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West Homestead Office

456 West Eighth Avenue
West Homestead, PA 15120
412-461-1844 ext. 1
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Accessibility Statement

West Homestead Borough is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The West Homestead Borough website aims to be  conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. However, there may be some parts of this website that do not fully conform to the accessibility standard, particularly any information embedded from a third party. Please see the Limitations and Alternative section below for details and examples.

Additional accessibility considerations

ADA Section 508


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of West Homestead Borough Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on West Homestead Borough Website:

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

West Homestead Borough Website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Recent versions of modern web browsers.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of West Homestead Borough Website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of West Homestead Borough Website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below. Known limitations for West Homestead Borough Website:

  1. Contrast ratios for content embedded from third party websites may not meet WCAG contrast requirements 
  2. Videos embedded from third party websites (YouTube) may not have captions available.

Assessment approach

West Homestead Borough assessed the accessibility of this Website by the following approaches:

  • External evaluation

Other evidence

Other related evidence for West Homestead Borough Website is available at:

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by: William Etherington, West Homestead Borough Manager

Formal complaints

Please email the office or complete the form below to inform us about any accessibility issues you experience while browsing our website so that we may review and address your findings.

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Please include the url of the page on which you experienced this issue as well as a detailed description of the issue.

This statement was last updated April 10, 2023.