Code Enforcement/Zoning

Updated:  As of March 18, 2024, office hours for Mr. Volpe are as follows:

Monday – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday – Off
Wednesday – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday – 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Abandoned and Junk Vehicle Ordinance(s) Posted 03/13/2024

If you are considering improvements or alterations to your home, property, or business, please contact the Building Code Official or Code Enforcement Officer to discuss your plans to determine if any permits or approvals are required.

Borough regulations place various restrictions on the use of property, and the location of all improvements and additions to property.

Property owners should contact the Code Enforcement/ Zoning Department for more information.

Donora Borough requires Occupancy Permits for single family residences, multi-family residences and commercial businesses. Occupancy Permits are required prior to anyone moving into an apartment, home or business.

Occupancy Permit Application

Donora Borough requires Zoning Permits when adding an accessory structure to your property (swimming pool, shed, deck, fence, detached garage, etc.) or altering an existing accessory structure. Zoning permits are also required before any building permits are issued by the borough.

Zoning Application

Fire Pit Permit Application

Vacant Property Form

To Report Code Issues Click Here

Building Permit Application

Joseph Volpe, BS, FSI-I
Code Enforcement & Zoning Officer

Casey J. Perrotta, B.S., BCO PA#: 007255
Building Code Official, Donora Borough
724-379-6600 (Preferred to be contacted via email)


Municipal Consulting Services

Harold Ivery Jr., PA #:  003223

Peter Grieb, PA #: 004256