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Proposed Changes
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Kenhorst Borough
Berks
610-775-0888
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.
Under review by L&I as of 6/24/08.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 6/25/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
8/7/08, 7:30 PM

Kenhorst Borough Hall
339 S. Kenhorst Blvd.
Kenhorst, PA 19607
Kennedy Township
Allegheny
412-787-5422
Establishes a number of changes relative to building permits, including: requiring permits for most alterations and repairs; limiting the validity of building permits to 180 days; regulating all decks and residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area greater than 120 sq. ft.; and establishing municipal administrative penalties. Under review by L&I as of 11/20/09.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 11/23/09.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
Dec. 30, 2009, 7:00 AM
Kennedy Twp. Bldg.
340 Forest Grove Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
 
Enacted 12/30/09.
Kidder Township
Carbon
570-722-8179
Requires a building permit for any residential utility and miscellaneous use structure with a building area exceeding 200 sq. ft.
 
Amends UCC by exempting from a permit only the residential work listed in the I-Residential Code (section R105.2)
Under review by L&I as of 3/14/05.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/29/05.
 
Enacted 2/17/05.
Kulpmont Borough
Northumberland
570-373-3782
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 120 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 7/11/07.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 7/12/07.
Kutztown Borough
Berks
610-683-3290
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area larger than 200 sq. ft., but limits compliance with footer and foundation requirements to structures of this type only when over 400 sq. ft.
 
Amends UCC by exempting from a permit only the residential work listed in the I-Residential Code (section R105.2).
Under review by L&I as of 3/21/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/29/05.
 
Enacted 5/24/05.
L
Lackawaxen Township
Pike
570-685-2990
Requires a building permit for utility and miscellaneous use structures that are accessory to detached one family dwellings with a building area of 400 to 1000 square feet and shall be built in accordance with the current edition of the IRC. Except for any provisions requiring frost protection. Structures not requiring frost protection must be detached, one story, light frame construction with any eave height of 10 feet or less and have a building area of 1000 square feet or less. Under review by L&I as of 3/06/14.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/21/2014.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
5/19/14, 7:00 PM
Lackawaxen Twp Building
169 Urban Road
Hawley PA 18428
Lackawaxen Township
Pike
570-296-6453
Requires a building permit for finishing residential basements, converting rooms to bedrooms and conversion of any non-habitable space to a habitable space.
 
Requires a building permit for decks attached to dwelling units.
 
Seeks to reinstitute a requirement for the installation of hard-wired smoke detectors when residential dwellings are altered or added on to.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures of 100 sq. ft. or more.
 
Ordinance revision: residential utility and miscellaneous structures of 400 sq. ft. or more require a building permit.
Under review by L&I as of 1/09/06.
 
All changes except smoke detector requirement found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 1/17/06.
 
Enacted 6/21/06.
 
Revision under review by L&I as of 12/10/08.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 12/12/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
1/21/09, 6:30 PM
Twp. Municipal Bldg.
116 Township Road
Lackawaxen, PA 18435
 
Enacted 1/21/09.
Lancaster City
Lancaster
717-291-4700
Administrative Amendments; Section 403.1(b)(3) by changing 1,000 square feet to 200 square feet. Section 403.42(c)(1) by deleting from subsection (vi) "cabinets and similar finishing work"; and by deleting from subsection (xiii) "Window replacement without structural change."
 
Revisions:
Amendment of Section 403.1(b)(3) by changing 1,000 square feet to 200 square feet.
 
Amendment to Section 403.42(c)(1) by deleting from subsection (vi) "cabinets and similar finishing work"; and by deleting from subsection (xiii) "Window replacement without structural change."
 
Amendment to Section 403.42a(b) by adding language relating to permit fees.
 
Amendment to Section 403.45 Inspections, subsection (c) by adding language relating to structures, equipment, or other systems not ready for the scheduled inspection, requiring the contractor to be responsible for payment of additional fees.
Revision under review by L&I as of 03/21/2012.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 03/28/2012.
 
Revision under review by L&I as of: 5/4/2012.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/9/2012. Approval letter mailed 5/10/2012.
 
