Lancaster County Building Permits (Pennsylvania)

Building Departments in Lancaster County, PA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Lancaster County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Lancaster County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Lancaster County building permit. Lancaster County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Lancaster County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Akron Permits Akron PA 117 S 7th St 17501 717-859-1600

Ephrata Borough Zoning Ephrata PA 124 South State Street 17522 717-738-9205

Ephrata Township Building Department and Permits Ephrata PA 265 Akron Road 17522 717-733-1044

Lancaster City Permits Lancaster PA 120 North Duke Street 17602 717-291-4724

Lancaster City Planning Department Lancaster PA 120 North Duke Street 17602 717-291-4849

Lancaster City Zoning Lancaster PA 120 North Duke Street 17602 717-291-4736

Lancaster County Planning Department Lancaster PA 150 North Queen Street, Ste 320 17603 717-299-8333

Landisville Zoning Landisville PA 1700 Nissley Road 17538 717-898-3100

Martic Township Zoning Pequea PA 370 Steinman Farm Road 17565 717-284-2167

Providence Township Zoning New Providence PA 200 Mount Airy Road 17560 717-786-1060

Building Inspectors in Lancaster County, PA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Lancaster County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Lancaster County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Lancaster County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Lancaster County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Lancaster County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Ephrata Building Inspector Ephrata PA 124 South State Street 17522 717-738-9205

Lancaster Pennsylvania Building Inspector Lancaster PA 100 South Queen Street, 213 17603 717-291-4706