Code of Ordinances

For your convenience, this link connects you to the most current version of the Borough of Sewickley Code of Ordinances. Should you wish to purchase copies of the Code of Ordinances, you may contact the vendor, General Code, directly at 1-800-836-8834 and arrangements can be made directly with the vendor.

In addition, a printed version is always available at the Borough Manager's Office:
2nd Floor, Municipal Building
601 Thorn Street, Sewickley, PA

Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Sewickley Borough E-Code Online

Zoning Ordinance
Adopted 8-15-11, Amended 06-20-16

Official Zoning Map
Revised May 16, 2016

Village Overlay Design Manual
Adopted November 16, 2009

Fee Schedule, Property Maintenance & Solicitation


Door to Door Solicitors

The Borough has a Transient Merchant Ordinance, requiring the registration of door to door solicitors. You may check with the Police Department if you want to verify if someone is registered. Solicitations cannot occur after 8:00 p.m.

Maintenance Issues
  • Grass shall not exceed 6" in height, and yards shall be maintained.
  • Snow and ice are to be removed from all sidewalks within 24 hours of falling.
  • Garbage is not to be placed out for pick up until the night before service.
  • Construction activities and general noise are permitted from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Fee Schedule
  • Building Permit Fee: $100.00 base fee plus 1.0% of construction costs
  • Zoning Variance or Appeal Fee: $550.00
  • Conditional Use or Subdivision Fee: $550.00
  • Rezoning Request: $500.00
  • Sewage Tap-in Fee: $4,000 per dwelling unit
  • Street Opening Fee: $250.00 base fee plus a Road Bond guarantee
  • Sign Permit Fee: $50
  • Banner Fee: $150
  • No Lien Letter: $35