Public Hearing:
6/12/2012 7:30pm
Council Chambers
100 South Queen Street
Lancaster, PA
Lancaster City
Lancaster
570-296-6453
Administrative Amendments; Sections 403.62 through 403.65 relating to permit requirements and exceptions, permit applications, the grant, denial and effect of permits, inspections, and certificates of use and occupancy for residential buildings are hereby amended to conform to Sections 403-42 through 403.46 so that the requirements for residential buildings and noresidential buildings and structures are the same.
 
A building permit shall be required for the erection, construction or placement of detached utility and miscellaneous use structures, such as private garages, carports, greenhouses, gazebos and shed accessory to single family homes, if greater than 200 square feet in building area.
 
Where detached utility and miscellansous use structures, such as provate garages, carports, greenhouses, gazebos and sheds accessory to single family homes of 200 square feet or less in building area are connected to a public utility, an appropriate permit for the public utility connection is required.
 
A building permit shall be required for residential alterations or repairs as set forth in Section 403.62 of the Uniform Construction Code.
Revision under review by L&I as of 9/15/11.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/23/11.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
10/11/11, 7:30 PM
Council Chambers
100 South Queen Street
Lancaster, PA
 
Council vote scheduled for:
10/25/11, 7:30 PM
Council Chambers
100 South Queen Street
Lancaster, PA
Lancaster City
Lancaster
570-296-6453
Proposes technical amendments to the International Residential Code Section 1, Sections: R110.2 Use and Occupancy; R202 Definition of Building Sewer; R314.1 Smoke Detection and Notification; R301.2(1) Climate and Geographic Design Criteria; R319.1 Site Address; R322.1.6 Protection of mechanical and electrical systems; R322.2.1 Elevation Requirements; R403.1 Footings; R403.1.1 Footings Minimum Size; R602.3.1 Bearing Studs; R602.3.1 Bearing Studs Exceptions; M1801.3.2 Flue Passageways; P2603.6 Freezing; P2719 Floor Drains; P2903.10 Hose Bibb; P2903.7 Size of Water Service Mains, Branch Mains and Risers; P2905.4Water service pipe; Appendix H Patio Covers
 
Proposes technical amendments to the International Building Code Section 2, Sections: 202 Definition of building code official; 301.2 Address identification required; 903.4 Sprinkler system monitoring and alarms; 907.6.5 Monitoring; 907.6.5.1 Automatic telephone dialing devices; 912.2.2 Fire department connections-existing buildings; 912.4 Signs; 1608.1 Snow loads general; 1612.3 Establishing of flood hazard areas; 3303.4 Vacant lot; 3303.6 Utility connections; 3303 Demolition; 3307 Protection of adjoining property; B101.1 Application; B101.2Membership; B101.3 Notice of meeting; B101.4 Board decision; B101.5 Application for appeal; B101.6 Fees; Appendix H 101.1 General; Appendix H 104 Identification.
 
Proposes technical amendments to the International Mechanical Code Sections: 506.3 Ducts serving type 1 hoods; 507 Commercial kitchen hoods; 507.1 General; 801.18.2 Flue passageways;
 
Proposes technical amendments to the International Plumbing Code, Sections: 202 Definition building sewer; 301.3 Connections to the sanitary drainage system; 301.6 Prohibited locations; 302.2 Industrial wastes; 305.6 Freezing; 412 Floor drains; 603.1 Water service pipe; 608.15.4.2 Hose connection; 803 Special wastes; 1003 Interceptors and sewers, Sub section 1003.1; 1113 Sumps.
 
Proposes amendments for violations and penalties establishing fines ranging from $100 to $1000 with additional step increase on secondary and third offenses. Establishes acceptable time frames for corrective actions and fines for failure to conduct corrective actions.
Revision under review by L&I as of 03/25/2013.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
4/23/2013, 7:30 PM
Council Chambers
100 South Queen Street
Lancaster, PA
Lawrenceville Borough
Tioga
570-827-2066
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of more than 256 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 6/30/05.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 7/13/05.
 
