Welcome to McKees Rocks!

McKees Rocks occupies one square mile along the south bank of the Ohio River just a few miles from downtown Pittsburgh.

The Rocks (as it is commonly known) combines the charm of its history with a 21st-century energy. Founded in 1769 and incorporated in 1829, McKees Rocks has 6,000 diverse residents, from people who have lived here for generations to newcomers just moving in who see the opportunities the Rocks provides.


Posting June 2, 2021 Waste Management Service

Attn Residents: Please note if your garbage and/or recycling is missed on the scheduled pickup day, you must report it to the Borough Office no later than 10:00 AM the next business day to have it recovered. Residents that call after 10:00 AM the next business day will need to hold their garbage and/or recycling until the next regularly scheduled pickup day. 

Please do not report missed pickups to Waste Management, as they do not report complaints to the Borough or our Route Dispatcher.



Posting June 2, 2021 COVID-19 Safety Update

Effective June 1, 2021 the Borough of McKees Rocks Municipal Building is back open to public access. As a friendly reminder, business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. The Borough will continue to follow CDC guidelines, requiring facial masks (unless fully vaccinated) while inside the building until further notice.


Posting 11/04/2020

Attn Borough Residents: Please be advised, Effective immediately the traffic pattern on Furnace St. (behind Hollowood Music and Key Bank) is now open to two-way traffic.

Yellow lines have been painted and street signs have been erected to advise drivers of this traffic change.  Please proceed safely through the area with this information in mind. Thank you.


Posting 9/10/2020

Attention Borough Residents :

In response to a community safety concern,  the Mayor of McKees Rocks Borough has recently directed a temporary traffic restriction, to change the traffic pattern of the 1000 block of Church Avenue to 1-way from St. John Street heading towards Catherine Baker Knoll Way.  The street has been posted with proper signage indicating the traffic change.

Any person(s) found violating this new traffic pattern can be ticketed and fined by the McKees Rocks Police Department.


Posting 8/17/2020 ATTN BOROUGH RESIDENTS: 

Effective September 1st, the McKees Rocks Police Department will be proactively enforcing NO VEHICLE PARKING ON CURBS OR SIDEWALKS, per Borough Ordinance No. 1606.  As a reminder, all four (4) wheels MUST be placed on the street.

Any person violating this ordinance shall be subject to pay a fine of Thirty ($30.00) Dollars.


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