Welcome to the Borough of Bell Acres established on March 14, 1960. Population is approximately 1,350. Bell Acres Borough is 5.5 square miles and is located in Allegheny County, conveniently located 20 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, PA. It is comprised of mainly single family homes, two parks, a premier youth recreational facility, and numerous hiking trails.

Part of Camp Meeting Road in Bell Acres to Close Starting on January 30

PITTSBURGH – The Department of Public Works announced today that Camp Meeting Road will close between Charleston Square and North Avenue in Bell Acres Borough starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, January 30, 2023. The closure, which is expected to end in April 2023, is required for slope stabilization work, installation of guide rail, and paving.

Traffic will be detoured using Beaver Street, Little Sewickley Creek Road, and Fern Hollow Road.

Residents living within the closure area will have access to their homes at all times.

The project will be done by A. Folino Construction, Inc., of Oakmont as part the $7.3 million 2022 Capital Roads contract.


Notice is hereby given that the 2023 regular meetings of the newly established Bell Acres
Environmental Advisory Council Meeting Dates will be held at 6:00 PM EST on the third
Tuesday of each month via authorized telecommunications device until further notice. The
return to in-person meetings and sites will be announced on the borough website. The
telecommunications information for each meeting will be posted on the borough website.
Meeting agendas will be available at www.bellacresborough.org.

Julie DiCenzo

Request for Bids

Meeting Minutes 2-13-2023

PennEnergy Application 12-6-2022

One-Time Boost to Property Tax Rent Rebate Program

QVCOG Drop-Off Yard Waste Program

QVCOG Glass Recycling 365 days per year!

QVCOG Glass Recyling Rules

Donations for the Bell Acres food bank will be accepted at the Big Sewickley Creek VFD.
Please leave your unexpired donation in the foyer entrance to the banquet hall during daylight hours.
Food boxes will be delivered on Wednesday.
If you need assistance or would like to help, please contact the Big Sewickley Creek VFD.


Due to the Coronavirus situation, and out of an abundance of caution, please be advised that the Bell
Acres Borough has taken steps to limit the exposure or possible spread of the Coronavirus within our
community. We have no greater responsibility than to protect the safety, health, and welfare of our
Therefore, Effective March 16, 2020, the Borough Municipal Building is closed to the public until further notice. Our staff is working and available. If you need to contact the Borough Staff, please call (412) 741-5448.
The Bell Acres Police Department will be handling non-emergency calls via phone, in order to limit
exposure. If you need to speak with a Police Officer for non-emergencies, please call (412) 741-3010.
For emergencies, please call 911.

Bell Acres History

YOU’RE INVITED…to share special memories, stories & photos of life in Bell
Acres/Sewickley Township. Now is the time to dig out those forgotten scrap books
& boxes of childhood photos. Please join in telling the Bell Acres story & preserving
its history for future generations.

Contact Bell Acres at jillpalko@bellacres.org
Phone: 412 741-5448 Fax: 412 741-6302

News & Updates

Local Food Bank Information

If you know a Bell Acres resident who has served in our military, kindly send the information to jillpalko@bellacres.org Thank you!
Resident Survey results can be found in the Communication section of our website

Bell Acres Police Department
Bell Acres Comprehensive Plan