  Teen Brown Bag Book Club
  6:30 pm  Sportacular Magic Show - Magician Mike Rose
Wednesday, July 27 10:30 am  Make It, Take It Fun Crafts
Thursday, July 28 6:30 pm  Scienceteller Show - Power and Energy
Thursday, August 2 6:30 pm  Yoga - Ages 6 to 12 years
Wednesday, August 3 11:00 am  Yoga - Ages 3 to 5 years
Thursday, August 4 11:00 am  Lego Fun
  12:00 pm  Teen Brown Bag Book Club
Wednesday, August 10 11:00 am  Comedy and Magic Show - Abby London
Thursday, August 11 6:30 pm  Family Movie Night 
Thursday, August 18 12:00 pm  Teen Brown Bag Book Club
   Summer Reading Finale 




 Hatboro Library Catalog









Zinio for Libraries - User Guide

Browse magazine titles and/or to set up your zinio.com account

Zinio Overview Video




Monday - 1 PM to 5 PM
Tuesday - 10 AM to 8 PM
Wednesday - 10 AM to 8 PM
Thursday - 10AM to 8 PM
Friday - 10 AM to 5 PM
Saturday - 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday - Closed



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Do you have a special talent or expertise that you would like to share with our patrons? Are you a knitter, artist, crafter or author? Do you have a suggestion for programming that you would enjoy?  Contact us now.

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Hatboro Police Department

Emergency Calls: 911

police response calls:

Police Administration Building
120 E. Montgomery Avenue
Hatboro, PA 19040

Building calls:

Submit Anonymous Tips

This link is to be used only for information.  Do not use this link to report an emergency or an incident in progress.  These emails are not monitored daily. 

This link is designed for anonymous tips only.  We are unable to contact persons submitting information or for follow-up.



Under what circumstance must I fill out an accident report?

If there is personal injury or if any of the vehicles required towing.

Can I get a copy of the police report?

Report copies are available at the Police Station, 120 E. Montgomery Avenue, Hatboro. There is a $15 fee. If there were photographs taken of the incident and you require copies, there is an additional charge of $15 per photograph. Whenever possible, please furnish us with the report number to expedite the process.


Does Hatboro have a curfew?

Yes. It is in violation of the Borough Ordinance, Part 3 section 302 for any minor to remain in or upon any public place or any private establishment between the hours of 11:00 PM and 6:30 AM the following day unless he or she is accompanied by a PARENT or GUARDIAN.

Does Hatboro have a noise ordinance?

According to the Borough Ordinance, Part 10 section 208, it is unlawful for any person to make, cause to be made, or continue to make, any excessive or unreasonably loud noise or to create a noise disturbance within the Borough of Hatboro. Section 209 specifically lists certain items as the source of the noise that are prohibited. They include, but are not limited to horns, radios, televisions, loudspeakers, animals, loading operations, construction noise and vehicle repairs and testing.


How can I get my fingerprints taken for a security clearance form?

Call 215-675-2832 to make an appointment. All fingerprinting is scheduled on Sunday mornings between 9 AM and 12 PM.

Is there a charge for this?

There is a nominal fee of $10 per card.

Do you fingerprint children for identification purposes?

Yes. You can call our Crime Prevention Officer at 215-675-2834 extension 38 to schedule an appointment.


How do I get a firearms permit?

You must obtain a firearms permit in the county in which you live. The Montgomery County Sheriffs Department issues Montgomery County firearms permits. They can be contacted at 610-278-3342.


How many officers are on the department?

There is 1 Chief of Police, 5 Sergeants (1 Detective and 4 Patrol supervisors) and 8 Patrol Officers. We also have 3 Police Operations Clerks, 1 Secretary and 5 school crossing guards.

How big is Hatboro?

The Borough of Hatboro is approximately 1.5 Sq. miles. The population is approximately 7,500 people.

How do I pay a parking ticket?

Parking tickets must be paid within 5 days from the date of issue. They can be paid at the Police Administration building 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They may also be paid via the mail, by sending the citation and a check or money order made payable to the Borough of Hatboro.

How do I pay a traffic citation?

