Building, Housing, & Existing Structures

Procedures
  1. Building Permit applications are available at 645 West Ninth Street or under the forms section of the web site.
  2. Completed applications are submitted to the office of Code Enforcement Office, along with plans sufficiently detailed to show compliance with the Borough construction codes such as the Building Ordinance, Electrical Ordinance and the Plumbing Ordinance and a $35 non-refundable application fee.
  3. In compliance with Act 44 of 1993, all permit applications must be accompanied by one of the following:
    • Certificate of Insurance
    • Certificate of Self-Insurance
  4. Permits are issued and inspections of all construction are conducted to ensure compliance with the approved plans.
  5. Upon completion of the project a Certificate of Occupancy is issued. This signifies that all work has been completed in accordance with the Borough Building Ordinances.
  6. The $35 application fee will be applied to completed and approved permits.