Welcome to the Port Carbon Rental Registration & Inspection page.
Documents & Forms
All rental properties are to be registered by March 1, 2022
The Borough of Port Carbon in an effort to protect the health of our residents and encourage property owners and tenants to maintain and improve rental housing within our community has enacted Chapter 189 of the Port Carbon Borough Code.
Chapter 189 requires landlords to do the following:
- Register their property and tenants annually with the Borough.
- Name an agent to maintain the property when the property owner resides more than twenty (20) miles from the Borough limits.
- Successfully complete an inspection of the property once every three years by the Borough appointed Code Enforcement Officer.
- All owners shall be required to maintain a minimum of one-hundred thousand dollars in general liability insurance, and hazard and casualty insurance in an amount sufficient to either restore or remove the building in the event of a fire or other casualty.
Rental Registration Fees:
$5.00 per unit
$10.00 per occupant
Fees and registration forms are collected by the Borough Secretary at the following address.
Port Carbon Borough
301 First Street P.O. Box 71
Port Carbon, PA 17965
Information coming soon.