News & Notices

  • March 4th, 2024 Meeting
    The Portage Borough Council will be holding their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 4th, 2024 at the back of the Administration Office at 721 Main Street, READ MORE
  • February 5th, 2024 Boro Meeting
    The February 5th, 2024 Borough Council regular meeting will be held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. THE AGENDA
  • Mainline – 911 National Memorial Trail Update
    The Mainline and 911 National Memorial Trail committee will be holding a trail update at the Portage Township Municipal Building on Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00 p.m. READ MORE
  • 2024 Garbage Rates
    Portage Borough Council has set the 2024 Garbage collection rates for Borough Residents. This will be effective from January 1st, 2024 through December 31st, 2024. Resolution 15-2023 READ MORE
  • Jan 15th Comm Mtg Agenda
    The Portage Borough Council meeting will be held on Monday, January 15th, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. The Agenda

Portage is a borough with home rule status in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Ebensburg and 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Altoona. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,459 at the 2020 US census.

The Portage Borough Snow Plowing Operations are now in effect per Borough Ordinance.  The ordinance states:


  1. It shall be unlawful for any owner or operator of any motor vehicle to park on the odd side of a street or avenue on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and on the even side of a street or avenue on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. This Section shall be effective each year for the months of November through March from the hours of 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. (during snowfall) and will not be in effect through the months of April through October.

  2. (Ord. 3-1999, 4/5/1999; as added by Ord. 6-2001, 10/1/2001, § 1; and as amended by Ord. 5- 2004, 8/2/2004, § 8)