All Traffic and Non-Traffic citations must be paid to the District Justice listed on the citation. If you read the citation carefully, it explains exactly how to go about paying the fine or requesting a hearing on the matter. For further information, District Court 38-1-14 can be contacted on business days between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM, at 215-957-5935

How do I obtain a Protection from Abuse Order (PFA)?

Protection from abuse orders may be obtained from the Montgomery County Courthouse, in the office of the Prothonotary. They can be contacted at 610-278-3360. Emergency protection orders may be obtained after business hours from the District Justice on call. Contact your local police for further assistance.


Through funding provided by the Montgomery County District Attorney, Kevin Steele and the Pennsylvania District Attorney's Association, the Hatboro Police Department has obtained a secure prescription medication disposal box that is located at the Hatboro Police Station, 120 E. Montgomery Ave. Citizens may utilize this disposal container to safely dispose of any expired, unused, or unwanted medications, no questions asked. Please do not place syringes, injectable drugs, aerosol dispensers or liquids containing hydrogen peroxide in the collection bin.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact the Hatboro Police Department at 215-675-2832


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January 28, 2019 Routine Press Release 157.37 KB
January 14, 2019 Routine Press Release 161.51 KB
December 28, 2018 Routine Press Release 167.42 KB
December 3, 2018 Thanksgiving Seat Belt Enforcement Results 91.63 KB
December 1, 2018 Routine Press Release 160.19 KB
November 26, 2018 Routine Press Release 1.06 MB
November 18, 2018 Routine Press Release 89.52 KB
November 3, 2018 Routine Press Release 91.68 KB
October 24, 2018 Suspicious Package Press Release 137.37 KB
September 24, 2018 Routine Press Release 178.68 KB
September 21, 2018 Routine Press Release 187.04 KB
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Tax Information




Montgomery County 3.459 mils Business Privilege Tax & Fee Return 
Borough of Hatboro 9.239 mils 2019 Business Privilege Tax Instructions
Hatboro-Horsham School District 28.141 mils Business Privilege Tax Registration Form
    Sign Permit Application

The Real Estate Tax Office receives real estate taxes for Hatboro Borough, Montgomery County and the Hatboro-Horsham School District.

The Real Estate Tax Office likewise receives Hatboro Borough refuse fees and Montgomery County waste generation fees.

Tax bills for the Borough and County are mailed in February of each year.  Tax bills for the School District are mailed in July of each year.


p: 215-675-4010
f: 215-443-0182
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April Mount
Tax Collector
414 South York Road
Hatboro, PA 19040

Tax Office Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
2nd & 4th Sunday of Every Month: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

March 29th-March 31st: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
April 5th - April 8th: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM



Credit Card Payments/ E-Checksare now being accepted!

Now you can pay your current Real Estate Tax and School Taxes from the comfort of your home or office by using our online payment service. Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Visa. A per transaction service fee of 2.65% or $3.00 minimum will be charged by the payment processing company for this service or you can pay by e-check simply by clicking “Pay with E-Check” when you check out.  Payments will be charged to your checking or savings account at your bank. You will need your 9-digit routing number, as well as your account number from your personal checks (see example below). A per transaction service fee of $1.50 will be charged by the payment processing company for this service.





Fire Marshal



Hatboro Fire Marshal Office


Welcome to the Hatboro Fire Marshal’s Office Webpage! Our office strives every day to provide a high level of fire protection services to the Borough of Hatboro. The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for performing inspections, reviewing plans, investigations, educating our residents in preventing fires and more. It is our belief that it is safer and more economical to prevent a fire from occurring than to have to extinguish a fire.  Our office is always will to assist you in any way possible please feel to contact us at any time for questions at 215-443-9100


Erick D. Myers 

Fire Marshal

James Anders III

Deputy Fire Marshal



The Hatboro Fire Marshals Office strives to provide a FREE smoke detector program for homeowners in the Borough of Hatboro. The program is geared for home owners rather than rentals as all rental properties require smoke detectors to be provided by the building owner. 

Requests for Smoke Detector can be made by calling 215-443-9100 or by simply stopping by Borough Hall. 

If you rent and have no smoke detectors in your unit/building, please call to register a code complaint at 215-443-9100. 

