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.


HALLOWEEN - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st - 6:00 UNTIL 8:00.  COSTUME CONTEST WILL BE HELD AT CALHOUN COMMUNITY PARK AT 5:30.  CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE.  TREATS BAGS FOR ALL THE KIDS!

The Fall Clean-up will be held on Saturday, November 1st from 9:00 a.m. until noon.  Interested participants should plan to meet at the corner of Basic Avenue and Doyle Avenue (near old Mesta Park).  Depending on interest, groups will try to work throughout the Borough.  If you are interested in helping with the clean-up, please email maggie_holder @yahoo.com for further details.

Help West Homestead plant trees at Calhoun Community Park and the 8th Avenue Playground across from the Fire Hall with TreeVitalize Pittsburgh on Saturday, November 8th from 9:00 am until noon.  We will be meeting at Calhoun Park and finish at the 8th Avenue Park.  Please RSVP at the link below to guarantee we have the proper amount of tools and refreshments.  See you there!  http://waterlandlife.org/300

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.

 

 

Contact the Borough

West Homestead Borough
456 West Eighth Avenue
West Homestead, PA 15120
EMAIL: westhomesteadborough@gmail.com
412-461-1844 Extension #2