GUIDELINES & INFORMATION
If you wish to close a street copies of liability insurance showing the Borough and PENNDOT as insured must be submitted along with the permit. We must submit those with the request to PENNDOT now in order to get permission to close roadways.
If you wish to close a State designated roadway, Council must have a minimum of three (3) months notice. Closing of a state designated roadway requires the posting of large Road Closed signs, posting of Detour Route(s) and the use of reflectorized barricades for daylight hours or reflectorized and lighted barricades for nighttime hours. The State designated streets or roads in the Borough are:
Main; Market; Sheperdstown; Simpson; Walnut; Williams Grove; York; and Marble (only between Market and York).
If you wish to close a local roadway, including public alleys, Council must have a minimum of four (4) weeks notice. Closing of a local roadway requires the posting of small Road Closed signs and the use of reflectorized barricades for daylight hours or reflectorized and lighted barricades for nighttime hours.
Regardless of the type of request, the Borough may have to specifically assign Police, Highway or other Borough personnel, resources, equipment or supplies to your event. If the Council decides such services or items are necessary, fees will be assessed against you or your organization. The Borough reserves the right to determine the Borough resources necessary for the event, as well as the types and numbers of any signs that may be required.
IF THE BOROUGH IS UNABLE TO CONFIRM APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENTS WITH THE APPLICANT WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS OF THE SCHEDULED EVENT, APPROVAL MAY BE REVOKED AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE BOROUGH.
Police Department; per officer/per Hour (Overtime) $42.00
Highway Department; per worker/per hour (Overtime) $30.00
Large Road Closed Sign; per sign; inc. delivery & pickup $95.00
Small Road Closed Sign; per sign; inc. delivery & pickup $75.00
Reflectorized, Non-lighted barricade; per barricade; inc. delivery & pickup $10.50
Reflectorized, Lighted Barricade; per barricade; inc. delivery & pickup $10.50
Detour Signs; per sign; inc. delivery & pickup $75.00
Temporary No Parking Signs; per sign (Posting may incur additional charges) $1.00