Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA)
The Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) is a joint municipal authority whose purpose is to provide public transportation services within the boundaries of its member municipalities.
Centre Region Council of Governments
The mission of the Centre Region Code Administration (CRCA) is to promote, provide and ensure the health, safety and welfare of all people working and residing in the participating municipalities of College, Ferguson, Harris, Halfmoon, Patton Townships and the Boroughs of State College and Bellefonte.
Centre Region Emergency Management
Since 1990, on behalf of its six member municipalities, the Centre Region Council of Governments (COG) has operated a regional emergency management program.
Centre Tax Agency / Tax Services
Access information about the Centre Tax Agency/Tax Services.
The Department of Administration provides timely and accurate information to residents by developing and maintaining strong relationships with community and media organizations.
The Office of Community Engagement serves as a resource for student-residents and long-term residents and strives to cultivate positive relations between them. The Office of Community Engagement helps ensure that all Borough neighborhoods are sustainable and inclusive by supporting community capacity-building efforts and encouraging student-residents and long-term residents to participate in community living.
COVID-19 Assistance Programs
Browse State College Borough conference rooms and public spaces available for reservation.
The Finance Services Department is in charge of matters concerning financial accounting, reporting services, payroll, revenue/tax collection, risk management, and parking revenue collection. The Department also provides financial services to the Centre Region Council of Governments (COG).
The mission of the Regional Fire Protection Program is to maintain a volunteer fire company to provide fire, rescue, and related services to the Borough of State College and the Townships of College, Ferguson, and Patton, a small portion of Benner Township, and the University Park campus of Penn State University and provide the support and assistance necessary to assure the delivery of quality services.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to State College Borough frequently asked questions.
The Community Development and Housing Department administers federal funding programs such as the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships program.
Neighborhood Services is responsible for education the community on various local ordinance violations that may impact the quality of life and health and safety of the community.
The Department of Parking is tasked with providing parking services to support the business community and neighborhoods of State College and to enforce parking laws and ordinances fairly and consistently.
Parks & Recreation
Visit the Centre Region Parks and Recreation Authority website for parks and recreation opportunities in the area.
Pay a parking ticket online or submit payment for services provided by State College Borough departments including Human Resources, Parking, Public Health, Public Works and Tax.
Planning & Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Department prepares strategies to enhance long range development of the community, applies the zoning ordinance and regulations fairly for the benefit of all residents, and administers the Community Development Block Grant and HOME programs.
Visit the official page of the State College Police Department, a municipal police agency operated by the Borough of State College, which provides 24-hour police services to the Borough of State College, Harris and College Townships.
Public Health conducts restaurant inspections in State College, as well as Townships of Ferguson, Patton and College. Within this section you will information on the "Food Establishment Inspections and Licenses" and "Food and Health Safety Education Materials and Courses".
The Department of Public Works’s mission is to provide cost-effective and high-quality services to the public in a number of different areas, including engineering, public facilities, streets, sewers, parks, and more.
Purchasing & Risk Management
The Purchasing Department is responsible for the administration of the Borough’s Purchasing Ordinance and regulations.
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