The following websites provide additional information regarding fire and life safety compliance, best practices, tips, and techniques on how to stay safe and prevent fires:


United States Fire Administration



Consumer Products Safety Commission



National Fire Protection Association



Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition



Underwriters Laboratories



National Institute of Standards and Technology



International Code Council



Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry



The Burn Foundation 



National Safety Council



Centers for Disease Control



American Red Cross




Yearly Fire Inspection Coming Up??

Use the following list of 10 common items found during Commercial Fire Safety Inspections as a guide to help you be successful and safe.


1. Are your exits unlocked and free of obstructions?

  • Exits should be unlocked and free of obstructions at all times while the building is occupied.


2. Are your exit stairwells free of obstructions and storage materials?

  • Exit stairs shall be maintained free of all obstructions and/or impediments.


3. Has your Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler system been inspected by a licensed contractor?

  • Your Fire Alarm system and Fire Sprinkler system are required to be inspected and certified by a licensed contractor at least once a year.


4. Have your fire extinguishers been inspected by a licensed contractor this year?

  • Fire extinguishers are required to be tested and tagged annually by a licensed contractor.


5. Are your emergency lights and exit signs visible and in proper working order?

  • Exit signs should be illuminated at all times. Emergency lights should be tested periodically by pushing the test button.


6. Are you using extension cords instead of having additional electrical outlets installed?

  • Extension cords and multi-plug adapters are not a replacement for permanent wiring. Eliminate unsafe extension cord and/or multi-plug adapter use.


7. Do you have any electrical wiring that is exposed or electrical boxes that are not covered?

  • Electrical boxes are required to be covered and access to electrical panels are to remain clear.


8. Are flammable liquids stored in approved containers and/or cabinets?

  • All flammable liquids should be stored in approved containers and/or cabinets, or in a designated outside storage area.


9. Do you have combustibles stored too close to gas appliances or electric water heater?

  • No combustible or flammable items are to be stored near gas appliances or electrical waters heaters.


10. Is your address clearly marked in daylight and at night?

  • Do your numbers face the road? Address numbers should be clearly marked, contrast with the background, and face the road.


Hatboro Fire Department



36 Byberry Avenue
Hatboro, PA 19040
(215) 675-4040


April Mount - Fire Company President
Pete Croak - Fire Chief
Fred Standeart - Fire Police Captain

Hatboro-Horsham School District

School Closing Information

School Closing Number:

School 2 Hour Delay:

24 Hour School Information:

Education Information Channel:
Channel 16


Administration Bldg.

229 Meetinghouse Road
Horsham, PA 19044
(voice) 215-420-5000
(fax) 215-420-5262

Crooked Billet Elementary School

U.S. Department of Education
Blue Ribbon School

70 Meadowbrook Avenue
Hatboro, PA 19040
(voice) 215-420-5300
(fax) 215-420-5350
Principal - Ms. Kelli Sendel

Hatboro-Horsham High School

U.S. Department of Education
Blue Ribbon School

899 Horsham Road
Horsham, PA 19044
(voice) 215-420-5500
(fax) 215-420-5613
Principal - Mr. Dennis Williams

Hallowell Elementary School

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Blue Ribbon School

200 Maple Avenue
Horsham, PA 19044
(voice) 215-420-5900
(fax) 215-420-5951
Principal - Steve Glaize

Keith Valley Middle School

U.S. Department of Education
Blue Ribbon School

227 Meetinghouse Road
Horsham, PA 19044
(voice) 215-420-5050
(fax) 215-420-5291
Principal - Mr. Jonathan Kircher

Pennypack Elementary School

U.S. Department of Education
Blue Ribbon School

Spring & Chester Avenues
Hatboro, PA 19040
(voice) 215-420-5400
(fax) 215-420-5436
Principal - Dr. Amy Roslevege

Blair Mill Elementary School

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Blue Ribbon School

109 Bender Road
Hatboro, PA 19040
(voice) 215-420-5200
(fax) 215-420-5252
Principal - Mrs. Nancy Doherty

Simmons Elementary School

U.S. Department of Education
Blue Ribbon School

411 Babylon Road
Horsham, PA 19044
(voice) 215-420-5700
(fax) 215-420-5885
Principal - Mrs. Karen Kanter

Memorial Pool


It's Time To Think Summer!