Enacted 9/06/05.
Leesport Borough
Berks
610-376-7252
Exempts from a building permit all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that are less than 200 sq. ft. and that will have no utility service connections.
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that are greater than 199 square feet and that exceed one story in height.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 9 exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 11/18/04.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 11/24/04.
 
Enacted 5/20/05.
Lehighton Borough
Carbon
610-398-0904
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 250 square feet or greater. Under review by L&I as of 10/08/2014.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 11/17/2014.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
11/24/2014 at 7:30 PM
Lehighton Borough Municipal Building
1 Constitution Ave
Lehighton PA
Liberty Borough
Tioga
570-324-6372
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of more than 400 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 4/03/06.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 4/6/06.
 
Enacted 4/18/06.
Ligonier Borough
Westmoreland
724-238-5877
Requires a building permit for outdoor fuel burning appliances, establishes specifications and limits the types of fuel for these appliances. Under review by L&I as of 6/03/08.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 6/05/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
10/6/08, 6:45 PM
Ligonier Town Hall
120 East Main Street
Ligonier, PA 15658
 
Enacted 10/6/08.
Limerick Township
Montgomery
215-661-0400
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures. Under review by L&I as of 3/13/07.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/14/07.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
4/26/07, 7:00 PM
Limerick Twp. Mun. Bldg.
646 West Ridge Pike
Limerick, PA 19468
 
Enacted 4/26/07.
Liverpool Borough
Perry
717-975-2840
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures exceeding 199 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 2/18/05.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 2/23/05.
 
Enacted 4/11/05.
Lower Allen Township
Cumberland
717-975-7575
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures exceeding 200 sq. ft. or any sized utility and miscellaneous use structure that has heating or cooling equipment or is connected to a utility.
 
Requires a building permit for certain residential repairs and alterations.
 
Requires a building permit for residential decks that are attached to residential dwellings.
Under review by L&I as of 12/28/04.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 1/6/05.
 
Enacted 1/24/05.
Lower Chichester Township
Delaware
610-532-2884
Proposes an ordinance for automatic sprinkler system or systems for newly constructed buildings and existing buildings and supersedes any and all provisions and requirements found in the IBC, Chapters 9 and 34, the IEBC and the IRC. Under review by L&I as of 12/17/2014.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503(b): approval letter mailed 12/30/2014.
 
Public Meeting:
2/16/2015 at 7:30 PM
Lower Chichester Township
Municipal Building
1410 Market Street
Linwood PA 19061
 
  
Enacted 2/16/2015
 
Challenge 3/17/2015
Lower Chichester Township
Delaware
610-532-2884
Requires a building permit for utility and miscellaneous use structures that are accessory to detached one-family dwellings that are 80 square feet or greater.
 
Utility and miscellaneous use structures that are less than 80 square feet and that contain utilities will require permitting for those utilities.
 
Proposes requiring a two way clean out to be installed in addition to the guidelines in Section 708 of the International Plumbing Code.
 
Proposes requiring a building permit for all alterations and repairs to residential buildings as required by the IBC 2009.
Under review by L&I as of 12/17/2014.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503(b): approval letter mailed 01/02/2015.
Lower Macungie Township
Lehigh
610-966-4343
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations or repairs, except for those excluded by the International Residential Code.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures exceeding 250 sq. ft.
 
Requires a building permit for the installation of all hot water heaters.
 
Requires a building permit for the installation or alteration of all fireplaces or permanently wired appliances.
 
Requires that all habitable spaces or sleeping rooms comply with section 310 of the International Residential Code.
Under review by L&I as of 10/18/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/20/05.
 
Enacted 12/01/05.
Lower Merion Township
Montgomery
610-645-6200
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 sq. ft. or more.
 
Requires a building permit for the alteration and repair of all residential buildings.
Under review by L&I as of 11/18/04.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 11/24/04.
 
Enacted 12/15/04.
Lower Nazareth Township
Northampton
610-759-7434
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of more than 500 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 12/13/04.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 12/28/04.
 
