Permits and Forms

We have listed below the different types of permits that MUST be obtained from the Township to do particular types of construction and improvements. 

 

PENALTIES: PERMIT FEES ARE DOUBLED IF WORK IS STARTED BEFORE APPLYING FOR & RECIVING AN APPROVED PERMIT. 

 

Permit Process:

  1. Fill out the appropriate permit form and deliver (mail or email) to the township building with payment (check or online payment). Please contact Susan Sharp at 610-459-1662 x204 or by email at: Ssharp@edgmont.org with any questions before submitting the permit application.
  2. We will email the permit to the owner and contractor when approved.
  3. As the project progresses, you will need to get the appropriate inspections (these will be listed on the approved permit).
  4. Once we receive all the approved final inspections, we will issue the owner a CO and the project will be officially closed out.

 

Permits:  Permits are needed before beginning construction or improvement projects.  Please see the list of permit applications below.  Click on a heading to find out more information about when the permit is needed & to download the application or additional documents.  All permit applications must be signed by the property owner. We DO NOT accept permits without payment. 

 

Submitting Permits: Forms may be printed, mailed, hand delivered, or e-mailed to Edgmontadmin@edgmont.org to the Township office. All permit applications must be signed by the property owner. We DO NOT accept permits without payment. 

 

Questions on permit applications or fee amount due:  Please contact Susan Sharp at 610-459-1662 x204 or by email at: Ssharp@edgmont.org .

 

Fee Schedule:  Please  CLICK HERE for the current fee schedule.

 

Payment: You can mail a check into our office or you can pay online here: Make a Payment (Invoices & Fees) - Finance - Edgmont, PA

For online payment - Under Select Payment Item – select Permits.  In the Type of Permit – list the address. Then fill in the rest of the pertinent information.

 

Inspections:

Building, Mechanical, Plumbing Inspections: When you are ready for any inspection please contact Linn Architects at inspections@rlinn.com  or by phone at 610-566-7044 option 2 (the contractor or homeowner can call to set up the inspection).

Electrical Inspections: If you are ready for an electrical inspection, you will need to contact Len Warren at United Inspections at 610-399-5094 to schedule an appointment (the contractor or homeowner can call to set up the inspection).

 

Township Code:  The Township Code can be accessed by clicking HERE


UCC Code:  Edgmont Township has adopted the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code which has incorporated the 2018 International Building Codes. 

 
SEPTIC PERMITS: As of June 1, 2023, the Delaware County Health Department (DCHD) is responsible for inspections, investigations, permit issuance, and enforcement for the installation of individual and small community on-lot sewage disposal systems. For Septic Permit information, CLICK HERE
 
EXISTING SEPTIC SYSTEMS: Edgmont Township will still review permit applications that may impact existing septic systems (i.e. additions, pools, etc.). Please contact Susan Sharp if you have questions at: Ssharp@edgmont.org or by phone 610-459-1662 x204