The Hatboro Memorial Pool is located at:
330 W. Moreland Avenue
Hatboro, PA 19040

Come out and join the fun as we celebrate summer at the Hatboro Memorial Pool.  The water slide is waiting for you. And let's not forget the neat bubblers in the baby pool and a dew drop that'll keep you cool even on the hottest days.

The snack stand has an extensive menu and our lifeguards are courteous and competent. Join the Hatboro Swim Team, learn to swim, or celebrate a Birthday all at the Hatboro Memorial Pool.

Swim Lessons - Swim Meets - Playground Area - Snack Stand - Jogging Path - Park Area - Ball Field - Family Fun


Interested In Getting A Pool Membership?

Where do I purchase a membership?: Pool Memberships may be purchased at the Hatboro Municipal Building (Borough Hall) located at 414 S. York Road. Memberships can be purchased Monday-Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM. Please note, all child memberships MUST be purchased with an adult membership and the child/adult MUST reside in the same household. There are no exceptions to this policy.

Click HERE for the 2018 Pool Brochure

When is the Hatboro Memorial Pool Open?: During its regular operational hours, the Hatboro Memorial Pool is open the following hours for the 2018 Season:

June 16th - 30th: 12 PM to 8 PM

July 1st - 31st: 12 PM - 9 PM

August 1st - September 3rd: 12 PM - 8 PM

Please note, the Hatboro Memorial Pool will close at 5 PM on the following dates for swim meets: Wedneday June 27th, Thursday June 28th, Thursday July 12th, Wednesday June 18th.

What do I need in order to obtain a membership?: Photos are required for all membership cards, including swim team only memberships. These photos can be taken at Borough Hall, or you may bring your own. Please note, if supplying your own pictures, photos should be at least 1" x 1". 

How much will my membership cost?: Membership fees for the current season may be viewed by downloading the Memorial Pool Brochure. Please note that the Borough will only accept cash or check as payment for all pool memberships.

How do I schedule a party at the pool?: All parties are scheduled directly through the pool. Please call the pool front desk at 215-674-5519

How do I register my child for swim lessons?: Registration for swim lessons is completed onsite at the Hatboro Pool. Upon registration, the pool staff will provide you with a schedule of lesson times and all other additional information pertaining to the lessons.

Please note that child memberships MUST be purchased with an adult membership and the child/adult MUST reside in the same household. There will be no exceptions to this policy.

Should you have any other questions, please contact our administrative offices at 215-443-9100.


Stay Connected with the Hatboro Pool

Pool members now have the opportunity to stay up to date with pool events, swim meet closings, and weather closings by signing up for text messaging alerts.

To sign up, text "@hatb" to 81010 to receive notifications from the Pool Manager.

*please note, standard text messaging rates apply*


Join the Hatboro Storm Swim Team

To register for the Hatboro Storm Swim Team, visit the Storm's new website at: www.hatborostorm.swimtopia.com

For more information, view the 2018 informational flyer here


Lifeguards Needed!

Working at the Memorial Pool is both an exciting and rewarding way to spend the Summer. The pool is always looking for lifeguards and front desk clerks to join our staff.

The application for employment can be downloaded here

Permits & Licenses

Contractor Licenses

Certain contractors doing work in the Borough are required to have a Hatboro contractor's license.  In addition, all contractors doing work at residential properties in the Borough must be registered home contractors with the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.


Permits are required for the improvements including, but not limited to...

  • new construction
  • additions & alterations
  • roofing & siding
  • fences
  • demolitions
  • above-ground & in-ground pools
  • sheds & accessory buildings
  • electrical work
  • plumbing
  • sewer hook-ups
  • installations of heaters, wood stoves & fireplaces
  • street openings
  • curb & sidewalk repairs and replacement
  • signs
  • fire code inspection
  • underground tank removal

Not sure you need a permit?
Just call us at (215) 443-9100 and we'll be glad to help!