Enacted 2/01/05.
Lower Pottsgrove
Montgomery
610-323-0436
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 7 exceptions.Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures exceeding 225 sq. ft. and any of these structures that have a building area of 225 sq. ft. or less and are served by utilities. Under review by L&I as of 12/02/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 12/14/05.
Loyalsock Township
Lycoming
570-323-6151
Adopts numerous portions of the International Fire Code 2009 not referenced in the International Building Code and not otherwise enforceable. Under review by L&I as of 9/30/09.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b), if ordinance is adopted after adoption of 2009 International Codes; approval letter mailed 10/13/09.
 
Public Meeting:
Jan. 12, 2010, 8:00 PM
Loyalsock Twp. Bldg.
2501 East Third Street
Loyalsock, PA 17701
 
Enacted 1/12/10.
Loyalsock Township
Lycoming
570-323-6151
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 except for minor framing changes needed to replace windows and doors.
Under review by L&I as of 5/30/08.
 
Changes other than the effective date found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 6/02/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
7/22/08, 7:45 PM
Loyalsock Twp. Bldg.
2501 East Third Street
Loyalsock, PA 17701
 
Enacted: 8/12/08
Loyalsock Township
Lycoming
570-323-6151
Revocation of the Township’s International Fire Code, designated as Ordinance No. 339 and to revert back to the current PA UCC with all of its provisions. Under review by L&I as of 3/13/13.
 
Changes other than the effective date found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); if ordinance is adopted after adoption of 2009 International Codes; approval letter mailed 03/18/13.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
5/14/13, 7:15 PM
Loyalsock Twp. Bldg.
2501 East Third Street
Loyalsock, PA 17701
M
Macungie Borough
Lehigh
610-966-2503
Requires a permit for accessory structures greater than 200 square feet.
 
Requires a permit for accessory structures <200 square feet if provided with a utility service connection. Permit is only required for the inspection of the utility or utilities being installed to the accessory structure.
 
Requires a permit for the installation of water tanks supported directly upon grade if the capacity exceeds 2,500 gallons and a ratio of height to diameter or width exceeds 2 to 1.
 
Requires a permit for an uncovered deck where the floor of the deck is eighteen (18”) inches or more above grade.
Under review by L & I as of 7/25/12.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 8/9/12.
Mahanoy City Borough
Schuylkill
570-773-2150
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 that all new residential buildings comply with Appendix F (Radon Control Methods) of the International Residential Code 2009 or its successor codes.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs and establishes a number of exceptions.
Under review by L&I as of 2/23/11.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 2/25/11.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
April 12, 2011 7:00 PM
Mahanoy City Boro Hall
239 East Pine Street
Mahanoy City, PA 17948
 
Enacted 4/12/11.
Maidencreek Township
Berks
610-926-4920
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 600 sq. ft. or more, and for the same structures with a lesser building area, if they are served by utilities. Under review by L&I as of 5/16/06.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/23/06.
 
Enacted 6/8/06.
Manchester Township
York
717-764-4646
Adopts the requirements of 34 Pa Code §403.28 (b) for use in approving "uncertified buildings."

Under review by L&I as of 4/1/11.

Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 4/4/11.

PUBLIC MEETING:
5/10/11, 7:00 PM
Township Bldg.
3200 Farmtrail Road
York, PA 17406

Enacted 5/10/11.

Manchester Township
York
717-764-4646
Requires all new or altered buildings to support certain municipal and county emergency services communications. Under review by L&I as of 9/20/07.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/26/07.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
11/13/07, 7:00 PM
Manchester Twp. Bldg.
3200 Farmtrail Road
York, PA 17406
 
Manheim Borough
Lancaster
717-665-2461
ext. 18
Establishes a number of requirements pertaining to the drilling, installation and testing of geothermal heat pump systems. Under review by L&I as of 7/9/09.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 7/14/09.
Manheim Township
Lancaster
717-569-6406
Summary of amendments, additions and deletions:

