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Proposed Changes
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Adams Township
Butler
724-282-3141
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area exceeding 200 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 3/23/09.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/25/09.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
5/11/09, 8:00 PM
Adams Township Bldg.
690 Valencia Road
Mars, PA 16046
 
Enacted on 5/11/09.
Amity Township
Berks
610-670-2552
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area exceeding 500 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 12/10/04.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 12/28/04.
 
Enacted 1/18/05.
Amity Township
Berks
610-689-6000
ext. 232
Amendments agreed upon, after formal challenge:
 
Adopts IRC Appendix F (Radon Control Methods).
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area exceeding 500 sq. ft.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs and provides exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 2/19/09.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 2/20/09.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
4/1/09, 7:00 PM
Amity Township Bldg.
2004 Weavertown Road
Douglassville, PA 19518
 
Enacted 4/1/09.
 
Challenged on 4/30/09. Challenge withdrawn after agreement reached on mutually acceptable changes.
 
Revised ordinance under review by L&I as of 6/23/10.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 6/25/10.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
August 18, 2009, 6:30 PM
Amity Township Bldg.
2004 Weavertown Road
Douglassville, PA 19518
 
Enacted 8/18/10.
Ashley Borough
Luzerne
570-824-1364
Requires a building permit for the following residential work: all alterations; plastering, floor tiling, cabinets and countertops, retaining walls, detached garages, driveway cuts, re-paving of driveways, storage sheds over 200 sq. ft., and earth moving and grading. (Other items already requiring UCC permits are also listed.) Under review by L&I as of 7/03/07.
 
Many of changes found not to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); letter disapproving ordinance mailed 7/9/07.
 
Identical ordinance resubmitted and again disapproved on 3/04/08.
B
Baldwin Township
Allegheny
412-391-6920
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 sq. ft. or more and for those with a lesser building area that are served by a utility.
 
Requires a building permit for the construction, erection or placement of all decks, porches and stoops.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 4/25/07.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 4/26/07.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
8/7/07, 7:30 PM
Baldwin Twp. Municipal Bldg.
10 Community Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
 
Enacted 8/7/07.
Beaver Falls City of
Beaver
724-775-3392
Requires a building permit for one story detach accessory structures with a floor area exceeding 200 square feet. Under review by L&I as of 11/13/13.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/18/2014.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
5/13/14, 7:00 PM
Beaver Falls Municipal Bldg.
715 15th Street
Beaver Falls PA 15010
Bensalem Township
Bucks
215-633-3643
Amending the IFC 2009 to include provisions from the IFC 2012 regarding solar photovoltaic power systems and solar panels requiring these types of systems to be installed in accordance with Sections 605.11.1 through 605.11.4 of the IFC 2012, the IBC and NFPA 70. Under review by L&I as of 3/2/15.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/17/2015.
 
April 16, 2015 – Township to submit a revision to the change ordinance.
Benton Township
Lackawanna
570-563-2661
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 sq. ft. or more. Under review by L&I as of 7/11/08.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 7/15/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
10/1/08, 7:00 PM
Benton Twp. Com'ty Ctr.
Route 407
Fleetville, PA 18420
 
Enacted 10/1/08.
Bern Township
Berks
610-926-2267
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that have a building area of 200 sq. ft or more.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that will be provided with any utility service.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 1/14/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 1/26/05.
 
Enacted 2/1/05.
Bernville Borough
Berks
610-987-9290
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that have a building area of 500 sq. ft or more. Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that will be provided with any utility service.Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 9 exceptions. Under review by L&I as of 11/30/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 12/14/05.
 
Enacted 2/7/06.
Bethel Township
Berks
717-933-8813
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that have a building area of 500 sq. ft or more. Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that will be provided with any utility service.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 8/23/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/02/05.
 
Enacted 11/14/05.
Bethel Township
Delaware
610-565-5100
Requires a building permit for: deck, porch and stoop replacements and enlargements; the construction of residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of more than 200 sq. ft.; the creation of habitable space in a basement; the replacement, repair or enlargement of concrete aprons around swimming pools; and, roof replacements or repairs (except where less than 25% of the roof area is involved). Under review by L&I as of 10/29/07.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 11/30/07.
 
