Welcome to California Borough's Official Website

If you need to contact us: 

  • by mail:
    225 Third Street
    California, PA 15419
  • by phone: 724-938-8878
  • by fax: 724-938-8881
  • by email: use the contact tab at the top of the this page.

Notice from the Zoning/Code Office 

The owner of a property shall remove, trim or cut to a height of four (4) inches or less, all grass, weeds or other vegetation growing or remaining upon such premises in violation of the provisions of this Ordinance in accordance with the following minimum schedule:  at least one time prior to May 31st of each year; at least one time between July 16th and August 31st of each year; and at least one time between September 1st and the end of the growing season.  However, at no such time shall any property owner permit any grass, weeds, or other vegetation to grow on his property to a height in excess of six (6) inches.

You may view Ordinance 546 in its entirety under Ordinance, Adopted


2017 Tax Rate - 3.333 mils


2017 Meetings of Council

The California Borough Council will hold their Committee and Regular Meeting of each month at 6:30 pm at the Municipal Building, 225 Third St., California, PA.

The 2017 Committee Meetings are the first Thursday of the month on the following dates:  January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2 and December 7. 

The 2017 Regular Meetings are the second Thursday of the month on the follow dates:  January 12, February 9, March 9, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9 and December 14, with the exception of April’s meeting which will be Wednesday, April 12.

Any change in dates or times will be properly advertised


The 2017 General Fund, Sewer Fund, and Highway Aid Fund budgets can be viewed by clicking on the links below.