Programs


Housing


  • The Municipality of Norristown administers an owner occupied housing rehabilitation program for income eligible homeowners within the Municipality. The program is administered on a first come first serve basis, and is contingent on funding availability. Improvements are geared to assist homeowners bring their properties up to code.
  • View the current Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Information Sheet HERE
  • The Municipality of Norristown runs a down payment and closing cost assistance program to help qualified borrowers meet the financial requirements of down payment and closing costs. The program is funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The assistance is offered in the form of a non-interest second mortgage that requires no repayment unless the home is sold, refinanced, rented out, or transferred within the affordable housing term.
  • View the current First Time Home Buyers Information HERE.

Economic Development

  • Business Development Coordinator - marketing Norristown to the private business community in an effort to attract and maintain the existing commercial and business marketplace while creating an environment for job creation and job retention for Norristonians.
  • Small Business Assistance Center - The Norristown Small Business Assistance Center assists micro-enterprise (5 or fewer employees) with business plans, marketing plans, advertising and other services for small businesses looking to begin operations, relocate or that already exist within Norristown. For additional information please click on the following link.

Promote the preservation of historic structures and neighborhoods


  • Historic Facade Program - Properties must be located in the Central Norristown Historic Districts and the West Historic Districts of Norristown, or must have been built prior to 1940 to qualify. The Planning Department provides dollar for dollar matching funds up to $7,500 for each property. Funding Sources have included CDBG and County Revitalization Funds.
  • Eliminate conditions detrimental to the public's health, safety, and welfare.
  • Upgrade and replace antiquated community infrastructure.
  • View the current information sheet for the Historic Facade Program HERE.
  • Download the application HERE.

Planning and Municipal Development



Municipality of Norristown
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: 610-272-8080
Fax: 610-275-0687

info@norristown.org


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Norristown Recreation Fall Programs
Norristown Council Meeting held on September 4, 2018
Norristown Recreation Center Update Episode 1
Norristown Council tours Riverfront Properties


On July 31, 2018 Plymouth Ambulance and Norristown Fire Department conducted joint UTV training. Members from both Departments trained on incline ascents and descents, winch use for evacuation and overall UTV safety and operations.
From the gallery Norristown Fire Department


Members of Council celebrated the Grand Opening of Timshel Coffee. They are located downtown at 104 E Main Street.
From the gallery Municipal Council and Staff 2017


Councilwoman Valerie Cooper with Dan Drake, Vice President, at the Mercy LIFE Norristown Groundbreaking
From the gallery Municipal Council and Staff 2017