403.43.(g) Grant, Denial and Effect of Permits deleted and replaced; 403.44 Subsection (d) added to include a Administrative Bulletin and Standard Design Bulletin as a form of communication; 403.45 New provisions added regarding Inspection fees; 403.62a Amendments to Permit Applications; 403.62 Amendment and additions to Permit Requirements and Exemptions; 403.63(g) Amendments and additions to Grant Denial and Effect of Permits; 403.64(h) New provisions regarding Re-Inspection and Construction added;

IRC R202 Amendment to Building Sewer Definition; R301.2(1) Table Modifications; R319 Amendments to Site Address; R403 .1 Footings amended; R405.1.1 Footings amended; R405.1.1 Drainage system replaces sewer system; R.405 Amendments and additions to Foundation Drainage; R702.7 Amended to remove class I vapor retarders; R801.3 Amendments to Roof Drainage; P2603 .5 Amendments to Freezing; P2719 Amendments to Floor Drains; P2902.1 Additions to Potable Water; P2903.7 Amendments to Size of Water Mains; Appendices F, H and K Adopted;

IBC 901.8 Amended; 903.2.1.3 Group A-1 amended; 903.2.1.3 Group A-3 amended; 903.2.1.4 Group A-4 amended; 903.2.3 Group E amended; 903.2.4 Group F-1 and F-2 amended; 903.2.7 Group M amended; 903.2.9 Group S-1; 903.2.9.1 Repair Garages amended; 903.2.10 Group S-2 amended; 903.2 New subsection added; 912.2.2 Amendments to Fire Department Connections; 912.5 Amendments to Signs; 1028 Exist Discharge amended; 1405.3.1 Class I and II vapor retarders amended; 1608.1 Snow Loads General deleted and replaced; 1608.2 Ground Snow Loads deleted; 1803.2 Investigations Required is amended; Appendix HlOl.2 Deleted; Appendix H108 Deleted; Appendix H110 Deleted; Appendix H112 Deleted; Appendix H113 Deleted; Appendix H114 Deleted;

IFC 307.4.2 Recreation fires is amended; Chapter 4 Emergency Planning and Preparedness adopted; 401.2 Approval amended; Chapter 5 Fire Service Features adopted; 505.1 Address Identification amended; 506.1 Amended; Chapter 6 Building Services and Systems adopted; 903.2.1.1 Group A-1 revised; 903.2.1.3 Group A-3 revised; 903.2.1.4 Group A-4 revised; 903.2.3 Group E revised; 903.2.4 Group F-1 and Group F-2; 903.2.7 Group M revised; 903.2.9 Group S-1 revised; 903.2.9.1 Repair garages amended; 903.2.9. 10 Group S-2 amended; 903.2 Amended by adding new subsect ions; 903.4 Sprinkler system supervision and alarms amended; 907.6.6 Monitoring is amended; 912.2.2 Amended; 912.4 Amended; 1028 Amended; 5608 Amended;

IPC 302.2 Industrial Wastes amended; 305.4 Freezing amended; 603.1 Water service pipe is a mended; 803 Special wastes are amended by adding a new subsection; 100 3.1 Interceptors and Separators is amended (revised per comments); 1113 Sumps is amended by adding a new subsection.
Under review by L&I as of 2/19/2019 (10/22/2018)

Change found to be in compliance, with minor revision being required, with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/14/2019.

PUBLIC MEETING:
March 25, 2019, 6:00pm
Manheim Township Municipal Building
1840 Municipal Drive
Lancaster PA 17601
Manheim Township
Lancaster
717-299-3160
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures exceeding 400 sq. ft. or any sized utility and miscellaneous use structure that is connected to a utility.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential repairs and alterations, except where excluded by the UCC regulation at 403.62.
Under review by L&I as of 1/26/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 2/4/05.
 
Enacted 2/14/05.
Manheim Township
Lancaster
717-299-3160
Proposed Ordinance 2014-13
Proposes various amendments to the administration of the UCC.
 
Proposes additional requirements for Uncertified Buildings and Structures.
 
Proposes amendments to accessibility requirements of the UCC.
 
Proposes amendments relating to property maintenance.
 
Proposes amendments relating to Re-Inspections and payment of fine.
Under review by L&I as of 8/20/2014.
 
