Borough Offices: 308 Locust Street,
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717-684-2467
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Community Announcements

Polling Place Change

On Election Day this November 6th, the Columbia Borough 7th Ward will move to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 616 Locust Street. Please click title line for a complete list of poll locations. Continue reading

Yard and Leaf Collection

Leaf pick up will begin Monday October 22, 2018.

The last day for yard waste pick up was Monday , October 15, 2018.

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.

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, Columbia Borough. At the end of the auction the item will be awarded to the highest bidder. The Borough of Columbia expressly reserves the right to reject any and all bids.


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 flammable liquids, and c is for charged electrical fires.

as of September 1st Columbia borough requires that the fire extinguisher be mounted somewhere in the kitchen away from the stove. it needs to be easily accessible to the resident.

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.

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.