Enacted 1/8/08.
Bethlehem,
City of
Lehigh & Northampton
610-865-7011
An ordinance affirming the adoption by reference of the 2009 International Fire Code; an implements local revisions thereto. 2009 FIC Sections 1501.03, 105 Sub 202, 170, 108, 109, 302, 307, 308, 311, 315, 401, 505, 507, 605, 901, 903, 905, 906, 2403, 2404, 3301, 304, 3406, 3506, 3804, 3308. Appendix C105 and K Under review by L&I as of 5/21/2018.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
6/19/2018, 7:00 PM
7/3/2018, 7:00 PM
7/17/2018, 7:00 PM
Town Hall
10 East Church Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
Bethlehem Township
Northampton
610-865-3664
Adopts all requirements of the International Fire Code, including Appendices B through G. Establishes additional requirements for outdoor fireworks displays. Under review by L&I as of 5/26/09.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/28/09.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
7/20/09, 7:00PM
Municipal Building
4225 Eastor Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18020
 
Enacted 7/20/09.
 
Ordinance challenged 8/19/09.
Birmingham Township
Chester
610-436-4400
ext. 105
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area greater than 250 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 9/22/08.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/25/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
11/3/08, 7:30 PM
Township Mun. Building
1040 West Street Road
West Chester, PA 18428
 
Enacted 12/15/08.
Blooming Grove Township
Pike
570-775-6461
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 250 sq. ft. or more. Under review by L&I as of 9/24/07.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/26/07.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
11/19/07, 7:00 PM
Blooming Grove Mun. Bldg
488 Route 739
Blooming Grove, PA 18428
 
Enacted 11/09/07.
Blossburg Borough
Tioga
570-673-5180
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 600 sq. ft. or more. Under review by L&I as of 9/13/07.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/14/07.
 
Not enacted.
Braddock Hills Borough
Allegheny
412-281-5227
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 sq. ft. or more and for those with a lesser building area that are served by a utility.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 8/08/06.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 8/11/06.
 
Enacted 9/14/06.
Bradford Township
Clearfield
814-857-7283
Requires a building permit for all electrical service alterations. Under review by L&I as of 6/01/05.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 6/10/05.
 
Enacted 7/05/05.
Brady Township
Butler
412-596-3287
Requires a building permit for all buildings (except for agricultural buildings) exceeding 200 sq.ft. Under review by L&I as of 10/18/05.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/20/05.
 
Enacted 11/16/05.
Brookhaven Borough
Delaware
484-356-0555
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area in excess of 120 sq. ft. and all such structures, whenever they have any utility connections. Under review by L&I as of 4/13/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 4/21/05.
 
Enacted 6/06/05.
 
Ordinance challenged, but parties settled on 6/14/05.
C
Caln Township
Chester
484-879-2000
Adopts Appendices B, C, D, E, F, and G of the International Fire Code 2006. Under review by L&I as of 1/23/07.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 1/26/07.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
4/12/07, 7:30 PM
Caln Twp. Municipal Bldg.
253 Municipal Dr.
Thorndale, PA 19372
 
Enacted 4/12/07.
Cambria-Somerset COG
 
(Cambria Co.: Brownstown Borough, Dale Borough, East Conemaugh Borough, Ebensberg Borough, Franklin Borough, South Fork Borough, Stonycreek Twp.
 
Somerset Co.: Central City Borough)
Cambria & Somerset
814-266-3070
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area greater than 199 sq. ft.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential decks that are supported by another structure.
 
Requires building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, except for the work excluded in section 403.62 of the UCC regulation as published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on 1/10/04.
Under review by L&I as of 1/22/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/08/05.
 
