Hallam Borough

The biggest small town in south central PA!

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The new Pennsylvania Fireworks Law regulates the use of fireworks as follows:

Section 2404. Use of consumer fireworks.

(a) Conditions.--A person who is at least 18 years of age and meets the requirements of this article may purchase, possess and use consumer fireworks.

(b) Prohibitions.--A person may not intentionally ignite or discharge:

(1) Consumer fireworks on public or private property without the express permission of the owner.

(2) Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices within, or throw consumer fireworks or sparkling devices from, a motor vehicle or building.

(3) Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices into or at a motor vehicle or building or at another person.

(4) Consumer fireworks or sparkling devices while the person is under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance or another drug.

(5) Consumer fireworks within 150 feet of an occupied structure.

There is a fine of up to $100 for violating these restrictions!!

For more information, here is the entire law.


Contact Us

Telephone - (717)755-0810

Fax - (717)751-0371

Mail - 250 W. Beaver St.

Hallam, PA 17406

Via E-mail:

Borough Secretary for general information

Zoning Officer for zoning information

The Mayor for concerns or weddings

Regular Office Hours


Monday & Tuesday - 8 a.m. until noon

Wednesday - 9 a.m.until 11 a.m.

Tax Collector:

Monday & Tuesday - 9 a.m. until noon

Wednesday - 11 a.m. until 1 p.m

Zoning Officer:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - 9 a.m. until noon; 1 to 3 p.m.

The mayor and other officials are available by appointment.

Temporary changes in office hours are posted on our calendar below.


Upcoming Events

Please remember, in the event of an emergency (fire, medical assistance & police), seconds count to get you the help you need. Borough Ordinance number 38, section 3, states that house numbers shall be put in a conspicuous place and shall be so placed as to be in full view from the opposite side of the street. There is a penalty and fine for violations. Make it easier for emergency personnel to find your residence. BE SURE YOUR HOUSE NUMBERS ARE IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE AND AT LEAST 4 INCHES IN HEIGHT.