Building Departments in Somerset 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 Somerset 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 Somerset 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 Somerset County building permit. Somerset 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 Somerset County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.
Somerset County Planning and Zoning Department Somerset PA 300 North Center Avenue, Ste 540 15501 814-445-1544