Borough Offices: 308 Locust Street,
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717-684-2467
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What do a kids’ playgrounds, family picnic areas, and a cool splash pads have in common? They’re all super ideas for planning great community parks. Take the Columbia Parks & Recreation Plan Community Survey today to share YOUR ideas! Access the online survey here…



Columbia River Park Phase III Expansion Planning

CRP-Phase III 7-25-18 Community Meeting Handout (002)
We are calling on everyone to give their input on the concepts presented at the community meeting held on Wednesday, July 25. Follow this link for more information and to take a quick survey to give us your thoughts and comments.


Columbia Borough’s New Mural

Keystone Edge – Rolling on the River

rolling on the river

Experience Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture

One of the 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014

aerial view of columbia

Our town as seen from above

Click here to see Columbia rated as #16 in the top 16 small cities in Pennsylvania


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  • Sealed Bids Wanted

    Sealed bids for S. 8th Street CDBG Phase 3 Improvements will be received online via the PennBid Program ( by Columbia Borough until 10:00 AM (prevailing time), on Monday, October 8, 2018. The bids will be available to view on PennBid’s website at 11:00 AM (prevailing time), same date and awarded to the lowest qualified […]

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  • Mysterious Foam Bubbles in Tributary

    Columbia Borough Code Compliance Department received a complaint this morning (9/21/2018) concerning foam bubbles and dead fish in the unnamed stream that runs downhill from the Columbia High School and across Purples Lane.  An investigation by the Borough’s Public Works and Code Compliance Departments started at the storm water outfall on the hill directly below […]

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  • Yard and Leaf Collection

    The last day for yard waste pick up will be Monday , October 15, 2018. Leaf pick up will begin Monday October 22, 2018.

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  • Street Sweeping Changes

    Street Sweeping/Parking Enforcement has been temporarily suspended on 6th and 7th Streets from Locust St. to Chestnut St. in addition to the 500/600 blocks of Walnut St.

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  • On-Line Auction

    Notice is hereby given that the Borough of Columbia, 308 Locust St, Columbia, PA, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, will be holding an on-line auction of surplus items. If you are a person interested in bidding please log on Municibid’s website, create an account, follow the instructions and bid on any of our items listed under Pennsylvania, […]

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  • Required Fire Extinguishers

    Fire extinguishers required for rental, boarding or rooming units Columbia borough requires a 5lb abc fire extinguisher be mounted in the kitchen of a rental unit, boarding house or rooming unit. abc is the acronym for an extinguisher certified for a, b, and c type fires. a is common fuels like wood, b is for […]

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  • 208 Locust Street

    Work on 208 Locust Street is set to begin. “No parking signs,” scaffolding, and a fence will be installed to ensure pedestrian safety during the facade re-bricking.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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  • Veterans Memorial Bridge Island Gateway Project

    Please click on the title line for more information on this opportunity to memorialize a Veteran. boc-brick form_Mar18

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  • 2018 Yard Waste Collection

    The 2018 Curbside yard waste collection season has begun and will continue every Monday until the end of the season.  The yard waste center is available the second Saturday of every month for Borough residents to drop their yard waste.

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