What construction codes does West Whiteland Township follow?

West Whiteland Township adopted and enforces the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) and the codes and standards referenced therein. Currently PA mandates that we use the 2015 International Codes. Handicap Accessibility regulations are taken from the 2018 International Building Code and referenced standards. These codes may have additions, deletions, and changes; please contact the Codes Department or see our Code of Ordinances for a complete list of adopting ordinances containing changes to the stock language of the above code editions.

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1. What types of work or uses require a permit?
2. What are the permit fees?
3. How long does it take for permit approvals?
4. What are the inspection requirements?
5. What is needed for submittal of a new residential building, addition, or renovation?
6. Is a new use and occupancy permit required for buying or selling a single family residential dwelling?
7. What construction codes does West Whiteland Township follow?
8. Are there restrictions on the types of pets that I can keep on my property?
9. I am repaving my driveway. Do I need a permit?
10. Are residents permitted to engage in outdoor burning on their property?