Brownstown enacted 7/13/05.
Central City enacted 7/11/05.
Dale enacted 9/13/05.
E. Conemaugh enacted 8/09/05.
Ebensburg enacted 6/27/05.
Franklin enacted 6/01/05.
South Fork enacted 6/15/05.
Stonycreek enacted 11/08/05.
Canton Borough
Bradford
570-673-5700
Establishes construction requirements for outdoor fuel burning appliances. Under review by L&I as of 6/08/06.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 6/21/06.
 
Enacted 7/10/06.
Carroll Valley
Adams
717-263-2121
Proposed ordinance removes amendments to the International Residential Code, Section 5-112 subsections A and B:
A) R313 is retitled “Fire Protection”
B) R313.3 (added as follows) Automatic Sprinklers: An automatic sprinkler system designed in accordance with the current edition of the National Fire Protection Association’s Standard 13D, shall be installed in all one and two family dwellings and townhouses constructed after the date of this Part.
Under review by L&I as of 6/7/2017.

Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 6/9/2017.

PUBLIC MEETING:
July 11, 2017 6:00 PM
Borough of Carroll Valley Office
5685 Fairfield Rd
Carroll Valley PA
Catasauqua Borough
Lehigh
610-264-0571
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with are 300 square feet or greater. Under review by L&I as of 9/15/2014.
 

Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/14/2014.

Public Meeting:
4/6/2015, 7:00 PM
Catasuqua Borough Hall
118 Bridge Street
Catasauqua, PA

Chambersburg Borough
Franklin
717-264-8020
Proposing to adopt Section 508 and 509 of the IFC 2015 edition. Under review by L&I as of 10/21/2019.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 11/15/2019.
 
PUBLIC MEETING
 
Enacted December 16, 2019.
Chambersburg Borough
Franklin
717-264-8020
Proposing to adopt those provisions of the current edition of the International Fire Code which have not already been adopted by reference in the UCC. Under review by L&I as of 09/09/2013.
 
Some of the changes found not to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); letter disapproving ordinance mailed 11/14/2013.
 
Resubmitted for review 11/14/2013
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 11/15/2013.
 
Amended-resubmitted for review 8/28/2014
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/4/2014
 
Public Meeting:
10/13/2014 7:00 PM
Borough Hall Council Chambers
100 South Second Street
Chambersburg PA
Charlestown Twp
Chester
610-240-0326
Requires a permit for the following construction, repairs and alterations of residential dwellings that are currently exempt under the UCC regulations and/or IRC:
 
1. The construction, erection, or placement of any accessory structure, which is equal to or greater than 200 square feet, whether or not such accessory structure is connected to any utility.
2. The construction, erection, or placement of any accessory structure, which is less than 200 square feet if such accessory structure is, provided with any utility service. The applicant shall obtain a permit only for the purpose of inspection for the utility or utilities being installed or provided to the accessory structure.
3. Manufactured or industrialized housing pursuant to 34 Pa. Code Manufactured or industrialized housing pursuant to 34 Pa. Code 901(a).
4. Installation of tubing, piping, propane gas burning appliances, equipment or fixtures under the propane and Liquefied Petroleum Gas Act.
5. Construction of individual sewage disposal systems.
 
Also, the amendment will exempt the following construction, repairs and alterations of residential dwellings that are currently not exempt under the UCC regulations and/or the IRC.
 
1. Replacement of windows and doors when there is no change in size of the existing opening.
2. Re-roofing of less than 25 percent of total area.
3. Addition or replacement of siding on the exterior of the residential structure.
4. Repair or replacement of any nonstructural portion of a deck or porch stoop.
5. Replacement of an appliance switch or receptacle with a switch or receptacle, which is the same or has a like rating.
6. The repair or replacement of any nonstructural member.
7. The repair or replacement of any sink, toilet, tub, shower, or similar plumbing fixture without relocation of any drain or venting device.
Under review by L&I as of 6/23/11.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 08/26/2011.
 
PUBLIC MEETING: 11/07/2011, 7:30 PM
Great Valley Middle School
255 N. Phoenixville Pike
Malvern, PA
Carroll Township
York
717-432-4951
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that have a building area of 200 sq. ft. or more. Under review by L&I as of 1/24/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 1/26/05.
 
