108 Main St.

Ridgway, Pa. 15853 


3rd Monday of Every Month at 7:00pm

Council Chambers-108 Main St.


Called and Advertised as Needed


     The Borough of Ridgway advises residents that BUILDING PERMITS are required for any ADDITION, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES, FENCES, ROOFING, PORCHES, and MAJOR INTERIOR renovations.

     Building Permits are also required for COMMERCIAL and INDUSTRIAL construction or major renovations.

     Building Permit Applications are available at the Borough Office  108 Main St.





MONDAY thru FRIDAY 8:00am-4:00pm


Public Service Announcement

March 27, 2018

Ridgway Borough Water Continues Unbroken Record of Compliance with Disinfection Byproduct and Lead and Copper Limits

The results for the September sampling of Ridgway Borough Water for Disinfection Byproducts (DPB), including Total Trihalomethanes (TTHM) and Halo Acetic Acids (HAA5) have been received.

The regulatory limit for TTHM is __0.080 mg/l OEL. The current value for TTHM in Ridgway’s water is 0.0326 mg/l OEL.

The Regulatory limit for HAA5 is 0.060 mg/l OEL. The current value for HAA5 in Ridgway’s water is 0.025 mg/l OEL.

The action level for lead is 0.015 mg/l. Twenty samples were taken for lead throughout the Ridgway Water distribution system. Nineteen samples were below the analytical detection limit of 0.0050 mg/l. One sample had detectable lead of 0.0056 mg/l.

The action level for copper is 1.3 mg/l. Twenty samples were taken for copper throughout the Ridgway water distribution system. The average value for copper is 0.0377 mg/l. The highest value for copper is 0.0744 mg/l.

It should be noted that The Borough of Ridgway has been monitoring the water for and reporting disinfection byproducts and lead and copper since they have been regulated and have always been in compliance.

In the event that disinfection byproducts limits would be exceeded, public notification will be made in accordance with the regulations.

Ridgway’s history of compliance is provided through the Consumer Confidence Report available on the Borough’s web site


Change in the Ridgway Borough Utility Billing

In order to provide better service to our customers, the Borough of Ridgway has selected Diversified Technology Inc. as the provider of billing software and services. The changeover is effective beginning November 1, 2018.

Making Payments:

Walk-in and mail in payments will continue to be received at Farmers National Bank at 173 Main Street, Ridgway PA 15853. For online banking payments, be certain the account number is also included.

Payments can also be made automatically through ACH transfers from your bank account. If you are already an ACH customer, nothing changes. If you would like to become an ACH paying customer, applications are available at the Borough office at 108 Main Street Ridgway. This option is encouraged.

Credit Card Paymentscan be made through the borough Web site

New features include: Receiving bills by email if requested, duplicate bills for landlords and tenants if requested, and online access to your account information and payment by phone at 888-287-0526.

Post Card Format: The new post card is different in that the top portion is returned with the payment and the bottom portion is kept for your records. Notices are on the back of the bill.

Due Date of the billing cycle remains the same. Bills will come out the beginning of the month. Payments are due by the 21st of each month.

Shut-off: On time payment assures continued service. Failure to pay on time results in termination of service until account is paid.

To change account status and make inquiries, call the Borough office at (814)776-1125.

Ridgway Borough and Spring Creek Township will conduct the annual Spring Cleanup Mon., April 22nd  through Fri., April 26, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

 There will be a container at the Ridgway Borough Annex off of State Street where borough residents may haul and dispose of items at no charge during this week only.

 The Borough will not accept any tires, electronics or contractors/construction debris.

 Residents are reminded there will be no curb collection. All items must be hauled to the container.


Ridgway Borough Council Welcomes Citizen's Comments and or Concerns. While Most Concerns Can Be Handled Through Daily Operation, Citizens May Find The Need To Address Council In Person. If Such A Need Should Arise,The Following Criteria Will Be Met:


     1. Any citizen whising to address Council must call the Borough Office 24 hours in advance of the  meeting to be placed on the agenda.


     2. Only taxpayers and residents of the Borough will be recognized during the visitor participation time of the meeting. Citizens are only permitted to speak during this time of the meeting unless addressed by Council.


     3. If you are not on the agenda, you must sign  in and write in your reason for addressing Council. A sign-up sheet will be located in the Council room and will be reviewed five minutes prior to the meeting. ou will be allowed to speak only at Council's discretion.


    4. You must state your concern within a three minute allotted time period.


    5. You will stand, state your name and address and state your concern to the President of Council.


    6. You must act in an orderly manner and refrain from any profanity or personal attacks to Council.


    7. Council will take all comments under advisement and is not required to answer on-the-spot.


    8. A group of citizens with the same concern will appoint a spokesperson and will be allotted a five minute time limit.


    9. The visitor participation portion of the meeting is limited to a total of 30 minutes.