Downloadable Permits

Construction Permits

Construction Permit Application 581.35 KB


Use and Occupancy Applications:

Residential Use & Occupancy 458.54 KB

Commercial Use & Occupancy Application 458.54 KB

Rental Application 2.69 MB

Commercial Property Information Form 117.58 KB



Sign Zoning Permit 387.02 KB

Fence Zoning Permit 374.83 KB

Shed Zoning Permit 380.55 KB

Zoning Permit Application (General) 458.54 KB

Zoning Hearing Board Application 207.51 KB

Conditional Use Application 298.58 KB


Sidewalk and Curb Permit

Sidewalk and Curb Permit 428.03 KB


Contractor Licenses:

Contractor License 88.12 KB


Shade Tree Permit

Shade Tree Permit 235.72 KB


Parking Permit Application (Borough Lots Only)

Parking Permit Application - Borough Lots Only 127.41 KB

Trash Collection & Recycling

Trash Collection

The collection of normal household waste is provided by the Hatboro Borough Public Works Department, per the trash collection schedule.  Please refer to the zone information on the top of this page.

Trash containers must be placed at the curb for collection between 7:00 p.m. on the night before your collection day and 7:00 a.m. on your collection day.
Please do not place trash containers at the curb for collection on holidays. When a holiday occurs on your scheduled collection day, collection will take place on your next scheduled collection day.  The holidays are: New Year's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

If one of the above holidays falls on a Saturday, Borough Hall and Public Works will be closed on the Friday before. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, Borough Hall and Public Works will be closed on the following Monday.

The following items are not collected with regular trash collection: live coals; building materials left by contractors; broken concrete; large stones; bricks; tree stumps; roofing shingles; asbestos; contaminated soils; hazardous wastes; kerosene; paint thinners; gasoline; cans used for gasoline storage; propane tanks; insecticides; weed killers; motor oils; medical waste or any other items identified as hazardous waste.

Please note that the Public Works Department does not collect any pressurized cylinders (barbeque, small propane, O2 tanks, helium cylinders, Freon, etc.) during regular trash, bulk trash, or recycling collection. These items are considered hazardous and are prohibited from collection by Borough Ordinance. If placed out for collection, these items will be removed from the trash collection stream and labeled with an orange "REJECTED" sticker. Residents who wish to dispose of these cylinders can drop them off for a fee at any of the businesses listed at https://www.montcopa.org/1957/Cylinders. A schedule of these collection events for the current year can be found below. For any questions regarding the proper disposal of pressurized cylinders, please contact Borough Hall at 215-443-9100.

Trash Schedule

View Borough Map

Zone 1
Trash & Yard Waste - Monday & Thursday
Recycling - Monday
Zone 3
Trash & Yard Waste - Monday & Thursday
Recycling - Thursday
Zone 2
Trash & Yard Waste - Tuesday & Friday
Recycling - Tuesday
Zone 4
Trash & Yard Waste - Tuesday & Friday
Recycling - Friday


The Borough of Hatboro offers single stream recycling, meaning recyclable items can be comingled when placed curbside for collection.

Hatboro is now recycling plastic. Items such as plastic soda and milk bottles, laundry detergent, fabric softener, dish soap bottles, and cooking oil bottles, to name a few, can now be placed in the same bin as the other glass and can recycling items. If the plastic item has a number 1 through 7, or a recycling symbol on it, the item is recyclable and can be placed your recycling container for collection. Lids for plastic containers must be removed, and we do not accept plastic toys and plastic hoses.

Please do not place broken glass, window glass, light bulbs, mirrors, porcelain, ceramics, blue glass, styrofoam, plastic bags, food, hoses or wires, paint cans or aerosol cans in your recycling container.

Newspapers, computer paper, cardboard, cereal boxes, junk mail, magazines and catalogues will also be collected on your scheduled recycling day. These items may be comingled with other recyclable items when placed curbside for collection. Newspapers can also be tied or placed into paper shopping bags.

All boxes must be broken down and tied. Do not include wax paper, foil, wax-coated boxes or plastic bags with your recycling. Tied items must not be thicker than 16 inches, and must not be longer or wider than 36 inches.

