Welcome to Girard Borough!

Girard Borough is best know for being the home of circus owner Dan Rice.

Tucked alongside the Lake Erie coast, a borough with a broad history and a show town past bears the name Girard, Pennsylvania. Some of America’s most notable pioneers soldiers, showman, and businessman have strolled past buildings that still stand today on Main Street. Learn more about Girard, Pennsylvania.

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Girard Borough Codes and Ordinances

Downtown Girard

Check out this video on GoErie.com: https://www.goerie.com/videos/news/local/2021/02/16/girard-borough-applying-applies-national-register-historic-places-designation-history/6763460002/ A little history can help shape the future. Girard Borough is joining a growing list of Erie County municipalities that are building on their past to attract visitors and grow [...]

Girard Master Plan Survey

We would like to invite you to participate in the Downtown Girard Master Plan Survey, that is available at this link: https://forms.gle/CA6oi9BzFQRsqXeZ6 Urban Vantage has teamed up with Girard to conduct a market analysis and create a [...]

Facade Improvement Grant Program

Girard Borough is announcing the opening of the 2021 cycle of the Façade Improvement Grant Program. Created in 2018, the borough has awarded more than $109,000 in façade grants supporting more than $240,000 in completed [...]

Small Business

https://www.lisc.org/covid-19/small-business-assistance/rural-relief-small-business-grants/   Only small businesses located in rural communities are eligible at this time. Rural communities are defined as having a population of 50,000 or less. A community is defined as the city/town/village where your business address is [...]