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A Residential Building Permit is required for any residential new construction, addition, or alteration (including plumbing, electrical, or mechanical systems). A Non-Residential Building Permit is required for any and all Non-Residential construction, alterations or change in use. All Building Permit Applications should be accompanied by detailed (2 sets) construction drawings. All non-residential construction plans are required by Commonwealth Law to be prepared by a licensed designer, architect or professional engineer.

The list below is a general guide for various types of projects; the list is not all-inclusive and is intended to be used only as a starting point. A Zoning Permit may need to accompany the building permit for some projects.

  • Basements, Kitchens, Bathroom Alterations/Additions
  • New House, New Deck, New Store, New Office Building
  • Change in Use
  • Re-Occupy a Commercial Space
  • Swimming Pools
  • Re-Roof (Roof Application)
  • Accessory Building >250 sq. ft.
  • Demolition of a Building/Structure
  • Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical work

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