For information on recyclable items and objects that should not be placed in your recycling, download our recycling handout by clicking here

Bulk Items

The disposal of large items such as box springs, mattresses and other household furniture and appliances, requires a special bulk permit that can be purchased at Borough Hall. These items cannot be included with regular trash. These items are collected on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.

Yard Waste

Yard waste is collected on all scheduled trash days. All leaves, grass clippings, sticks, weeds and yard waste must be placed in a paper biodegradable bag.  Lawn and leaf bags may be purchased at Borough Hall for $0.50 per bag, or a bundle of 50 bags for $20.00.  Residents may also purchase and use biodegradable bags available at Lowe's, Home Depot and other retailers.

Vine, hedge, and tree trimmings must be tied securely in bundles not to exceed 4 feet in length and 2 feet in diameter. There is a 10 bag limit per collection day, and no bag may weigh more than 50 pounds. 

Please note the Borough cannot accept dirt, mud, rocks and similar materials as a part of yard waste collection. Residents must provide for the proper relocation and/or disposal of these materials.

Please note that raking leaves into the street and the burning of leaves, brush, trash, garbage and wood is strictly prohibited. The Borough will issue a citation for open burning.

Electronic Recycling

Pennsylvania law requires recycling of electronic consumer products. These items include computers, televisions, cell phones and electronic games or devices, or specifically items that are smaller than 18 inches by 12 inches by 12 inches, and weighing less than 50 pounds.

All residents must call Borough Hall at (215) 443-9100 when wishing to dispose of these electronic consumer products and schedule a pickup. The electronic products will be picked up on the same day as bulk trash collection days which are the first and third Wednesdays of each month. The small electronic items should be placed at the curb in a recycling bin. For up to date prices on bulk tash and electronic recycling collection permits, please reference our fee schedule under the general information tab.

Large bulk item and electronic recycling pickups must be scheduled and paid for at least one business day in advance. Please contact Borough Hall at 215-443-9100 if you have any questions.

Hazardous Waste

Each year Montgomery County sponsors a free hazardous waste collection program for Montgomery County Residents. These events held at various locations throughout Montgomery County and take place rain or shine.

Accepted items for these events include gasoline, oil, kerosene, turpentine, paint thinner, oil paint, stains, varnish, pool chemicals, herbicides, pesticides, antifreeze, caustic cleaners and solvents, mercury, thermometers, flares, fire extinguishers, lead acid batteries, rechargeable batteries, fluorescent tube light bulbs and ballast, CFL bulbs, mini propane canisters, and electric oil filled heaters.

For information on this year's program, please call the Montgomery County Recycling Line at 610-278-3618 or visit www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org

 2019 Montgomery County Hazardous Waste Events (All Events Run 9AM-3PM)
 Saturday, April 27, 2019

Boyertown Middle School East
2020 Big Road
Gilbertsville, PA 19525

Saturday, May 4, 2019 

Indian Valley Middle School
130 Maple Ave.
Harleysville, PA 19438

Saturday, May 18, 2019  Temple University - Ambler Campus
1431 E. Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002
Saturday, June 15, 2019  Norristown Area High School
1900 Eagle Drive
Norristown, PA 19401
(enter on Whitehall Road) 
Saturday, June 22, 2019  Abington Junior High School
2056 Susquehanna Road
Abington, PA 19001
Saturday, September 28, 2019  Spring-Ford 9th Grade Center
400 South Lewis Road
Royersford, PA 19468
Sunday, October 20, 2019  Lower Merion Transfer Station
1300 N. Woodbine Ave.
Penn Valley, PA 19072

Montgomery County Residents may also participate in any of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Hazardous Waste Collection Events occuring in Delaware, Chester, Bucks, and Philadelphia Counties, free of charge. For a complete list of events in neighboring counties, please click here.

Tire Collection

Each year Montgomery County sponsors free tire collection events for Montgomery County Residents in order to prevent tires from being improperly disposed of. All tires collected at these events are shredded and repurposed into other products including road surface material, highway sound barrier wall material, and playground material.

