Perry
 Township 

Building Permits

 

Perry Township has adopted the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code. These codes require inspections, for foundation, framing, plumbing, electrical and energy efficiency. The Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code does not apply to the following structures if the structure has a building area of less than 1,000 square feet and is an accessory to a detached single family dwelling:
1) Carports
2) Detached private garages
3) Greenhouses
4) Sheds

A permit is not required for the following items as long as the work does not violate a law or ordinance:
Uncovered decks not more than 30” above finished grade
Fences that are not over 6’ high
Retaining walls not over 4’ high
Sidewalks or driveways not over 30” above grade
Prefab swimming pools less than 24 “ deep
Window/Door replacement without any structural change
Portable appliances
Replacement of existing siding
Repair of existing roof
Replacement of kitchen appliances
Replacement of toilets or sinks
Replacement of a switch, receptacle or light fixture rated 20 amps &120 volts or less except GFCI protected devices
Alterations and repairs with exceptions

Please contact the Township office prior to beginning any construction project. Perry Township has authorized the following to provide building inspection services:

  • Uniform Construction Code Inspectors PH: 1.800.922.6062 Fax: 412.766.2711
  • Building Inspection Underwriters of PA, Inc. And its affiliate, Middle Atlantic Electric Inspections, Inc.
A REMINDER THAT ANYONE WISHING TO REMOVE A MOBILE HOME PLEASE CONTACT THE TAX COLLECTOR THERE IS A PERMIT THEY MUST HAVE IT THEY MOVE IT FROM THE PROPERTY.