Many of changes found not to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); letter disapproving ordinance mailed 12/24/2014.
Manheim Township
Lancaster
717-299-3160
Proposed Ordinance 2014-14
Proposes various amendments to the International Residential Code, International Building Code, International Fire Code, International Plumbing Code, and International Energy Conservation Code. The proposed changes include renumbering of various sections and/or tables, amended language, and the addition of technical requirements.
UUnder review by L&I as of 8/20/2014.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 12/24/2014.
 
Enacted 2/14/05.
Mansfield Borough
Tioga
570-662-2315
Requires a building permit for garages, carports, greenhouses and sheds that are accessory to a single family home and are larger than 200 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 1/20/05.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 1/26/05.
 
Enacted 2/09/05.
Marcus Hook Borough
Delaware
610-485-1341
Requires the installation of sprinkler systems in two- and multi-family residential structures, and commercial, industrial, educational and religious occupancies of one or more stories in height. Under review by L&I as of 4/28/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/02/05.
 
Enacted 6/6/05
Marshall Township
Allegheny
412-394-5423
Exempts from UCC permit requirements any carport, detached garage, greenhouse or shed with a building area of less than 250 sq. ft., as long as they are accessory to a single-family home. Under review by L&I as of 4/20/07.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/02/07.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
6/11/07, 7:30 PM
Marshall Twp. Mun. Bldg.
525 Pleasant Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086
 
Enacted 6/11/07
Marysville Borough
Perry
717-528-4483
Requires a building permit for garages, carports, greenhouses and sheds that are accessory to a single family home and are larger than 200 sq. ft.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs unless exempted from permit requirements by the I-Residential Code (section R105).
Under review by L&I as of 6/17/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 6/23/05.
 
Enacted 7/11/05.
Matamoras Borough
Pike
570-491-2771
Requires a building permit for garages, carports, greenhouses and sheds that are accessory to a single family home and are larger than 200 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 5/12/09.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/22/09.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
7/7/09, 7:20 PM
Borough Annex
10 Avenue "I"
Matamoras, PA 18336
 
Enacted 7/7/09.
McAdoo Borough
Schuylkill
570-929-1182
Requires building permits for: garages, carports, greenhouses and sheds that are accessory to a single family home and are of 120 sq. ft or more; most residential alterations and repairs; all siding; oil derricks; retaining walls over 3 ft. in height; all water tanks; and, all sidewalks and driveways. Shortens the duration of all residential permits. Under review by L&I as of 8/21/09.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 8/25/09.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
10/13/09, 7:00 PM
Borough Building
23 N. Hancock Street
McAdoo, PA 18237
 
Enacted 10/13/09.
Milford Borough
Pike
570-296-7140
Requires a building permit for conversion of a residential basement (or other non-habitable area) to a habitable space.Requires a building permit for all attached decks and decks associated with swimming pools.Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 square feet or more. Under review by L&I as of 7/22/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 7/28/05.
 
Enacted 11/07/05.
Milford Township
Pike
570-296-5540
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 sq. ft. or more. Under review by L&I as of 1/4/05.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 1/6/05.
 
Enacted 2/07/05.
Morton Borough
Delaware
610-565-7520
In addition to the minimum standards contained within the Act, the Borough will enforce the Residential Code 2015, as it applies to the alteration and repair of residential buildings.

Requires a permit for renovations/repairs including replacement of roof, windows, gutters, siding, and general maintenance items.

Proposes requiring a building permit for utility and miscellaneous use structures having a building area less than 200 square feet that contain utilities shall require permitting for those utilities.

Proposes requiring a building permit for all utility and miscellaneous use structures having a building area of 200 square feet or more.

Requires a two way clean out to be installed for sanitary sewers in addition to the guidelines detailed in section 708 of the International plumbing Code.
Under review by L&I as of 9/8/2015.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
10/14/2015, 7:30 PM
Morton Borough Hall
500 Highland Ave
Morton PA
Morton Borough
Delaware
610-565-7520
Requires a permit for renovations/repairs including replacement of roof, windows, gutters, siding, and general maintenance items.

Proposes requiring a building permit for utility and miscellaneous use structures equal to or greater than 80 square feet.