A maximum of 8 tires/rims will be accepted per vehicle. Please note that NO off-road tires will be accepted at these events and that businesses are not permitted to participate in this collection. For more information on these events, please call the Montgomery County Recycling Line at 610-278-3618 or visit www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org 

2019 Montgomery County Tire Collection Events (All Events Run 9AM-12PM)
 Saturday, May 11, 2019 Green Lane Park
2298 Green Lane Road, Morrow Pavilion
Green Lane, PA 18054 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 Montgomery County Community College
340 DeKalb Pike
(enter at 1313 Morris Road)
Blue Bell, PA 19422
 Saturday, June 29, 2019 Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center
77 Graterford Road
Limerick, PA 19468


Paper Shredding Events

The Union Library of Hatboro hosts various community shredding events throughout the year. Specific dates for these events are availables on our Meetings and Events Calendar.



Borough of Hatboro FEMA Floodplain Map Information

In March of 2016, FEMA released new Floodplain Maps for the Borough of Hatboro. These Maps can be viewed by clicking the links below.

MS4 Pollutant Reduction Map 5.33 MB
FEMA Preliminary Floodplain Map 3.15 MB
Flood Insurance Rate Map Panel 303 599.51 KB
Flood Insurance Rate Map Panel 311 3.15 MB
Flood Insurance Rate Map Panel 312 1.91 MB
Map Index Page 1 468.22 KB
Map Index Page 2 430.79 KB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 1 1.41 MB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 2 2 MB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 4 3.38 MB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 6 3.97 MB
FEMA Flood Insurance Study, Volume 7 1.29 MB

General FEMA Map Information
For more information regarding FEMA maps, flood insurance, and mapping. Please reference the links below for information regarding Floodplains.
Municiapal Separate Storm Sewer System Permits

About Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permits...

The Borough of Hatboro has a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). This permit regulates the Borough's storm sewer system and requires Hatboro to implement a storm water management program. This includes six program elements called "Minimum Control Measures" which, when implemented together, are designed to result in significant reductions of pollutants discharged from its storm sewer system and into receiving water bodies. The Minimum Control Measures are listed below with links to the EPA's fact sheets, which ouline the requirements.

 How Can You Help With Stormwater?
  • Report any erosion and sediment or storm water runoff issues, wheter from construction sites, businesses, or other locations throughout the Borough.
  • Organize a neighborhood pollution watch.
  • Stencil storm drains with warnings about dumping.
  • Participate in a stream or creek cleanup with in the Borough.
  • Plant trees along a stream or creek
  • Practice these healthy household habits:
    • Use fertilizers sparingly
    • Use pesticides only when necessary
    • Do not blow grass clippings or leaves into the street or inlets
    • Sweep up yard debris rather than hosing down paved areas
    • Compost or recycle yard waste
    • Pick up pet waste and dispose of properly
    • Use a commercial car wash or wash your car on an unpaved area
    • Service your car regularly to prevent leaks onto paved areas
    • Dispose of household hazardous waste at designated collection locations
    • Purchase and use nontoxic, biodegradable, recycled or recyclable products when ever possible
    • Have your septic tank pumped and system inspected at least every three years
Important EPA Links

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Borough Hall Contact Information
414 South York Road
Hatboro, PA 19040

phone: (215) 443-9100
fax: (215) 443-0182
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Traffic Safety Advisory Program

The Hatboro Police Department has launched a new program to help deal with issues concerning traffic law violators. In addition to our officers diligently investigating reports of traffic problems and issuing citations to offenders when appropriate, the police department has now made it easier for residents to report specific traffic law violators.

Our new Traffic Safety Advisory Program is designed to assist the department in locating areas where drivers are violating our traffic laws. The accompanying form may be electronically submitted or delivered to the police department, to the attention of the Chief of Police. The data collected on these forms will be entered into a database to help the department track trends in traffic law violations. This data, combined with traffic accident statistics and enforcement statistics, will aid the department in the deployment of our officers to address specific needs regarding traffic safety.

As a reminder, please never confront a motorist for violating traffic laws. Rather, safely obtain a description of the vehicle and driver, using the form as a guide, and report the matter to police utilizing the form. Of course, you may always call the department if you would like to meet with one of our officers.

Please drive safely!