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The Ashland Borough provides a number of municipal services and activities that contribute to the quality of life in Ashland. Please explore our site to learn more about our town, its services and the people who have dedicated themselves toward making Ashland an increasingly more pleasant place to live and work.

News and Announcements

Street Sweeping

The street sweeper will begin for the summer and fall months on May 2nd

The complete schedule can be found here STREETS

Annual Water Consumer Confidence Report

The Ashland Area Municipal Authority’s Annual Water Consumer Confidence Report is available for download.

Download the 2015 Drinking Water Quality Report


NEW – starting JANUARY 2016

At the council meeting held on November 12, 2015, Borough Council voted to eliminate the annual clean up week. In place of clean up week, each household will be eligible for 2 hopper pick-ups per year.


  • Your Borough Utility Bills must be paid in full.
  • Residents must call the Borough Hall at (570)875-2411 to register for pickup.
  • Household trash is not permitted for hopper pick-ups. Household trash will be collected by either the purchase of borough bags or permits.
  • Any recyclable materials such as plastic, cardboard, aluminum cans, and plastic bottles are not permitted. They should be recycled at the County Recycling Center located at the sewage treatment plant or disposed of with your household trash.
  • 2 Hoppers may be either separate or combined. There are no partial hoppers. Additional hoppers may be purchased anytime for a charge of $30

The Following Materials Will Not Be Accepted:


Household Trash

Automotive Parts

Recyclable waste (soda cans, plastic, etc.)

Construction Materials (plaster, shingles, cement, etc.)

Yard Waste (can be taken to Sewage Plant)


Mercury/Hazardous Materials

Consumer Electronics Equipment (TV, Computers, etc.)

Hazardous Waste (paint, batteries, pesticides etc.)


Quality of Life

On April 8, 2015, Ordinance 633, Quality of Life Ordinance was adopted by Ashland Borough Council.


An ordinance adopting the quality of life and regulations of maintenance of properties, littering, improper storage of trash and rubbish, storage of inoperable/non-registered vehicles, vendor operations without permits, and accumulation of snow and ice that contribute to the deterioration of property values and general disorder in a community; providing for a ticketing process and setting penalties for violations, and establishing a ticket process in the Borough of Ashland.

The quality of life and community pride of the citizens of the Borough are negatively impacted by the occurrences and existence of these activities. Recognizing these are community problems, the purpose of this Ordinance is to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the Borough by helping to create a clean environment for the citizens of the Borough.

Residents and Property Owners are encouraged to download using the link below and read the information pertaining to this ordinance.


Landlords and Rental Property Owners

 .On February 12, 2014, Ordinance No. 627, Rental Property Ordinance was adopted by Ashland Borough Council. Rental Property Owners/Landlords are encouraged to download below and read the information pertaining to this ordinance.

  Download the Rental Ordinance

Download the Rental Property Registration Form