Public Works Department
With a Public Works Director and four crewmen, this department is responsible for the maintenance and repair of borough streets and sewer lines. They also salt and plow the borough streets, when necessary, during the winter.
Zoning Code Officer / Building Inspector
As Zoning Code Officer, this person is responsible for acting on zoning violations. Normally, violators will be asked to comply with zoning code specifications. If the violator is non-
When there is new construction or major improvements are to be made to an existing property, the owner must request a building/zoning permit. The Zoning Code Officer/Building Inspector examines the plans and has the authority to grant or deny the permit in accordance with borough ordinances and zoning codes.
For occupancy permits and rental inspection permits, please contact Officer Gary Cutenese, 412-
Building Permits & Zoning Permits
All construction requires a zoning permit whether a Building Permits is required or not. Zoning Permits may be acquired through the Borough of Etna, Code Enforcement Office at a cost of $30.00. Please call REQUIRED before any construction can be begin. Please contact International Code Construction at 412-
Building Permit applications are available at the Municipal Building or you can download on off of the forms page of this website. The Borough’s Building Inspector is Code Sys. Inc. Their phone number is 412-
Property owners in Etna pay property tax to Allegheny County, Etna Borough, and Shaler Area School District. The borough and school taxes are collected by Etna's Tax Collector who is elected by Etna citizens every four years.
The Tax Collector has office hours Tuesday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building. For questions, call 412-
Keystone Municipal Collections
Other taxes levied by the borough include wage, occupation, and mercantile taxes. The one percent (1%) wage tax is levied on earned income. The receipts are divided evenly between the borough and the school district. Mercantile tax is assessed on businesses operating in Etna. These taxes are presently collected by Keystone Municipal Collections.
The Local Services Tax (LST) is $1.00 per week and is also collected by the Borough’s Wage Tax Collector, Keystone Municipal Collections.
The Borough also has a Mercantile Tax which is 1½ mills for retail commercial establishments and 1 mill for wholesale establishments. Please Contact Keystone Municipal Collections, 724-
The Borough contracts with Waste Management for the collection of both solid waste and recycling. As a courtesy and as a means to provide a discount to our customers on this collection, the Borough bills the property owners as part of the utility billing for water and sewer services. By billing the resident directly, a discount is provided by the hauler, Waste Management, that the borough passes onto the property owner, for missed pickups, please contact 1-
Waste Management brings you Recyclebank—Reward Yourself!
If you’re already recycling, you should be getting rewarded for it! Waste Management and the Borough of Etna will offer rewards when residents recycle at the curb.
How? Recycle with your Waste Management recycling cart, become a Recyclebank member and earn Recyclebank points each time you set out your cart. Recyclebank Points can be used at Recyclebank.com/wm to shop for deals and discounts to hundreds local businesses and restaurants.
Sign up today at Recyclebank.com/wm, follow the prompts to verify your home address and sit back and enjoy the rewards!
WASTE MANAGEMENT will now pick up Household Generated Special Materials
As part of the residential solid waste and recycling contract with Waste Management, effective October 1, 2015, you have a convenient new opportunity to dispose of your household generated special materials -
HOW DOES IT WORK?
1. To Participate, you must set up a collection appointment.
There are three ways to schedule a collection:
· Go to www.WMAtYourDoor.com
· Call 1-
· Email AtYourDoor@WM.com
2. Preparing for collection
The collection kit includes an instruction sheet and other items to help pack and secure your household generated special materials. Please read the instruction sheet included in the kit.
3. Material is collected
On the scheduled date, the customer service technician will collect materials directly from your home. They will sort and pack the materials for proper transportation, recycling and disposal. Participants will receive a postage-
4. You have more material than will fit into the Kit?
Remember, this service is available year-
Water service is provided by the Hampton Shaler Water Authority under an agreement reached in 2013. To set up new service, change a billing address please contact Hampton Shaler Water Authority (HSWA) at 412-
As a convenience and courtesy to our customers, water, sewer and garbage services are all billed on the same bill on a bi-
The local Magistrate for our area, is Judge Bob Dzvonick. His office can be reached at 412-