Forms and Applications

Fee Schedule 2016
Res. No. 16-17, enacted 07-2016

FORMS are to be dropped off at the Borough Office or mail the form to The Borough of Sharpsburg, 1611 Main Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Request to Comment at a Scheduled Council Meeting Res. No. 06-10, enacted 11-14-2006
Use: Completing a form will place submitter on the agenda to speak; a five minute limit is suggested. The form must be turned into the Borough Office by 4:00 P.M. the day before a scheduled meeting in order to speak.

S.C.R.A.M. Tip Sheet
Use: Completed forms will be given to the Police Department, the Code Officer or the Department of Public Works for action. Council reviews the sheet and determines if action is needed.


APPLICATIONS are to be dropped off in person, along with the requested documentation and Fees, at The Borough of Sharpsburg, 1611 Main Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Building Permit Ord. No. 98-08
Property owners or Contractors wishing to erect new construction, i.e. decks, additions, must apply for a building permit. Extensive interior modifications will also require a permit. The permit is subject to the Borough Building/Zoning Inspector’s approval. Fee: Please refer to the 2016 Fee Schedule

Occupancy Ord. No. 98-08
Anyone wishing to make available a living space, i.e., house or apartment, may not occupy the space until a permit is completed and referred to the Building Inspector for inspection of the living space. Fee: Please refer to the 2016 Fee Schedule

Signage Permit Ord. No. 14-05
Businesses wishing to install signs must apply for a sign permit. Ordinance 14-05 explains the signing that is permitted in the Borough of Sharpsburg. Fee: Please refer to the 2016 Fee Schedule 

Bottle Club License Ord. No. 12-04
Establishments wishing to allow patrons to bring their own bottled wine, beer or liquor to their place of business. Please read: Ordinance No. 12-04 for more details and exemptions. Fee: $250

Demolition Permit Ord. No 48
Buildings to be demolished are to apply for a permit and be referred to the Building Inspector. Fee: $50.00

Handicap Parking Sign Ord. No. 11-07
Sharpsburg residents who have a physical handicap may apply for a Handicap Parking Sign for designated parking. The application is subject to approval by the Mayor, Chief of Police and Borough Council at a regularly scheduled business meeting. Must renew yearly, No Fee required.

Rental License Ord. No. 13-05
All rental property is to be inspected and the occupancy information of the rental units updated once a year. Owners of these properties are to fill out these forms and return it with a $60 Bi-Annual Fee.

Soliciting Permit Ord. No. 98-00
Anyone wishing to solicit door to door or from a specific location on the public street must apply for this permit. The applicant is subject to the approval of the Chief of Police, after a background check is performed, before the permit is issued. Fee: $75 per day, $150 per week, $250 per month and $1,200 per year.

Street Opening Ord. No. 11-07
Any Resident, Business, Contractor or Utility Company wishing to open the public streets of Sharpsburg, are to apply for a permit. A bond is required, along with a refundable deposit and $150.00 application fee.

Vacant Property Renewal Application Res. No. 12-02
Those in the Borough of Sharpsburg wishing to obtain vacant property abutting their property or a non-profit make use of a vacant property to benefit the public will want to fill out this application. Review the fees and application process on the Allegheny County website. Applications must be submitted directly to county office.

Usage Permit Ord. No. 98-08
Anyone wishing to operate a business; commercial, industrial or educational cannot occupy that business (open, remodel) until a usage permit is completed, referred to the Building Inspector and the space is inspected for code violations. Fee: $50.00. Non-Refundable