Building & Zoning


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ZONING CODE ONLINE ACCESS/CHAPTER 164:

www.generalcode.com

ACT 167 WATERSHED REGULATIONS - COMPLETE ORDINANCE
APPENDICES A - D


BUILDING PERMITS are required by the Township for, but not limited to:
  • New Construction
  • Additions and Structural Alterations
  • Basement Finishing
  • In-Ground and Above-Ground Pools and Spas/Hot Tubs
  • Residential Storage Sheds more than 500 sq. ft. (gross floor area),
  • All Decks, All Gazebos
  • All Patios (including paver patios)
  • Temporary or Permanent Signs
  • Roofing Replacement
  • Installation of Fireplaces and Stoves (wood burning and gas fired)
  • Electrial Upgrades
  • Solar Panel Installation
  • Generator Installation
     
ZONING PERMITS are required for:
  • ALL Detached Residential Accessory Use Buildings and Structures up to 500 sq. ft. in gross floor area.(Includes ALL Sheds under 500 sq. ft.)


Lower Salford Township administers and enforces the State Uniform Construction Code (U.C.C.), which references the 2015 I.C.C. set of codes.‚Äč The 2015 I.C.C. Codes were effective October 1, 2018. Please visit the Department of Labor & Industry UCC website for complete information: www.dli.pa.gov

Additional questions, please contact Rob Reilley, Director of Building and Zoning: 215-256-8087 or: email buildingandzoning@lowersalfordtownship.org


~2015 International Residential Code
~2015 International Building Code
~2015 International Plumbing Code
~2015 International Mechanical Code
~2015 International Energy Conservation Code
~2015 International Existing Building Code
~2015 International Electrical Code
~2015 International Fuel Gas Code
~2015 International Fire Code
~2015 International Performance Code
~2015 International Urban-Wildland Interface Code
~2015 PA Alternative Residential Energy Provisions 

PA Uniform Construction Code Updates Take Effect October 1, 2018. Click here for more information on what this means for your project.

FENCE REGULATIONS :
No permit is required to install a fence on your property. However, even though a permit is not required, Article V, Section 164-17 of the Zoning Ordinance regulates the height and location of fences.

FENCE DIAGRAM
INFORMATION


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