Frequently Asked Questions

What current Building Codes do you enforce?

Residential – 2009 IRC

Commercial – 2009 EBC, with the exception of Chapter 11 and accessibility requirements found in other chapters of the IBC (The 2015 IBC is adopted for accessibility)

2009 ICC/ANSI A117.1-2009 Standard for Accessibility

2009 IPC

2009 IMC

2008 NEC

2009 IECC

2009 IEBC, with the exception of accessibility requirements (The 2015 IEBC is adopted for accessibility)

In what areas do you enforce Building Codes?

All of Union County

All of Snyder County, with the exception of Union Township

East Chillisquaque Township in Northumberland County

Anthony, Armstrong, Bastress, Limestone, Old Lycoming & Susquehanna Townships as well as Jersey Shore and Montoursville Boroughs in Lycoming County

Haines Township in Centre County

Who do we contact for Building Code enforcement outside of your coverage area?

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry has the most up-to-date records on enforcement agencies. For more information visit PA Dept of Labor & Industry.

In what municipalities do you enforce Property Maintenance (International Property Maintenance Code)?

(Municipalities with an * require approval from Township Supervisors/Borough Council Members to investigate)

Lycoming County: Anthony, Bastress, Limestone, Old Lycoming*, & Susquehanna Townships; Jersey Shore & Montoursville* Boroughs

Northumberland County: East Chillisquaque* Township

Snyder County: Jackson*, Center*, Beavertown*, Freeburg, McClure*, Selinsgrove* & Shamokin Dam* Boroughs

Union County: East Buffalo, Gregg, Hartley*, Lewis, & West Buffalo Townships; Hartleton, Lewisburg, New Berlin & Mifflinburg* Boroughs

Please contact your local municipality if you are looking for property maintenance enforcement in an area not listed above.

In what municipalities do you enforce Zoning?

Lewisburg, Mifflinburg, & Montoursville Boroughs; East Chillisquaque, West Buffalo, White Deer and Fairfield Townships.

Please click “here” to see contact information for all other municipalities.

How long is my permit good?

Building work starts within 6 months and completed in 2 years. Six-month extensions can be requested in writing.