Building Permit

Building Permits are required for many different types of construction projects and improvements.  Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Demolition are all included under the Building Permit.  

We recommend you contact the office first 610-933-4424 to make sure you have all the required forms. 

Building Permits are required for the following: 

  • New House Construction 
  • House Addition 
  • Garages 
  • Covered Porch or Deck (if more than 30" above grade)
  • Roof Replacement (if replacing more than just shingles)
  • Retaining Walls (over 4 feet tall)
  • Basement or Attic Conversion 
  • Kitchen Renovation 
  • Electrical Service Upgrade 
  • Generators 
  • Furnaces 
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pool/Hot Tub
  • Shed (if 1000 square feet or more in gross floor area)
  • Solar Energy