PA One Call


It is state law that you must place dig notification prior to starting any work that involves digging. This is to ensure that you do not damage any under ground utility lines. The call must be placed not more than 10 days prior to digging and there is a 3 business day waiting period for the utility lines to be marked.

Please call 1-800-242-1776 or 811 or visit

If you do not place a PA 1 call you will be liable for all costs incurred if you damage any gas, water, electric, cable lines, etc. 

Street/Sidewalk Opening Permit Application
  is required prior to any sidewalk and/or street digging. The fee is $50.00 for each sidewalk cut & $100.00 per street cut.

Public sidewalks must be restored per Borough specifications and a
Building Permit is required.





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The Borough of West Reading
500 Chestnut Street
West Reading, PA 19611
Office: 610-374-8273
Fax: 610-374-8419
E:mail: webmaster
Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.