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Jersey Shore Borough Building

Jersey Shore Borough
232 Smith Street
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
Phone: 570-398-0104
Fax: 570-398-3041
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Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday


Borough Manager:

Cody L. Hoover - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cody is the chief administrative officer of the Borough and is responsible to Council, as a whole, for the proper and efficient administration of the Borough's affairs. He supervises all municipal departments, except the police department, and hires all personnel, except those covered by civil service.

As a part of his duties and responsibilities the manager prepares and submits the annual budget to Borough Council. The manager is responsible for the administration of the budget after its adoption by Council.

Bookkeeper:

Bonnie Messersmith – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bonnie is responsible for all day-to-day, monthly and annual bookkeeping for Jersey Shore Borough, including payroll, accounts payables and receivables, and annual audits.  Bonnie also manages the Jersey Shore Community Pool.

Administration Assistant:

Ashley Miller - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ashley is responsible for directing residents' concerns to the appropriate department,  assists the Borough Manager as needed, and handles all the administration work.

Zoning & Codes Officer:

Jim Douty – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jim is responsible for the review and issuance of all zoning permits as well as inspecting work done under a zoning permit, including, but not limited to land development, subdivision, setbacks, and lot size, as well as enforcing certain Borough Ordinances and Codes as required by the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC).

It is noted that permits are required for everything except painting, wall coverings, and floor coverings. Residents are required to complete an application form prior to a permit being issued. With the exception of new construction or major reconstruction, most permits are issued within five (5) days of submitting the required application form.