Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Trash Collection

    The trash collection is once per week according to the following limits:  Five (5) bags or containers for each household not to exceed 50 pounds in weight plus one large item per week.  All garbage will be contained totally within container Or bag.  Bags or bundles of garden refuse are included in this limit.  Christmas and New Years weeks pickup limit will be eight(8) Bags.  Ashes will be picked up in addition to the five bag limit.  ITEMS NOT TO BE PICKED UP:  No tires, dirt, rocks, bricks, cement blocks, mortar, plaster or construction materials are to be picked up by the contractor. No home repair refuse is to be picked up by the contractor.
  • Solicititation within the Borough limits

    Borough Code #76-1... The Borough code is adopted to regulate the distribution of certain materials, peddling, soliciting and related activities within the Borough of Coaldale. The registration of persons engaged in the above mentioned activities is required so that the identity of persons going door to door or distributing materials within the borough may be established for the protection and maintenance of health, safety and welfare of the inhabitants of the borough and to prevent dishonest business practices and dishonest solicitation of funds in the borough.
  • Moving Permits


    Borough Code 73-1 requires "Any person moving in or out of the borough of Coaldale is required to obtain a moving permit. Moving Permits must be obtained at the Borough Office during regular business hours from 9 am to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.

    The cost of the moving permit is $25.00.