Frequently Asked Questions

What current Building Codes do you enforce?

Residential – 2015 IRC

Commercial – 2015 IBC

2009 ICC/ANSI A117.1-2009 Standard for Accessibility (will be updated 12/31/2018)

2015 IPC

2015 IMC

2014 NEC

2015 IECC

2015 IEBC

In what areas do you enforce Building Codes?

All of Union County

All of Snyder County

East Chillisquaque  and Rush Townships in Northumberland County

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

Northumberland County: East Chillisquaque* Township

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

Union County: East Buffalo, Gregg, Hartley*, Lewis, and White Deer 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, Kelly, Rush, West Buffalo, and White Deer Townships.

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

How long is my permit good?

Work must begin within 6 months and be completed in 2 years. Six-month extensions can be requested in writing prior to the expiration date.  It is the responsibility of the Permit holder to contact this office for all required inspections, including a final Occupancy Inspection.