Enacted 3/15/05.
Carroll Valley Borough
Adams
717-642-8269
ext. 3
I-Fire Code: Adopt Appendix B
 
I-Residential Code: Add subsections to R313.3 that will require sprinklers in new residential construction, and water flow alarms and outside alarm bells on the mandated sprinkler systems.
Under review by L&I as of 6/25/04.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503(b); approval letter mailed 7/12/04.
 
Enacted 9/14/04.
 
Ordinance challenged. Ordinance upheld 2/1/05. Reconsideration request denied 2/10/05.
 
Adams County Court of Common Pleas upheld ordinance.
Chester Township
Delaware
610-565-3700
ext. 245
Requires that bedrooms have a floor area of not less than 90 sq. ft., and that all other habitable rooms, except for kitchens, shall have a floor area of not less than 70 sq. ft., in all buildings subject to the requirements of the International Residential Code.
 
Provides for administrative penalties.
Under review by L&I as of 8/08/07.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 8/10/07.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
10/4/07, 7:00 PM
Chester Twp. Mun. Bldg.
1150 Engle Street
Chester, PA 19013
 
Enacted 10/4/07.
 
Ordinance challenged.
 
Revised ordinance submitted on 2/4/08. All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 2/05/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
3/6/08, 7:00 PM
Chester Twp. Mun. Bldg.
1150 Engle Street
Chester, PA 19013
 
Enacted 3/6/08.
Conewago Township
York
717-846-2004
Requires installation of sprinklers in all new buildings in excess of 5,000 sq. ft., all new buildings housing flammable materials and which are in excess of 3,750 sq. ft., and in all new dwellings except for one- or two-family stand-alone dwellings. Under review by L&I as of 10/22/04.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/28/04.
 
Ordinance enacted 12/6/04.
 
Ordinance challenged. Challenge upheld and ordinance rendered null and void 5/24/05.
Conshohocken Borough
Montgomery
610-828-1092
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures in excess of 200 sq. ft.
 
Reinstitutes a building permit requirement for residential alterations and repairs.
 
Requires a building permit application to be made for residential emergency repairs within one business day.
 
(Only first change requires L&I approval.)
Under review by L&I as of 11/4/04.
 
First change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 11/15/04.
 
Enacted 11/10/05.
Coolbaugh Township
Monroe
570-894-8490
Adopts Appendices A, B (modified), C, D, E, F, and G of the International Fire Code. Under review by L&I as of 11/08/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 11/15/05.
 
Enacted 12/20/05.
 
Ordinance challenged.
 
Challenge upheld and ordinance declared null and void on 3/23/06.
Coolbaugh Township
Monroe
570-894-8490
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and most repairs.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area greater than 200 sq. ft.
Under review by L&I as of 2/14/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 2/15/05.
 
Enacted 3/15/05.
Crafton Borough
Allegheny
412-208-3000
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 sq. ft. or more.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of less than 200 sq. ft., if they have a utility connection.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 8/20/07.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 8/22/07.
 
Council voted against enactment 6/11/08.
Cressona Borough
Schuylkill
570-668-1241
Establishes requirements for outdoor furnaces constructed to supply heat to buildings, swimming pools and saunas. Under review by L&I as of 4/20/09.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 04/22/09.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
6/15/09, 7:30 PM
Cressona Munic. Bldg.
68 South Sillyman St.
Cressona, PA 17929
 
Enacted 6/15/09.
Cross Roads Borough
York
717-993-2086
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures in excess of 499 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 12/3/04.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 12/28/04.
 
Enacted 3/08/05.
D
Dallastown Borough
York
717-849-4128
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, except where specifically exempted in this ordinance. Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of more than 250 sq. ft. Under review by L& I as of 7/14/05
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 7/20/05.
 
Enacted 9/12/05.
Delaware Township
Mercer
724-588-2040
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area larger than 500 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 10/18/04.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/19/04.
 
