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Borough Codification of Ordinances
Borough Code of Ordinances The State College Borough Codification of Ordinance is provided below. Select each chapter to browse the table of contents provided. This online version of the Borough Codificiation of Ordinance is provided by Keystate Publishers and can also be viewed directly from their website,

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For further information on ordinances not shown here, call the Borough Administration Department at (814) 234-7110 or send us an email with your questions.


There are four ways to search the Borough's Codification of Ordinances:
  1. To search for specific keywords, visit the Keystate Publishers website. Enter your search criteria and select "State College Borough, Centre" from the drop-down menu. This is the only search option, which will allow you to search across the entire Codification of Ordinances;
  2. Search within a chapter by using the search functionality of your PDF reader. In some instances, viewers may need to select "Ctrl+F" on their keyboards to display the search bar;
  3. Browse within the chapter's bookmarks for selected parts and sections. Bookmarks may not automatically appear: Consult your PDF reader's help menu for page mode options;
  4. Browse the index for specific keywords.

Introduction and Table of Contents

Chapter III: Pedalcycles

Chapter VIII: Garbage and Refuse Regulations

Chapter XII: Parks and Recreation

Chapter XIII: Reserved for Future Use

Chapter XVIII: Trees

Key to Ordinances



The accuracy of the ordinance information provided on the Borough website cannot be guaranteed. Utilization of information is at users' sole risk. The information provided is periodically updated but may not contain the latest amendments.

The online version of the Borough Code of Ordinances was last updated in August of 2013 and includes all adopted Borough ordinances up to Ordinance 2023 as noted in the Key to Ordinances section of the Borough Codes. Users should review the latest ordinance texts available at the Borough offices before legal proceedings.

The most up to date Codification of Borough Ordinances can be viewed at the State College Municipal Building, Administration Department, 243 South Allen Street, State College, PA 16801. Please call the State College Borough Administration Department at 814-234-7110 or email for more information.

Thomas J. Fountaine, II
Borough Manager
243 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801
(814) 234-7110
(814) 231-3082 (fax)
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