Landlord/Rentals

All landlords within the Borough of Donora:

In order to protect the safety and well-being of residents of the Borough of Donora who utilize landlords for their housing, Ordinance #1374 was enacted on November 13, 2014 which concerns the rental of any property within in the Borough of Donora. Effective January 01, 2015, all rental units within the Borough of Donora must be annually registered with the Code Enforcement Office of the Borough of Donora.

A $35.00 annual registration fee shall be incurred for each rental unit that is registered by March 31.

If the rental unit(s) are registered between April 1-June 30 the fee is $50.00.

IF the rental unit(s) are not registered by July 1st a $65.00 annual registration fee plus fines, penalties, and Magistrate fees shall be incurred for rental registrations after June 30. Each rental unit must be registered annually, thereafter.

All rental units must be inspected annually if the same tenant occupies your rental AND when a new tenant moves in.  Your rental needs inspected PRIOR to the tenant moving in by the Borough of Donora’s Code Enforcement officer.  Each inspection incurs a fee of $50.00.

THE OWNER (LANDLORD) SHALL SOLELY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL RENTED, LEASED, OR RENT TO OWN UNIT’S REFUSE COLLECTION PAYMENT THAT ARE LEGALLY DUE TO THE BOROUGH OF DONORA.

***CITATIONS WILL BE ISSUED AGAINST THOSE LANDLORDS NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RENTAL PROPERTY ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF DONORA. ***

Registration and Occupancy Forms and Ordinance 1374  are available to be viewed and printed under Code Enforcement.