BUILDING PERMITS are required by the Township for,
but not limited to:
Additions and Structural Alterations
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)
- Electrial Upgrades
- Solar Panel Installation
- Generator Installation
ZONING PERMITS are required for:
If the project you are doing is not listed above, please call the Township to verify if a permit is required. Thank you.
Lower Salford Township administers and enforces the State Uniform Construction Code (U.C.C.), which references the 2009 I.C.C. set of codes.
~2009 International Residential Code
~2009 International Building Code
~2009 International Plumbing Code
~2009 International Mechanical Code
~2009 International Energy Conservation Code
~2009 International Existing Building Code
~2009 International Electrical Code
~2009 International Fuel Gas Code
~2009 International Fire Code
~2009 International Performance Code
~2009 International Urban-Wildland Interface Code
~2009 PA Alternative Residential Energy Provisions
Approved UL Inspection Agencies Listing**
Click here to see a list of the Township's approved UL Inspection Agencies
Revised September 2017
**The Township does not have an electrical inspector. Therefore, any project that requires electrical will be required to have approval from one of the agencies listed on the above linked page. The agency will inspect the electrical and then provide an approval card to the Township which ends up in the project file.
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.