Ordinance enacted 11/3/04.
Delta Borough
York
717-848-4900, ext. 109
Adopts Appendix F (Radon Control Methods) of the International Residential Code.
Under review by L&I as of 9/21/10.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/22/10.
 

PUBLIC MEETING:
10/25/10, 7:00 PM

101 College Avenue
Delta, PA 17314
Enacted 10/25/10

Dingman Township
Pike
570-296-8455
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area larger than 200 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 9/16/04.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/22/04.
 
Enacted 10/19/04.
Douglass Township
Berks
610-408-3631
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that have a building area of 120 sq. ft. or more. Under review by L&I as of 9/29/05.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/05/05.
 
Enacted 11/01/05.
Dover Township
York
717-845-3674
Requires that all residential exit doors above 30" in height from ground level have landings, ramps, stairways, handrails and guardrails as required by the International Residential Code. Under review by L&I as of 3/10/08.
 
Change found not to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); disapproval letter mailed 3/11/08.
Downingtown Borough
Chester
610-269-0344
Requiring a building permit for the construction, erection, or placement of any accessory structure which is equal to or greater than 200 square feet, whether or not the accessory structure is connected to a utility.

Requiring a permit for the installation of any utility to an accessory structure regardless of its size.

Requiring a permit for the replacement or re-shingling of any residential roof.

Requiring a permit for all decks that are, at any point, 12 inches or greater above the adjacent grade.

Adoption of Section 506 "Key boxes" of the 2009 International Fire Code in its entirety.

Violation and penalty - upon conviction a minimum $250 nor more than $1000 plus court costs and in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days.
Under review by L&I as of 08/15/2013
 
Some of the changes found not to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); letter disapproving ordinance mailed 9/5/2013.
E
East Cocalico
Lancaster
717-336-1720

Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 400 sq. ft. or more.

Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of less than 400 sq. ft., if they have a utility connection.

Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs and establishes 9 exceptions.

Under review by L&I as of 3/17/10.

Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/19/10.

 
Enacted 6/2/10.

 

East Earl Township
Lancaster
717-354-5593
Adopts Appendices E., F., H., I., J. and K-K13 of the Int. Building Code and Appendices A., B., C., D., F., G., I., K., N., O. and Q of the Int. Residential Code.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of more than 100 sq. ft. or with a lesser area, if served by a utility.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs and specifies thirteen exceptions.
 
Amends other administrative and enforcement requirements, as allowed by 34 Pa Code §403.102(l).
Under review by L&I as of 1/30/09.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b), provided Appendix K of IRC is deleted and 3 missing codes are adopted as part of the UCC; approval letter mailed 2/03/09.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
4/14/09, 7:00PM
East Earl Twp. Bldg.
4610 Division Highway
East Earl, PA 17519
 
Enacted 4/14/09.
 
Challenged on 5/14/09.
East Greenville Borough
Montgomery
215-679-5912
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 44 exceptions.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area greater than 119 sq. ft.
Under review by L&I as of 8/14/08.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b), provided two drafting errors are corrected; approval letter mailed 8/18/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
10/6/08, 7:30PM
E. Greenville Borough Bldg.
206 Main Street
E. Greenville, PA 18041
 
Enacted 10/6/08.
East Greenville Borough
Montgomery
215-679-5912
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a floor area equal to or greater than 200 sq. ft.

Exempts uncovered decks that are no more than 30” above grade only if the deck area does not exceed 200 sq. ft.
Under review by L&I as of 5/20/11.

Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/24/11.

PUBLIC MEETING:
6/28/11, 7:30PM
East Greenville Boro Hall
206 Main Street
E. Greenville, PA 18041
East Hempfield Township
Lancaster
717-898-3100
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 400 sq. ft. or more and for those with a lesser building area that are served by a utility.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs and establishes 9 exceptions.
 
Adopts Appendix F (Radon Control Methods) of the International Residential Code 2006.
Under review by L&I as of 10/06/08.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b), provided two drafting errors are corrected; approval letter mailed 10/07/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
11/19/08, 7:30 PM
E. Hempfield Twp. Bldg.
1700 Nissley Road
Landisville, PA 17538
 
Enacted 11/19/08.
East Lansdowne Borough
Delaware
610-565-7520
Requires a building permit for renovations/repairs consistent with the 2015 International Residential Code.

Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a floor area greater than 200 sq. ft. in size or containing a utility.

Plumbing/Building Code – Sanitary Sewer – Requires a two way clean out to be installed for sanitary sewers.
Under review by L&I as of 7/15/2016.

PUBLIC MEETING:
9/12/2016 6:30 PM
East Lansdowne Borough Hall
155 Lexington Ave
East Lansdowne PA
East Nantmeal Township
Chester
610-987-9290
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 sq. ft or more.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of less than 200 sq. ft. and that have a utility connection.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 4/11/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 4/21/05.
 
Enacted 6/05/05.
East Pennsboro Township
Cumberland
717-732-0711
Excludes from building permit requirements all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that have a building area of less than 200sq. ft., as long as they have no utility connections.
 
Excludes from residential building permit requirements only those repairs and alterations excluded in section R105.2 of the International Residential Code.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential decks that are attached to another structure.
Under review by L&I as of 3/17/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/28/05.
 
Enacted 4/20/05.
East Pikeland Township
Chester
610-933-1770
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 sq. ft or more.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of less than 200 sq. ft. and that have a utility connection.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 2/25/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/08/05.
 
Enacted 4/05/05.
Edgmont Township
Delaware
610-459-1662
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of more than 300 sq. ft, or, if 300 sq. ft. or less and having a utility connection.
 
Requires a building permit for residential alterations and repairs and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 3/09/06.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/15/06.
 
Enacted 4/19/06.
Edinboro Borough
Erie
814-734-1812
ext. 130
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area in excess of 192 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 1/28/10.
Edinboro Borough
Erie
814-734-1812
ext. 130
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area in excess of 192 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 1/28/10.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 2/01/10.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
3/9/2010, 6:30 PM
City Hall
124 Meadville Street
Edinboro, PA 16412
 
Enacted 3/9/10.
Elizabeth Township
Lancaster
717-299-5251
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 400 sq. ft or more.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of less than 400 sq. ft. that have a utility connection.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 4/25/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/02/05.
 
Enacted 6/14/05.
Elk Township
Chester
610-692-9232
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 400 sq. ft. or more.
Under review by L&I as of 9/28/10
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/29/10.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
Nov. 1, 2010, 6:30 PM
Elk Twp. Municipal Bldg.
952 Chesterville Road
Lewisville, PA 19351
Elkland Township
Sullivan
570-326-6555
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area greater than 500 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 3/23/07.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/26/07.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
5/1/07, 7:00 PM
Elkland Twp. Municipal Bldg
Kobbe Road
Forksville, PA 18616
 
Enacted 5/1/07.
Ephrata Township
Lancaster
717-336-3015
Allows the installation of an automatic sprinkler system along with metal bar joists and a reinforced concrete floor system in all residential use group buildings and dwellings, in lieu of using a concrete masonry party wall as required by Section 3.707.1 of the Township's UCC ordinance. Under review by L&I as of 2/25/2008.
 
Changes found not to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); disapproval letter mailed 02/26/08.
Ephrata Township
Lancaster
717-336-3015
Adopts Appendix F (Radon Control Methods) of the International Residential Code. Under review by L&I as of 5/08/07.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/10/07.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
6/19/07, 7:00 AM
Ephrata Twp. Bldg.
265 Akron Road
Ephrata, PA 17522
 
Enacted 6/19/07.
Exeter Township
Berks
610-779-4888
Adopts Appendices E, F, and G of the International Fire Code 2006, establishes fines and permits fire authorities to set geographic limits for certain hazardous storage uses. Under review by L&I as of 2/03/06.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 2/13/06.
 
Enacted on 3/27/06.
 
Ordinance challenged.
 
Revised ordinance submitted and all changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 1/30/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
4/28/08, 6:45 PM
Township Hall
4975 DeMoss Road
Reading, PA 19606
 
Enacted 4/28/08.