Proposes requiring a permit for utility and miscellaneous use structures less than 80 square feet and that contain a utility/utilities. The permitting will be for the utility installed.

Requires a two way clean out to be installed for sanitary sewers.
Under review by L&I as of 7/14/2014.
 
Resubmitted
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 12/23/2014.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
01/21/2015, 7:30 PM
Morton Borough Hall
500 Highland Ave
Morton PA
Mount Pocono Borough
Monroe
570-839-8436
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, except for ordinary 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 8/24/05.
 
All changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 9/02/05.
 
Not enacted per Borough report on 11/14/06.
Mt. Penn Borough
Berks
610-775-0888
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.
Under review by L&I as of 3/06/08.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/07/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
4/8/08, 7:30 PM
Mt. Penn Borough Hall.
200 North 25th Street
Mt. Penn, PA 19606
 
Enacted 4/08/08.
Muhlenberg Township
Berks
610-375-8822
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of more than 250 sq. ft.
Under review by L&I as of 10/5/10.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/7/10.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
11/15/10, 7:00 PM
5401 Leesport Avenue
Temple, PA 19560
 
Enacted 11/15/10.
Municipality of Monroeville
Allegheny
412-856-1000
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures larger than 120 sq. ft. or for such structures that are 120 sq. ft. or less, when served by electrical, gas or plumbing systems. Under review by L&I as of 3/21/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/28/05.
 
Enacted 5/10/05.
N
Neville Township
Allegheny
412-766-2565
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area exceeding 150 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 5/16/08.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 5/19/08.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
7/10/08, 7:00 PM
Neville Twp. Mun. Bldg.
5050 Grand Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
 
Enacted 7/10/08.
New Britain Township
Bucks
215-822-1391
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with building area of 250 sq. ft. or more, all residential basement alterations and all residential roof replacements that involve replacement of sheathing. Under review by L&I as of 10/5/04.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/7/04.
 
Enacted 11/8/04.
New Freedom Borough
York
717-235-2337
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs and establishes numerous exceptions. Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 240 sq. ft. or less. Under review by L&I as of 6/09/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 6/13/05.
 
Enacted 7/11/05.
New Hanover Twp
Montgomery
610-323-1008
Proposes requiring a building permit for structures which have a building area greater than 200 square feet and which are accessory to a detached one family dwelling.

Proposes to amend the penalty portions of the ordinance to reflect the language found in Act 45 as amended.

Proposes that all alterations to residential buildings which do not make structural changes or changes to the means of egress and repairs to residential buildings shall be subject to compliance with the UCC as contained in 34 PA Code, Chapter 401 through 405.

Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that have a building area greater than 120 square feet.
Under review by L&I as of 7/17/14.

Many of changes found not to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); letter disapproving ordinance mailed 8/11/2014.

Revisions submitted and under review by L&I as of 10/24/2014.

Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/24/2014.

PUBLIC HEARING:
12/8/2014 7:00 PM
New Hanover Municipal Building
2943 N Charlotte Street
Gilbertsville PA 19525
New Holland Borough
Lancaster
717-354-3456
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area exceeding 160 sq. ft. Under review by L&I as of 12/23/2011.
 
Change found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 12/30/2011.
New Holland Borough
Lancaster
717-354-4567
Requires a permit for construction or installation of a geothermal system and/or dig, bore, drill, replace, modify, repair, and/or destroy a well that is, is intended to be, or was part of a geothermal system, or make an excavation that may intersect groundwater.
 
Provides requirements and standards for the permitting and activation of a geothermal system.
Under review by L&I as of 1/28/2013.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 1/31/2014.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
3/4/2014 7:00 PM
New Holland Borough Office
436 East Main Street
New Holland PA 17557
Newberry Township
York
717-846-8856
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with floor space of more than 120 sq. ft. or any such structure that is served by any utility.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, except for replacement of the existing roof coverings.
Under review by L&I as of 9/21/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/05/05.
 
