The health and safety of our community is a top priority for Borough staff and officials. We will continue to monitor the situation, and adjustments will be communicated via the Borough’s website and other available outlets. Below is some information and resources regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Oakmont Operational Changes Due to COVID-19
The Borough of Oakmont will continue to deliver essential Borough services to residents throughout the response to the COVID-19 (also known as the Coronavirus) pandemic, starting March 17, 2020. Some services will be curtailed to protect employee and resident health. Oakmont Borough is working in consultation with Federal and State Agencies, the Allegheny County Health Department, the Allegheny County Emergency Services, and many others to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Effective immediately and until further notice as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic: the Oakmont Borough Building, Oakmont Carnegie Library, and the Borough Building are closed to the public. However, Borough staff will continue to work around the clock to protect people and property. If you have an emergency, please call 911.
For now, the Oakmont Police Department will restrict visitors to the secured vestibule at the Fifth Street entrance.
- If you are looking to secure a building permit, please call (412) 828-3232. Please note all building permit applications are available on the Borough’s website under the Government Tab, then go to forms library, and also listed below for your convenience.
- Borough Parks – residents are asked to use discretion when visiting the parks and are urged to note that the Borough cannot guarantee the cleanliness of the playground equipment at Riverside Park.
- Anyone wishing to visit with Borough staff, please call 412-828-3232 or email. All contact information can be found on the Borough’s website.
Other Recent Updates:
- Allegheny County Department of Emergency Services: Daily COVID-19 Situation Report for March 17, 2020 (PDF)
- PA Department of Health: “The Pennsylvania Department of Health is committed to keeping all Pennsylvanians safe and healthy, and we are taking every measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Governor Tom Wolf’s recommendation to temporarily close non-essential businesses in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties was intended to ensure the safety of all people in the county and beyond.” View full PA Department of Health Business Closure Declaration document →
- Wolf Administration: “Under the guidance of the Department of Health (DOH), using his authority under the state’s COVID-19 disaster declaration order, Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all restaurants and bars to close their dine-in facilities at 12:01 AM on Monday, March 16 in Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties for 14 days to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Businesses that offer carry-out, delivery, and drive-through food and beverage service may continue to do so, but eating and drinking inside restaurants and bars is temporarily prohibited.” View Full Press Release →
- Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh: “The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) today announced that it has resources available for its small business borrowers, as well as small businesses located in the City of Pittsburgh, potentially impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).” View Full Press Release →