Zoning & Codes



The following violations may be subject to fines without warnings:

  1. Sidewalks must be cleared of snow and ice, minimum 3 feet wide or the width of the sidewalk if less than 3 feet wide, within 24 hours of the snow, sleet, or freezing rain ceasing to fall.
  2. Snow may not be placed in any roads or alleys.
  3. All vehicles, on public or private land, unless in a garage, must have current registration and inspection. This is also to include trailers, campers, and boats.
  4. Grass and weeds may not exceed 6 inches in height.
  5. Grass may not be placed in the roads or alleys.
  6. No rubbish, junk, or garbage shall be placed in yards, driveways, or on porches.
  7. No piles of brush (to include, but not limited to: branches, leaves, yard waste, etc) shall be placed in yards.
  8. No indoor furniture or appliances shall be placed on unenclosed porches, driveways, or in yards. Furniture and appliances to include, but not limited to: chairs, couches, tables, cabinets, tv’s, refrigerators, washers, dryers, microwaves, etc.
  9. No pools 18 inches or deeper shall be installed without obtaining a zoning and/or building permit.
  10. No “non-owner occupied” residential dwelling unit may be occupied without possessing a current “Certificate of Inspection” from the Borough of South Williamsport.
  11. No construction and/or project may be started without first obtaining a zoning and/or building permit (This is to include, but not limited to, pools, fences, sheds, driveways, garages, signs, additions, porches, sidewalks, and businesses)

Obtain a printable version of the violation notice here .