Enacted 11/22/05.
Newton Township
Lackawanna
570-587-1520
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area of 200 sq. ft. or more. 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 7/06/05.
Newtown Township
Bucks
215-968-2800
ext. 213
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 3/21/05.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 3/29/05.
 
Enacted 4/13/05.
Newtown Township
Delaware
610-275-0700
Proposes to make administrative changes.
 
Proposes additional requirement relating to swimming pools, water collection depth protection requirements relating to barriers and a completion guaranty.
 
Requires a permit for installation of exterior siding, facing, and veneer materials to commercial and residential buildings. Requires a permit for window replacement for historic commercial building or structure.
 
Proposes the extension of the 30 day approval/denial time frame (commercial) and 15 day approval/denial time frame (residential) may be extended due to other required permits.
 
Proposes requirements for sewage planning prior to building permit issuance.
 
Proposes changes to the permit expiration language.
 
Requires written notification from the owner or contractor for an inspection.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures with a building area that equal or exceed 120 sq. ft.
 
Requires a permit for uncovered decks regardless of the elevation of the deck floor above grade.
 
Requires a permit for residential alterations and repairs including basement remodeling projects.
Under review by L&I as of 10/10/2012.
 
Some of the changes found not to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); letter disapproving ordinance mailed 10/19/2012.
 
Revision submission, review and approved 02/01/2013
 
TENTATIVE PUBLIC MEETING PLANNED:
3/25/2013, 7:30 PM
Newtown Township Building
209 Bishop Hollow Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073
North Braddock Borough
Allegheny
412-271-1306
Requires a building permit for residential utility and miscellaneous use structures if they have a building area of 200 sq. ft. or more or if they have a building area less than 200 sq. ft. and they are served by a utility.
 
Requires a building permit for the construction of all residential 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 10/11/06.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/19/06.
North Manheim Borough
Schuylkill
570-668-1241
Establishes requirements for exterior furnace installations. Under review by L&I as of 8/14/09.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 8/17/09.
 
PUBLIC MEETING:
10/27/09, 6:45 PM
Twp. Municipal Bldg.
303 Manheim Road
Pottsville, PA 17901
 
Enacted 10/27/09.
 
Ordinance amended to comply with new PA DEP regulatory requirements for outdoor furnaces.
North Manheim Township
Schuylkill
570-668-1241
Establishes requirements for connections of existing residential buildings to a public water system and requiring permits for connections to a public water system. Under review by L&I as of 04/05/2012
 
Approval Letter 4/13/2012
 
Public Hearing: 6/14/2012 6:45 PM North Manheim Twp Municipal Bldg. 303 Manheim Road, Pottsville, PA 17901

Enacted 6/14/2012
North Strabane Township
Washington
724-745-8880
Requires sprinklers in all new single-family homes and all new buildings with multiple residential dwellings, when these buildings have a side separation of 25 feet or less. Under review by L&I as of 4/06/06.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b), except that inspections must be performed by UCC certified code official (not volunteer fire department); approval letter mailed 4/13/06.
 
Enacted 6/27/06.
 
Ordinance challenged.
 
Challenge settled, ended, discontinued on 3/22/07.
North Strabane Township
Washington
724-745-8880
Requires a building permit for all structures in excess of 500 sq. ft.
 
Requires installation of hard-wired smoke detectors when residential alterations, repairs or additions are made.
Under review by L&I as of 10/14/04.
 
First change only found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 10/19/04.
 
Enacted 12/21/04.
O
Oley Township
Berks
610-987-9290
Exempts from a building permit all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that are less than 200 sq. ft. and that will have no utility service connections.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that are greater than 199 square feet.
 
Requires a building permit for all residential alterations and repairs, and establishes 9 exceptions.
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 11/23/05.
Oxford Borough
Chester
610-998-1762
Requires a building permit for all residential utility and miscellaneous use structures that have a building area of 150 sq. ft. or more.
 
Requires that plans for new residential construction and additions to existing residences be sealed by a licensed architect or engineer.
Under review by L&I as of 7/24/06.
 
Changes found to be in compliance with 35 P.S. § 7210.503 (b); approval letter mailed 8/08/06.
 
Enacted 8/26/06.