April 2nd, 2020
Borough phones are being answered by staff working remotely. If you need to leave a message, please do so and we’ll return your call. Please call (215) 257 5065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT: Trash collection this week beginning Monday 30th March is happening as normal. Please have toters and bags out before 7am. If you have paper and cardboard, you may place it out with your regular trash this week. Please flatten cardboard and tie in bundles.
Borough trash bags are available at Landis, the Olde Towne Convenience Store, and Giant locations in Souderton & Perkasie. If you are elderly or immune-compromised and need a trash bag please call Borough Hall at (215) 257-5065 for assistance.
The Recycling Center is open to RESIDENTS of Perkasie Borough only. If it becomes essential for you to visit please respect the guidelines for social distancing. Stay in your car until the person in front of you is back in their car. One person at a time. Please be patient.
BULK COLLECTION: Public Works will pick up one large item each week as part of your regular trash collection service. PLEASE EMAIL PUBLICWORKS@PERKASIEBOROUGH.ORG IF YOU HAVE AN APPLIANCE THAT NEEDS TO BE PICKED UP. Note, we will not collect TVs, computer monitors or items containing Freon.
Leaf collection is tentatively planned to begin on April 20th. For now, please rake your leaves to the edge of your yard. PLEASE DO NOT place your leaves in the street, as leaf piles block the storm drains.
There will be no curbside paper & cardboard collection in April. Please take materials to the Recycling Center, which remains open for now, or place it out with trash on your regular trash day.
There will be no curbside brush collection in April. Please hold materials at your home until we are able to schedule a pickup date.
ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT: Electric bills for the period Feb 15th – March 15th have been mailed out and are due on April 15th. New late fees on electric accounts are waived and shutoffs are suspended until April 30th. Electric payments may be dropped off using the drop box at the parking lot side of Borough Hall.
Electric bills for the period March 15th – April 15th, due on May 15th are likely to be reduced by 50%, and customers will notice a message printed on their paper bills to that effect.
NEW ACCOUNTS: application forms for new electric and trash accounts may be printed from our website. Please scan the completed form and email it to email@example.com. Click here and scroll down to find the electric account application form. Click here to find the trash account application form.
PARK AND RECREATION: ALL BOROUGH PARK AMENITIES ARE CLOSED: playground structures, tennis and basketball courts, skate park, dog park, restrooms, baseball fields. Borough park trails and open spaces are OPEN.
We are accepting applications for Menlo Aquatic Center Memberships at www.perkasierec.com. The Early Bird registration code is 10SAVE and has been extended to April 30th. In the event that we are unable to open the Aquatic Center in May, we will revisit and amend the Borough’s refund policy.
We are not accepting park pavilion or event permit applications at this time. If you wish to pencil in a date for after April 30th, 2020 please email our Park and Recreation Department at firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
BUILDING, ZONING, LAND DEVELOPMENT PERMITS: We are accepting Building Permit, Zoning Permit and Land Development applications, but please know that priority will be given to applications for EMERGENCY work. Please call Borough Hall at (215) 257-5065 if you wish to submit an application form then scan the completed form and email it to email@example.com. Click here to find the Building Permit and other application forms. Non-emergency land development, building permit and zoning applications are being accepted but may be subject to delay.
SOLICITATION PERMITS: We are not accepting Solicitation Permit applications at this time.
RIGHT TO KNOW REQUESTS: please submit by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please call (215) 257-5065 to ensure your request was received.
POLICE DEPARTMENT: Non-emergency phones at the Police Department are being answered remotely. If you need to leave a message, please do so and we’ll return your call. Please call (215) 257 6876 for assistance. Better yet, click here to submit a non-emergency police calls to the Perkasie Police Department page. DO NOT USE THIS LINK TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY. CALL 911 IF YOU NEED IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE.