Important Changes . .
All inspections building inspections (commercial & residential) beginning January 3, 2011 must be scheduled through the office at (215) 443-5423. This is due to a change in our third party inspection agency. At this time all electrical inspections are conducted by a third party electrical inspection agency of the permit holders choosing. If you have any questions please contact us.
On September 10, 2009 the Board of Supervisors adopted the following revised ordinances:
SALDO (Subdivision & Land Dev. Ord.) and
Storm Water Management
Following maps have also been revised:
Zoning, Historic and FEMA
To download, please click here
PA Home Improvement Act
The New PA Home Improvement Act 132 that becomes effective 7/1/09 requires that all contractors who enter into a contract with a homeowner for work more than $500.00 shall be required to register with the Commonwealth, please click here.
For a printable version of the Warminster Township's Fee Schedule and / or Warminster Township Fee and Escrow Schedule for Subdivision and Land Development Applications to the Planning Commission, please click here.
Fees subject to change without notice.
The Board of Supervisors of the Township of Warminster has adopted Resolution #2003-03 at their meeting on January 6, 2003. Please click on the downloads link above to see the updated Fee Schedules.
2009 Construction Codes
Beginning on December 31st 2009 the 2009 Edition of the International Code Series will be the code requirements for all construction taking place within Warminster Township as required by the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code. Please note the Accessibility Code will remain the ICC/ANSI A117.1 2003 Edition. Any work that has a valid permit, construction plans under review, or an executed contract for design prior to December 31st, 2009 may follow the 2006 Editions. Copies of the 2009 Editions are available for review at the Licenses and Inspections Office at 910 W. Bristol Road, Warminster PA 18974. The code books may also be purchased at 2009 ICC Store. Should you have any questions please contact the Building Code Official at (215) 443-5423.
Ordinance 692 adopts with amendments the 2009 International Property Maintenance Code as the Warminster Township Property Maintenance and Housing Code. It also adopts the 2009 International Fire Code, with amendments, as the Warminster Township Fire Prevention and Life Safety Code. They are available for review at the L&I Office or can be purchased though the International Code Council (click here). A copy of the ordinance listing all the amendments to the codes can be found by clicking here.
Beginning on April 1st 2011 you are required to obtain an electrical permit in Warminster Township in accordance with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code. Plans and specifications may be reviewed and work inspected by any Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry approved Third Party Inspection Agency you chose use at this time. When applying for a permit you must submit a set of reviewed and approved plans/specifications along with an approval letter. The permit application and fee schedule can be found on the Township website. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Department of Licenses & Inspections at (215) 443-5423.
The Municipal Services Division - the Department of Licenses and Inspection & the Public Works Department - is housed within the facility on 910 West Bristol Road. The Department of Licenses and Inspection is responsible for issuing Building, Zoning, Use & Occupancy, Occupancy Certificates, Erosion & Sedimentation and other various permits. This department is a clearinghouse for the Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board through the Zoning Officer. All inspections performed are to insure that buildings and properties throughout the township are in compliance with the codes and ordinances adopted by the Township Board of Supervisors. There are five employees in the Department of Licenses & Inspections who work closely with the Fire Marshal, Deputy Fire Marshal and the appointed Township Engineer(s).
License and Inspections Department
910 West Bristol Road
Warminster, PA 18974
Hours: Monday-Friday; 8:00AM-4:00PM
Need An Inspection?
If you would like to schedule an inspection please call (215) 443-5423.
For inspections of fire protection systems such as fire alarms, sprinkler systems, etc. please contact (267) 803-FIRE.