Welcome to California Borough's Official Website

NEW PARKING FINES BECOME EFFECIVE JULY 8, 2019. You can view the entire ordinance by selecting Ordinances, Adopted, #564, for a quick reference go to police department, tickets.

Mayoral Office Hours Effective Aug 27, 2018
Monday:  10am-12:00pm
Wednesday: 10am-12:00pm
Or By Appointment by calling 724.938.3233

Stop by to talk about any issues and concerns.

Letters of interest are being accepted for any resident who wishes to sit on the board of the Planning Commission. Please submit your letters to the Administration office..

Our New Alert System Is Here!!

In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with Residents [and Businesses] in the borough, we have implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider.

Swift911™ in its simplest form is a system that makes phone calls to specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing important information. All the calls you receive will have the Caller ID of 'California Borough' or 'California Borough Police Department'.

If you are not receiving these calls, please fill out the form below to add or update your contact information. You may also remove yourself from our lists.


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 this page.


2019 Tax Rate - 4.333 mils

2019 Meeting Schedule

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 2019 Committee Meetings are the first Thursday of the month on the following dates: January 3, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7 and December 5, except July's meeting will be held on, Tuesday, July 2, 2018.

The 2019 Regular Meetings are the second Thursday of the month on the follow dates: January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14 and December 12.

Any change in dates or times will be properly advertised.


The 2018,2019 General Fund, Sewer Fund, and Highway Aid Fund budgets can be viewed by clicking on the links below.