About West Homestead

Proud of its history and fully encompassing the technological and cultural advances of the twenty-first century, West Homestead is a safe, family-friendly community offering a welcoming array of shops, restaurants, hotels and other businesses to suit any need or appetite.

We are proud of the folks serving and protecting our community – our law enforcement officers, our volunteer firefighters, first-rate maintenance crew and borough personnel, and our local government officials are all working together to make West Homestead a wonderful place to call home.

Borough of West Homestead Ordinances and Alerts

Proud of its history and fully encompassing the technological and cultural advances of the twenty-first century, West Homestead is a safe, family-friendly community offering a welcoming array of shops, restaurants, hotels and other businesses to suit any need or appetite.

We are proud of the folks serving and protecting our community – our law enforcement officers, our volunteer firefighters, first-rate maintenance crew and borough personnel, and our local government officials are all working together to make West Homestead a wonderful place to call home.


 

ATTENTION WEST HOMESTEAD RESIDENTS  - Christmas Day & New Year's Day are on Thursday, garbage pickup will be on Friday, December 26th and Friday, January 2nd.

West Homestead Borough Family wishes everyone a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

 

THE BOROUGH OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24th, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25th AND WILL BE OPEN FROM 8:00 A.M. UNTIL NOON ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26th.

THE BOROUGH OFFICES WILL BE OPEN FROM 8:00 AM UNTIL NOON ON NEW YEAR'S EVE, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31st. CLOSED ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 1st AND OPEN FROM 8:00 AM UNTIL 4:00 PM ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 2nd.

 

Congratulations Mayor John J. Dindak on receiving the Mayor Abbie Montecalvo Longevity of Service Award by the Pennsylvania State Mayors' Association.  Mayor Dindak has 45 years of continuous service to the Borough: 4 years on Borough Council and 41 years as Mayor! 

 

Attention West Homestead Residents:  Parking Ordinance 681, prohibiting parking in certain locations, certain days and hours. 

Roads affected by this ordinance include the following: Laurel Hill, Sullivan, Dogwood, Breezewood, Lynnwood, Manorwood, Pinewood, Overdale, Daniel, Cascade, Revenue. Fieldstone, Edgewood, Gates Park, Schauffler, Longview, Brierwood.

The Ordinance states that vehicles on the above streets cannot park on the street between the hours of 10:00 pm and 7:00 am, Sunday through Saturday.  During these times, all vehicles must be parked in the driveway area of the dwelling in which the owner or operator of said vehicle either resides or is visiting.

Special permits are available at the Borough building for those that must park on the street due to unavailable car space in their driveways. Permits will be issued for the following reasons:

  1. Lack of appropriate driveway or parking pad space upon which to park all registered vehicles of residents at said address. 
  2. Visitors staying with a resident for a period not exceeding one (1) week.  
  3. Special events such as a social gathering, holiday party, graduation party, etc.

Vehicles are prohibited to park on the grassy area surrounding or abutting a structure on the designated thoroughfares, or on any other surface on said real property that has not been approved by the Borough.

For more information, or to view the full ordinance, please contact the Borough during business hours at 412.461.1844, extension 2.  After hours, please call 412-461-1844, extension1.


By law, West Homestead Borough can no longer take televisions, laptops, computers, printers or other electronic computer and/or audio-visual items as part of the Pennsylvania Covered Device Recycling Act. It is against the law for these items to be thrown out with your trash and for us to take them. They must now be recycled and can be dropped off at a designated collection point.  Below are some of the collection sites, but you will need to call to find out what they accept, procedures, if there are any fees, times they are open, etc.

Best Buy
680 East Waterfront Drive, Munhall
412-476-8061

HH Gregg
9951 Mountain View Drive, West Mifflin
412-543-3021

Construction Junction 
214 North Lexington Street, Pittsburgh
412-243-5025

EVOLUTION E-CYCLING (W)
2235 Mary Street, South Side
412-390-3450

eLoop, LLC (E)
625 Plum Industrial Court, Pittsburgh

724-519-7646

For more information on the covered device recycling act, please visit the State's website by clicking HERE

For more information on other places to recycle, please visit www.zerowastepgh.org

Regarding Freon-Containing Appliances:  By law, West Homestead can not collect FREON-CONTAINING APPLICANCES (refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifers, water coolers, etc.).  If you need to dispose of any freon-containing device, call 1-888-GO-FREON (1-888-463-7366) Appliance Disposal, an authorized recycler.  They offer curbside pickup, in-home removal or drop-off.  There may be a small fee associated with their services.

 

 



Click here to sign up for CodeRED emergency notifications

West Homestead keeps residents and businesses informed of emergencies and other time-sensitive information through CodeRED, a high-speed emergency notification solution provided by Emergency Communications Network. The borough uses CodeRED to quickly and effectively keep the community informed of time sensitive information that may impact the entire borough, or specific neighborhoods. To see how the CodeRED system works, click here.

West Homestead will use the CodeRED system to keep you informed of emergency information that may impact your safety by sending you telephone calls, text messages and emails. Messages may regard evacuations, police activity, missing children, boil water notices or other information that you are asked to take immediate action or precautions for.

Please note: If you are unsure of whether your contact information is in the emergency database, or you have recently moved or changed your telephone number, it is important to visit the enrollment page above to add or update your information. Do not assume you are automatically enrolled to receive notifications. 

For more information about Code Red, click here.