Events of Interest



The curbside bulk leaf collection season is winding down. The majority of the leaves have fallen from the trees. Some minor temporary delays were encountered this year due to adverse weather and mechanical failures but despite those obstacles the Public Works department is on schedule and has performed a stellar job again during this leaf […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Friday, 12 December 2014, 9:34 pm

PECO Infrastructure Project Updates

Electric Underground - PECO has completed phase one of the York Road underground electric project. Everything went well with no delays. PECO managed to minimize the disruption during the Thanksgiving holiday. They will be starting phase two of the electrical underground, which will take place on York Road from Cherry Street to Vista Road. There […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 1:01 pm

Important Thanksgiving Weekend, Holiday Parking and Holiday Activity Information

Below is important information from the Borough regarding Holiday activities: Borough Hall Hours – November 26, 2014: Jenkintown Borough Hall will have amended hours on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.  Borough Hall will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday,   November 26, 2014. Borough Hall Closed – November 27, 2014 and November 28, […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Monday, 24 November 2014, 7:32 pm

PECO has commenced Phase 1 of the underground electrical upgrades to York Road.

The most up to date roadwork / detour plans for the underground electrical work on York Road from PECO have been submitted and those maps will be added to this post shortly. PECO has made every effort possible to accommodate the Borough’s request to complete this work prior to the Holiday Season. This will lessen […]

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:19 am

Leaf Collection Extension

Due to the inclement weather today, November 17th,  the Leaf Route 4 was not completed. This Route will be finished on Wednesday November 19th. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Borough at 215-885-0700

Posted by: | BoroAdmin on Monday, 17 November 2014, 8:23 pm

Welcome to Jenkintown Borough!

Jenkintown’s business district was recently featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer. 

Jenkintown Borough is a small suburban town covering less than a square mile in area with a population of approximately 4,500. Jenkintown’s residential area, a downtown walkable business district, own school district, places of worship, post office, many shops and restaurants and accessibility to public transportation make it an ideal place to live, work and visit. Jenkintown Borough Hall is located at 700 Summit Avenue in Jenkintown, Pa 19046. The office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m. Borough Hall can be reached at 215-885-0700 or please feel free to stop in person. At our office residents can stop by for recycling buckets, lawn and leaf bags, battery and light bulb recycling, special trash collection requests and permits for interior and exterior work being done to your property or to speak with the Borough Manager.