Borough of Sewickley Official Website

Emergency Numbers – 911
24 Hour Non-Emergency – (412) 473-3056

Sewickley is an Indian word for “Sweet Water” and has a history that dates back to the mid 1700’s, with the first written mention of Sewickley dated December 31, 1767. The Borough was incorporated in 1853 and is one square mile with a vibrant business district, the Sewickley Valley Hospital, Sewickley YMCA, Sewickley Public Library, Sewickley Community Center, Sweetwater Center for the Arts and numerous churches. Sewickley has a wonderful historical significance in its housing with a mixture of mansions, Victorian houses and family homes.

Address & Contact Information:

Borough Building (Physical Address)
601 Thorn Street

SewickleyPA 15143

(Mailing Address)
P.O. Box 428
SewickleyPA 15143

Administration: 412-741-4015


Historic Review Commission – (412) 741-4015
Five member commission that reviews applications for exterior work on property located within the three historic districts of the Borough. They recommend to council whether or not to issue a Certificate of Appropriateness.

Tree Commission – (412) 741-4015
Five member commission, appointed by council, responsible for the planting, trimming and maintenance of public trees in Sewickley.

Planning Commission – (412) 741-4015
Seven member commission, appointed by Council, responsible for short and long term planning within the borough. They review subdivision plans and rezoning requests, and make recommendations to the Borough Council.

Zoning Hearing Board – (412) 741-4015
All applications for the Zoning Hearing Board must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. on the deadline date. No application will be processed without the application fee of ($250.00) paid in full prior to the deadline date.

Fire Department – Cochran Hose Company – (412) 741-4840
Provides fire protection services for the Borough of Sewickley and the surrounding communities of Osborne and Haysville.

Public Works Department – (412) 741-8990
Eight member department that is responsible for the infrastructure within the Borough of Sewickley, including roads, storm sewers, snow removal, tree planting, general maintenance of all Borough properties and other work as is necessary. Located on Washington Street behind the Municipal Building.

Wastewater Treatment Department – (412) 741-6510
Responsible for sanitary sewage and the wastewater treatment plant located on Ferry & Chadwick Streets.

Police Department
Liaison Office to the Police Dept – (412) 741-4119
24 Hour Non-Emergency Allegheny County Dispatch – (412) 473-3056

Sewickley Parking Authority

Sewickley Water Authority
PO Box 190, 601 Thorn Street, Sewickley PA 15143

Waste Collection
The Borough has a contract with a private hauler, Waste Management (800-866-4460). You need to contact them directly to arrange for curbside pickup service.

Read more about Sewickley on Wikipedia

Updated 11/22/2019