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Building Department

Our Building, Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors hold Certifications issued by the Commonwealth of PA and require continuing education credits every year. The hours for the Building Department are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Our inspectors aim to return all calls, emails, and inquiries within 24 hours. 610-544-1300

Uniform Construction Code Requirements:

  • Replacement of roof covering
  • Addition to building
  • Installation of all pools (permanent or temporary) that can hold 24″ or more of water
  • Fences and retaining walls
  • Tool sheds and detached garages
  • Patios, porches, decks, and other outside living spaces
  • Replacement of sewer lines
  • Replacement of water heaters, heaters, boilers, air conditioning units and furnaces
  • Installation of sump pumps or waterproofing systems
  • Electrical service replacement
  • Emergency generators
  • Any paving, replacement of entire driveway, widening of driveway or parking area, curbs, and aprons
  • Removal of interior walls (bearing or non-bearing) for kitchen or bathroom renovations
  • Installation of solar arrays
  • Installation of electric vehicle charging stations
  • Temporary storage pods
  • Dumpsters placed in the street


Permits are required for construction projects. This list is not all-inclusive. If you have any questions regarding a construction or remodeling project, please call the office for clarification.

Some permit applications are available on our website under “Online Forms”. If you have any questions regarding the Building Code, permit requirements, construction requirements or concerns, please call our office and speak to an inspector directly.

Theresa Bennett, Director

John Devlin, RMP, Assistant Director

Kathy Spratt, Permit Clerk


Permit Application

Springfield Township will be using OpenGov for permitting and application needs. Please visit OpenGov via the link below:

License Application

All forms can also be found under Online Forms.

File NameAction
Board of Health Certification Schedule Download
Eating & Drinking Download
Retail  Download
Guide For Temporary EventsDownload
Board of Health Plan Review Long ApplicationDownload
Board of Health Plan Review Short ApplicationDownload

Additional Resources

Home Impt. Ctr. SearchView
INT'L Code CouncilView
PA Uniform Const. CodeView

Property Maintenance Tickets can be paid by clicking on the link below: