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Building Permits

 

Township Residents May Need A Permit For:

 

 New buildings and additions

 Grading for areas in excess of 500 square feet including septic system repair and replacement

 Changes in existing building use or occupancy

 Interior alterations, including but not limited to finished basements

 Structural repair or replacement

 New or replacement of an electrical, gas, mechanical, or plumbing system

 Wood decks, concrete patios, or porches

 Roofing or replacement

 Driveways, including but not limited to new construction entering a township road and widening

 Decorative walls/ Driveway Entrance Columns

 Swimming pools, spas, or hot tubs

 Fencing

 Sheds, garages, barns, gazebos, greenhouses, or other accessory structures

 Signs

 Tennis and sport courts

 Retaining walls over 4 feet

 Demolition

An owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a residential building or erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace an electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system regulated by the Uniform Construction Code shall first apply to the Building Code Official and obtain the required permit 403.62a (relating to permit application).

All permits submitted to Worcester Township are first reviewed for compliance with Zoning Chapter 150.   The building department then reviews the permit application for compliance with the Uniform Construction Code.

DISCLAIMER THE ABOVE LIST OF PERMITS IS NOT ALL INCLUSIVE.  PLEASE CONTACT THE TOWNSHIP WITH ZONING & BUILDING QUESTIONS

Have a question for the building department? Please visit our administrative contact page.

For zoning applications, please visit zoning.

To submit an appeal to the UCC Board of Appeals, please submit the UCC Board of Appeals form.

The following files are in PDF format. To download Adobe Acrobat reader, please visit Adobe.com.

 

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATIONS

RELATED FORMS & INFORMATION

General Permit (Revised March 2010)

UCC Board of Appeals Form

Worker's Compensation Insurance Coverage

Accessory Structures Permit Application

Worker's Compensation Insurance Coverage

Deck Permit Application

Demolition Permit Application

Worker's Compensation Insurance Coverage

Fence Permit Application

Fire Prevention Permit Application

 

Grading Permit Application

 

Patio Permit Application

Pool Permit Application

Re-Roofing Permit Application

 

Zoning Permit Application

 

Highway Occupancy Permit Application

Road Occupancy Permit Application

 

 

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